Green is the New Red

Green is the New Red

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, New York Democrat, has released her Green New Deal plan to the nation — and to great applause from the Democratic Party. This multitrillion-dollar manifesto isn’t just about saving the planet from climate change — though that is...
News From Around the South 2/4 to 2/11

News From Around the South 2/4 to 2/11

GEORGIA: Atlanta Working Around Georgia Law Protecting Monuments ATLANTA – The Confederate soldier presides over Piedmont Park, a lonely but still heroic figure. The Civil War has ended; now an angel is guiding him to lay down his rifle. Atlanta’s Peace...
It’s Time for Ingrates to Go

It’s Time for Ingrates to Go

Crying “hate” is a lazy way to debate. But in the Beltway, where honest discussion and vigorous deliberation are desperately needed, the rhetorical sloth is so thick you need a Big Foot circular saw to cut it. Take Minnesota Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar, who...
Maps Reveal Slavery’s Spread

Maps Reveal Slavery’s Spread

In September of 1861, the U.S. Coast Survey published a large map, approximately two feet by three feet, titled a “Map showing the distribution of the slave population of the southern states of the United States.” Based on the population statistics...
The State of Trump’s Union

The State of Trump’s Union

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday follows a midterm election that flipped the House to Democrats and a longest-ever 35-day partial government shutdown that ended only when he folded on his demand that a bill to fund the...