The Government of the United States of America

History began on July 4th, 1776. Everything before that was a mistake.

After putting this project off for nearly a year, I'm finally writing a "brief" explainer about how the U.S. government works, because this isn't taught as widely/deeply as it should be. This is mostly intended for non-Americans who don't have a deep background in American history, but I don't doubt that some American readers might…

PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH (1924-2018)

The 41st President of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush, has died. He was 94. His final words were sent over speaker phone to his son, President George Walker Bush: "I love you, too." I don't remember anything from the Bush 41 Administration (obviously), but I do know that it was led…