ASSOCIATED PRESS President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House in Washington. WASHINGTON >> He eats almost every meal in the White House or at properties he owns. His presidential travel has been limited largely to red-state campaign rallies with adoring crowds, brief appearances surveying natural disasters, official travel overseas and a handful of forays to factories. His most consistent interactions with Americans are the steady diet of tweets he sends them. Every president complains that the White House is a confining bubble, but unlike his predecessors, Donald Trump has made little effort to break out of it. In many ways, he lives in an echo chamber of his own making, an approach to the presidency that will be strenuously tested as Trump begins his campaign for re-election. Virtually none of his travel as president has been to areas where he could expand his political base. Instead, he seems to mostly seek a controlled, … [Read more...] about Some presidents felt trapped in the White House bubble. Trump thrives in it.
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Editors USA TODAY Published 11:55 AM EST Dec 22, 2018 In 2018, the eyes of the nation were again fixed on President Donald Trump, whose second year in office was no less remarkable than his first. It was a year that saw the president open up trade wars, meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, spar with the press and defend hush money payments to women he allegedly had affairs with, all while new revelations and indictments poured out of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election meddling. Policies and politics divided us. We found ourselves embroiled in a fierce immigration debate. Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh ascended to the high court despite sexual assault allegations from Christine Blasey Ford. Nature humbled us. California burned as the Camp Fire became the most destructive in state history. Hurricane winds and floods battered the Carolinas. But other stories made us proud. Team USA brought home 23 Olympic … [Read more...] about 2018 news year in review: Stories across United States that moved us
October 1, 2018 | Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Clarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history. Some of the events in October at the Museum are: Camille Engel: Her Home Tennessee, Alan LeQuire: From Clay to Bronze, Art Sale at Seasons: The Museum Store, Friday Mornings in October: Fall into Fun, Hands-On Activities: Halloween Science, Art 4 Us: Free Art Classes During Fall Break. Gaela Erwin – Mother and Child reunion Customs House Museum Exhibits The Art of Ashley Mintz Nashville artist Ashely Mintz creates colorful mixed media pieces that have exhibited in places such as the Tennessee State Museum and Tennessee State University. Mintz says of her work, “Art, whether it is creating it or enjoying the works of others, is a very healing experience for me. Art is so personal, yet it … [Read more...] about Clarksville’s Customs House Museum October 2018 Exhibits and Activities
September 1, 2018 | Clarksville’s Customs House Museum Clarksville, TN – The Customs House Museum and Cultural Center is located in historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee. Come explore an entire city block featuring large gallery spaces filled with fine art, science and history. Some of the events in September at the Museum are: Carmen McDowell: Color Play, Always a Lady: A Women Painting Women Exhibition, Best of Tennessee Craft, Our Town: Stories Within Clarksville’s Doorways, Hands-on Activities, and Second Saturday Free Admission Day. Carmen McDowell – Mayans Dream Customs House Museum Exhibits Carmen McDowell: Color Play Nashville native and local, Carmen McDowell has been doing art since her youth. She received an Associates and Bachelors in Studio Arts. A lover of natural things and a huge fan of bold colors, her acrylic paintings experiment with multiple elements to make a simple yet eclectic abstract piece of art. This exhibition is sponsored in part … [Read more...] about Clarksville’s Customs House Museum September 2018 Exhibits and Activities
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Day Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByPeter Eavis and Stephen Grocer Aug. 22, 2018 The stock market rally that kicked off more than nine years ago during the financial crisis is now arguably the longest on record in the United States.* [*By one measure. Read about the caveats here .] The Standard & Poor’s 500 stock-index has marched steadily higher for 3,453 days. Since bottoming out on March 9, 2009, it is up more than 320 percent. Investors have enjoyed 11 bull markets — defined as a period without a pullback of 20 percent or more — since the end of World War II. Usually driven by a strengthening economy that fuels corporate profits, bull markets often end in recession after the Federal Reserve begins to raise rates to slow rising prices and cool the economy. Here’s a look at the … [Read more...] about A Brief History of Bull Markets, From Post-War Boom to Housing Bust