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Moving Washington's Birthday

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If there had been a calendar on the wall in the room where his mother gave birth, it would have shown that George Washington entered life 11 days earlier than "Washington's birthday." There's a reason for this, and a reason why it was later moved. The reason was a centuries-old squabble between the Catholic Church and the rest of the Western world.

Presidents Day?

Adam Dubowsky | Posted 04.19.2014 | Comedy
Adam Dubowsky

It's Presidents Day! The day we celebrate our founding fathers the way they would've wanted -- by giving 10 percent off all appliances $397 or more at...

Will That Be One Term or Two?

Kenneth C. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kenneth C. Davis

As President's Day approaches, it seems a good time to look at what keeps single-term Presidents from earning those added 1,461 days in office. And what can the past say about Obama's future?

Was George Washington a Gay Pot Smoker?

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Wasserman

The medicinal uses of cannabis were known to the ancient Chinese. Thousands of years later, it's inconceivable American growers would not indulge in its recreational powers.