News From Around the South 9/26 to 10/3

News From Around the South 9/26 to 10/3

FLORIDA: Confederate Flag Sparks Black Lives Matter Protest at High School BRADENTON, Fla.– Multiple Manatee County high schools came together in showings of protest Thursday after a Confederate flag was brought onto the Manatee High School campus on Wednesday...
Lester Holt Learns Lauer Lesson

Lester Holt Learns Lauer Lesson

Washington Post reporter Callum Borchers should win some kind of award for the worst pre-debate spin. He tried to defend NBC anchor and presidential debate host Lester Holt: “It turns out Holt is actually a registered Republican. Trump still might find things to...
Civil War Cavalry Tactics

Civil War Cavalry Tactics

A popular misconception of the American Civil War is the view that mounted charges against infantry were an outdated tactic. The image of charges being ordered by out-of-touch generals that did not comprehend that rifled muskets had changed combat is a common one....
News From Around the South 9/19 to 9/26

News From Around the South 9/19 to 9/26

VIRGINIA: Despite Alexandria Council Vote, Little Chance Appomattox Statue Will Be Removed ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The mayor of Alexandria met with the president of the local chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy for the first time last week, hoping to...
Debating the Future

Debating the Future

The presidential debates, especially this year’s first scheduled one — at New York’s Hofstra University on the night of Sept. 26 — are really a national job interview. We the people will have a chance to make our own judgments on the character,...