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Topic - Warren Harding
The 2014 Associated Press Northeast Inland All-District boys and girls high school basketball teams, as selected by a media panel from the district:
During his initial 2008 run for the presidency, Barack Obama attacked no-bid and sole-source federal contracting as wasteful and at least marginally corrupt. He promised that when elected, he would end "the abuse of no-bid contracting once and for all." His administration, he said, would be the most transparent in history and would do away with the cronyism that plagued his predecessors.
The original Armistice Day revered an illusory peace until it surrendered to a tribute to heroes of all wars
One makes a video with Steve Buscemi and rockers Vampire Weekend. Another gets shout-outs from Whoopi Goldberg and Brooke Shields. A third hobnobs over cocktails with an actor from "The Sopranos."
You'd think a country celebrating its 237th birthday would have some basic facts about its history and geography nailed down.
When Ronald Reagan chose to hang a portrait of Calvin Coolidge in the White House Cabinet room, he was making a policy statement: Coolidge was a seriously underrated president, and the 30th president had a view of taxation in sync with his own. Six decades earlier, Coolidge had branded taxation that was "not absolutely required" as "only a species of legalized larceny."
It was an address so praised for its sentiments — not reality — that Associated Press writer Kirke L. Simpson won a Pulitzer Prize for his account of the ceremonies: "The loftiest tribute we can bestow today," said Harding, "is the commitment of this republic to an advancement never made before. ... [L]et us give of our influence and strength, yea of our aspiration and convictions, to put mankind on a little higher plane, exulting and exalting, with war