Hi, I’m James Taranto, a member of The Wall Street Journal’s editorial board and author of the daily Best of the Web Today column for WSJ.com. Here is a collection of my articles from the pages of The Wall Street Journal (and elsewhere).
The eight presidents who served between Andrew Jackson and Abraham Lincoln (Martin Van Buren, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James K. Polk, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce and.
Why. to be less bad than our incumbent. The next time you see the current president on the screen, bragging about his great leadership skills, feel free to think: “Franklin Pierce and Millard.
“The failing New York Times wants to write that James Buchanan. could be a bad sign for Republicans running statewide. Trump won Florida by only 1.2 percentage points. If the Trump factor can drag.
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Congratulations, President Donald Trump! You have officially become the best at being bad. The sitting commander in chief now outranks James Buchanan as the worst president in the history of the.
But why would they? What’s the point of filling your head. new world of memory outsourcing beyond losing our ability to recall who the 15th President was. (James Buchanan, just in case you were.
John Quincy Adams T Station Happily, it doesn’t have to be that way, certainly not here in Baltimore. president gave Baltimore its nickname of The Monumental City. Well… Truth is, John Quincy Adams did, while he was president. about a half-mile from the North Quincy T station, at about 1:15 a.m. Saturday when a man came up behind her, tried
Presidency 2016. President Obama is barred by constitutional term limits from seeking re-election in 2016. A large crowd of candidates will likely compete for the Democratic and Republican nominations.
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Citizens need to understand other people and ideas, to recognize differences yet appreciate how everything is connected. Education should enrich our lives.
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It happened with Millard Fillmore, with Franklin Pierce, with James Buchanan, essentially with. opinion within the party who says, “This president is not fit to stay in office and here are the.
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The public had a bad taste in its mouth from the deadlocked 1824 presidential. which at the time was not directly elected. President James Buchanan’s Democratic Party was divided over the issue of.
Not just a bad president, not even a really bad president. Four years before the Civil War broke out, James Buchanan’s inaugural address proclaimed slavery "happily, a matter of but little.
Today we continue our series on little known or remembered US Presidents with one of the great failures of the office, James Buchanan. experienced and intelligent President fail so miserably? The.
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Two, Franklin Pierce and James Buchanan, helped set the course for what became. In addition, our country was also quite polarized when Pierce and Buchanan were president — which is a big reason.
There’s a reason Tressie McMillan Cottom is called one of “America’s most bracing thinkers on race, gender, and capitalism” by Rebecca Traister, “no intellectual lightweight” by Brittney Cooper, and “the author you need to read now” by the Chicago Tribune.
May 30, 2019 · Former President George W. Bush’s daughter Jenna Bush Hager revealed on The Today Show to guest Carson Daly that her father once threw out.
White House Director of Communications; In office February 6, 1985 – March 1, 1987: This article is part of a series on: Conservatism in the United States
In March 1789, the U.S. Constitution was officially enacted and the office of the President of the United States was established. The following month, General George Washington was sworn in as the.
James Buchanan. bad form, but not criminality. Will makes no attempt to show that it should disqualify Moore from holding public office. Does merely endorsing someone who, when he was in his early.
Could it be that President Obama is at once the best and the worst president? Ever? Is it perhaps possible. weak presidents who would not rock the ship of state, like James Buchanan," Simonton says.
James Abram Garfield (November 19, 1831 – September 19, 1881) was the 20th president of the United States, serving from March 4, 1881 until his death by assassination six and a half months later. He was the first sitting member of Congress to be elected to the presidency, and remains the only sitting House member to gain the White House.
Jul 02, 2013 · James Buchanan is often saddled with the title of "the worst US president", blamed for not averting the Civil War – but efforts are being made to reassess his legacy. How bad.
James Madison College Application Freshman history teacher Brent Jurgensen has won a James Madison Memorial fellowship. He’s loved history since childhood, and his studies at Casper College and UW sparked a passion for political. James Madison High School students and local leaders. And the high school’s new college center, equipped with advisors to help students prep for college and
It’s Presidents’ Day as I write this, so if you were lucky enough to have the day off, give some thanks to Washington, Lincoln and all the other chief executives — even stinkers like James Buchanan.
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Our soon-to-be-outgoing president generally draws rave reviews for his rare ability to tell a joke that sometimes makes people laugh. This got us wondering: Who were our funniest presidents. so.
This is our collection of Pat Buchanan’s syndicated columns, speeches and interviews – Plus many of Pat’s television and radio broadcasts.
But why would Trump. of Russia’s FSB and James Comey’s FBI? Did Mueller ever suspect that the investigation he inherited.
NPR’s Kelly McEvers talks with author and cultural. is that this idea of having a bad president doesn’t really matter. You write (reading) if James Buchanan truly was the worst president, his.
May 26, 2019 · The Snare Is Set May 26, 2019 Hal Lindsey, of The Late, Great, Planet Earth fame, called it “the great snatching up.” The mental picture is of one of those old Jungle Jim films starring Johnny Weissmuller in his post-Tarzan days. A leopard or other big cat would be stalking through a thick jungle and suddenly it would be violently snatched up…
Keep It Real. Many historians agree that James Buchanan, our 15 th president, was one of the worst in American history, and when you read his speech there are hints as to why he became labeled.
Over the course of American history, no presidential nominee has had as lengthy a career in elected office as former vice president Joe Biden does going. Biden’s — and who actually won — was James.
5th president of the United States Party: Democratic-Republican His worst offense: Putting forth the racist Monroe Doctrine The Huffington Post adds James Monroe to the list of the most racist.
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