TBS.com - Ten of the BIGGEST Scandals in Modern History
1) Coming only a few years removed from the end of the Syrian War and the beginning of the Lost Decade, the APEX scandal came at precisely the worst time for President Webb - Scoop Jackson, who had won a landslide victory in 1976 on the...
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"At time of writing, Britain has been led by nine men and three women since the Second World War. But other countries have had higher turnover - and in the 1950s, we had four men in ten years.
"So what if 'Supermac', the man who...
Government of the 1st Dáil
President of Dáil Éireann: Thomas Johnson (Labour)
Deputy President of Dáil Éireann: Arthur Griffith (Sinn Fein)
Secretary for Home Affairs: Jack Beattie (Labour)
Secretary for Finance: William X. O'Brien (Socialist Party of Ireland)
Secretary for Foreign Affairs...
The eight most significant speeches of the Twentieth Century
1] Theodor Duesterberg - Formation of the Harzburg Front (1931)
Duesterberg's announcement of the formation of the united front of Far Right German parties may lack rhetorical flourish but its significance for the German Republic and...
10 of History's Worst War Time Leaders
1) Thomas Jefferson (President of the USA, War of 1804) 
2) Charles X (King of France, Franco-Haitian War/"Haitian Accident") 
3) JOINT AWARD: Frederick William III (King of Prussia, War of the Spring) Jules de Polignac (Regency Council of France...
The gimmick here should be obvious, I may expand on it in the writing forum but it near killed me getting to this point.
First Irish Republic
Prime Minister of Dáil Éireann
1919-1919: Arthur Griffith (Sinn Fein)
Minority def: Cumann na nGaedheal, Irish Parliamentary Party, Irish Dominion...
THE TOP 7 MOST CONTROVERSIAL FILM ADAPTATIONS
1) Pride and Prejudice (1961, dir. Carl Rice)
Other than a handful of liberation films specifically about fighting ONLY GERMANS, British filmmakers had not touched on the occupation. Even the 'Free Cinema' movement, at the height of the...
List of States with Nuclear Weapons
1. United Kingdom - the first nation to develop them and the first nation to use them, after Operation Mincemeat lured Axis forces to Sardinia in 1943 and into the unwitting blast radius of "Bulldog". Italy's surrender was a direct result, though Germany...
All the 1920s stuff is great, love to hear more about the series of coups. As an unreconstructed Bukharin-stan I'm particularly taken with his Great Reformer moniker.
I'd started on something like this myself a few months ago with the early death of Stalin leading to a more democratic USSR but...
]Vice Presidents of the United States:
1993-1997: Bob Matsui 
1997-1999: Barbara Boxer 
1999-2001: Joe Lieberman 
 It's never good to have a Vice President who is more respected and appreciated than the actual President. Whilst Al...