News From Around the South 9/13 to 9/20

ALABAMA -- Archaeologists Discover Trove of Artifacts at Site of 19-Century Tavern Archaeologists in northwest Alabama have unearthed pottery, glass and nails at the site of an inn and tavern that played a pivotal role in the Civil War. Some of the artifacts predate...

The Era of Absurdity

We are officially in the era of absurdity. President Joe Biden has asked those who are unvaccinated to wear masks to protect the vaccinated. While Democrats are pushing for a moratorium on evictions and rent, businesses cannot fill jobs. Inflation is rapidly rising,...

Virginia Removes Robert E. Lee Statue From State Capital

RICHMOND, Va. — One of the nation’s largest Confederate monuments — a soaring statue of Robert E. Lee, the South’s Civil War general — was hoisted off its pedestal in downtown Richmond, Va., on Wednesday, bringing to an end the era of Confederate statues in the city...

Our Elective Monarchy

In 1629, frustrated by the unwillingness of Parliament to grant him taxation power, King Charles I of England dissolved the body and had nine members arrested. He did not recall Parliament for over a decade. The intervening period, known as Personal Rule, saw Charles...

News From Around the South 9/6 to 9/13

VIRGINIA:  Work Stalls In Search For Time Capsule RICHMOND, VA. — Work crews searching for a time capsule they believed was buried inside the pedestal under a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that had towered over Richmond, Virginia, hit a snag Thursday. Crews...

Texas, Abortion and the Constitution

Last week, this column addressed state nullification and secession under the U.S. Constitution. It argued, in effect, that when the government fails to protect fundamental liberties or actively assaults them — as it has done in the past 18 months under the guise of...

News From Around the South 8/30 to 9/6

VIRGINIA: Proposed Development Worries Civil War Historians VARINA DISTRICT, Va. -- Developers of a long-planned residential project are returning to Henrico County officials for permission to build more homes, but some residents want to halt the project altogether,...

Democrats’ Policies Are A Gift To China

China's leaders must be trading high-fives as they watch the American left push policies that will cripple American competitiveness. While China is cracking down on students wasting time on video games, America's racial equity warriors are trying to ban advanced...

When the Constitution Fails Us

I have been writing for years asking if we still have the U.S. Constitution. That issue has come into sharper focus in the past 18 months as mayors and governors have created dictatorial powers and exercised those powers to interfere with personal autonomy in America....

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