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December 29, 2018

President Arrested!!!

Filed under: News — Scottie @ 17:46

I love history, and history has so many hidden depths to learn about. This is a grand story I had not know and well worth the read. Thank you Jill, for again giving us truth and humor in one of you grand posts. Hugs

Filosofa's Word

Amidst the ongoing debate in Washington circles and around the nation about whether or not a sitting president can be indicted or charged with a crime, I came across this tidbit of a time a president was, indeed, arrested.  There’s some humour here, and as I thought we could all stand to take a bit of a break from the ongoing bleakness that pervades our newsfeed on a daily … nay, hourly … basis.

This came from an article in the Retropolis section of The Washington Postand was written by Michael S. Rosenwald …

In 1872, while president, Grant was arrested at the corner of 13th and M streets in Washington. This was not a high crime, but it was — at least theoretically speaking — a misdemeanor.Grant-arrestedThe man who led the North to victory in the Civil War was busted for speeding in his horse-drawn carriage.


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  1. got me all excited, and then ….. dang, wrong president arrested.

    Liked by 2 people

    Comment by randy — December 29, 2018 @ 20:03

    • Yup that is me, a big tease! You are not the first one to get excited and end up disappointed when dealing with me. Hugs

      Liked by 1 person

      Comment by Scottie — December 29, 2018 @ 20:04

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