A Red and Blue Coalition?

On June 20, 1816, Thomas Jefferson wrote to William Crawford: “If any state in the Union will declare that it prefers separation … to a continuance in union, I have no hesitation in saying, ‘Let us separate.’” Jefferson thought secession can be a good thing. Lincoln in his first inaugural presented secession as something always […]

Reply on Discus, to someone taking me to task for saying Facebook means nothing politically anyway.

These men showed up for something they believed in! Not calling people idiots for using it for entertainment and communication with real flesh and blood “friends”, they might have actually met during their lifetime, BUT, having been part of the Southern Heritage organizations, and having been encouraged to create/use the account i made for political […]

America – Is Failing Miserably

One of the reasons that countries fail is that collective memory is continually destroyed as older generations pass away and are replaced by new ones who are disconnected from what came before. Initially, the disconnect was handled by history and by discussions around family tables. For example, when I was a kid there were still […]