Tag Archive: president

Jun 28 2012

Capturing history

Eric Draper is the former chief photographer and special assistant to President George W. Bush. On June 29-30 he will bring his “Front Row to History” exhibition to Tyler and Longview. In this one-of-a-kind photographic extravaganza Draper chronicles the Bush administration by showcasing the most recognizable graphic images and never-before-seen photographs of our country’s 44th …

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Mar 27 2012

Mitt Romney and Mike Dukakis

By Susan Estrich I’ve been waiting for it: the inevitable comparisons between the Massachusetts governor who ran for president (with my help) in 1988 and the former Massachusetts governor on his way to being the 2012 Republican nominee. Now, I’ll admit that there is almost certainly something in the water in my old home state …

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Feb 28 2012

Family surprised by presidential visit

By Jan White There’s a heart-warming story told about how President Dwight Eisenhower surprised a family while he was vacationing in Denver.   A newspaper reporter had written an article in the form of a letter to the President to tell him about a little boy named Paul Henry Haley, who was dying of cancer.  …

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Feb 28 2012

Party of God

You wouldn’t think it would take Him four shots to pick a winner. By Donald Kaul The Republican primaries have been a tough sled for God, the Father of the party. (Well, Republicans claim He is.) First, Michele Bachmann came to Him and asked whether she should run for president. “You go, girl,” He said, …

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Feb 13 2012

Un-presidential primaries

Despite the Santorum speed bump, it seems certain now that Mitt Romney will be the eventual nominee. By Donald Kaul Breaking news: Republicans have found their long-sought alternative to Mitt Romney. Surprisingly, it’s Mitt Romney. Remember the old Mitt Romney? That white-shoe Republican who was all for health care mandates? Who favored reproductive choice and …

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Feb 07 2012

Is Mitt Romney out of touch?

By Bill Wilson Within hours of his big win in Florida, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney again raised questions about whether he is in touch with the American people, telling reporters, “I’m not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there. If it needs repair, I’ll fix it.” Really? The nation has …

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Jan 30 2012

The 1 Percent Candidate

The 1 Percent Candidate There’s a secretive effort by mega-rich Wall Street titans to place a presidential candidate on the ballot in November. By Peter Hart Think big money and Wall Street have too much influence over national politics? Not to worry: A third-party presidential candidate bankrolled by hedge funds will fix all of that. …

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Dec 13 2011

Influence Peddler for President

Gingrich, his lawyers, and his staff adamantly insist that it’s rude and crude to call him a lobbyist. By Jim Hightower Mea culpa, I misspoke, my bad. I stand corrected. I have called Newt Gingrich a lobbyist. Apparently, he hates that tag, even though he has indeed gotten very wealthy by taking big bucks from …

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