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Pres. Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

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Third-Party Descriptions

December 2012: "This new approach, some say, violates a century-old American ethic, articulated by Theodore Roosevelt, himself an avid hunter, that wildlife belongs to all, and not just to those with land or wealth."

October 2005: "(It wasn't always this way. Theodore Roosevelt is reckoned to be the manliest of our manly-man presidents. He also was a lifelong science dweeb, cataloging songbirds, of all things. Of course, he shot them first, so maybe that makes all the difference.)"
January 2003: Born 1858, US President 1901-1909. Died 1919.


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Organization Head/Leader (past or present) US Federal Government - Executive Branch Organization Apr 2, 2008
Family Member Pres. Franklin "FDR" Delano Roosevelt Person Dec 24, 2005
Family Member Prof. Kermit Roosevelt Esq. Person Jun 25, 2007
Supervisor of (past or present) Succeeded by President William Howard Taft Person Apr 2, 2008

Articles and Resources

Date Resource Read it at:
Dec 01, 2012 Utah Hunters Criticize Market Approach to Licenses and Conservation

QUOTE: It especially bothers him — and other hunters — that those with means can buy public licenses through private outlets, paying thousands of dollars to move to the head of the line. More than any state in the West, Utah has expanded hunting opportunities for the well-to-do and has begun to diminish them for those seeking permits directly from the state.

New York Times
Nov 08, 2008 Bush’s seven deadly environmental sins: How Bush made a mockery of the nation’s environmental laws and values -- and what Obama must do to get us back on track.

QUOTE: It hardly bears repeating that George W. Bush's record on the environment makes his own father look like Teddy Roosevelt by comparison. By taking environmental policymaking away from scientists, and turning it over to industry cronies, Bush has made a mockery of the nation's environmental laws and values.

Oct 31, 2005 Greetings from Idiot America

QUOTE: The rise of Idiot America is essentially a war on expertise. It's not so much antimodernism or the distrust of intellectual elites that Richard Hofstadter deftly teased out of the national DNA forty years ago. Both of those things are part of it. However, the rise of Idiot America today represents -- for profit mainly, but also, and more cynically, for political advantage and in the pursuit of power -- the breakdown of a consensus that the pursuit of knowledge is a good. It also represents the ascendancy of the notion that the people whom we should trust the least are the people who best know what they're talking about. In the new media age, everybody is a historian, or a preacher, or a scientist, or a sage. And if everyone is an expert, then nobody is, and the worst thing you can be in a society where everybody is an expert is, well, an actual expert.

Jan 20, 2003 Who Will Bear the Burden?

QUOTE: ...competing ideals of tax justice. One says that taxes shouldn't penalize success; the other says people should pay their "fair" share.

Washington Post
Sep 22, 1999 The New Politics of Inequality

QUOTE: study has disputed, because no study can dispute, that the boom of the past decade has widened an already large gap between rich and poor.

New York Times