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Adlai Stevenson

Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (February 5, 1900 – July 14, 1965) was an American politician, noted for his intellectual demeanor, eloquent oratory, and promotion of liberal causes in the Democratic Party.

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coworker today saw my Adlai Stevenson 1954 pin and said "why do you like the Al Gore of the 50s?"
Change is inevitable. Change for the better is a full-time job. ~ Adlai E. Stevenson
"An editor is someone who separates the wheat from the chaff and then prints the chaff." Adlai Stevenson
Jack Ruby, in so many words, is on the record saying if Adlai Stevenson had been Vice President, th…
My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular.-Adlai E. Stevenson Jr
I thought this was an Adlai Stevenson in the UN joke/reference.
He said that he was too old to cry, but it hurt too much to laugh.-Adlai Stevenson. EDWARD ForPondsMen
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CHICAGO (CBS) — A team of five from Adlai E. Stevenson High School is headed to New York City to participate in...
I see you are quoting Adlai Stevenson there.the choice of all "thinking Americans"
Something about Adlai Stevenson seems fitting here.
We'll make a deal with the Republicans. If they stop lying about our record, we'll stop telling the truth about theirs. Adlai Stevenson
Talking to my kid about the 1952 elections Ike Turner and Adlai Stevenson and the hole in the shoe . He goes" Mom were…
Isn't it conceivable to you that an intelligent person could harbortwo opposing ideas in his mind?-- Adlai Stevenson,
Adlai Stevenson - There is one thing about being President, no one can tell you when to sit down.
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I hear the ghost of Adlai Stevenson, " his hour come round at last, slouching towards Bethlehem to be born."
"In America, anybody can be president. That's one of the risks you take.". - Adlai Stevenson (1900-1965)
I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them. ~ Adlai Stevenson, 1952
I actually like it. I have a friend, who lived in Chicago, said in 1952 he voted 6 times for Adlai Stevenson and go…
This is the "left" today, folks. It's a long way to Adlai Stevenson.
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The cruelest lies are often told in silence. - Adlai Stevenson
I was told this as early as 1982 when my pastor urged us to vote for Jim Thompson, who narrowly beat Adlai Stevenson that year
great idea! Just like other successful recycles, Wm Jennings Bryant and Adlai Stevenson.
Adlai Stevenson was greeted by massive, hostile crowds when he visited Dallas during his tenure as UN ambassador.
From the archives, during my work with UPI in the sixties with Adlai Stevenson.
Amazing learning going on with Fox teacher leaders at Adlai Stevenson High! Phenomenal!
"Democrats Teaching How to Talk" "A lie...a very present help in the time of trouble" Adlai Stevenson
🐌can chart our future clearly and wisely only when we know the path which has led to the present. 👉A…
Class of 2017 Adlai Stevenson (Ill.) forward and signee Justin Smith is No. 77 in the new ESPN top…
Adlai Stevenson on the life & contribution Eleanor Roosevelt brought 2 the world that Trump is trying so hard 2 -
Ignorance is stubborn and prejudice is hard. Adlai E. Stevenson
Adlai Stevenson already is the Buffalo Bills of Presidential elections. Loosing back to back to Ike is like losing 4.
I'm expecting Adlai E Stevenson's ghost to pay her a visit.
Adlai Stevenson. Only time in modern era we have had a rematch
I see Hillary wants to top Adlai Stevenson. Wonder what's more unforgivable: twice unleashing Eisenhower or Trump
Sorry I mistyped this. I think I got you a date with Adlai Stevenson.
reminds me of classic line from Perlstein where some 60s dem is like "we need another candidate like Adlai Stevenson"
Words: "Man does not live by words alone, despite the fact that sometimes he has to eat them." Adlai Ewing Stevenson
Flattery is all right so long as you don't inhale. Adlai E. Stevenson
"We have confused the free with the free and easy." - Adlai E. Stevenson
Adlai Ewing Stevenson. All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions.
Do you know the difference between a beautiful woman and a charming...
Eisenhower was a great president, perhaps except for the Domino Theory. Torn because I love Adlai Stevenson so much.
