#24. Thomas Jefferson

“I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.” –Remarks by President Kennedy to a gathering of Nobel laureates, 1962 He was many things: lawyer, philosopher, naturalist, musician, geographer, inventor, agriculturalist, philologist, scientist,… Read More #24. Thomas Jefferson

#25. Gregory Pincus

“After the condom came the pill — and blessed be the pill! Perhaps some future historian will hail it as our century’s greatest contribution to happiness.”–Paul Blanshard, 1973 A funny thing happened to the world population in the nineteenth century. It doubled. After taking all of humanity’s existence to reach one billion people in the early 1800s, the population closed… Read More #25. Gregory Pincus

Is Mike Pence Running for President in 2020?

Only 72 hours after Presidential Politics for America wondered about a future conservative realignment behind Vice President Mike Pence, The New York Times proposed that Pence might be actively positioning himself in front of that realignment. Just a few hours after that, Pence rejected the idea as “disgusting and offensive,” presumably adding the article to an extensive… Read More Is Mike Pence Running for President in 2020?