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History: You’re Doing It Wrong

Slavery is not why most men fought in the Civil War.

Lest I be pilloried and accused of hate crimes over that unorthodox statement, let me hasten to clarify:  Slavery was one of the great horrors of history, a crime against all of humanity perpetrated by Americans both before and after the Revolution, through the Civil War, and (more…)

NY Times Endorses Kasich: So What?

As of this writing, it’s about twenty-four hours before the Iowa Caucuses begin.  This year there’s a good chance that we’ll know the results by the end of the night thanks to Microsoft.  (Watch the video; it’s awesome.)

Just before the caucuses, the New York Times decided to endorse John Kasich, the solidly conservative governor of Ohio.  And… well, let’s face it:  The man’s got zero chance in Iowa.  So who cares?

We ought to (more…)