Prager University: The Amazing Life of Ulysses S. Grant

It is not unusual for anyone discussing President Grant to bring up the fact that in his military years he was a drunkard who resigned to avoid court martial. That is true, to be sure, but it is a relatively insignificant weakness when compared to the many good things the mad did during nothing his military and political life.

Garry Adelman of the Civil War Trust provides a highly interesting and enlightening review of the career of this patriot, hat salesman, general and President. In particular, a general smart enough to take his wife’s advice about avoiding Ford’s Theatre.

Tom Stark

Tom Stark’s career began with Air Force service, including a year in Thailand and Vietnam, and progressed through a variety of manufacturing and service positions to Manager of Security, Safety, and Transportation for the Orange County (FL) Convention Center. He graduated from Barry University in 1994 and soon after embarked on a second career building custom furniture as an entrepreneur for the last 20 years. He unsuccessfully ran as a Tea Party candidate in the 2010 Congressional race (WV-01). Tom currently writes and advocates for smaller more prudent and less intrusive government, strengthening families and protecting life while building free market principles that make America stronger. He is now 70, retired, and residing with his wife in Weston, West Virginia.

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