Under the wide and starry sky. Dig the grave and let me lie. —Adlai E. Stevenson
Those who corrupt the public mind are just as evil as those who steal from the public. —Adlai E. Stevenson
Any magazine can go after lame Democrats now; builds on legacy of, say, calling Adlai Stevenson and his…
"Your periodic reminder that Adlai Stevenson was not an effective candidate for president"
In America any boy may become President and I suppose it's just one of the risks he takes. ~ Adlai Stevenson
It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse. Adlai E. Stevenson II
It is often easier to fight for principles than to live up to them. - Adlai Stevenson
"Governor, you have the vote of every thinking person!". "That's not enough, madam, we need a majority." -- Adlai Stevenson
The DNC also nominated Adlai Stevenson, who didn't even run in the primaries. Imagine if a party pulled that BS tod…
This is a fact. Romney looks like Adlai Stevenson at this point.
A diplomat's life consists of three things: protocol, Geritol, and alcohol. -- Adlai Stevenson
your point well made; he was legal counsel in the Senate (not elected) & an aide to Adlai Stevenson. JFK trusted him 1/2
Recalling Adlai Stevenson told by a supporter "all thinking people are for you" & replying, "That's not enough. I need a…
To me, there is something superbly symbolic in the fact that an as...
With Sen Adlai Stevenson III, whose grandfather was US VP in 1900 and father Gov of Illinois who lost Dem Party nom…
*** Adlai Stevenson and Grover Cleveland just unfollowed me. What do dead people have against me?
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Laws are never as effective as habits.
The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without...
Time to brag a little. Did y'all see that was ranked the public high school in America by
You can tell the size of a man by the size of the thing that make...
Adlai alumni are invited to return to Stevenson on Wednesday, November 23 to visit >
Losing pres candidates tend to be forgotten. Alf Landon, Adlai Stevenson, John Anderson are known among political j…
What about Adlai Stevenson? Lost to Eisenhower twice. Or Thomas Dewey, went to bed thinking he had been elected President.
Remember when Adlai Stevenson called Nikita Khrushchev a stronger leader than Ike? Me neither.
1952. Adlai Stevenson told "All thinking Americans are with you!" He replied: "That's not enough, I need a majority" https:/…
The relationship of the toastmaster to speaker should be the same as t...
...we live in an era of revolution--the revolution of rising expectations. ~ Adlai E. Stevenson
Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have t...
In a bid to deny JFK the nomination in 1960, after tiring of his indecisiveness, Eleanor Roosevelt declared Adlai Stevenson a candidate
The human race has improved everything, but the human race — Adlai E. Stevenson
in 1960, Eleanor Roosevelt, tired of his indecisiveness, and not happy w Kennedy, declared Adlai Stevenson a candidate for President.
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. 14 Year anniversary of graduating from Adlai E. Stevenson High School. 6 Year anniversary of the Chicago...
What a man knows at fifty that he did not know at twenty is for the mo...
Man is a strange animal. He generally cannot read the handwriting on t...
"A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth." Adlai Stevenson
He who slings mud generally loses ground.
In America, anyone can become president. That`s one of the risks you take. By Adlai Stevenson
For my part I believe in the forgiveness of sin and the redemption of ignorance ~Adlai Stevenson
1956 Press Photo Adlai Stevenson walks past a mural of the White House at Wash.
"You will find that the truth is often unpopular." Adlai Stevenson.
I think the Democrats have been more likely to renominate people who never won, e.g. Adlai Stevenson, William Jennings Bryan.
Every age needs men who will redeem the time by living with a vision o...
I bet Eleanor Roosevelt felt silly after getting that Adlai Stevenson tattoo
Adlai Stevenson, 2 time loser for President. Joe Kennedy put Bobby in his campaign to learn from mistakes.
Think Jennings Bryant and Adlai Stevenson were 2 others who got re-nominated - only to lose again
@ Adeife247 Bill Clinton was only six when Harry Truman left the White House after Eisenhower's victory over Adlai Stevenson in 1952.
Cruz is the less popular, pasty, Cuban version of Adlai Stevenson.
this was a year ago and there's a lot I miss about this picture @ Adlai E. Stevenson High School
"Peace is the one condition of survival in this nuclear age.". Adlai Stevenson
When I was in the Army, I read a book by Adlai Stevenson. He said law was a...
