As if assassinating President John F. Kennedy weren't offensive enough, Lee Harvey Oswald has yet another black mark against his name. According to the records of the Dallas Public Library, Oswald checked out the book The Shark and the Sardines by Juan José Arévalo. It was already overdue at the time of Oswald's death.
He may have been the most powerful man in the world, but John F. Kennedy learned that there are some things even the President of the United States can't do. He commanded a military of nearly 3 million people who would follow his orders without question, but there was one person to whom he needed to... Continue Reading →
Everyone likes money because of the value it has in itself. Coin collectors like certain kinds of money because of its rarity or historical value. Every once in a while currency comes around that is just plain fun. In 2007 the nation of Mongolia chose to honor US President John F. Kennedy because of his... Continue Reading →
President John F. Kennedy was one of the best known humorists to occupy the White House, and he rarely missed a chance to employ humor. In 1961 New York Post columnist Leonard Lyons wrote to the President and informed that a JFK signature was then selling for $75, while George Washington’s was priced at $175. Lyons received the... Continue Reading →
P.J. O'Rourke is not known for holding back when he has a strong opinion. This is how he described those who made up the administration of President Bill Clinton: "Those simps and ninnies, lava lamp liberals and condo pinks, spoiled twerps, racket-jawed purveyors of monkey doodle and baked wind. They are piddlers upon merit, beggars... Continue Reading →