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…)
It’s been half a week since the Inauguration, and I for one am finding it hard to keep up. Eventually, I hope to post an ongoing log of executive actions, signed bills, and other notable events, but for right now it’s still one by one, dealing with the most important things first.
And this is pretty important.
So it looks like the DAPL review is going forward at speed, and Keystone XL is semi-authorized. That’s thanks to three executive actions yesterday. They are three distinct (more…)
Puerto Rico is facing a catastrophic financial crisis similar to that of Greece. In a few minutes, the island government will default on a bond payment, which will generate an automatic sequence of events similar to a run on the banks.
This is all our fault. And we’re not helping. (more…)