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Dismantling History. Should We Destroy Confederate Monuments?

With faces masked, company logos covered and under the protection of police snipers, New Orleans has begun to tear down the confederate monuments of its past. The first to go? The Battle of Liberty Statue, commemorating an insurrection of white citizens angered by the mixed race Reconstructionists. Back in September, we walked down Monument Avenue in Richmond, Virginia. My son…

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Can civility be saved?

This last election was . . . interesting. I know there was a lot at stake. I mean, it was to decide the fate of the entire free world. That is bound to get someone a little upset. My view has always been that if you are looking to the executive branch of the United States government to solve our…

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