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by | Sep 24, 2022

I’ve made exceptions for Ken Burns because he is an exceptional artist. I did not spend time on television, but when I saw a bit of his Civil War history, I carved out a lot of time, all the time…

by | Dec 19, 2021

The ludicrous 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia did more than any other recent event to discredit white supremacists. The media suggested a national movement threatening to use President Donald Trump’s victory to grab a share of political…

by | Oct 13, 2021

Terry McAuliffe has long presented himself as a forerunner of wokeness in the South. He often brags about his status as the “first” Southern governor to support this or that woke cause. “I was proud to be the first Southern…

by | Jan 8, 2021

As a preface, let there be no doubt that those who violated the law, acted violently, trespassed federal grounds on Wednesday, January 6, should be prosecuted and punished as prescribed by law for their crimes just as Antifa, Black Lives…

by | Oct 10, 2020

Right from her opening statement in the Pence–Harris vice-presidential debate, Joe Biden’s running mate started lying. USA Today, whose reporter Susan Page moderated the debate, has thoughtfully published the transcript of the debate. So let’s take a look at the specifics…

by | Oct 1, 2020

I have read Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf and Karl Marx’s Das Kapital, both for college political science classes in a time before microaggressions, trigger warnings, safe spaces, comfort dogs, and play-doh and cocoa rooms for upset 20-year-olds on campus. Yet I…

by | Feb 9, 2020

Drag queen story hour has run its course on Twitter, but the fight has moved over to legislation. A proposed bill in the Missouri state Legislature would, among other things, keep drag queens from reading to children in libraries.  It…

by | Jul 9, 2019

Another “lightbulb moment,” you reckon? The city of Charlottesville, Virginia, switches sides in our great racial embroilments, casting out Thomas Jefferson as favorite son and making a holiday in honor of, forgive me, the Yankees, who overran the place in…

by | Apr 26, 2019

Well, that didn’t take long. Former Vice President Joe Biden, well known for his gaffes, announced for president — and immediately stepped in it. Looking into the camera — with a prepared script no less — Biden said this of…

by | Nov 17, 2017

In an episode of the popular television show South Park, a fictionalized Steve Jobs forces a group of the show’s characters to permit themselves to be sewn together, in a reference to the shock horror film The Human Centipede. Jobs…

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