Monuments Disappearing

Monuments Disappearing

More than 150 years after the Civil War, there is a new push across the South to take down Confederate monuments. Officials in Austin, Texas, and Louisville, Kentucky, have already voted to remove statues, and New Orleans is about to do the same. In Charlottesville,...
Environmentalists Are Dead Wrong

Environmentalists Are Dead Wrong

Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom. Let’s take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today’s environmentalists’ predictions. In 1970, when Earth Day was conceived, the late George...
News From Around the South 4/17 to 4/24

News From Around the South 4/17 to 4/24

LOUISIANA: New Orleans Begins Removing Confederate Monuments NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans on Monday began removing four monuments dedicated to the era of the Confederacy and its aftermath, capping a prolonged battle about the future of the memorials, which critics...
New Day, New Race

New Day, New Race

This week, the national media and national Democrats claimed a premature victory in the Georgia sixth congressional district special election, which they saw as a referendum on President Trump. But they suffered a rude awakening. When all the votes were counted,...
America’s Most Political Food

America’s Most Political Food

In February of 2015, Kathleen Purvis, the food editor of the Charlotte Observer, drove to Birmingham, Alabama, to attend Food Media South, an annual symposium. The keynote session, “Hey, You, Pitch Me Something,” was meant to be a friendly wind-down to a weekend of...
Environmentalists Are Dead Wrong

Worse Than Racists

As a group, black Americans have made the greatest gains — over some of the highest hurdles and in a very short span of time — of any racial group in mankind’s history. What’s the evidence? If one totaled up the earnings of black Americans and considered...