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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.

Friday, April 20, 2007

Stokes officials discuss crowded schools

(Winston-Salem Journal) - Stokes County commissioners and the Stokes school board discussed solutions to the county’s problem of overcrowded schools at a meeting yesterday afternoon.

“Not long ago, we felt like it would be beneficial for the two boards to sit down together at the same table,” said Leon Inman, the chairman of the board of county commissioners. “We’ve seen tremendous growth.... As a result, we felt the two boards should sit down.”


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