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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Dwight Eisenhower
Presidents have long abused their powers by circumventing Congress with executive orders, which could be construed as unconstitutional in many cases. Presidential executive orders began with Herbert Hoover, proliferated with Dwight Eisenhower and have become commonplace presidential instruments. Over the past 60 years, approximately 3,200 executive orders have been enacted: 1,830 by Republicans and 1,370 by Democrats.
President Obama spent the federal holiday honoring his office by hitting the greens at a golf course frequented by past Republican presidents.
When art historians saw Paris fall to the Nazis in World War II, they immediately realized Europe's vast monuments, art, cathedrals and architecture were at risk and began mobilizing to protect such treasures.
Is "strong" losing its strength?
Racial divisions within Little Rock's schools date to 1957, when President Dwight Eisenhower used federal troops to enforce a judge's order that all-white Central High School admit nine black students.
A federal judge said Monday that Arkansas can stop making payments in one of the nation's most historic desegregation efforts but cautioned that work remains to ensure Little Rock-area students receive a proper education.
An agreement awaiting a federal judge's final approval soon could end one of the nation's most historic desegregation efforts following decades of court battles and $1 billion of special aid to Little Rock-area schools.
The Rev. Billy Graham, an itinerant Southern tent revivalist who became the foremost evangelist in the world, preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ to scores of millions, died xxxxxxxx. He was 95.
To millions of readers, he was William F. Buckley Jr.: book author, magazine publisher, televised debater. To me, he was Bill: friend, ally, trailblazer.
U.S. foreign policy requires a firm hand — even if it's a foreigner's
No matter where one stands on the crises in the Middle East, there's little argument right now on either side of the political aisle that the president's handling of Syria is no way to conduct American foreign policy.
Billie Sol Estes, a flamboyant Texas huckster who became one of the most notorious men in America in 1962 when he was accused of looting a federal crop subsidy program, has died. He was 88.
Call it "Oval Office Couch Syndrome." By the second term "inside the bubble," presidents have completely lost touch with reality.
Surrenders, like modern wars, are not what they used to be. Tuesday marks the 68th anniversary of the surrender of the German armies that ended the European half of World War II. The last explosions of the war were the popping of champagne corks at 3 o'clock in the morning in the city of Reims in northern France.
More than 500 people were killed in Chicago last year. Yet Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel still found time to berate the fast-food franchise Chick-fil-A for not sharing "Chicago values" apparently because its founder does not approve of same-sex marriage.
"Inevitably, in the path of our advance will be found historical monuments and cultural centers which symbolize to the world all that we are fighting to preserve," Eisenhower said in 1944. "It is the responsibility of every commander to protect and respect these symbols whenever possible."
President Dwight Eisenhower once said: "I have only one yardstick by which I test every major problem — and that yardstick is: Is it good for America?"