Monthly Archives: March 2014

LBJ’s Lurid Legacy

LBJ [caption id="attachment_2584" align="alignnone" width="605"] Presidents 35 and 36. AP PHOTO[/caption]   I read with great interest today an article on CNN Online discussing the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, an act LBJ signed into law.   In it, the author, CNN Senior Producer Kevin Bohn writes: Some allies of Johnson feel the…
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Thursday Philosophy

[caption id="attachment_2577" align="aligncenter" width="500"]Art Photo by Tommy Ingberg[/caption] “All the interests of my reason, speculative as well as practical, combine in the three following questions: 1. What can I know? 2. What ought I to do? 3. What may I hope?”                     — Immanuel Kant
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Judge Sarah T. Hughes and LBJ

  Judge Sarah T. Hughes from Dallas, Texas led quite the politico's life.  That's her above between LBJ and President Kennedy during 1960.  Not only did she swear in President Lyndon Baines Johnson, she was also, for a few minutes, a nominee for Vice-President in 1952.  She didn't want that job, she wanted to be a judge. …
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LBJ’s Favorites

  Though I'm not surprised he wore "Old Spice"  (yuck)  Should I be concerned that he liked many of the same movies I do?  As well as desserts? Click this link at the LBJ Presidential Library to find more of his favorites; if you're interested!  Unfortunately, the list doesn't contain his favorite hitmen, stolen elections…
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