In this presidential ranking poll, I presented to pollsters 10 major policy decisions by each US president. Pollsters then voted on whether or not they would have supported the policy under that president. Secondly, they were asked what their general view of the given presidency was, from a range of “Very Favorable” to “Very Unfavorable.”
Our country has seen three major Lowell poets: Robert Lowell, Amy Lowell and James Russell Lowell. They were not the first.
Welcome to Game 4 of Poetry April Madness! since we are running out of time, this game has been conducted rather swiftly. The next games will probably be conducted even quicker. To see the rules, click here.
JFK’s presumed killer, Lee Harvey Oswald, is actually more closely related to TR than cousin FDR is to the older president.
What drives these individuals to want more money than they or their families can possibly use? If Morgan, Rockefeller, Gates, Soros, Koch, Buffet, Walton, Trump, Zuckerberg, etc. were accumulating any other object than money, then we would call them hoarders. “Robbed and fur’d gown hide all,” as King Lear says. Hoarding is a mental disorder.
Below is a list of 20 influential Americans that were never elected president. I’ve made the decision by looking at American figures that were considered for the presidency. Some on this list opted against running for president.
Welcome to game 3 of Poetry April Madness: a literary blood sport!
This is a brief blog about the bipolar nature of Wisconsin. It’s been a state that’s routinely elected very progressive and very conservative politicians. The primary on Tuesday looks to fulfill that, as Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz are expected to win these states. Additionally, the senatorial race between Ron Johnson and Russ Feingold is a similar ideological match up. Many socialist politicians have been elected in Wisconsin.
Welcome to Round 1, Game 2 of Poetry April Madness: the Sporting Event of Poets.
Welcome to Round 1, Game 1 of Poetry April Madness: The sport of poets! A literary gauntlet!
For April Poetry Month I’ve decided to play an eccentric literary game. Thirty teams of American poets, past and present, and will go head-to-head through a March Madness-style sporting system to see which poetry team is the strongest team of all.
In this blog, I will present the record of several states regarding twenty important and/or controversial laws from the past. My goal is not only to see which of the former Confederate states clings most desperately to the past, but also to show my readers how wide the gulf is between Southern states and three Northern states: New York, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.