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Grand Old Partisan
Washington, DC
I am a public speaker to conservative organizations and the author of Back to Basics for the Republican Party.
Interests: the heritage of the Republican Party
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Grand Old Partisan salutes John Purroy Mitchel, born in the Bronx this day of 1879. He attended Fordham, Columbia and New York Law School. His legal career achieved prominence with an investigation of incompetence by the Manhattan borough president. Named... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan honors Jacob Ela, born this day of 1820. The industrious young man worked in a woolen mill and later apprenticed to a printer. He managed the New Hampshire Anti-Slavery Society and published its newspaper, The Herald of... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan honors Augustus Frank, born in western New York this day of 1826. He prospered in the merchandising and railroad businesses. This anti-slavery activist was delegate to the first Republican National Convention. In 1858, Frank won election to... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan salutes Jeremiah Denton, born in Mobile this day of 1924. Graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946, he would serve thirty-four years as an aviator. His plane was shot down early during the Vietnam War, sending... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan highlights patriotic oratory. This day of 1868, Representative Glenni Scofield (R-PA) explained to Congress the purpose of the Republican Party: "What is the fundamental theory of our Government? The great men who laid its foundations held that... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan salutes William Quinn, born in Rochester this day of 1919. He left Harvard Law School to enlist as an intelligence officer in the Pacific during WWII. Peace restored, he finished his degree then relocated to Hawaii. After... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2018 at Grand Old Partisan
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This day a year ago: "I, Donald Trump, do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2018 at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan notes that President Trump’s appeal for lowering taxes echoes President Reagan’s words of wisdom. This day of 1986, the Gipper addressed the California GOP: "I have pledged that we will not be satisfied until this expansion reaches... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2017 at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan appreciates the economic policies of Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump. This day in 1986, Reagan shared these words of wisdom with the United Nations General Assembly: "How ironic it is that some continue to espouse such ideas... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2017 at Grand Old Partisan
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Grand Old Partisan "should be giving the talk that he gave to us 3-5 days per week in a different city in the country until he had spoken in every city with a population of 100,000 or more at least... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2017 at Grand Old Partisan