Nixon to China

March 25, 2021 USGOPO 0

He Re-Opened Relations. In 1972, President Nixon arrived in China and met with Chairman Moa Zedong. The Chinese Communist Party had controlled mainland China since […]

The Lippmann Column

March 24, 2021 USGOPO 0

The Trial Balloon. Walter Lippmann, a widely read columnist for the New York Herald-Tribune and an accepted expert on many subjects, wrote this column below […]

President’s Day

February 15, 2021 USGOPO 0

The Father of the Country. Originally celebrating George Washington’s birthday, and then Abe Lincoln’s Birthday, the federal government has declared the third Monday in February […]

Comforter-in-Chief

January 26, 2021 USGOPO 0

Grieving Nation Looks to President. One of the unofficial duties of the president is to serve as the ceremonial head of the government. Often time […]

Presidential Pardons

January 19, 2021 USGOPO 0

Excusing Federal Convicts. The Constitution gives the president the power to pardon criminals who committed crimes against the United States, so only federal crimes. This […]