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Mitt Romney Follows Father’s Footsteps & Other Candidates’ Kids Who Went for the Gold

How do those kids feel, standing on podiums behind their fathers as they concede defeat in their race for the presidency? Nobody’s asked Mitt Romney. Yet. Not that he doesn’t have a good politically strategic reason for avoiding the issue… Read More ›

Republican Candidates as Retro Replicas: Part 2, Bachmann, Paul and Cain

Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and Free Love Party candidate Victoria Woodhull, 1872 Head of the Congressional Tea Party Caucus, lawyer Bachmann rose rapidly to public notice after she expounded on a string of contentious issues in often explosive language, yet… Read More ›

Nancy Reagan & Gary Coleman…and Clint Eastwood, Tom Selleck & Brooke Shields

She wasn’t the first First Lady to have worked as a professional actress,  but Nancy Reagan’s cameo appearance on the popular 80s television sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes” (which actually ran from 1978 to 1986), starring as herself, made headlines. Appearing in… Read More ›

The Wright Brothers to the Kardashian Sisters: Celebrity Degrees of Separation

Wright Brothers – Orville Wright – Charles Lindbergh – Will Rogers – Eleanor Roosevelt – Dorothy Height – Barack Obama – Khloé  Kardashian – Kardashian Sisters Andrews, Marx, Kennedy, Jonas, Mitford, Del Rubio, Smothers, Rockefeller, Dolly, Baldwin.  From business to… Read More ›

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