Tag: POTUS

As easy as ACB: Why Amy Coney Barrett’s Nomination to the Supreme Court Must Be Confirmed

As you might expect from someone who hails from England, I feel no personal loyalty towards either Republicans or Democrats. I care far more about the principles which unite us: principles which underpin the functioning of society and the nature of our respective justice systems.  Let’s put aside, for one moment, what we believe about…

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OTD: You’re Elected Mr. Lincoln!

On this day, February 13, 1861, a day after his 52nd birthday, Abraham Lincoln is officially recognized as President of these United States. Abraham Lincoln left Springfield on a thirteen-day trip to Washington,  where he would begin serving as our President. He celebrated his 52nd  birthday along the way, being born on February 12, 1809….

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The Constitution’s Separation Of Powers – Future, Present, and Retrospective

“All legislative powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress …The executive power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America…The judicial power of the United States shall be vested in one Supreme Court…” Articles 1, 2, 3 U.S. Constitution Each branch of government, as designed by the Constitution, is…

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The Land Divided; The World United

The Panama Canal: A Historical, Engineering, Mechanical, Human Capital, and Medical Marvel On this day, August 15, 1914, the Panama Canal opens. The Monroe Doctrine once and for all declared the political separation of America from Europe. This doctrine fueled the desire to build what would become the Panama Canal. In 1878, however, Columbia granted…

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Sworn In By the Light of Kerosene

On this day, August 2, 1923, the first President elected by women dies while the Vice President’s father swears him in as the new President by the light of kerosene. Upon hearing the news, Silent Cal first prayed, then offered condolences to the Harding’s Widow, and then he issued a written statement to encourage the…

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