Posts tagged: Bill Clinton

Jeffrey Epstein, with silver hair and a white open-collar shirt, smiles grimly for the police camera

Jeffrey Epstein Biography — New!

Our biography of once (and future?) convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is now live. Jeffrey Epstein is the mysteriously wealthy money manager who was convicted 13 years ago of the …..

Photo of Princess Diana

The Death of Princess Diana Was the Birth of Who2

Who2 was born on this day 20 years ago, when the untimely death of Princess Diana made us wish for a simple online page with details about her life and death. The day was …..

Newspaper front pages from around the world on the day that Donald Trump became the 45th President of the United States of America.Featuring: New York Post - USA. When: 09 Nov 2016.

A Coastal Elitist Votes for the Heartland

Coastal elites have been voting for the heartland for 50 years. The problem is that the heartland has been voting the other way.

Who Else Might Die at Age 69 This Year?

Actor Alan Rickman and musician David Bowie have both died already this year, both at the young age of 69. Surprising and sad! The modest coincidence of their age got us wondering what other …..

Jack Lew Biography: New!

The new Secretary of the Treasury is “exceedingly meticulous” and “the most unassuming power broker in Washington.”

How Many Other Presidents Turned 50 in Office?

Barack Obama turns 50 years old on this very day.  Question: How many other U.S. presidents have turned 50 while in office?  Take a guess, and we’ll give you the answer after this roll call.

Hillary Clinton, Happy Birthday!

Hillary Clinton turns 63 today. Happy birthday, Madam Secretary of State!
What a career she’s had. Working for the U.S. Congress, she helped put the screws to President Richard Nixon in 1974. She was the First Lady of Arkansas for twelve years. She stayed married to that guy in the White House and was First Lady of the United States for eight years. She was a U.S. senator for the state of New York for about eight years.

New Profile: Wyclef Jean

We’ve just posted a new profile of Wyclef Jean — hip-hop star, producer, former member of the Fugees, and now candidate for president of Haiti.

Elena Kagan is the Next William Rehnquist

Neither one had judicial experience before being nominated to the Supreme Court.William Rehnquist was nominated to the court (and then became Chief Justice) after serving as a lawyer in the Richard Nixon administration.  Elena Kagan was nominated after serving as a lawyer in the Bill Clinton administration, and as Solicitor General under Barack Obama.

Barack Obama IS the Six Million Dollar President

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama paid $1.8 million in taxes this year on a gross adjusted income of $5.5 million.  (Most of the dough came from book sales, and it boiled down to $4.98 million in final taxable income.)Toss in the $1.4 million he earned for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, and Barack Obama is your first Six Million Dollar President!

Justin Bieber PHOTOS – Street Cred Edition

Justin Bieber is the Canadian teen singer discovered on the Internet in 2009 and now appearing everywhere.  Since we added our profile of Justin Bieber, we’ve been following with interest his attempts to establish street cred with various poses and hand signals.Herewith, the Street Cred of Justin Bieber — photo edition.[[wysiwyg_imageupload:638:]]

Bill Clinton and His Heart Went to the Hospital

Former U.S. president and global gadabout Bill Clinton was in the hospital in New York today. He went feeling chest pains, and by the end of the day he’d undergone surgery.The Wall Street Journal says that President Clinton underwent a “stent procedure” to unclog some arteries.President Clinton had quadruple bypass surgery in 2004. He is 63 years old.

Happy Anniversary, Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy!

It was on this day back in 1998 that Hillary Rodham Clinton, at the time the First Lady of the United States, defended her husband on NBC’s Today show and used the term “vast right-wing conspiracy” to explain why we were hearing all about Monica Lewinsky.

Those Racist Democrats?

Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich — “Blago” — says in his just-released Esquire magazine interview: “I’m blacker than Barack Obama. I shined shoes. I grew up in a five-room apartment. My father had a little laundromat in a black community not far from where we lived.”

A Salute to the American Presidency Project

While researching our new profile of CIA nominee Leon Panetta, we came across this great resource from UC Santa Barbara: The American Presidency ProjectIt’s a monster collection of public papers of the presidents, plus assorted proclamations, remarks, press briefings, election notes, audio and video. (Want to hear Herbert Hoover address the Puerto Rican legislature?