Episode 9: The Tea (Pot Dome)

This episode we learn about both the history of the Bee’s Knees, the citrusy prohibition era cocktail that ties in with Stephanie’s scandal, and the evolution of the phrase’s meaning over time.

Also covered: #cheersfails, cross stitching, Amy Sedaris, Beyond Reproach Shoppe ideas, Simpsons, #realnews, stage directions, and last words.

Stephanie recounts the Teapot Dome scandal, part 3 of an undisclosed amount of scandals involving the Harding administration, that time when a young nation first learned that the oil industry could wield substantial and corruptive power and influence at the highest levels of the government. This was 20th-century America's first great federal corruption scandal! We’ve grown a lot since then, haven’t we?
Wiki - Return to normalcy
The Teapot Dome, Scandal
Wiki - Excess Profits Tax
Wiki - Albert B. Fall
Before Watergate, There Was the Teapot Dome Scandal
What Was Teapot Dome?
Wiki: Teapot Dome scandal
All About the Teapot Dome Scandal
Cronies, tariffs and sex scandals: Warren Harding was a lot like a certain someone we know
The Trump Administration Is Selling Your Public Lands on the Internet
Sex, hush money and an alleged poisoning: Before Trump and Stormy Daniels, a wild presidency
Study: Why Do Some Americans Say 'Normalcy' Instead of 'Normality'?
With a House Takeover, Democrats Could Get Trump’s Tax Returns. Would They?
The Hunt for Donald Trump's Tax Returns Has Begun
Teapot Dome Scandal: Definition, Summary & Facts
Wiki - Harry Ford Sinclair
Teapot Dome, the U.S. Marines and a President's Reputation
The Teapot Dome Scandal

Tux revisits our 22nd and 24th president “Grover the Good,” (or as he should be known “Grover the Garbage Juice” or “Groper Cleveland”). Last episode Tux explored how before Cleveland ran for president he was busy being a womanizing scumbag and alleged rapist in upstate New York. This time we learn how he was still a bachelor when he was sworn into the Oval Office but he quickly moved on from stealing babies to robbing the cradle and the American public was super happy about it!
125 Years Ago- Nice Day for a White House Wedding
Frances Folsom Cleveland –President’s child bride
Wiki - Frances Folsom Cleveland
Frances Folsom married President Cleveland
Grover Cleveland, Lover?
On This Day- June 12, 1886
This U.S. President Married a college coed
Frances Cleveland – first ladies
Frances Cleveland Biographies
The First Ladies- Frances Folsom Cleveland

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