Are Republicans Born Wimps?

Are Republicans Born Wimps?

Republican leaders are “a bunch of wimps,” said Jerry Falwell Jr. Conservatives and Christians need to stop electing “nice guys.” “The US needs street fighters like Donald Trump at every level of government because the liberal fascists...
News From Around the South 9/24 to 10/1

News From Around the South 9/24 to 10/1

TENNESSEE: New State Museum Celebrates History NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When the new $160 million Tennessee State Museum opens Thursday, you will find many of the familiar museum artifacts. The Conestoga wagon that brought early settlers from Virginia in the 1800s....
The Southern Cross of Honor

The Southern Cross of Honor

Over the last several months, on genealogical mailing lists to which I subscribe, I’ve seen discussions about “The Southern Cross of Honor.” Questions have arisen about its origin, when it was awarded, and what the meaning of the inscription on it...
University Corruption

University Corruption

I’m thankful that increasing attention is being paid to the dire state of higher education in our country. Heather Mac Donald, a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, has just published “The Diversity Delusion.” Its subtitle captures much of the...
Proud Legacy of Buffalo Soldiers

Proud Legacy of Buffalo Soldiers

In 1866, an Act of Congress created six all-black peacetime regiments, later consolidated into four –– the 9th and 10th Cavalry, and the 24th and 25th Infantry –– who became known as “The Buffalo Soldiers.” There are differing theories regarding the origin...