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« Reply #1575 on: March 29, 2011, 01:57:44 pm »
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Were they still in office?

Because from what I remember, Wilson was the first sitting president to meet with the Pope...

If it's actually FORMER Presidents... it's who was out of office at the time and still alive...
No, this president was not in office yet.
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« Reply #1576 on: April 01, 2011, 11:08:08 am »
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James Buchanan?
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« Reply #1577 on: April 07, 2011, 09:16:16 am »
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Ok fine.

The answer is Theodore Roosevelt. He was on vacation in Europe as a boy and on Christmas Day he kissed the Pope's Ring.
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« Reply #1578 on: June 08, 2011, 08:00:04 am »
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Which president was willing to resign if he lost relection?

Wilson?

Yep. Wilson, being a (evil?) genius, thought that the wait between Election Day and Inaugiration Day was too long, so he was going to appoint Hughes as Secretary of State, then he and his VP would resign immediatly, making Hughes president earlier.

Bump: Wouldn't that have made the Speaker president, or did that come about with the 25th Amendment?
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« Reply #1579 on: June 22, 2011, 05:23:55 pm »
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Which president was willing to resign if he lost relection?

Wilson?

Yep. Wilson, being a (evil?) genius, thought that the wait between Election Day and Inaugiration Day was too long, so he was going to appoint Hughes as Secretary of State, then he and his VP would resign immediatly, making Hughes president earlier.

Bump: Wouldn't that have made the Speaker president, or did that come about with the 25th Amendment?

I don't know about that.


Who is the only president not related to all of the others?
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« Reply #1580 on: June 22, 2011, 10:47:36 pm »
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Which president was willing to resign if he lost relection?

Wilson?

Yep. Wilson, being a (evil?) genius, thought that the wait between Election Day and Inaugiration Day was too long, so he was going to appoint Hughes as Secretary of State, then he and his VP would resign immediatly, making Hughes president earlier.

Bump: Wouldn't that have made the Speaker president, or did that come about with the 25th Amendment?

I don't know about that.


Who is the only president not related to all of the others?
This is a wild guess...George Washington?
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election 1912
Underwood: 267 Cutchens: 264 Lafolette: 0 Debs: 0 266 to win
election 1916
Underwood (i): 224 Curtis: 254 Johnson: 53 266 to win
House Underwood (i): 26 Curtis: 12 Johnson: 10 25 to win
election 1920
Roosevelt: 260 Lowden: 271 McAdoo: 0 266 to win
election 1924
Thomas: 262 Lowden (i): 269 266 to win
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« Reply #1581 on: June 23, 2011, 12:09:05 am »
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No. All of the presidents are related to Washington except....
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« Reply #1582 on: June 23, 2011, 08:59:10 am »
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No. All of the presidents are related to Washington except....

John F Kennedy?

(...and, pulling the racist card here...)
Barrack Obama?
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« Reply #1583 on: June 25, 2011, 10:59:54 pm »
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No to both.
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« Reply #1584 on: June 26, 2011, 07:58:09 am »
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Which president was willing to resign if he lost relection?

Wilson?

Yep. Wilson, being a (evil?) genius, thought that the wait between Election Day and Inaugiration Day was too long, so he was going to appoint Hughes as Secretary of State, then he and his VP would resign immediatly, making Hughes president earlier.

Bump: Wouldn't that have made the Speaker president, or did that come about with the 25th Amendment?

I don't know about that.


Who is the only president not related to all of the others?

Eisenhower?
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(Truman and Obama share a mutual ancestor, Goodnacht (Goodnight), who lived in Germantown, PA.)
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« Reply #1585 on: June 26, 2011, 08:02:27 am »
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Which president was willing to resign if he lost relection?

Wilson?

Yep. Wilson, being a (evil?) genius, thought that the wait between Election Day and Inaugiration Day was too long, so he was going to appoint Hughes as Secretary of State, then he and his VP would resign immediatly, making Hughes president earlier.

Bump: Wouldn't that have made the Speaker president, or did that come about with the 25th Amendment?

I don't know about that.


Who is the only president not related to all of the others?

Eisenhower?
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I'll take that back, Reagan.
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« Reply #1586 on: June 26, 2011, 05:26:27 pm »
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Close, but no.
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« Reply #1587 on: June 26, 2011, 05:34:29 pm »
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« Reply #1588 on: June 26, 2011, 05:38:27 pm »
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Nobody, as all of them are (at the very least) related to George Washington.
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Real Americans (and Big Sky Bob) demand to know.


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« Reply #1589 on: June 26, 2011, 05:55:55 pm »
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Nobody, as all of them are (at the very least) related to George Washington.
If you read the link, you'd find that one of them isn't related to the others. Not giving that away.
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« Reply #1590 on: June 26, 2011, 06:15:15 pm »
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How are you defining 'related'?  Is marriage-but-not-blood included?

And while the link I posted doesn't in fact provide any connection between Gerald Ford and Washington, Ford was still related to at least five others.
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« Reply #1591 on: June 26, 2011, 06:22:01 pm »
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Since of of the presidents are related, is there a conspiracy?
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« Reply #1592 on: June 26, 2011, 06:58:01 pm »
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« Reply #1593 on: June 26, 2011, 07:30:15 pm »
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In case you missed it.

I happen to know this is the correct answer.
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« Reply #1594 on: June 26, 2011, 07:38:43 pm »
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It was Ford, but then I found out that it turns out all of them are related.

Ok then, new question, it's eaiser:

Only 5 of the first 18 presidents never owned slaves. Who were they?
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« Reply #1595 on: June 26, 2011, 07:45:44 pm »
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It was Ford, but then I found out that it turns out all of them are related.

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« Reply #1596 on: June 26, 2011, 07:56:29 pm »
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I would not list being related as having a relative that married someone related to the person, i.e. Washington, unless that person was a direct ancestor.

Obama and Truman, for example, have a direct ancestor in common.  If your sister married someone related to Washington, that doesn't make you related to Washington.
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« Reply #1597 on: June 26, 2011, 08:03:07 pm »
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It was Ford, but then I found out that it turns out all of them are related.

Ok then, new question, it's eaiser:

Only 5 of the first 18 presidents never owned slaves. Who were they?

J. Q. Adams, van Buren, Filmore, Pierce, Buchanan (I don't think John Adams owned slaves either)
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« Reply #1598 on: June 26, 2011, 08:14:03 pm »
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It was Ford, but then I found out that it turns out all of them are related.

Ok then, new question, it's eaiser:

Only 5 of the first 18 presidents never owned slaves. Who were they?

J. Q. Adams, van Buren, Filmore, Pierce, Buchanan (I don't think John Adams owned slaves either)

Van Buren and Buchanan both owned slaves.
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« Reply #1599 on: June 26, 2011, 08:31:29 pm »
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It was Ford, but then I found out that it turns out all of them are related.

Ok then, new question, it's eaiser:

Only 5 of the first 18 presidents never owned slaves. Who were they?

J. Q. Adams, van Buren, Filmore, Pierce, Buchanan (I don't think John Adams owned slaves either)

Van Buren and Buchanan both owned slaves.

Marty did, Jimmy didn't:  http://home.nas.com/lopresti/ps.htm

This should be easy.  Who was the then former president who basically destroyed his legacy with one speech on the 4th of July?  And why?
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"Actually, .. now that you mention it...." 
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"Every government are parliaments of whores.
The trouble is, in a democracy the whores are us." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Wa sala, wa lala."

(Zulu for, "You snooze, you lose.")
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