And no man is above the law. In defining executive powers, Article II, Section 3, of the U.S. Constitution states that the President “shall take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed . . .” And yet, America is currently under attack from a hostile foreign government and our president refuses to execute the law, […]
Ugh. What do we do with this holiday, this year? Why not head over to Julian’s, eat, and view his epic Pez collection (in the bathroom). More about Pez, or PEZ, from Wiki: Pez was first marketed as a compressed peppermint sweet in Vienna, Austria in 1927 by a candy maker named Eduard Haas III.
We found this image showing President Harry S. Truman addressing the crowd at Providence City Hall on October 28, 1948 in the State Archives. Note that not one single person is holding a bottle of water. All were expected to survive the event without constant rehydration. Now go buy a mattress.
We seem to be having a Lincoln moment right now so why not recall the time that presidential hopeful Abraham Lincoln cruised through Providence the day following his famous Cooper Union speech. (He was still campaigning for the republican nomination at the time.) Horace Greeley’s New York Tribune hailed it as “one of the most
Newly minted president George Washington made his fourth and final visit to Providence in August of 1790 following Rhode Island’s ratification of the Constitution. Hard to imagine Washington, along with Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson, striding down Benefit Street just having himself a good ol’ time. According to Quahog.org (citing a piece by historian John