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  United States presidential line of succession - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In case of the removal of the President from office, or of his death, resignation, or inability to discharge the powers and duties of the said office, the same shall devolve on the Vice President … until the disability be removed, or a President elected.
Though the statutory list of Presidential succession has only 17 officials, there are conspiracy theories about the existence of a much longer, secret list that lists hundreds of politicians, statesmen and officials, including all governors and senators.
Though it is possible a longer list could have been devised as a part of the Continuity of Operations Plan in the anticipation of nuclear war, such a list would be unlikely to have any legal or constitutional standing.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/United_States_presidential_line_of_succession   (2722 words)

 United States Presidents - History and Trivia
Taylor, the 12th president of the U.S. didn't vote until he was 62 years old and didn't even vote in his own election because he was a soldier and moved so often he couldn't establish legal residency until he retired.
She was the first presidential wife to be called "First Lady of the Land." Hayes and his wife conducted the first Easter egg roll on the White House lawn.
President Clinton, having returned from a visit to Romania, sent a note to thank for the presents received, among which was a 'poncho'.
www.francesfarmersrevenge.com /stuff/archive/oldnews2/prez.htm   (9683 words)

 Guardian Unlimited | Weblog | US Vote 2004
Showing an image of Paul Revere (the US revolutionary hero who rode from Boston to Concord to warn that the British were marching) in the silhouette of the Stars and Stripes, Mr Francis, a Boston native, said it represented both the convention and the pride he felt in his city's contribution to American democracy.
The former US counter-terrorism tsar, Richard Clarke's claim that the Bush administration ignored the threat of al-Qaida and failed to avert the attacks of September 11, which 'there was a chance' could have been avoided, has panicked the Republicans.
And while presidential campaigns are always fought to some extent on the floor of the House and the Senate, "as lawmakers trot out legislation intended to showcase their side's ideas and embarrass the opposition", this year will see the sport taken to a new level.
www.guardian.co.uk /weblog/usa/0,13960,1057810,00.html   (12690 words)

 "The Other War Room" by Joshua Green
Halfway through lunch, President Bush dropped by unexpectedly and launched into an impromptu briefing of his own, ticking off the items on his agenda until he arrived at the question of whether it was preferable to issue vague warnings of possible terrorist threats or to stay quietly vigilant so as not to alarm people.
The practice of presidents poll-testing their message dates back to John F. Kennedy, who wished to pursue a civil rights agenda but knew that he would have to articulate it in words that the American public in the 1960s would accept.
To those of us who study it, most of his major policy statements come off as completely poll concocted." Should this continue, the administration that condemns polling so righteously may not like what the polls wind up saying.
www.washingtonmonthly.com /features/2001/0204.green.html   (3217 words)

 Presidents of the United States
Centers devoted to research and study of the Presidency as an institution, the policies of past and future administrations, and analysis of issues faced by US Presidents.
History and background of all the US Presidential campaigns, including the primary and general election, party nominating conventions, and unsuccessful candidates.
Presidents of the Continental Congress as well as information about David Rice Atchison who some believe was the 12th President of the United States.
www.presidentsusa.net   (901 words)

 Presidential Trivia and Facts
List of the Presidents in Chronological Order A list of all the Presidents and when they served.
I was the 16th President of the United States.
Check out their collection of quizzes related to the US presidential elections.
www.classroomhelp.com /lessons/Presidents   (289 words)

 Presidential pets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Presidential pet expert Ron Elmore, an associate dean at Kansas State University's veterinary college, thinks the candidates' pets can be an electoral boon..
All the Presidents’ Pets is the long-awaited, spine-tingling, muckraking blockbuster from political and pop.
Presidential Pets Through the years, dogs have been a popular choice for presidents seeking the companionship of a pet.
www.wonsecurity.com /presidential+pets.html   (335 words)

 Hillary Clinton For President |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
We are very glad that President Clinton is going to be able to be in the company of Iowa Democrats this fall," Ann Lewis, her spokeswoman, said Wednesday.
President Bush's nominee to head the Food and Drug Administration is to appear before a Senate committee next week, but lawmakers are unlikely to vote whether to confirm him.
In a hypothetical, four-way New York presidential primary, Clinton leads Gore, 38 percent to 23 percent; with former Sen. John Edwards at 15 percent and the party's 2000 standard-bearer, Sen. John Kerry, at 5 percent, according to the poll of likely Democratic primary voters.
www.votehillary.org /CMS   (1402 words)

 Top 10 Strangest Presidential Pets - PetPlace.com
Presidential pets have ranged from the famous (President George H.W. Bush’s dog Millie, for one), the infamous, (Richard Nixon’s little dog, “Checkers,” for another) and the obscure (William Henry Harrison’s pet goat and cow; they were barely in the White House because Harrison died after one month as president).
Presidents have kept stables of some of the strangest animals imaginable on the White House lawn, feeding their image, their egos or even themselves and their families.
A museum dedicated to Presidential pets is operating just outside Washington, D.C. The founder and CEO, Claire McLean, has collected hundreds of rare artifacts, prints and memorabilia of the nation’s First Pets.
www.petplace.com /dogs/top-10-strangest-presidential-pets/page1.aspx   (502 words)

