Presidents

Remembering 9/11

I usually like to stay off social media on days like today.  I happened to come across this poem, however, and I thought I would share the last few lines of the poem.[1] Names etched on the head of a pin. One name spanning a bridge, another undergoing a tunnel. A blue name needled into the skin. Names of citizens, workers, mothers…

Thank You FDR!

Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays. What could be more American than stuffing your face all day and watching the Lions lose again? With this post, on this Thanksgiving Day 2009, I just wanted to take the time to thank FDR. On this day sixty-eight years ago, some two weeks before America’s entry into World War II, President Franklin…