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Word of the Week: Prudence

When George H.W. Bush was President, comedian Dana Carvey made a living by imitating Bush on Saturday Night Live. As he spoofed the President, Carvey made popular the phrase: “Wouldn’t be prudent!”

While the President could have become irritated and resentful of Carvey, Bush demonstrated prudence by inviting Carvey and his wife to the White House. Apparently the two became good friends and dispelled any rumors that Bush held a grudge against Carvey. Continue reading

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How To Let Your Light Shine

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Floyd Hammer and Kathy Hamilton were honored at the White House Monday afternoon by President Obama.  Also in attendance at the ceremony former President George H. W. Bush and his wife Barbara.

So who are Floyd and Kathy?  What did they do?  And why were they honored?  Continue reading

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