This is the time of year when those ‘Year In Review’ articles appear. The thinking behind (some of) it is that in order to move forward, we should take a look back so that we may see what what we’ve survived and examine the lessons learned along the way. Here’s a small slice of what we recall in no particular order (hey, it’s still holiday season so we’re perfectly fine with being a wee bit foggy from all that, um, holiday cheer… [Read more]).
The Civil War is over — at least I thought it was. Why are so many confederates and confederate wanna-bes trying to resurrect the spirit of the ‘old south’, custom fit with all of its ignorance, selective memory and hatreds that just will not go away?
Maybe it’s a recognition thing; they want to be heard. … [Read more]