(Photo: ABC/Tony Rivetti)If none of that sounds particularly Portland, how about this? Gibson, who is proud of being an out gay candidate, and whose husband is his campaign manager, has a slogan for the race: “Be You. Be True. Be Portland.” Why a candidate for the state senate would so prominently mention Portland instead of Oregon is another question..

A political cartoonist, Clifford Berryman, published a cartoon of the president refusing to shoot the bear. Shopkeeper had his wife make up a few stuffed bears and sent one to President Roosevelt, asking if he could call the animal, ‘Teddy’s bears.” Roosevelt said yes, and the rest is history. The shopkeeper’s name was Morris Michton, and he and his wife had such success with the bears that they closed their shop and opened, “The Ideal Toy Company.” The company is still in existence today..

Nixon isn’t quite fact, and it isn’t quite fiction. With both humor and gravity, Beattie pieces together letters, conversations, imagined sketches and even literary criticisms to craft an insightful portrait of the former first lady. Though the novel does include fictionalized moments of Nixon’s life, Beattie tells NPR’s Linda Wertheimer she was careful to distinguish those moments from the factual ones..

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Sure, as long as you consider the consequences of your actions and that you’re not doing harm. Only if it’s something you really need. You shouldn’t use magic to be greedy for non necessities. “We’re Bible thumpers who just happened to end up on television,” he says of his family’s meteoric rise to fame, which has landed them multiple tabloid covers and a spot on Barbara Walters’ Most Fascinating People of 2013 list. “You put in your article that the Robertson family really believes strongly that if the human race loved each other and they loved God, we would just be better off. We ought to just be repentant, turn to God, and let’s get on with it, and everything will turn around.”.

Joseph Lieberman (I) of Connecticut and other moderates, majority leader Reid ditched from the bill all vestiges of a public option, or government run insurance plan. To win over Sen. Ben Nelson (D) of Nebraska, Reid toughened antiabortion provisions and included an extra $100 million in Medicaid payments for Senator Nelson’s state..