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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.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

'Promised Land': TCU Joins Big 12 Nearly 15 Years After Exclusion

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — In the mid-1990s, TCU was excluded from the Big 12 while its former rivals were invited to the new league.

Instead of hanging their heads, the Horned Frogs — who have since been a part of three conferences — kept building athletic programs and upgrading facilities, culminating in a Rose Bowl victory to cap off a perfect 2010 season.

Then the Big 12 finally came a' calling.


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