 Eschaton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The president won't be too happy tonight as he gives the 2006 state of the union speech.
Prominent members of the president's own party are balking at the heavy hand of his No Child Left Behind law, which was supposed to radically upgrade the quality of public education.
President Bush, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales and other top officials now argue that warrantless eavesdropping is necessary in part because complying with the FISA law is too burdensome and impedes the government's ability to rapidly track communications between suspected terrorists.
atrios.blogspot.com /2006_01_22_atrios_archive.html   (4261 words)

 List of United States Presidential pets - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of pets belonging to various US Presidents and their families, while serving their term(s) in office.
Checkers, Cocker Spaniel, Richard Nixon's dog while vice president, and while he was at the White House
Fido (first presidential pet to be photographed), Dog
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_U.S._Presidential_pets   (266 words)

 Mike Huckabee President 2008
Governor Huckabee, who lost over 110 pounds by completely changing his lifestyle and eating habits, who went from "couch potato" to marathoner in just two years, and who beat back diabetes through diet and exercise, has become an inspiration to millions of Americans who are battling obesity and poor health.
They were friends at church, their kids were friends at school, they played baseball, football and soccer together, and the immigrants filled important jobs in the community and paid taxes, rented housing from local landlords and shopped in locally-owned businesses.
Huckabee, who was in Iowa on Monday testing waters for a potential presidential run in 2008, said eminent domain is ‘‘one thing if the government is taking land after a very thorough process to build something of public interest.
mikehuckabeepresident2008.blogspot.com   (4190 words)

 It Shines For All
"A decorated sergeant and Arabic language specialist was dismissed from the U.S. Army under the 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy, though he says he never told his superiors he was gay and his accuser was never identified," the AP reports.
President Clinton and Senator Lieberman reflect on the post-political career of thier mutual former running mate, Al Gore.
Now that's veiled speech in the military and what he was telling us was Hizbullah fighters were all over his position and the IDF were (sic) targeting them and that's a favorite trick by people who don't have representation in the UN.
www.itshinesforall.com   (5981 words)

 Pets in the White House
In January 2001, George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the United States, will bring a new set of First Pets to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Having pets may do as much to warm up a candidate's image as the ever-popular baby-kissing—in fact, more American homes have pets than children.
As candidates Bush and Gore both posed for photographs with their pets, and chatted about their animal companions while on the campaign trail.
www.infoplease.com /spot/prespets.html   (598 words)

 Presidential Pets
President Harry S. Truman (1945-1953) once said, “If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.” ; Many presidential households must have agreed with this, since almost all the presidents have enjoyed the company of furry and feathered friends.
Millard Fillmore (1850-1853) was a founding member and president of the Buffalo chapter of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
These presidents all knew that animals are the greatest companions and confidants who will love them unconditionally and be loyal to them regardless of their political views!
www.wegmans.com /news/pet/columns/020704.asp   (289 words)

 US Presidential Candidates for 2004 - DigsBoards
As a US citizen, I want to advise you that you and anyone that participates in subverting the US presidential election can be criminally charged and perhaps even charged as spies.
The president is only one man/branch of the government and we have a system of checks and balances in place.
Most people in the US, regardless of their political affiliation, will not even think about what the rest of the world is like unless something smacks them in the face (or arrives in their mailbox).
www.digsmagazine.com /ubb/Forum5/HTML/000875-6.html   (7068 words)

 Great Lakes Rotary P.E.T.S.
The purpose of the PETS is to provide club presidents with the necessary skills, knowledge, and motivation to lead an effective club.
Great Lakes Rotary PETS is a multi PETS that includes Districts 6290 - NW Michigan up to and including Wawa, Ontario, 6310 - NE Michigan, 6360 - SW Michigan, 6380 - SE Michigan and Ontario, and 6540 - northern Indiana.
A list of those who have successfully completed the registration process is posted each Friday at "Registration List 2006."
www.greatlakesrotarypets.org   (487 words)

 Internet Public Library: POTUS
From the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, in addition to information on the Presidents themselves, they have first lady and cabinet member biographies, listings of presidential staff and advisers, and timelines detailing significant events in the lives of each administration.
Assassination of President Lincoln And the Trial of the Assassins
He was the first president to be photographed at his inauguration.
www.ipl.org /div/potus/alincoln.html   (874 words)

