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The Civil War Was About Slavery And Nothing More

  A state representative from Winona, Mississippi urged in a weekend Facebook post that those who support the removal of Confederate monuments be lynched. Rep. Karl Oliver, R-Winona, wrote: “The destruction of these monuments, erected in the loving memory of our family and fellow Southern Americans, is both heinous and...

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Grover Cleveland: The 22nd Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   Since the Civil War, the presidency had seen 2 assassinations, and 5 less than memorable presidencies. The...

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Let Me Blow Your Mind: The Civil War Was About Slavery

  Falsehood and historical illiteracy are inexcusable in the age of information that we are currently living in. For some reason, people have a knack for believing what they want to believe. This ever changing reality always meets their standards and convinces them they are in the right irrespective of...

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Palestine: Part 8 – Partition and Civil War

Palestine: Part 7 – The Holocaust   In August 1945, President Truman asked for the admission of 100,000 Holocaust survivors into Palestine, but the British maintained limits on Jewish immigration in line with the 1939 White Paper. The Jewish community rejected the restriction on immigration and also organized an armed...

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Abraham Lincoln: The 16th Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   As the leader of the newly formed Republican party, Abraham Lincoln was Conservative in the sense that...