President Harding Opens the Alaska Railroad

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Posted by Deggesty on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:24 AM

Murphy Siding

 

 
charlie hebdo

Given Harding's soiled/sordid reputation [prostitutes entering and leaving by the backstairs in the WH and rampant corruption scadals brewing] it's understandable that an upstanding guy like Hoover might distance himself. 

 

 

 

Garsh! You make him sound like a bad enough guy that his wife might try to have him bumped off or something. Mischief

 

 

Murphy Siding

 

 
charlie hebdo

Given Harding's soiled/sordid reputation [prostitutes entering and leaving by the backstairs in the WH and rampant corruption scadals brewing] it's understandable that an upstanding guy like Hoover might distance himself. 

 

 

 

Garsh! You make him sound like a bad enough guy that his wife might try to have him bumped off or something. Mischief

 

 

She did order him to come out of a closet once when she knew he had a housemaid in with him (according to a tale). I do not know what she did after he came out.

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:04 AM

A different type of closeted male!! 

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Posted by Victrola1 on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:49 AM

“I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in a fight. But my friends, my goddamned friends, they're the ones who keep me walking the floor at nights! ”


― Warren G. Harding

https://www.goodreads.com/quotes/35912-i-have-no-trouble-with-my-enemies-i-can-take

"There was no reasonable suggestion that Harding either knew about this affair or profited from it. His failure was not greed, but rather making some poor choices for cabinet positions and failing to monitor them. The Teapot Dome Scandal was lasting blot on the record of his administration."

https://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1377.html

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Posted by Victrola1 on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 12:04 PM

"It would be folly to ignore that we live in a motor age. The motor car reflects our standard of living and gauges the speed of our present-day life. It long ago ran down Simple Living, and never halted to inquire about the prostrate figure which fell as its victim. With full recognition of motor-car transportation we must turn it to the most practical use. It can not supersede the railway lines, no matter how generously we afford it highways out of the Public Treasury. If freight traffic by motor were charged with its proper and proportionate share of highway construction, we should find much of it wasteful and more costly than like service by rail. Yet we have paralleled the railways, a most natural line of construction, and thereby taken away from the agency of expected service much of its profitable traffic, which the taxpayers have been providing the highways, whose cost of maintenance is not yet realized."

Warren Harding (December 8, 1922)

https://www.infoplease.com/primary-sources/government/presidential-speeches/warren-harding-december-8-1922

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