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[19 Jan 2012 | No Comment | 433 views]

Lincoln’s stovepipe top hat served as more than fashionable headwear.  He used it to store and carry notes, letters, even bills.  Why do they call it a stovepipe hat?  Well, the rise is so tall and straight with no flair that it resembles a length of pipe.  They’re hard to come by nowadays, the traditional top hat being much more current, but still pretty “retro”.  Best you go to a custom haberdashery to get one made just for you.
Lincoln was 6’4”, making him our …

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[13 Jan 2010 | One Comment | 516 views]

In depth information reviewed by prominent scholars on each President and administration…

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[6 Feb 2009 | No Comment | 353 views]

President’s Day happens to fall on the 16th this year and it will no doubt be a day for history to remember. After doing some reasearch I was curious as to what other significant events in history could be worth rememberance in addtion to our observance of President’s Day. Here are some…thanks to wiki:

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[4 Feb 2009 | No Comment | 1,231 views]

Duels, alligators, mechanical bulls…and more.

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[7 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 336 views]
JKF’s Military Service

In the spring of 1941, Kennedy volunteered for the U.S. Army, but was rejected, mainly because of his troublesome back. Nevertheless, in September of that year, the U.S. Navy accepted him, because of the influence of the director of the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI), a former naval attaché to the Ambassador, his father. As an ensign, Kennedy served in the office which supplied bulletins and briefing information for the Secretary of the Navy. It was during this assignment that the attack on Pearl Harbor occurred. He attended the Naval …

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[7 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 453 views]
The Oath of Office

The oath or affirmation of office of the President of the United States was established in the United States Constitution and is mandatory for a President upon beginning a term of office. The wording is prescribed by the Constitution (Article II, Section 1, Clause 8), as follows:
I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.
“So help me God”
It is uncertain how many …