White House 2012 Word Puzzles

Bookmark and ShareEvery President is served by someone who coordinates the activity of the President’s staff. These Chiefs of Staff play an important in the success or failure of a presidential Administration. If they do their job right, a smooth operation with few potholes along the way, allows the Presiddent to stay on message and doing that which is most important ….leading the nation. if these Chiefs of Staffs do a bad jiob, chaos rules. This week White House 2012 brings you a word search puzzle of the men who have been the glue to things together for Presidents.

#7 – Chiefs of Staffs

(use last names only)

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The Names

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Bookmark and Share The Secret Service provides each member of the First Family with code names. This week White House 2012 presents a crossword puzzle based on these names. And for extra credit try to guess who each code name belonged to.

#6 Secret Service Code Names

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#5: They Also Ran

Democrat Presidential Nominees Who Lost the presidential election

Use last names only

ACROSS

1. – FDR was his running mate in 1920

2. – He voted for the war before he voted against it

4. – I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.

7. – This Chief Judge of the New York Court of Appeals resigned from the bench to lose

to Teddy Roosevelt

8. – He had the misfortune of running against Eisenhower, not once, but twice

10.- Willie Horton hurt him big time

12.- He was known in the Senate as the Happy Warrior

 

DOWN

1. – In 1888, he won but he lost

3. – A hero of the battle of Gettysburg who was later directed to supervise the executions of Lincolns assassins

5. -This candidate won 43.82% of the popular vote but won zero electoral votes

9. – Hoover trounced this New York Governor

13.- He lost by one electoral vote and what many called “the corrupt bargain”

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#4: Who Said That”

Famous quotes from Republican Presidents

DOWN:

1. “A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.”
3. “A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both.”
7. “The President of the United States should strive to be always mindful of the fact that he serves his party best who serves his country best.”
8. “We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.”
9. “Finishing second in the Olympics gets you silver. Finishing second in politics gets you oblivion.”
10. “The extravagant expenditure of public money is an evil not to be measured by the value of that money to the people who are taxed for it.”

ACROSS

2. “The problem is not that people are taxed too little, the problem is that government spends too much.”
4. “Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.”
5. “A house divided against itself cannot stand.”
6. “The business of America is business.”
7. “America’s present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration.”
8. “Blessed are the young for they shall inherit the national debt.”

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#3: Republican Presidential Nominees

Use the last names of the following Republican presidential nominees
ACROSS

2. The tenth Chief Justice of the United States
3. After Governing New York he became an Associate Justice on the Supreme court, resigned, ran for President and was later reappointed to the Supreme Court as its Chief Justice.
6. He renamed the presidential retreat in the mountains of Maryland after his grandson, David.
8. “Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. ”

10. A young woman sitting next to him at a dinner party confided to him that she had bet she could get at least three words of conversation from him. Without looking at her he quietly retorted, “You lose.”
13. This dominant republican leader of the 19th century, was a two-time Secretary of State who ran a close race against Grover Cleveland.
15. He was a Roughrider

DOWN
1. He was a compromise choice at the Republican National Convention who ran an America First campaign that promised a return to normalcy.
4. Born in Iowa, this engineering graduate of Stanford went on to become Commerce Secretary under two Presidents.
5. Known as the “Great Pathfinder” he was the first candidate of the anti-slavery Republican Party for the office of president of the U.S..
7. His grandfather served as the 9th President of the United States.
12. This former Governor of Kansas died in 1987 at 100 years old and once held the record for the biggest landslide loss of all presidential elections.
14. Twice he tried, twice he lost even though newspapers declared him victorious.

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#2: Freshmen Republicans In Congresss

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Use the last names of the following influential conservatives of past and present

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2. This former Chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee is now Vice Chair of the House Subcommittee on the U.S. Constitution and a possible candidate for Governor of a Mid-West state.

3. Considered by many to be a Neo-con, this man recieved a recess appointment to a job at the U.N. by President George W. Bush.

5. This Anglican priest and an influential theologian, emphasised reason, tolerance and the value of tradition and is considered by historians to be the father of conservatism.

7. He is said to have sold reaganomics to Ronald Reagan.

9. Her radio commentaries are heard daily on over 600 stations, and her radio talk show on education called “Eagle Forum Live” is heard weekly on 75 stations.

10. The 17th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

DOWN:

1. He warned liberals that they would have to rip his gun from his cold, dead hands.

3. His second blog endeavor, broke the ACORN scandal that brought the group to its knees.

4. A strand of pubic hair on his can of Coca-Cola almost kept him from getting his job.

6. In December of 1971, he publicly broke with the Nixon administration, criticizing the presentation of liberal policies in the verbal trappings of conservatism. In 1972 he challenged Nixon for the GOP presidential nomination.

7. From 1985 to 1988, he served as assistant secretary of state for international organization affairs. An outspoken conservative and sometimes a controversial figure, he twice for U.S. Senate from Maryland and once in Illinois.

8. This daughter of two Philippine citizens is a blogger, political commentator, and author whose weekly, syndicated column appears in a number of newspapers and websites nationwide.

11. The first and only woman to serve as National Security Advisor to the president of the United States.

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