Two Sides To Immigration Brouhaha

Two Sides To Immigration Brouhaha

No one gets anywhere by trying to roll Donald Trump’s immigration order and its varied implications into a spitball for hurling hard and fast at the Other Side. That is not to split the difference, in namby-pamby fashion, between supporters of the present...

News From Around the South 1/23 to 1/30

TEXAS: Texas Coast Site of First Ship to Ship Battle President Lincoln had sent Union vessels to block the ports of Galveston, Texas and Sabine Pass, Texas to stop the shipments of goods to Confederate forces in December 1863. On January 1, 1863, Confederate forces...
Fences And Neighbors

Fences And Neighbors

There is much to cheer about President Trump’s first decisions as president. Conservatives are almost certainly going to love his Supreme Court pick, his stepped-up efforts to deport criminal aliens, the approval of two oil pipelines stubbornly blocked by the...
Civil War Maps Show Gulf in New Light

Civil War Maps Show Gulf in New Light

Recently a batch of rare Civil War maps were released by the Library of Congress, with many showing what Texas dealt with during the War Between the States. Texas’ Gulf Coast locale meant that places like Galveston, Corpus Christi, Aransas Pass and Port Lavaca were...
Universities Cave to Snowflakes

Universities Cave to Snowflakes

One wonders just how far spineless college administrators will go when it comes to caving in to the demands of campus snowflakes. For those unfamiliar with the term “snowflakes,” it is increasingly being used to characterize college students easily...