Ranking the Presidents – Part 3

In Part 3, we are finally getting to some presidents that did some real things. Unlike those in Part 1 and Part 2, the accomplishments in this group tend to be more good than bad. This group of ten can split into a couple of groups, with one outlier that doesn’t really fit. We haveContinue reading “Ranking the Presidents – Part 3”

Ranking the Presidents – Part 2

In Part 2, we continue the work started in Part 1, covering the presidents ranked from 21-30. Lots of “modern” presidents on this list, and even a couple that were reelected. A few of these guys even did some good things, but the overall portfolio of work just wasn’t nearly enough to move them intoContinue reading “Ranking the Presidents – Part 2”

Ranking the Presidents – Part 1

As I mentioned in my recent Abraham Lincoln post, I was eventually going to get to the reason why I consider Abraham Lincoln the best president ever. Before I can do that, I wanted to rank the presidents, something I had though I had done before. Unfortunately, if I wrote that piece before, I can’tContinue reading “Ranking the Presidents – Part 1”

2013 in review

I didn’t write nearly as much as I wanted to this year, mostly due to school, but 2014 should hopefully see more. Please check back in the next few days to see what I mean. The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York CityContinue reading “2013 in review”