News From Around the South 9/18 to 9/25 - FLORIDA: Civil War Memorials of the First Coast Memorials and monuments commemorating the Civil War on the First Coast go far beyond Jacksonville. St. Augustine, Palatka, Olustee, Fernandina Beach, and other communities all have memorials of their own. These include graves, historic sites preserving battlefields and significant structures, place names dedicated to Civil War figures, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
Hillary, Here is What Happened - WASHINGTON — What did I tell you? Late in November of last year, after the presidential election that finally ended Bill and Hillary Clinton’s 24-year pursuit of power in Washington, D.C., and diminishment of the Democratic Party, I wrote that they were finished. I had consulted my sources. What is more, I reported that on […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
Women Championed Civil War Monuments - If you look at photos of the Charlottesville Unite the Right rally, the participants are entirely white and almost exclusively male. While the so-called alt-right make rape threats to women and insult their enemies by attacking their masculinity, their adoption of Confederate culture would not be possible without a group of Southern women who bucked gender roles and installed […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
The Welfare State’s Legacy - That the problems of today’s black Americans are a result of a legacy of slavery, racial discrimination and poverty has achieved an axiomatic status, thought to be self-evident and beyond question. This is what academics and the civil rights establishment have taught. But as with so much of what’s claimed by leftists, there is little […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
News From Around the South 9/7 to 9/18 - VIRGINIA: Episcopalians Struggle With Confederate Past Recent eruptions of violence over Confederate symbols like the rebel flag have prompted impassioned national debates — and not just in the public arena. Churches, too, are wrestling with the question of what to do with emblems dotting their parishes that memorialize the former slaveholding states and their battle […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...