Nixon is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mou...
Worst political campaign since Adlai Stevenson lost to Ike in 1952.
The whole basis of the United Nations is the right of all nations - great o...
Great action from the Stevenson vs Mundelein baseball games! All levels:
The best reason I can think of for not running for President of the United ...
Adlai Stevenson (IL) 2017 wing Justin Smith (was offered by Chris Mack and Xavier, per
Or else you become Adlai Stevenson. Lots of excuses why it didn't work out, but never the POTUS.
Sorry to say that Adlai Stevenson's grave gets more traffic.
BTW the impression I have is is a fan of Eisenhower over Adlai Stevenson, even to this day. He can correct me if I’m wrong.
Excellent interview, I was undecided and just sent $27 to Sanders. In a perfect world he'd win. (As well as Adlai Stevenson!)
A6) I'm dating myself but I was very sad when Adlai Stevenson lost IL gov race to Jim Thompson in early 80s.
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After four years at the United Nations I sometimes yearn for the peace and ...
Yeah, I'm flashing back to Adlai Stevenson and 'thinking Americans' here . . .
Clevelanders campaign for Adlai Stevenson ca. 1950s.
A free society is one where it is safe to be unpopular. -Adlai Ewing Stevenson
A lie is an abomination unto the Lord and a very present help in time oftrouble.-- Adlai Stevenson
though it was Dems in 1952 who took three ballots to nominate Adlai Stevenson
Romney reminds me of Adlai Stevenson a loser that didn't know when to quit
Hopefully Barack wasn't overly Adlai Stevenson w/ him in response.
...government is like a pump, and what it pumps up is just what we are... Adlai Stevenson
It appears Obama is Merkin Muffley, probably the best movie American President. And Merkin Muffley himself might have been Adlai Stevenson.
That which seems the height of absurdity in one generation often becomes the height of wisdom in another.~ Adlai E. Stevenso…
Newspaper editors are men who separate the wheat from the chaff, and then p...
He who slings mud generally loses ground.-- Adlai Stevenson
S/O to all the people who almost were president but fell short: Henry Clay, Adlai Stevenson, Stephen Douglas I wish you could've won
David Halberstam on Adlai Stevenson's resistance to television.
Adlai Stevenson has a genius for saying the right thing, at the right time,...
Hmmm... if you were to cross Adlai Stevenson with Barry Goldwater... Rand Paul... Though both of those older...
Adlai Ewing Stevenson Flattery is all right so long as you dont inhale. :)
Adlai E. Jr. Stevenson There is a New America every morning when we wake up. It is upon us whether we will it or not. :-)
“A hungry man is not a free man.” Adlai E. Stevenson. What are you doing to create a hunger free generation?
Adlai Ewing Stevenson There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted but now it happens to everybody. no
reminds me of when Adlai Stevenson was told "every thinking American will vote for you" and he said "Sadly I need a majority"
Adlai Stevenson joined Robert Byrd as only non-southern Dem to oppose FECA amendments & I've no idea why. hard to find House vote too
Come to S Factor to see me and this good lookin dude! @ Adlai E. Stevenson High School
"On this shrunken globe, men can no longer live as strangers." Adlai E. Stevenson
Some people approach every problem with an open mouth. ~ Adlai Stevenson
"Adlai Stevenson is the man I am looking at for having some type of information". James of Rome, Vatican City.
Yep, there's an Adlai Stevenson quip in there, somewhere ...
I'm sure that Adlai Stevenson would agree with you on that one, sir.
It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts! ~ Adlai Stevenson
"Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than the freedom to stagnate.' - Adlai E. Stevenson
"When you sling mud, you lose ground." - Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.
Best review I've read: "...the pacing of Adlai Stevenson and the boyish insouciance of Eugene V. Debs." . More myth than man.
1. Joan Fontaine dated Adlai Stevenson until he told her a man in his position simply couldn't marry an actress. https…
Good lord, you wonder why Adlai Stevenson lost twice, this debate is full of Stevensons' with the exception of...
Lincoln Chafee reminds me of Adlai Stevenson. & his suit looks like its his older brother's.
