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John Quincy Adams

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  • Baltimore's marble lady stepping down from Calvert Street

    Baltimore's marble lady stepping down from Calvert Street
    Lady Baltimore has withstood much in 189 years perched overlooking Courthouse Square. She has lost both of her arms over the decades — one of them, holding high a wreath that signifies service to the republic, was sheared off by a gust of wind in...
  • Mary Merceron witnessed the birth, and early life, of a nation

    100 Years Ago Spirit and kick "Misses Lillian Schultz and Mary Merceron attended one of the performances of "Ben Hur" at the New Academy of Music. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Rider and daughter of "Sherwood," have been visiting Mrs. H. Newton De Vries. Mrs....
  • Stephen Mihm: Rewind two centuries for worst Congress

    By some accounts, this Congress may be the least productive ever, passing the fewest laws on record. President Barack Obama is threatening to circumvent congressional gridlock by making policy via executive orders, taunting Republicans to "sue me" if they...
  • Friend of Tsarnaev brothers charged with obstructing bombing inquiry

    An immigrant cabdriver from Kyrgyzstan who was friends with the Tsarnaev brothers has been indicted in connection with destroying evidence from his computer and lying to the FBI about his relationship with the suspected Boston Marathon bombers, federal...
  • Good for the Bushes and the Clintons, but not good for America

    A few years ago, I found myself sitting on an airplane next to a gentleman from Egypt. Talk quickly turned to the upheaval in his country, where the so-called Arab Spring was in full bloom. "We want a real democracy," he told me, "not like yours."...
  • Stephen Colbert channels pundit outrage over Obama's viral video

    Stephen Colbert channels pundit outrage over Obama's viral video
    President Obama's appearance on the Funny or Die sketch series "Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis" on Tuesday has become a viral sensation, with over 14 million views already. But not everyone is laughing, especially Stephen Colbert. On Wednesday...
  • Paul Greenberg: Faceoff in Arkansas

    LITTLE ROCK -- Mark Pryor (Very D-Ark.) is this state's senior senator, and he should be thanked for making the choice in this fall's election for the U.S. Senate here in Arkansas more than crystal clear. Talk about the halogen spotlight of public...
  • Liz Cheney's problem wasn't her famous name

    In one of the many news reports about Liz Cheney's decision to end her bid for the U.S. Senate, Gov. Matt Mead was quoted as saying, "Name recognition and dynasties — that just doesn't fly in Wyoming." He was trying to explain why the 47-year-...
  • What was that he said?

    Just what is the country supposed to make of our president's rambling stream-of-consciousness billed as a Major Policy Address at the National Defense University last week? To try to summarize: The war on terror, a term this president avoids, is now...
  • The Presidential 'Out Of Context'

    Barack Obama claims only that his legislative and foreign policy achievements in his first two years matched those of "any president — with the possible exceptions of Johnson, FDR and Lincoln" in "modern history." Some Obama enthusiasts are less...
  • Hail to the chiefs! A road trip to where presidents took their last breaths

    Hail to the chiefs! A road trip to where presidents took their last breaths
    Slowly my fingers slid along the surface. "You know, that's made of Quincy granite," our tour guide said, as my hand went down the edge of John Adams's tomb. Across the room, my travel partner — and future best man — Bryan Buckler did...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Savannah, Georgia
    Savannah, Georgia is synonymous with Southern charm in the minds of many –maybe because of the city’s gardens, squares, historic mansions, Southern cooking, and cordial welcome to travelers. The city’s beauty may have actually saved it...