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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.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Why is the school system being blamed for proposed tax increase? - This question was asked at the county’s budget public hearing

(By Leslie Bray, The Stokes News) - Only 13 citizens showed up for the public hearing on the county budget on Monday night. This was, however, an increase from the two who came last year.

Of the 13, three people signed up to speak on very different subjects...


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