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KTXS Abilene
October 1of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He
October 1
KTXS Abilene / Posted 5 hours ago
of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He had been appointed in 1967 by President Lyndon Johnson, becoming the first black Supreme Court justice. Marshall, who died of heart failure a little more than a year... Read more
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KECI Missoula
October 1of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He
October 1
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 hours ago
of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He had been appointed in 1967 by President Lyndon Johnson, becoming the first black Supreme Court justice. Marshall, who died of heart failure a little more than a year... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
October 1of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He
October 1
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 5 hours ago
of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He had been appointed in 1967 by President Lyndon Johnson, becoming the first black Supreme Court justice. Marshall, who died of heart failure a little more than a year... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
October 1of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He
October 1
KTVZ Bend / Posted 5 hours ago
of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He had been appointed in 1967 by President Lyndon Johnson, becoming the first black Supreme Court justice. Marshall, who died of heart failure a little more than a year... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
October 1of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He
October 1
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 hours ago
of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He had been appointed in 1967 by President Lyndon Johnson, becoming the first black Supreme Court justice. Marshall, who died of heart failure a little more than a year... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
October 1of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He
October 1
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 hours ago
of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He had been appointed in 1967 by President Lyndon Johnson, becoming the first black Supreme Court justice. Marshall, who died of heart failure a little more than a year... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
October 1of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He
October 1
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 hours ago
of the United States one day before the 24th anniversary of his swearing in. He had been appointed in 1967 by President Lyndon Johnson, becoming the first black Supreme Court justice. Marshall, who died of heart failure a little more than a year... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Always An Eagleinto the "gold" room. "We were teenagers," said Delgado, and he treated us like
Always An Eagle
Warren Times Observer / Posted 5 hours ago
into the "gold" room. "We were teenagers," said Delgado, and he treated us like ambassadors." Delgado added that President Lyndon Johnson, who also greeted the students when they arrived in the United States, was "very kind" as well. "And then,"... Read more
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Salon.com
Hate, unleashed: How Donald Trump unleashed the right-wing bigots that the GOP once kept under controleven for political advantage. Think of Barry Goldwater, who was so frightened o
Hate, unleashed: How Donald Trump unleashed the right-wing bigots that the GOP once kept under control
Salon.com / Posted 23 hours ago
even for political advantage. Think of Barry Goldwater, who was so frightened of the racists supporting him that he told Lyndon Johnson he’d drop out of the race if they started making race riots a campaign issue. And Ronald Reagan refusing to... Read more
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Philly.com
Ohio county, with nearly perfect presidential record, leans TrumpErie shoreline southeast of Toledo, is the only one of Ohio's 88 counties to al
Ohio county, with nearly perfect presidential record, leans Trump
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
Erie shoreline southeast of Toledo, is the only one of Ohio's 88 counties to always match the winner-picking streak, from Lyndon Johnson to Barack Obama. Politically, it's "pretty closely divided," Adams said. "It's a microcosm of Ohio in a lot... Read more
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Salon.com
Idiocracy now: Donald Trump and the Dunning-Kruger effect — when stupid people don’t know they are stupidking in order to be healthy and successful. For example, the United States has
Idiocracy now: Donald Trump and the Dunning-Kruger effect — when stupid people don’t know they are stupid
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
king in order to be healthy and successful. For example, the United States has had presidents who were intemperate (Lyndon Johnson), lacked preparation (Ronald Reagan) and overwhelmed by the demands of the office (George W. Bush). But Trump... Read more
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Orange County Register
Government should leave free speech of churches aloneon political speech by non-profit organizations, popularly known as the Johnson
Government should leave free speech of churches alone
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
on political speech by non-profit organizations, popularly known as the Johnson Amendment, was named after its sponsor, Lyndon Johnson, who maneuvered the levers of senatorial power to insert the provision into a massive tax overhaul bill in... Read more
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The Alpena News
McGillis to retire from NEMCSA after 40 years of serviceand other aspects of low-income children, has changed since it was established
McGillis to retire from NEMCSA after 40 years of service
The Alpena News / Posted yesterday
and other aspects of low-income children, has changed since it was established in the administration of President Lyndon Johnson. "The program was to assist families in the issues surrounding poverty, and although that is still a focus we... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Six staunchly Republican papers decry Trump, endorse Clinton or Johnsonpapers strayed. In the Northwest, for instance, the Seattle Times made no endo
