Opioid Epidemic Started in Civil War

Opioid Epidemic Started in Civil War

We have grown numb hearing the dry statistics of opioid-induced fatal drug overdoses. Sadly, we’ve now reached a point where media outlets reporting on the epidemic compare the number of annual deaths to vehicle accidents and gun violence to provide context. It’s been...
News From Around the South 12/3 to 12/10

News From Around the South 12/3 to 12/10

NORTH CAROLINA: Group Flies Confederate Flag to Honor Civil War Dead BURKE COUNTY, N.C. – The Sons of Confederate Veterans have placed a 20-by-30-foot Confederate flag along Interstate 40 in eastern Burke County. The group is flying the flag because it believes...
Democrats in Trouble

Democrats in Trouble

Washington — I see that that the presidential prospects of Michael Avenatti have suffered a setback. Actually, they have suffered several setbacks. Critics of the aspiring Democratic candidate for 2020 are hopeful that his days as a candidate are numbered. His...
From Civil War Spy to Legendary Lawman

From Civil War Spy to Legendary Lawman

Pop culture always tells the stories of the outlaws of the Wild West. Lying, cheating, drinking, robbing banks, holding up train cars, getting into shootouts at high noon — these are all objectively cool things that make for great tales, but they’re often overplayed...