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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, February 01, 2012

Forsyth Co. Weighs Fate of Confederate Statue

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (AP) — Forsyth County is selling its old courthouse building, but hasn't decided what to do with the statue of a Confederate soldier standing sentinel on the square for more than a century.

The Winston-Salem Journal reports that plans to sell the closed courthouse building for $700,000 don't include the monument.


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