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Bully Pulpit

The term "bully pulpit" stems from President Theodore Roosevelt's reference to the White House as a "bully pulpit," meaning a terrific platform from which to persuasively advocate an agenda. Roosevelt often used the word "bully" as an adjective meaning superb/wonderful. The Bully Pulpit features news, reasoned discourse, opinion and some humor.

Thursday, June 16, 2005

House passes $17.1 billion budget that avoids some of Senate's cuts

From David Rice of the Winston-Salem Journal:

Cigarettes, movies and car registrations would all cost more in the $17.1 billion budget that the N.C. House began debating last night.


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