The Democrats Divide on Impeachment - The release of the Mueller report has left Democrats in a dilemma. For consider what Robert Mueller concluded after two years of investigation. Candidate Donald Trump did not conspire or collude with the Russians to hack the emails of the DNC or John Podesta. Trump did not distribute the fruits of those crimes. Nor did […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
News From Around the South 4/15 to 4/22 - BEAUFORT — “What brings you to our little corner of history today?” A volunteer greets each guest with the question as they wander into the Old Beaufort Firehouse across from the Arsenal on Craven Street. It feels appropriate for the spot that sits off a small intersection in this seaside town’s historic district. For just […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
How the South Won the Civil War - Not so long ago, the Civil War was taken to be this country’s central moral drama. Now we think that the aftermath—the confrontation not of blue and gray but of white and black, and the reimposition of apartheid through terror—is what has left the deepest mark on American history. Instead of arguing about whether the […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
Lessons From The Masters - Humans — particularly of the American variety — will knock you for a loop now and then. They seem down; they seem out — licked, run over, beaten to a pulp. Then lo! Then behold! They pull off something big and improbable of who’d have-thunk-it dimensions — just the way Tiger Woods did in Augusta, […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...
News From Around the South 4/8 to 4/15 - Kentucky: Sons of Confederate Veterans Still Pushing in Paducah PADUCAH, Ky. — In a new twist on an almost two-year-old controversy, the Paducah Sons of Confederate Veterans say they’ll stop pressing to participate in the city’s annual Veterans Day Parade, if the city will repeal an ordinance keeping them and the Confederate flag out of […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry...