A friend asked about whether Sarah Palin’s resignation as Alaska governor last summer had any precedent, or if any governors in the past had, like her, just abruptly resigned. The short answer is “no,” with one exception. But before the long answer, let’s take a look at former Governor Palin’s stated reasons for leaving her … Continue reading What Sarah Palin and Nelson Rockefeller Have in Common
Reagan on the $50 Bill?
News from North Carolina: Rep. Patrick McHenry ® has introduced a bill to direct the Treasury to replace U.S. Grant’s portrait on the $50 bill with Ronald Reagan’s visage. He is reported to have said, “every generation needs its own heroes.” I won’t go into the pros and cons of President Reagan, nor the expense … Continue reading Reagan on the $50 Bill?