We took a late afternoon run through Theodore Roosevelt Island Sunday, mainly to let the kids blow off some energy, but also to check out the National Park Service's new trash strategy along all the parks of the George Washington parkway: that is, no trash cans. Show More Summary
This quotation, from Theodore Roosevelt, argues that comparing your work, your life, or whatever else will only serve to make you unhappy. Why? Because when you compare yourself to others, you know all the dirty details of your situation...Show More Summary
The second 2013 Presidential $1 Coin pays tribute to Theodore Roosevelt, our 26th President. This circulating quality Presidential $1 Coin – honoring Roosevelt’s legacy – has never been circulated! These products are available today in 25-coin rolls, 100-coin bags and 250 and 500-coin boxes. Image/Copy: U.S. Mint
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Even though the Presidential $1 Coins have been relegated to collector coins, numismatists should celebrate the release of the Theodore Roosevelt dollar coin. Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, Jr. became the 26th President of the United States on September 14, 1901 following the assassination of William McKinley. Prior to becoming president, Roosevelt was a deputy sheriff in [...]
Your trusty PEN World Voices Festival Page Views correspondent arrived at last night’s annual gala just in time for the meet-and-greet cocktails. The American Museum of Natural History’s Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall was brimming with a mix of journalists, editors, novelists, essayists,...
The Bakken oil boom in North Dakota has brought much-needed jobs and economic development to the region. But the fast pace of the drilling has caused many problems, including industrial-scale impacts on Theodore Roosevelt National Park...Show More Summary
The recent news articles about the National Park Service not being able to keep open the Painted Canyon Overlook at the Theodore Roosevelt National Park is a sure example of how government officials are trying to show the lowly citizens how wrong they are to demand a more affordable government. “We’ll show them they need [...]Show More Summary
OKAY, let's take a break from music or whatever because this is the most newsworthy news item that ever newsed: Theodore Roosevelt (you know, 26th President, said the thing about the big stick, cowboy, etc.), had FIVE guinea pigs! Their names were Dr. Show More Summary
The Center for American Progress released a new video today revealing how North Dakota’s oil boom is threatening Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The park is located in the heart of the massive Bakken shale play, which has recently become one of the most productive oil fields in the United States thanks to improved technologies like hydraulic [...]
Winthrop Roosevelt, the great-great-grandson of former President Theodore Roosevelt, has partnered with Bismarck Tribune columnist/environmental activist Clay Jenkinson as well as the George Soros-funded Center for American Progress to produce a video trashing North Dakota’s oil boom (see below). To go along with it, Roosevelt has also published a column in The Daily Beast in [...]Show More Summary
The opulent salons and suites of Paris’s Hôtel de Crillon—which have hosted the signing of the Franco-American Treaty of Alliance as well as historic figureheads including Theodore Roosevelt, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Winston Churchill—will, for the first time, host a sale of its own prized furnishings. Show More Summary
image credit There are and were many Americans of Dutch origin. Martin van Buren, Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt, who were Presidents of the United States, actors Humphrey Bogart, Marlon Brando, and Clint Eastwood,Show More Summary
According to the Bismarck Tribune, Governor Jack Dalrymple owns stock in an oil company that made headlines earlier this week by staking out an oil well near the historic Theodore Roosevelt National Park. That in and of itself isn’t a bad thing, but Dalrymple shutting down requests for transparency about the matter in advance of [...]Show More Summary
Taxidermy is a skill and art form that many think is plenty weird all on its own, even though it was practiced by luminaries like Charles Darwin and Theodore Roosevelt. It stretches from the lows of PT Barnum's Feejee Mermaid to theShow More Summary
The 2013 United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set honors Presidents William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and Woodrow Wilson. A great reminder of our country’s history, this set is available tod...
“As part of his mission, [NFL Commissioner] Roger Goodell often tells audiences a favorite story: More than a century ago, before there was an NFL, President Theodore Roosevelt saved football with the blunt force of his visionary leadership. In 1904, 18 student-athletes died playing the game, mostly from skull fractures. A devout fan, Roosevelt convened [...]
Today marks the one year anniversary of Putin's return to the Russian Presidency, and it's worth taking another look at the closest Russia has been able to come to Theodore Roosevelt. The President has aggressively worked to develop a macho image. Show More Summary
The rules of the game — you may pick one “could” and one “should” in italics below. First, read this recent op-ed from Jon Huntsman in The American Conservative. A few money quotes: The party of Theodore Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan has now lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections. Show More Summary
The former presidential candidate speaks truth to the GOP's current self-disempowerment: The party of Theodore Roosevelt and Ronald Reagan has now lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections. The marketplace of ideas will render us...