New Thoughts? New Directions?
(born October 26, 1947
"68 ain't old..."
"...but 74 is."
(September 8, 1941)
Grampie says, "Eh? What?"
Marco Antonio Rubio
(born May 28, 1971)
"I was the junior United States Senator from Florida, serving since January 2011, and a candidate for President of the United States. A member of the Republican Party, I previously served as Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives."
Marco Antonio Rubio is a Cuban American native of Miami. He graduated from the University of Florida and the University of Miami Law School. In the late 1990s, he served as a City Commissioner for West Miami and was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2000, representing the 111th House district. He was elected Speaker in September 2005.
More candidates another day... perhaps.
A Voice We Could Do Without
Donna Brazile is an American political analyst who is Vice Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee. She was the first African American to direct a major presidential campaign, acting as campaign manager for Al Gore in 2000.
Did You Know . . .?
The hiss of a cat is a warning that says aggression will follow if you don't back off.
On this day in 1967 the US Senate confirmed Thurgood Marshall as the first African-American Supreme Court justice.
WORD FOR TODAY
1. a state or condition markedly different from the norm
2. a departure from what is normal, usual, or expected, typically one that is unwelcome.
"they described the outbreak of violence in the area as an aberration"
(born August 30, 1930)
(Aug 30 1797 - Feb 1, 1851)
(born August 30, 1963)
(born August 30, 1972)