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Elizabeth Warren Stumps for Dems; “Smear Factor”; Yosemite Turns 150

Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on June 30th, 2014 11:08 pm by HL

Elizabeth Warren Stumps for Dems; “Smear Factor”; Yosemite Turns 150
Carl M. Cannon, RealClearPolitics
Good morning. It’s Monday, June 30, 2014. On this date 150 years ago, Abraham Lincoln signed a bill drafted in the U.S. Senate called the Yosemite Valley Grant Act. The legislation laid claim, on behalf of the state of California, to the grand terrain we know as Yosemite National Park, upon the condition that it “be held for public use, resort, and recreation.” June of 1864 had been a busy month for the 16th president. He was nominated to run for a second term at the Republican National Convention in Baltimore, with Andrew Johnson as a running mate; he called for a…

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