Tag: history

History Has a Way of Vindicating Great Presidents. So Don’t Prejudge Trump.

A recent event in Washington featured accomplished academics and government officials, some of whom had worked for either the George W. … ranked Eisenhower as the fifth-greatest president, even ahead of Founding Father Thomas Jefferson. More recently, Ronald Reagan also Read More

OPINION: The rise of Presidents’ Day ruined February

By Dan Cirucci Posted with permission from The Dan Cirucci Blog — WHAT HAPPENED? February once belonged to Washington and Lincoln and it was wonderful. I remember in elementary school we would cut out silhouettes of Lincoln and Washington and they Read More

It’s been 230 years since New Jersey joined the Union

A quick time out for history: Today’s kind of/sort of our birthday, Save Jerseyans. On December 18, 1787, the great state of New Jersey officially joined the Union by ratifying the U.S. Constitution. We were the third U.S. state to Read More