Tag Archives: Politics

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: When Does A President’s Term Actually End?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: When Does A President’s Term Actually End?

Most people are vaguely aware that U.S. presidents take over the office at some point in January (the 20th, to be precise). But, did you know that it’s actually illegal for an outgoing president to continue serving after January 20th? Per law, a presidential term must be exactly 4 years long, down to the hour.…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: “I Approve This Message!”

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: “I Approve This Message!”

With Election Day less than a week away, we’ve all heard & seen plenty of campaign ads on Radio & TV, which almost always end with a disclaimer that the politician being advocated has authorized the spot. Usually, the person says “I approve this message.” So, that’s obviously a requirement, right? But why? The Bipartisan…Read More