After multiple Grammys, an Oscar, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, a Pulitzer, and most recently, the Nobel Prize for Literature, Bob Dylan has finally achieved every teenager’s dream: seeing his name in plastic outside his high school. Show More Summary
If you’ve endured 11 primary debates and now three general election debates featuring Donald Trump, you deserve a medal — or condolences. No, he never improved, learned anything or developed a presidential temperament. He knows as little about domestic and foreign policy as he did the first time he stepped on a debate stage. Considering […]
Bob Dylan today was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Photo from when Dylan was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg It was announced today that American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has won the 2016 Nobel Prize for literature. There is no question that Bob Dylan (his birth name is [...]
by Rich Smith Obama awarding Dylan the Presidential Medal of Freedom for "exceptional meritorious service." Cannot argue with that. Rena Schild / Shutterstock.com Bob Dylan just won the 2016 Nobel Prize in literature. If you somehowShow More Summary
Bob Dylan has earned a dozen Grammy Awards, an Oscar and high-profile recognitions including the Kennedy Center Honors and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. On Thursday, the singer-songwriter-folk hero was bestowed with the Nobel Prize in...
With the most unique presidential election in US history, a gold medal for the US Women's Olympic gymnastic team, the revival of Pokémon and Queen B releasing her visual album movie, Lemonade on HBO, it is safe to say that the top Halloween costumes will be greatly influenced by the most memorable moments of the year. Show More Summary
For decades, presidential conferral of the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities Medal has been an august occasion, full of pomp and ceremony. That's not exactly how it went Thursday — and President Obama blamed it on honoree Mel Brooks. One reference to "Blazing Saddles," and the whole thing went off the rails. At the start of […]
The author of Truman, John Adams, and 1776 has received two Pulitzers, two National Book Awards, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The new $25,000 prize “will be given to those who contribute to the public’s understanding of the Revolution.”
The New York Times talks a bit about Sergeant Gary Rose whose upgrade of his Distinguished Service Cross is one presidential signature away from a Medal of Honor for his actions in Laos during Operation Tailwind – the real one, not the CNN fantasy. According to the article, the real operation was to disrupt the […]
A US veteran, insulted by Donald Trump’s comments after the latter received a Purple Heart medal as a gift, has launched a petition to send the Republican presidential candidate to war, to earn what he was given.
On Tuesday, August 2, during a Trump rally in Ashburn, Virginia, Donald Trump spoke about a veteran who gave his own Purple Heart medal to the GOP presidential candidate as a token of his support of Trump, as reported by CNN. Trump joked about always wanting a Purple Heart and invited the veteran, Lt. Show More Summary
Congressional Medal of Honor winner Dakota Meyer — who’s also Sarah Palin’s son-in-law — harshly rebuked Donald Trump for his insults against a Muslim family who lost their son fighting in the Iraq War. Meyer, who also criticized anti-war protesters who interrupted last...
Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer, whose mother-in-law is 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, on Tuesday joined the chorus of military veterans and families condemning GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s attacks...Show More Summary
Harvey Milk, the late politician and groundbreaking gay rights activist, has been honored with a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom, a Hollywood bio-pic and his own U.S. postage stamp. Now he will be immortalized in a new way: as namesake to a U.S. Show More Summary
photo courtesy of My Hero Lisa Nigro, the former police officer who started Inspiration Corporation and has helped improve the lives of so many vulnerable people in Uptown, even winning the Presidential Citizens Medal for her philanthropy and dedication to this community, is having some challenges of her own right now. Show More Summary
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Abner Mikva, who served as a White House adviser, federal judge, congressman and mentor to President Barack Obama, has died at age 90, his Chicago non-profit organization said on Tuesday. Mikva, who died on Monday,...Show More Summary
Bill Clinton had previously awarded Ali with the Presidential Citizens Medal
Bristol Palin, daughter of former vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin, has married Marine veteran Dakota Meyer, a recipient of the Medal of Honor, Entertainment Tonight reports. "Life is full of ups and downs but in the end, you'll end up where you're supposed to be," Palin and Meyer told ET. Show More Summary
Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74. Given the great love and honor shown to him since carrying the Olympic Torch at the Atlanta games in 1996 and being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by George Bush in 2005 it is perhaps difficult to remember how reviled he was in the 1960s […] The post Muhammad Ali appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “The qualifications for president seem to be that one is willing to commit mass murder one minute and hand presidential medals of freedom to other war criminals in the next. One...Show More Summary