Six staunchly Republican papers decry Trump, endorse Clinton or Johnson
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
papers strayed. In the Northwest, for instance, the Seattle Times made no endorsement in the 1964 Barry Goldwater-Lyndon Johnson contest. Fairview Fannie "came out" with its first Democratic endorsement in 1988, supporting Michael... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Obama’s veto of Saudi 9/11 bill rejectedpresident to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealm
Obama’s veto of Saudi 9/11 bill rejected
The Borneo Post / Posted yesterday
president to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealmaker – and former senator and congressman – Lyndon Johnson. In a letter to Republican and Democratic Senate leaders obtained by AFP, Obama had previously warned of... Read more
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The China Post
Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi 9/11 billpresident to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealm
Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi 9/11 bill
The China Post / Posted yesterday
president to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealmaker — and former senator and congressman — Lyndon Johnson.'Devastating consequences' In a letter to Republican and Democratic Senate leaders obtained by AFP, Obama had... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
US Congress rejects Obama's veto of Saudi 9/11 billRepublican predecessor George W. Bush also issued 12 vetoes, of which four were
US Congress rejects Obama's veto of Saudi 9/11 bill
Manila Standard Today / Posted yesterday
Republican predecessor George W. Bush also issued 12 vetoes, of which four were overridden. The last president to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealmaker -- and former senator and congressman -- Ly... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Today in Historybeginnings in New York as The Committee on Urban Conditions Among Negroes. [Ar
Today in History
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
beginnings in New York as The Committee on Urban Conditions Among Negroes. [Article continues below] In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965, creating the National Endowment for... Read more
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Southwest Daily News
Today in History, Sept. 29: Tylenol laced with cyanide kills first victim in 1982Miller play "A View From the Bridge" opened in New York. (Miller later turned i
Today in History, Sept. 29: Tylenol laced with cyanide kills first victim in 1982
Southwest Daily News / Posted yesterday
Miller play "A View From the Bridge" opened in New York. (Miller later turned it into a two-act play.) In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965, creating the National Endowment for... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, Sept. 29, 2016Miller play "A View From the Bridge" opened in New York. (Miller later turned i
This day in history, Sept. 29, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Miller play "A View From the Bridge" opened in New York. (Miller later turned it into a two-act play.) In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965, creating the National Endowment for... Read more
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Daily Herald
Today in HistoryMiller play "A View From the Bridge" opened in New York. (Miller later turned i
Today in History
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Miller play "A View From the Bridge" opened in New York. (Miller later turned it into a two-act play.) In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965, creating the National Endowment for... Read more
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asianage
US Senate votes to override Barack Obama’s 9/11 bill vetopresident to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealm
US Senate votes to override Barack Obama’s 9/11 bill veto
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
president to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealmaker and former senator and congressman, Lyndon Johnson. Devastating consequences In a letter to Republican and Democratic Senate leaders obtained by AFP, Obama had... Read more
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asianage
US Senate votes to override Barack Obama's 9/11 bill vetopresident to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealm
US Senate votes to override Barack Obama's 9/11 bill veto
asianage / Posted 2 days ago
president to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealmaker and former senator and congressman, Lyndon Johnson. Devastating consequences In a letter to Republican and Democratic Senate leaders obtained by AFP, Obama had... Read more
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The Manila Times
US Congress rejects Obama’s veto of Saudi 9/11 billpresident to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealm
US Congress rejects Obama’s veto of Saudi 9/11 bill
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
president to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealmaker — and former senator and congressman — Lyndon Johnson. In a letter to Republican and Democratic Senate leaders obtained by AFP, Obama had previously warned of... Read more
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Rappler
US Congress rejects Obama's veto of Saudi 9/11 billpresident to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealm
US Congress rejects Obama's veto of Saudi 9/11 bill
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
president to avoid an override was the legendary Democratic congressional dealmaker – and former senator and congressman – Lyndon Johnson. 'Devastating consequences' In a letter to Republican and Democratic Senate leaders obtained by Agence... Read more
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News.com.au
Obama dealt severe blow over 9/11 billpresident to avoid an override was legendary Democratic congressional deal-make
Obama dealt severe blow over 9/11 bill
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
president to avoid an override was legendary Democratic congressional deal-maker — and former senator and congressman — Lyndon Johnson. The White House argued the 9/11 bill would undermine the principle of sovereign immunity and open up the... Read more
