Democrats Extinct in the South

Democrats Extinct in the South

Consider the political realignment of the South from blue to red complete. Kentucky Democrats lost control of the state house they had held on to for nearly a century — and with it, the party’s last Southern legislative chamber. The development was a year in the...
Can Trump, Putin Avoid Cold War II?

Can Trump, Putin Avoid Cold War II?

In retaliation for the hacking of John Podesta and the DNC, Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and ordered closure of their country houses on Long Island and Maryland’s Eastern shore. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned that 35 U.S. diplomats would be...
News From Around the South 12/26 to 1/2

News From Around the South 12/26 to 1/2

VIRGINIA: Law Allows For Expansion of Historic Civil War Battlefield PETERSBURGv, a. — Virginia’s Petersburg National Battlefield, a climactic site in the collapse of the Confederacy in the Civil War, has been cleared for a huge expansion under a new law...
How Civil War Laws Helped Trump

How Civil War Laws Helped Trump

Donald Trump won the presidential election as millions of people were prevented from voting this year by rules that root back to the Civil War and were made to maintain white male political dominance. About 6.1 million people who were convicted of breaking laws could...
Barack Backhands Bibi

Barack Backhands Bibi

Did the community organizer from Harvard Law just deliver some personal payback to the IDF commando? So it would seem. By abstaining on that Security Council resolution declaring Israeli settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem illegal and invalid, raged Bibi...
News From Around the South 12/19 to 12/26

News From Around the South 12/19 to 12/26

GEORGIA: KKK Lawyer Representing Georgia Officer Fired For Flying Confederate Flag Roswell, Ga. — A law firm co-founded by a man with a lengthy history of representing groups like the Ku Klux Klan and other white nationalist and net-confederate organizations has...