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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.

Sunday, March 26, 2006

Mourners honor Mount Airy soldier

Anton Hiett stood up for beliefs, father says

By Sherry Youngquist
Winston-Salem Journal


As family members gathered on a hilltop in Salisbury National Cemetery to bury Sgt. Anton Hiett, they told mourners to remember the lesson of Hiett's life: Stand up for something you believe in.


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