Cory Anthony Booker, US Senator from New Jersey


Booker was born on April 27th 1969 at 1:10 AM in Washington D.C. because his parents worked for the Federal division of IBM. He attended Stanford University, where he studied political science (B.A., 1991) and sociology (M.A., 1992). He was then awarded a Rhodes scholarship to the University of Oxford like former president William Jefferson Clinton, where he received a bachelor’s degree in history (1994). … Continue reading Cory Anthony Booker, US Senator from New Jersey

June 1900 Hawaii becomes a territory


On June 14, 1900 the Republic of Hawaii was annexed to the U.S. after Congress passed the Newlands Resolution in 1898, that made it a military base to defend the continental US from British attack. Queen Liliʻuokalani (born September 2, 1838, Honolulu, Kingdom of Hawaii —died November 11, 1917, Honolulu [USA] ), & our header picture was overthrown as the last reigning monarch in 1893 by Americans … Continue reading June 1900 Hawaii becomes a territory

Does Kamala Harris have what it takes to win the Dem nomination?


Something about Kamala Suprisingly, Senator Harris trails Veep Biden, perennial candidate Senator Bernie Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren and is often tied with South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg in the polls. This is the largest Democratic presidential field in modern history, and as a rule it is the strongest fundraiser that wins — right now no one is getting the cash as everyone is … Continue reading Does Kamala Harris have what it takes to win the Dem nomination?

#5 Col. Chas. Francis Adams, Jr. & Georgism


Adams was born on May 27, 1835. He was the eldest son of Chas. Francis Adams sr. a lawyer who studied with Daniel Webster, politician, diplomat, and writer who penned the major biography on his great-grandfather President John Adams. Adams, jr. graduated from Harvard University in 1856 and served as a colonel for the Union Army in the American Civil War. After the war he … Continue reading #5 Col. Chas. Francis Adams, Jr. & Georgism

Poll update: Biden and AOC


Rasmussen Reports did a poll on whom registered Democrats identify with more: Veep Joe Biden or Representative Alexandria Ocasiz-Cortez. The results strongly favoured of the Veep over the Rep while GOPists still like Donald J. Trump. Neither group is too fond of Congress.  Rasmussen (no longer affiliated with its namesake btw) finds 43% of all Likely U.S. voters say their personal views are most closely … Continue reading Poll update: Biden and AOC

Veep Joe Biden makes a run for the roses


Something about Biden Joseph Robinette Biden, junior was born on November 20, 1942 in Scranton Pennsylvania. Both his parents were native to the city. The topographical map below is from the USGS catalogue. His parents moved when he was young to New Castle Delaware where he currently resides. Biden received a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Delaware in 1965 and a law … Continue reading Veep Joe Biden makes a run for the roses

Iowan Andy McKean bolts after 29 years to Dems


The McKean facts Representative Andrew John McKean was born in NYC to New Yorker mother, Elly nee Mayer (1916-2016) , and an Iowan father, Lloyd George McKean (1919-2006) of Scot Presbyterian descent. His great-grandfather was the Honorable John McKean (b. 1835 in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania that lies between Youngstown and Pittsburgh) and was originally a Democrat prior to the War between the States but became … Continue reading Iowan Andy McKean bolts after 29 years to Dems

Fritz Hollings of S.Carolina


Ernest F. Hollings, who served 38 years in the United States Senate as a So Carolina Democrat died on Saturday, April 6th , 2019 at his home in Isle of Palms, S.C. He was 97. His former press secretary, Andy Brack, confirmed his death. the Personal Fritz Senator Hollings was born on New Year’s Day, 1922 in Charleston, South Carolina to Adolph and Wilhelmine (Meyer) … Continue reading Fritz Hollings of S.Carolina