2014 Presidential Christmas Card

2014 White House Christmas card:  Here are images of the 2014 Christmas card sent out by President Obama and his family.  The text of the card states “In this wondrous season, may the spirit of the holidays bring your strength and happiness.”  It includes...

George Washington’s Last Written Words

George Washington George Washington died on December 14, 1799 at the age of 67 at his beloved Mount Vernon estate in Virginia. The day before he died, he wrote the following in his diary – the last words he would write before passing away close to midnight on...

Presidential Campaigns Devoid of Dignity

Woodrow Wilson In accepting the Democratic presidential nomination on August 7, 1912, Woodrow Wilson stated the following: “A presidential campaign may easily degenerate into a mere personal contest and so lose its real dignity.” Nasty 1912 campaign: ...