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Imagined conversation between two Founders

TWO FOUNDERS FLOUNDER IN MILENNIAL MIASMA

This is a colloquy between Thomas Jefferson  and James Madison, about the U.S. Constitution of 1787/89, The Bill of Rights and the 2nd Amendment in particular. JEFFERSON: As you will recall, James, I was in Paris when I received the draft of yours and the others’ brilliant work In Philadelphia. I was astounded as to its completeness with regard to the mechanics of government. MADISON: Yes, I very vividly recall that letter. You were quite busy with matters of state. Generally, you did concur with the body of work as presented; however, you minced no words as to your disappointment...
Racism, segregation, slavery

Slavery was the cause of the Civil War. End of...

Soldiers unstuck in time, remember an act of terror.

Billy Pilgrim's Bunkmate

I am thankful for…

The Real Camelot

As we stare into the abyss of an unknown political future, let’s take a moment and appreciate what we have. I was born during the administration of Dwight D. Eisenhower, arguably the last good Republican President. That year segregation...
Soldiers unstuck in time, remember an act of terror.

Billy Pilgrim's Bunkmate

Billy Pilgrim's Bunkmate The professor seemed bursting with quirks: ramrod erect though middle-low in height, thinning hair, full suit, top rim glasses, a nasal yet precise voice, the epitome of a square to any clutch of students. He introduced himself...

A Private Confederate Monument

A black and white Polaroid taken by my grandfather commemorates one of several pilgrimages we took by bus back to his birthplace in north-central Georgia. The scattered village where he was born is a remnant of what was once the...
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