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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, January 17, 2012

Shocking Vid: Base Jumper Crashes in Wingsuit During Mtn. Jump…And Survives!

(By Jonathon M. Seidl, The Blaze) - Jeb Corliss does things you and I only dream of (and some have nightmares about). For example, he jumps off mountains wearing only a wingsuit, and then glides through the air like a bird. But sometimes, gliding turns to falling, like it did in Cape Town, South Africa, while shooting a special for HBO.

[Content warning for graphic language]


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