Sunday, August 31, 2008

Thirty-ninth President: Jimmy Carter - 3 comments

Jimmy Carter created the Departments of Energy and Education. Who ran the schools before that? I have no idea, and so little interest in recent American history that I won't find out unless you - yes You, Dear Reader - inform me in your comments.


Thursday, August 7, 2008

Thirty-eighth President: Gerald R. Ford - 3 comments

Gerald Ford not only wasn't elected President - he wasn't elected to any national office at all! After Spiro Agnew abdicated the Veep position - and then pleaded guilty to tax evasion - Ford was chosen as his replacement. Then Nixon resigned in the wake of Watergate, and Ford began his unlikely administration.