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A Great American Tradition

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The Liberation of Barack Obama

The president can begin his second term liberated by the confidence that he is already a landmark figure in American history. Obama’s task is not to manufacture a legacy but to leave his successors a nation that is more tranquil because it finally resolved arguments that roiled it for decades.

Posted on Jan 20, 2013 READ MORE

I Am Robama, and I Come in Peace

Number 44 has been spotted in Orlando, in the form of an animatronic addition to Walt Disney World’s Hall of Presidents. And it speaks with the president’s actual voice. It’s as creepy as it is amazing, and easily worth a quick look.

Posted on Jul 3, 2009 READ MORE

Dead Presidents

Posted on Feb 19, 2008 READ MORE    


The Five Greatest Presidents

Abraham Lincoln has defeated Ronald Reagan to retake the title of greatest American president in the eyes of most Americans. Reagan had briefly usurped Lincoln following his death in 2005, according to Gallup, which regularly updates the standings. The current top five greatest presidents, in order, are: Lincoln, Reagan, Kennedy, Clinton and FDR.

Posted on Feb 22, 2007 READ MORE


Scholars Rate Worst Presidential Errors

James Buchanan tops the list for failing to avert the Civil War; Clinton comes in at No. 10 for his Lewinsky lie.

Posted on Feb 20, 2006 READ MORE

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