Six Busted Civil War Myths

Six Busted Civil War Myths

War Myths (Image credit: Arlington National Cemetery) One hundred and fifty years after the Civil War began, its echoes are still felt across the United States in lingering divisions between North and South, in debates over the flying of the Confederate flag, and even...
News From Around the South 1/27 to 2/3

News From Around the South 1/27 to 2/3

SOUTH CAROLINA: Confederate Relic Room Ponders Name Change COLUMBIA, S.C. — Museums nationwide are facing fierce competition for both eyes and wallets amid shrinking government resources. South Carolina’s oldest military history museum is no different. But the...
A Primer on the Separation of Powers

A Primer on the Separation of Powers

The president of the United States is on trial in the Senate. It is an impeachment trial and, thus far, has consisted of remarks made by impeachment managers from the House of Representatives, who have argued that the president should be removed from office for abuse...
Impeachment: The Left’s Ultimate Weapon

Impeachment: The Left’s Ultimate Weapon

In 1868, President Andrew Johnson was impeached for violating the Tenure of Office Act that had been enacted by Congress over his veto in 1867. Defying the law, Johnson fired Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, without getting Senate approval, as the act required him to...