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Greatest Hits: Yes There Is A Difference – Revisited

Please note: This article was originally published in July of 2011. Despite the facts that it is over five years old and the “events of the day” are history, the principles outlined in it are still the same. Without using the term maverick Donald Trump has tried to label himself as one; a man of the people, a populist. Interestingly, his taxation/economic policy (from what little he actually outlined) is one that favors the wealth by cutting taxes and regulations on them. In other words, traditional failed Republican economic policy.   Continue reading Greatest Hits: Yes There Is A Difference – Revisited

The Enshrinement Of Theodore Roosevelt

Some of the best things that happen in life happen by accident. Theodore Roosevelt becoming the President was an accident. He was sworn into office on September 14, 1901 at the Wilcox Mansion in Buffalo, New York following the assassination of William McKinley becoming the 26th President of the United States of America, and at 42 years of age, the youngest ever. Despite the rhetoric of presidential candidates, running mates are never chosen because the candidate legitimately feels they are the second best qualified person in the country to sit in the Oval Office. (Does anyone really think John McCain felt Sarah Palin was the next best qualified to him?) They are chosen for political reasons. Continue reading The Enshrinement Of Theodore Roosevelt