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George H.W. Bush was a guy who liked to break records. At 19, he became the youngest commissioned pilot in the entire USA. In 1988, he became the first VP to be elected president since the days of Martin Van Buren back in 1836. In 2000, Bush became the first guy to be both president and father of a…
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Elections are usually the exclusive province of living people. Typically, certain requirements must be met before someone can run for office, such as a minimum age or living in the area one wishes to govern. Having a pulse kind of goes without saying. But none of that has stopped dead people from…
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Great Britain is the source of habeas corpus law and the Magna Carta. The British Empire once spanned the world, and it brought with it forces of modernization that did more good than harm. London has long stood as the financial epicenter of the world. Despite this great and powerful history, all…
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Pardons are some of the most controversial acts any president will ever undertake. After all, who wouldn’t be upset that the president is setting free a convicted felon? Still, presidents haven’t always been shy about using that power. The late P.S. Ruckman Jr., a professor of political science and…
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