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The “Lost Girls” Ghosts of a President & First Lady Who Affected Presidential Policy

November first, the day after Halloween, is the religious All Souls Day in the Catholic faith. In the Mexican culture, it has usually been marked with iconography of skeletons and other unearthly representations of dead family members as the centerpiece… Read More ›

The Teddy Cats: Slippers & Quartz Roosevelt, (Cats in the White House, Part 5)

When Theodore Roosevelt succeeded to the presidency upon McKinley’s assassination in September of 1901, he brought not only his wife and five children but soon enough accumulated a breadth of other beings which constituted a bona fide White House zoo…. Read More ›

Obama’s Regional Identity Conflict: A Matter of Presidential Legacy

Perhaps President Obama’s 52nd birthday yesterday may help prompt resolution of a conflict which hangs heavier with each passing day of his presidency’s¬†remaining three and a half years. His decision will forever frame his legacy, yet is ultimately a personal… Read More ›

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