Link Chafee going Adlai Stevenson early. Good luck with that,
If Biden's the new Adlai Stevenson, he better check with his shoemaker.
1956 Press Photo Durand Mich Adlai Stevenson on campaig train with J Frieze
Interesting find in a shoebox at my Mom's apt., she attended. Adlai Stevenson was nominated (spoiler)
Is it too late for William Jennings Bryan or Adlai Stevenson to jump in?
1952 Press Photo Gov.Adlai Stevenson in his executive mansion in Springfield Ill
Supporter: "You're sure to get the vote of every thinking man!" Adlai Stevenson: "Thank you, but I need a majority to win."
Maybe could have starred in that as Adlai Stevenson
And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years. - Adlai Stevenson
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This evening was filled with great conversations. I heard stories from the days of Adlai Stevenson and Bobby Kennedy.
It was tough to fit Adlai Stevenson's slogan on a button.
If you're a "GOP" anon account, please learn what it means to be a Republican. Half of you are 6 clicks left of Adlai Stevenson
Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans. ~Adlai E. Stevenson
A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you. - Adlai E. Stevenson
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yesss. The Mistress Witch from McClure and No Man's Land and Adlai Stevenson are the best. I think NML could have fit best
Maybe you could hold a seance and interview whatever's left of Adlai Stevenson.
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Apolitical Aphorisms 1. If God wanted us to vote, he would have given us candidates. ~Jay Leno~ 2. The problem with political jokes is they get elected. ~Henry Cate, VII~ 3. We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. ~Aesop~ 4. If we got one-tenth of what was promised to us in these State of the Union speeches, there wouldn't be any inducement to go to heaven. ~Will Rogers~ 5. Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build a bridge even where there is no river. ~Nikita Khrushchev~ 6. When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I'm beginning to believe it. ~Clarence Darrow~ 7. Why pay money to have your family tree traced; go into politics and your opponents will do it for you. ~Author unknown~ 8. Politicians are people who, when they see light at the end of the tunnel, go out and buy some more tunnel. ~John Quinton~ 9. Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the ...
I think Adlai Stevenson also ran.. Catchy name
" live without dreams, to have no greater aim than a second car and another television set." Adlai E. Stevenson
.I remember Cuban Missile Crisis. Amb.Adlai Stevenson called out Zorin for lies. Chilling. Went to DEFCON 2. Only time ever.
Russia pretends it has no troops in Ukraine. the Truth is the best weapon in this war. Your Adlai Stevenson moment is here.
"The trouble with Americans is that they haven't read the minute of the previous meeting." Adlai Stevenson
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Have you researched all the hugs in liberal America? What about the one between Adlai Stevenson and Grandma Moses?
As it was for Presidents Henry Clay, Wm Jennings Bryan, Tom Dewey, Adlai Stevenson, Hubert Humphrey and Bob Dole.
A Warren candidacy has a lot of appeal to people who don't know who Adlai Stevenson and George McGovern were.
The New Dealers have all left Washington to make way for the car dealers. - Adlai Stevenson
May the Lord, our God, help us to overcome this tragedy that is described below! We Are Not Coming Back Please take a moment to digest this provocative article by a Jewish Rabbi from Teaneck, N. J. It is far and away the most succinct and thoughtful explanation of how our nation is changing. The article appeared in The Israel National News, and is directed to Jewish readership. 70% of American Jews vote as Democrats. The Rabbi has some interesting comments in that regard. Rabbi Steven Pruzansky is the spiritual leader of Congregation Bnai Yeshurun in Teaneck, New Jersey "The most charitable way of explaining the election results of 2012 is that Americans voted for the status quo - for the incumbent President and for a divided Congress. They must enjoy gridlock, partisanship, incompetence, economic stagnation and avoidance of responsibility. And fewer people voted. But as we awake from the nightmare, it is important to eschew the facile explanations for the Romney defeat that will prevail among the chatt . ...
"Some of us worship in churches, some in synagogues, some on golf courses." ~ Adlai Stevenson
Adlai E. Stevenson (1835-1914) Twenty-Third Vice President of the United States. Born Oct. 23, 1835 in Christian...