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People Magazine
Arizona Republic's Mic-Drop Endorsement of Hillary Clinton Is Latest Case of Stalwart Conservatives Crossing Over to Democrat Sidein 1964, the paper chose to abstain from endorsing either Republican Barry Gold
Arizona Republic's Mic-Drop Endorsement of Hillary Clinton Is Latest Case of Stalwart Conservatives Crossing Over to Democrat Side
People Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
in 1964, the paper chose to abstain from endorsing either Republican Barry Goldwater or the Democratic incumbent, President Lyndon Johnson. "We've been critical of Clinton's handling of certain issues in the past," the staff wrote. "But unlike... Read more
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The Atlantic
Another First for Obama: A Veto Override by Congressmajority needed to make the bill a law. Obama’s 11 previous vetoes have been su
Another First for Obama: A Veto Override by Congress
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
majority needed to make the bill a law. Obama’s 11 previous vetoes have been sustained, but every president since Lyndon Johnson has seen Congress override at least one of their veto messages. Related Story Congress has stymied Obama in... Read more
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The Economic Times
US Senate votes to override Obama's 9/11 bill vetopresident to avoid an override was legendary Democratic congressional dealmaker
US Senate votes to override Obama's 9/11 bill veto
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
president to avoid an override was legendary Democratic congressional dealmaker -- and former senator and congressman -- Lyndon Johnson. In a letter to Republican and Democratic Senate leaders obtained by AFP, Obama said: "I strongly believe... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US presidents can have everything - except the car keyshave to stop for red lights," Brands said. "And if it looks like traffic's too
US presidents can have everything - except the car keys
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 days ago
have to stop for red lights," Brands said. "And if it looks like traffic's too bad, you just take a helicopter." He said Lyndon Johnson may have been the last president to drive on public roads after leaving office, saying he may have cruised... Read more
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The Hill
Inner-city crime should matter to Kaepernick and Black Lives Mattersocial unrest in the U.S. in over 100 years. The war in Vietnam was raging, and
Inner-city crime should matter to Kaepernick and Black Lives Matter
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
social unrest in the U.S. in over 100 years. The war in Vietnam was raging, and its growing unpopularity caused President Lyndon Johnson to not seek reelection. We faced far more serious challenges in 1968 than today. “Social justice warriors,”... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump’s debate performance makes it clear: be sure to voteDay matters on Pine Street. It matters on all streets. I was still a schoolboy
Trump’s debate performance makes it clear: be sure to vote
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Day matters on Pine Street. It matters on all streets. I was still a schoolboy when Barry Goldwater ran against President Lyndon Johnson in 1964. But I was old enough to be frightened by Goldwater’s candidacy. Our parents and the nuns at school... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump’s debate performance makes it clear: be sure to voteDay matters on Pine Street. It matters on all streets. I was still a schoolboy
Trump’s debate performance makes it clear: be sure to vote
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
Day matters on Pine Street. It matters on all streets. I was still a schoolboy when Barry Goldwater ran against President Lyndon Johnson in 1964. But I was old enough to be frightened by Goldwater’s candidacy. Our parents and the nuns at school... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
J. Herbert Leverett, Hackensack's first black councilman, dies at 87drive. The municipal election occurred at the height of the Civil Rights Moveme
J. Herbert Leverett, Hackensack's first black councilman, dies at 87
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
drive. The municipal election occurred at the height of the Civil Rights Movement, three months before President Lyndon Johnson signed the Voting Rights Act into law. “It was a community effort which will allow the Negro to take his... Read more
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Breitbart
Congress Looks to Override Obama Veto of 9/11 BillHarding served just two years as president before dying of a heart attack in 19
Congress Looks to Override Obama Veto of 9/11 Bill
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
Harding served just two years as president before dying of a heart attack in 1923. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed 37 bills and George W. Bush vetoed a dozen. Lyndon Johnson is the last president to never have a veto... Read more
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Times News
Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 billdying of a heart attack in 1923. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed
Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
dying of a heart attack in 1923. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed 37 bills and George W. Bush vetoed a dozen. Lyndon Johnson is the last president to never have a veto overridden. Associated Press writer Erica Werner contributed to... Read more
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Orange County Register
How Congress is looking to override Obama veto of 9/11 billdying of a heart attack in 1923. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed
How Congress is looking to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
dying of a heart attack in 1923. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed 37 bills and George W. Bush vetoed a dozen. Lyndon Johnson is the last president to never have a veto overridden. Associated Press writer Erica Werner contributed to... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 billdying of a heart attack in 1923. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed
Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
