There was a homeopath who adored his son and a tanner who exploited his. Two were humble farmers offering practical advice that charmed the nation. Three were diplomats, two being Ambassadors to Great Britain, one of them being the first to serve… Read More ›
First Ladies, Swimsuit Edition: Bikinis to Bonnets to Bloomers
In the beginning, First Ladies were given no dispensation when it came to figuratively swimming in their bathing suits alongside the Presidents. Regardless of their nationally elevated marital status, they were expected to lead their countrywomen by example. So it… Read More ›
The Presidents, Swimsuit Edition: Trunks to Tees to Plain Naked
Roosevelt wore one with a tanktop. Kennedy, Reagan, LBJ, Nixon and Obama sported the more familiar trunk suits. Truman slipped into what almost looks like a 1940s Speedo. John Quincy Adams, among others, wore nothing at all. In most parts… Read More ›
Adams Snubs Washington’s Birthday & His Snarky Top 10 List on GW
The second President liked the first President well enough, but he wasn’t all gaga about having The Great One’s birthday celebrated with dance parties, fireworks and parades. In fact, if any one President would surely take fiendish pleasure in knowing… Read More ›
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