Candidate fair and forum Robert Dold — at Adlai E. Stevenson High School
I've been reading about Adlai Stevenson and his various descendents (also named Adlai Stevenson). I blame
Michigan State walking into Eugene tomorrow feels a bit like Adlai Stevenson at the UN during the Cuban missile crisis.
“The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it.” - Adlai Stevenson
"When you leave here, don't forget why you came. ( to college graduates)" - Adlai E. Stevenson
running again? Worked well for Adlai Stevenson and the
Laws are never as effective as habits. . ~ Adlai E. Stevenson .
- Adlai E. Stevenson: "Understanding human needs is half the job of meeting them."
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First night as club photographer, excited! (@ Adlai E. Stevenson High School - in Lincolnshire, IL)
Nothing so dates a man as to decry the younger generation. Adlai Stevenson
Thinking about the 3 day weekend. :) (@ Adlai E. Stevenson High School -
American writer Max Ehrmann (1872–1945) wrote the prose poem "Desiderata" in 1927.[1] In 1956, the Reverend Frederick Kates, rector of Saint Paul's Church in Baltimore, Maryland, included Desiderata in a compilation of devotional materials for his congregation. The compilation included the church's foundation date: "Old Saint Paul's Church, Baltimore A.D. 1692". Consequently, the date of the text's authorship was (and still is) widely mistaken as 1692, the year of the church's foundation.[1][2] When US Democratic presidential hopeful Adlai Stevenson died in 1965, a guest in his home found the Desiderata near his bedside and discovered that Stevenson had planned to use it in his Christmas cards. This contributed further to the poem becoming widely known.[1] The text was widely distributed in poster form. Calling it "Spock Thoughts", Leonard Nimoy recited the poem on his 1968 album, Two Sides of Leonard Nimoy. This version also appeared on the 1995 re-release of Leonard Nimoy Presents Mr. Spock's Music Fr ...
When an American says that he loves his country, he means not only that he loves the New England hills, the prairies glistening in the sun, the wide and rising plains, the great mountains, and the sea. He means that he loves an inner air, an inner light in which freedom lives and in which a man can draw the breath of self-respect. ~Adlai Stevenson
I'm afraid Elizabeth Warren doesn't have the foreign policy chops to beat Clinton and will be another Bill Bradley or Adlai Stevenson.
A free society is a place where it's safe to be unpopular. - Adlai Stevenson
"We travel together, passengers on a little spaceship, dependent upon its vulnerable reserves of air and soil, all committed for our safety to its security and peace; preserved from annihilation only by the care, the work, and, I will say, the love we give our fragile craft. We cannot maintain it half fortunate, half miserable, half confident, half despairing, half slave to the ancient enemies of man, half free in a liberation of resources undreamed of until this day. No craft, no crew can travel safely with such vast contradictions. On their resolution depends the survival of us all." ADLAI STEVENSON, 1964
A hungry man is not a free man. Stevenson, Adlai
Temple has momentum in MT Quick question - any new feeling about Jalen Brunson destination?
Eggheads unite! You have nothing to lose but your yolks. ― Adlai Stevenson
Adlai E. Stevenson Quotes - BrainyQuote via Pertains to Indy debate. Truth and lies.
4.2 Donald Rumsfeld, shown in December 1983 shaking hands with Iraqi President Saddam Hussein in Baghdad, before agreeing to sell him the chemical and biological weapons which Rumsfeld's own administration would use to justify attacking Iraq in 2003. In recent interviews Rumsfeld lied by saying he "cautioned" Saddam Hussein about the use of chemical weapons when the declassified State Department minutes of the meeting state no such thing. The mishap was covered up by Pentagon spokesman Brian Whitman, who changed the story by saying that the comments were made to Iraqi foreign minister Tariq Aziz. The Washington Post reported, According to a sworn court affidavit prepared by Teicher (NSC official under Reagan) in 1995, the United States "actively supported the Iraqi war effort by supplying the Iraqis with billions of dollars of credits, by providing military intelligence and advice to the Iraqis, and by closely monitoring third country arms sales to Iraq to make sure Iraq had the military weaponry required ...
