Fun Fact: Millie Bush

Millie was George H.W. Bush’s dog during his presidency, she was a English Springer Spaniel. Her master used the dog in his own presidential campaign saying that Millie had more knowledge in foreign affairs than Bill Clinton and Al Gore.

Fun Fact: The Evil Work of Paul Manafort

Before his severe legal trouble in recent memory and his time serving as campaign chairman for Donald Trump, Paul Manafort had advised and lobbied for many on the right wing. He advised Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Bob Dole. He also helped the disgraced (and pro-Russian) Ukrianian President Viktor Yanukovych. Even more…

Fun Fact: Why Happy Holidays Shouldn’t Be Offensive

While many conservative Christians have been upset about the phrase “Happy Holidays” the saying also includes traditional American holidays like Thanksgiving, and New Years. Other holidays include Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and the Winter Solstice. Most of the world’s major religions have at least one holiday somewhere between November and January.

Fun Fact: The Man Kicked Out of the Supreme Court

After allying himself with the future president Lyndon Baines Johnson, Abe Fortas was nominated to the Supreme Court. Johnson wanted to promote him to Chief Justice, but an ethics scandal prevented the Senate from confirming him. The same problem also led to his resignation before the Court.