• 11 Feb
    2008

Travelling the President

It is said that wherever the president is, so goes the White House. On land, at sea or in the air, the power of the presidency travels well. At least it does now. It wasn’t always like that.

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  • 10 Feb
    2008

Campaign Trading Cards

To advertise your bread, laundry powder or clothing shop, perhaps you could include an image of Hillary Clinton or John McCain and an American flag in the background. If even bad publicity is good publicity, you’ll certainly get noticed all right, by the press and by the summons.

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  • 4 Feb
    2008

Political Cartoons of Clifford Berryman

Sometimes you’re remembered for only one thing even though you’ve done so much more. We know Clifford Berryman as having created a bear named for President Theodore Roosevelt. Yep, the teddy bear.

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  • 28 Jan
    2008

Camp David

It is hard to get away if you’re the president of the United States, at least so I’ve heard. I have no trouble getting away myself. But then, I don’t have an entourage of people following me around everywhere I go, some with firearms.

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  • 28 Jan
    2008

Political Buttons of Brian Campbell

We don’t even have any of these special campaign buttons in the store, because they are so collectible.

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  • 28 Jan
    2008

The Ultimate White House Collectible

After all of that pomp and ceremony, you would think that at least one of the people who attended the laying of the cornerstone of the President’s House would remember where they put it.

If you weren’t one of the Freemasons who attended the ceremony on October 13, 1792 to lay the cornerstone at the President’s House, then let me tell you what happened.

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  • 28 Jan
    2008

Are you wearing the real George W. Bush?

You look good. Very good. Crisp, white shirt with cobalt blue studs and cobalt blue, official presidential George W. Bush cuff links to match. Black tie and tux. Wonderful overcoat and cashmere scarf. Your new shoes shined to perfection. Limousine waiting. Your date is matching perfection. Ready to attend the President’s State of the Union speech?

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  • 24 Jan
    2008

Campaign Biographies

The campaign biography has been with us in some form or fashion since the beginning of American politics.

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  • 20 Jan
    2008

Secret Service Collectibles Part II

This is an expanded list of Secret Service collectibles, particularly as it relates to the declassified security pins worn by VIPs within the White House compound. They are occasionally numbered.

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  • 20 Jan
    2008

Secret Service Collectibles

What began as a special governmental protection unit responsible for the safety of US currency in 1865, the US Secret Service has expanded its role to include protection of the president, vice president, presidential candidates, and foreign leaders while visiting US soil.

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