Kennedy half-dollar collection

Fun Presidential Facts – John F. Kennedy

Here are some fun facts and personal opinions about President John F. Kennedy

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Bear (stuffed) at Bass Pro Shop

John F Kennedy – His Father and Grandfathers

“Know ye not that they which run in a race run all, but one receiveth the prize? So run, that ye may obtain.” I Corinthians 9:24 KJV

The legend has fallen! There was one very important trophy missing from his family heritage mantel: the Presidency. “I always said I would leave this stinking job if something better came along and now it has,” he said.

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Old Martin Van Buren collector card

Fun Presidential Facts – Martin Van Buren

Here are some fun facts and personal opinions about President Martin Van Buren

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Wayne (me) and his puppet buddie Bernie

Martin Van Buren – The Petticoat Affair and His Wife

“For mine iniquities are gone over mine head: as an heavy burden they are too heavy for me.” Psalm 38:4 KJV
One of the best parts of puppetry is that you stay anonymously behind a curtain to perform. Bricks, bricks, and more bricks. Everywhere you looked there were bricks. The whole situation is referred to in history as the Petticoat Affair.

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US President series trading cards - James Monroe

Fun Presidential Facts – James Monroe

Here are some fun facts and personal opinions about President James Monroe

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A James Monroe postcard

James Monroe: The Battle of Trenton and being a soldier

“Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.” I Timothy 4:12 KJV
So how does that little bundle of nothing grow up into a living, productive being? This future President would be so inspired by him that he would go buy a rifle and join the college patriots. When the young, strong, handsome prince crossed one of his daughter’s path, he probably thought he struck gold.

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James K. Polk Birthplace T-shirt

Fun Presidential Facts – James K Polk

Here are some fun facts and personal opinions about President James K. Polk

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The Tennessee Presidents Cover

James K Polk – How he got his Young Hickory nickname

“And Jesus answering saith unto them, Have faith in God.” Mark 11:22 KJV
Life is a journey of many steps and it would be kind of boring if each step was the same as the next or if you didn’t verve off for an adventure every once in a while. The young lad for Columbia was one of those lucky lads. If there were rankings of prophets at that time, you might say, his ranking was slipping and slipping badly.

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Harry S Truman bust (small)

Fun Presidential Facts – Harry S Truman

Here are some fun facts and personal opinions about President Harry S Truman

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My Hand

Harry Truman: Retirement and the Former Presidents Act

“For how shall I go up to my father, and the lad be not with me? lest peradventure I see the evil that shall come on my father.” Genesis 44:34 KJV
After all the ceremonies, his body guard took him to Union Station in Washington DC where he would board a train to head home. The ex-President was now, literally, just an average American. If I stayed there any longer, I knew I would feel the pain of their hand slipping out of mine. “Take me! Take me! I just can’t bear my father’s pain over the loss of another son. It will kill him and it will be my fault because I didn’t take extra good care of his youngest son,” he would beg.

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