dying of a heart attack in 1923. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed 37 bills and George W. Bush vetoed a dozen. Lyndon Johnson is the last president to never have a veto overridden. Associated Press writer Erica Werner contributed to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Philanderers in the White Houseany.” Warren Harding, famous for his wandering eye, called his male member “Je
Philanderers in the White House
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
any.” Warren Harding, famous for his wandering eye, called his male member “Jerry” and wrote poems to it for his mistress. Lyndon Johnson called his “Jumbo,” and invited foreign visitors to admire it. Jimmy Carter, a rare straight shooter in the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
PHOTO: Michelle Obama embraces George W. Bushover drinks, hamburgers and shared experiences as World War II vets who fought
PHOTO: Michelle Obama embraces George W. Bush
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
over drinks, hamburgers and shared experiences as World War II vets who fought in the Pacific. Nixon and JFK's successor Lyndon Johnson were not pals, but they respected each other and were both close friends with evangelist Billy Graham. The day... Read more
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Fortune
Millions of Americans Climbed Out of Poverty Last Yearin the United States has received particular scrutiny of late both because it’s
Millions of Americans Climbed Out of Poverty Last Year
Fortune / Posted 4 days ago
in the United States has received particular scrutiny of late both because it’s been just over 50 years since President Lyndon Johnson launched the war on poverty, and because during that time the official poverty rate has remained relatively... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 billdying of a heart attack in 1923. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed
Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 4 days ago
dying of a heart attack in 1923. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed 37 bills and George W. Bush vetoed a dozen. Lyndon Johnson is the last president to never have a veto overridden. Associated Press writer Erica Werner contributed to... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Why and how Congress might override Obama's veto of 9/11 billago, according to a web page maintained by the offices of the House clerk and h
Why and how Congress might override Obama's veto of 9/11 bill
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
ago, according to a web page maintained by the offices of the House clerk and historian. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed 37 bills and George W. Bush vetoed a dozen. Lyndon Johnson is the last president to never have a veto over... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 billof the House clerk and historian. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed
Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 4 days ago
of the House clerk and historian. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed 37 bills and George W. Bush vetoed a dozen. Lyndon Johnson is the last president to never have a veto overridden. Follow Richard Lardner on Twitter:... Read more
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NBC News
Here's why that photo of Michelle Obama, George W. Bush was so movingover drinks, hamburgers and shared experiences as World War II vets who fought
Here's why that photo of Michelle Obama, George W. Bush was so moving
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
over drinks, hamburgers and shared experiences as World War II vets who fought in the Pacific. Nixon and JFK's successor Lyndon Johnson were not pals, but they respected each other and were both close friends with evangelist Billy Graham. The day... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 billof the House clerk and historian. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed
Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 4 days ago
of the House clerk and historian. By comparison, President Bill Clinton vetoed 37 bills and George W. Bush vetoed a dozen. Lyndon Johnson is the last president to never have a veto overridden. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Namibia Economist
A record audience is expected to watch tonight’s presidential debatefelt he had performed badly, which some political pundits say lost him the elec
A record audience is expected to watch tonight’s presidential debate
Namibia Economist / Posted 4 days ago
felt he had performed badly, which some political pundits say lost him the election. With Nixon’s poor performance in mind Lyndon Johnson decided not to debate Barry Goldwater in 1964 and risk denting his big lead in the polls (Johnson was ahead by... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why The Deep State Is Dumping Hillarypoorly understood lands (Vietnam) increased his interest in peace and reduced h
Why The Deep State Is Dumping Hillary
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
poorly understood lands (Vietnam) increased his interest in peace and reduced his enthusiasm for foreign adventurism. Lyndon Johnson, perhaps the most activist liberal Democrat of the era, was not about to be out-hawked by the Republicans, and... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Why we can't have great presidents anymorefailings, too. Think Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Theodore Roosevelt, Wood
Why we can't have great presidents anymore
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 4 days ago
failings, too. Think Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan). Simply put, greatness in American politics is the exception, not the norm. Tough act to... Read more
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The Chronicle
Trump campaign makes late entrance onto North Carolina airwavespolicy. He explained that the phrase "responsive chord" was coined by Tony Shw
Trump campaign makes late entrance onto North Carolina airwaves
The Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
policy. He explained that the phrase "responsive chord" was coined by Tony Shwartz, who created a famous campaign ad for Lyndon Johnson in 1964 called "Daisy Girl." The ad shows a little girl in a meadow counting petals as she plucks petals from... Read more
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