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Richard Milhouse Nixon: The 37th Retrospective

Richard Nixon had a tightrope to walk while campaigning for the presidency in 1968. He wanted to keep the Vietnam War going as to not give a diplomatic victory to Democrats, making him the architect of his own “October Surprise,” but he also had to placate a war weary nation....

truman

Harry S. Truman: 33rd Retrospective

“Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007) Harry Truman was not a national or worldly figure. Many people were appalled that an ignoramus from Missouri, an...

Hall of Fame

Here Are The 2016 Naismith Hall of Fame Candidates

  Allen Iverson, Yao Ming, Shaquille O’Neal, Tom Izzo and Sheryl Swoopes are some of the candidates for induction into the basketball hall of fame. Finalists are to be announced in February. A few points: It’s not the NBA hall of fame. It’s the basketball hall of fame. AI, Izzo...