Tag Archives: America’s Biggest Assholes

American History’s 2nd Biggest Asshole is…Fred Koch!

Note: Before we say goodbye to our countdown with the “Biggest Asshole in American History,” make sure to check back on the 20th through 3rd place finishers. Lots of the things you may dislike about modern America can be traced back to those individuals. Not unlike our second place holder… Fred C. Koch…Those that have heard… Read More »

Sixth Biggest Assholes in American History Are…Nelson W. Aldrich AND Allan Pinkerton!

Note: As always, if you missed 10 through 7 or the Runner-Up list, check back now before we get to “Final 5.” Specific Note: Yes, it’s true that Allan Pinkerton is the only immigrant in the top 10, technically being born in Scotland before coming to America as a relatively young man. That’s part of the reason… Read More »

Seventh Biggest Asshole in American History is…John Hickson (Sugar Research Foundation)!

Note: Check back at the Runner-Ups list and 10th through 8th Biggest Assholes if you haven’t already seen them. And later today for the “6th Biggest Asshole in American History” along with the…drum roll please…Top 5 Biggest Assholes in only the next few days. John Hickson (of the Sugar Association or Sugar Research Foundation)…This is by far… Read More »

America’s 8th Biggest Assholes Are…Joseph Smith and Cotton Mather (Tie)

Note: If you missed the Runner-Up list or Official Assholes 10 and 9, go back and check those out first. And remember to keep checking back this week for the rest of the worst. There’s just simply no way I could do a countdown like this and avoid the topic of religion, which is a cornerstone… Read More »

The Tenth Biggest Asshole in American History is…Prescott Bush!

Note: For more on how I chose “American History’s Ten Biggest Assholes” and the almost-as-deplorable Runner-Up list, check out that article as well. Numbers 20 through 11 are populated with rogues you may not have heard of… Prescott Bush…Who Is He?…He’s the father of George H. W. Bush and grandfather of George W. Bush—and, uhhh, yeah Jeb and… Read More »