Industry On The Brink Grows A Voting Coalition

FRIEDENS, Pennsylvania — Imagine if you had a job. A good job, one that required skill and critical thinking and had a broad impact in the community where you lived. A job you didn't just show up to do. It was a job you were good at, and because of it, you were able...

News From Around the South 2/22 to 3/1

GEORGIA: Historian Traces Black Civil War History In Northwest Georgia If you have seen the Oscar-winning 1989 film “Glory” then you are familiar with the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the first all-African American regiment in the United States. What you may...

Reform the Democratic Party

Washington — The political party that is forever lecturing Republicans on the need to reform themselves lest they go the way of the Tyrannosaurus rex is now in danger of becoming at one with the Tyrannosaurus rex. The party's alarmed potentates met over the weekend,...

Future of National Park Confederate Monuments

If you knew nothing about the U.S. Civil War and traveled to Gettysburg National Military Park, you might be forgiven for believing the South won, based on a reading of the monuments alone. The statue of Southern commander Robert E. Lee on horseback, which also serves...

Biden: No New Cold Wars or Democracy Crusades

"What is America's mission?" is a question that has been debated since George Washington's Farewell Address in 1797. At last week's Munich Security Conference, President Joe Biden laid out his vision as to what is America's mission. And the contrast with the mission...

News From Around the South 2/15 to 2/22

VIRGINIA: Marked By Monuments Tour Continues To Contextualize Charlottesville's Confederate Monuments The virtual tour in particular highlights four Charlottesville Confederate markers and monuments, some of which have been physically removed since the tour’s...

Trump, Impeachment and the Constitution

The Constitution is the supreme law of the land, thus, all government behavior must conform to it. It is, of course, notwithstanding its supremacy, an imperfect document. Its original iteration in 1789 — and even after the addition of the Bill of Rights in 1791 —...

Will The Radical Left Reunite The GOP?

"Our historic, patriotic and beautiful movement to Make America Great Again has only just begun." So said Citizen Trump Saturday on his acquittal by the Senate of the impeachment article of "incitement of insurrection" in the Jan 6 invasion of the Capitol. "I look...

News From Around the South 2/8 to 2/15

TENNESSEE: Vandals Repeatedly Target Campus Home of Sewanee Vice Chancellor The on-campus home of Vice Chancellor Reuben Brigety II has been repeatedly vandalized throughout his first year of leading the University of the South. During a Sunday worship service at All...

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