The coolness with Eleanor Roosevelt had long since vanished. She was proud of Kennedy as President and proud of Jacqueline, with whom she had an affectionate correspondence, as the President's lady. When she died in November, 1962, the Kennedys flew to Hyde Park for the funeral. The Harrimans, my wife, and I accompanied them on the plane. The day was overcast and somber. We sat in the small stone church and watched them walk in: President Kennedy, sad and silent; President Truman, looking very old, an expression of anguish on his face; President Eisenhower, grave and dignified; Frances Perkins and Henry Morgenthau, Jr., Henry Wallace and James A. Farley, Tom Corcoran and Ben Cohen, Herbert Lehman and Adlai Stevenson. "This is the last assembly," Corcoran whispered to me. "There will never again be an occasion on which all these people will gather together." By the time we reached the grave site, a gentle rain had begun to fall. Later we went over to John Roosevelt's. All the Roosevelt children were there. ...
I really like the way this man talks. Somehow I get a little Adlai Stevenson and a little Robert De Niro mixed together that entertains me, which is an impertative in my mind's eye in this day and age: be a good crew of stewards of this planet and be glad to be of service, one shrub, one tree, one flower, one bush at a time till we fill the globe with something we can be proud of in front of our grandchildren.
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In 1955, presidential candidate Adlai Stevenson told graduating seniors at Smith College that he could wish them "no better vocation" than the "humble role of housewife." Things have changed--see
Our director Geoff Cowan was recently honored with the 2014 Alumni Award from Choate Rosemary Hall! Congratulations, Geoff! Read more here: F. Kennedy was the first recipient of the honor in 1958. Other distinguished recipients include Adlai Stevenson, Edward Albee, John dos Passos, and Hedrick Smith. This year's award is also going to humanitarian Amy Lehman, founder of the Lake Tanganyika Floating Health Clinic.
Our first game on Friday will be at 6 at the Adlai Stevenson high school pool in Lincolnshire, Illinois
Watching Powers smack down the Soviets at the UN was reminiscent of Adlai Stevenson smacking Zorin during Cuban Missle Crisis
In memory of Edward M. Gallaudet, Adlai Stevenson, and William S. Burroughs. Past February 5s: 1631: Roger Williams arrives in Boston in the Massachusetts Bay Colony from England. 1736: John and Charles Wesley arrive in Savannah, Georgia. 1897: The Indiana State House legislature passes Bill No.246 which in effect gives 3.2 exactly as the value of pi. Luckily, a math professor from Purdue advises the Senate that this is mathematically incorrect, and that body indefinitely postpones action on the bill. 1897: Marcel Proust meets Jean Lorrain in a pistol duel. Proust and Lorrain exchange shots at 25 paces. Proust fires first, his bullet hitting the ground by Lorrain’s foot. Lorrain’s shot misses, and the seconds agree that honor is satisfied. 1978: Blindfolded Fred Newman makes 88 consecutive basketball free throws (at Central YMCA, San José, California). 1981: Largest Jell-O made (9,246 gallons of watermelon-flavor). Paul Squires and Geoff Ross create this glob in Brisbane, Australia. 1997: Three Swis ...
people who don't understand why my favorite movie is one about the cuban missile crisis have never known the Adlai Stevenson smackdown
"“The tragedy of our day is the climate of fear in which we live, and fear breeds repression. Too often sinister threats to the Bill of Rights, to freedom of the mind, are concealed under the patriotic cloak of anti-communism.” Adlai Stevenson, "Nature of Patriotism", August 27, 1952 - replace "communism" with "terrorism" you have 2014
"The freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained but by despotic government." - George Mason "I think it dismays Australians when the national broadcaster appears to take everyone's side but our own and I think it is a problem.” - Tony Abbot "To strike freedom of the mind with the fist of patriotism is an old and ugly subtlety." - Adlai Stevenson
What counts now is not just what we're against, but what we're for. Who leads us is less important than what leads us ~Adlai Stevenson 1952
23rd Vice-President Adlai E. Stevenson (1893–1897) "I Don't Want to Send them to Jail. I Want to Send them to School".
"Adlai Stevenson, you have the support of every intelligent American." "Won't work, I need a majority."
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