 White House Pets Menu 1850 to 1889
Jeff Davis, wartime mount, Cincinnatus, saddle horse, Egypt and St. Louis, carriage horses,Julia, a racing horse, Reb and Billy Button, Shetland ponies, Jennie and Mary, Nellie Grant's mares, Butcher Boy, a horse and a Parrot and Gamecocks belonging to Jesse Grant, and Faithful, Jesse Grant's Newfoundland.
It is known that President Johnson left flour out at night for a family of mice playing in his room during his dark days of impeachment.
Fillmore was a founding member and president of the Buffalo chapter of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
www.presidentialpetmuseum.com /whitehousepets-3.htm   (213 words)

 Eschaton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
That is, it's designed to scare us enough that we care enough to do something about it but not so much that we just crawl under the covers waiting for armageddon to come.
The day after U.S. Rep. Tom DeLay's grand jury indictment, his lawyer and the jury foreman on Thursday appeared to contradict the Texas politician's assertions that he was not given a chance to speak before the jury.
But we can do things to give us a chance at a better future, and one of those things is to prevent those people who have a track record of lying and fear mongering from having any influence on the national debate ever again.
atrios.blogspot.com /2005_09_25_atrios_archive.html   (6244 words)

 Amazon.com: DEAR SOCKS, DEAR BUDDY: Kids' Letters to the First Pets: Books: Hillary Rodham Clinton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Clinton, who is donating all of the author proceeds from the sale of this book to the National Park Foundation, also devotes a chapter to suggesting numerous ways that "parents can help their children initiate and enjoy the experience of writing and receiving letters," making this a treasure for both parents and children alike.
In this predictable knockoff of the Presidential pet book series pioneered by several Republican administrations, Diet Roosevelt's cat and dog ("Socks" and "Buddy," respectively) are hagiographically profiled.
Author Lady Diet Roosevelt relies largely on letters purloined from a swarm of unsuspecting child correspondents for the body of the text, much as her husband's administration largely appropriated the watered-down policies of his predecessors in running the nation (even his philandering was a watered-down take on Camelot days!).
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0671043684?v=glance   (1371 words)

 Internet Public Library: POTUS
In this resource you will find background information, election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of interest on each of the presidents.
If you don't know which president you are interested in, perhaps the name or subject indexes will help.
They are listed at the bottom of the page.
www.ipl.org /div/potus   (160 words)

 Presidential Pets - Tailfeathers Bird Community
For a while I've been keeping an eye on the current and past "first pets." And from what I can see, it seems that our presidents are not setting the best examples on pet ownership.
You know, I'd love to be president just so there could be a "first ferret" tearing up the White House.
This might seem surprising until you learn that the pit bull was a well regarded breed until the 70's.
www.tailfeathersnetwork.com /community/showthread.php?t=16379   (273 words)

 Presidential Pets
U.S. presidents and their families have typically liked animals.
The following list of presidential pets is not complete, however, as no doubt many a presidential cat or cow passed through without much public notice.
In 2004, the President gave his wife Laura a Scottish terrier puppy named Miss Beazley for the First Lady's birthday.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0768598.html   (555 words)

 PetPlace.com - Article: Top 10 Strangest Presidential Pets
Caroline also had a famous dog named Pushinka, who was given to her by the head of the Soviet Union, Nikita Khrushchev.
If your pet is showing any signs of distress or you suspect your pet is seriously ill, CONTACT YOUR VETERINARIAN immediately.
All of the information presented on this website was developed by Intelligent Content Corporation staff members and is the sole responsibility of Intelligent Content Corporation.
www.petplace.com /articles/artPrinterFriendly.asp?conID=20837   (515 words)

 The American Reporter Daily Newspaper
SAN FRANCISCO -- People who are concerned about the state of the U.S. news media in 2006 might pause to consider those who have lost their lives in the midst of journalistic neglect, avoidance and bias.
DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- President George W. Bush and other members of his administration have been fanning out around the country this week in a public relations blitz to sell the nation on the idea that their campaign domestic surveillance (or, as they call it, their "terrorist surveillance program") is legal and necessary to national security.
OLD CHATHAM, N.Y. -- Critics of President George W. Bush's administration are charging that recent appointments suggest the President has failed to learn from the Katrina disaster and the Harriet Miers nomination and continues to favor political loyalty over qualifications and competence.
www.american-reporter.com   (14680 words)

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Is Bush Considering Sending US Troops To Lebanon?
(via newscientistspace.com) – The 2200 residents of Van Horn, Texas, US, seem to be embracing the idea of having a spaceport in their backyard.
The actress who played the Vice President, then the President last season o...
www.netscape.com   (1342 words)

 Today's Top Breaking News Headlines for Washington DC and the Nation - Examiner.com
Lebanese officials estimated a civilian death toll as high as 600.
U.S. May Send 5,000 More Troops to Baghdad
A Mississippi congressman hit back at Michael Brown on Thursday after the former FEMA director described him as "that little twerp." Full Story
www.examiner.com /Washington_DC-Top_News.html?setEdition=Washington_DC   (290 words)

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