Here are some wonderful 35 mm slide images of President Richard Nixon’s 1971 visit to Walla Walla, Washington. The photos first appeared on Bygone Walla Walla. They were taken by Howard B. Ludwigs. Here is a brief excerpt from the speech he gave that day. “…I would like to tell you a little about what […]
Quantumrun has a podcast that focuses on the trends and innovations that will shape our world over the next two decades. Their latest episode is When Generation X Takes Over Politics, which reminds me I promised to cover future Gen X presidential candidates this year, and still need to make good on that promise. Stay with […]
Who Is Generation Jones? Before Generation X came Generation Jones. This is the micro-generation between Baby Boomers and Generation X that was born during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Read on to learn more about this important generation in American life and politics. Origin of the Term Generation Jones If not for Jonathan Pontell […]
Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida), talked a lot about his generation and leaving a legacy for his children in the most triumphant third-place finish speech ever made. He came away with 23 percent of the vote last night in the Iowa Caucus, which was better than he was expected to do. Political speeches rarely inspire me, […]
Generation X and Government Governing.com has published an article today about how Generation X is now the generation shaping government. It’s an excellent article that’s been thoroughly researched, but compressed for quick readability. Here are a few chief takeaways: Public engagement has been broken and unpleasant for a long time. Public engagement is increasing at […]
Unsure why Eisenhower was so popular with so many? Check out an essay on Ike by Stephen Ambrose on PBS.This is the 80-something usher who greets me at church on Sunday mornings. A member of the Silent Generation, this is the button he’s been wearing for the last few weeks: I LIKE IKE.
According to a new study by Pew Research, Generation X is divided over the 2012 candidates for president. National Public Radio aired a story about it yesterday. Here is an excerpt: “…A majority of Generation Xers have an unfavorable view of the Republican Party. Most are also disappointed with President Obama…The Pew survey finds an […]