An American Life

An American Life

Last week, in Ridgewood, New Jersey, a 92-year-old unsung American patriot lost his battle with congestive heart failure. He had been surrounded by his wife and children and their spouses and their children. He left this vale of tears in his wife’s arms,...
Media Wail for Brennan and Clapper

Media Wail for Brennan and Clapper

Republican Sen. Rand Paul sent the media into another meltdown on July 23 when he called on President Trump to revoke the security clearance of former President Obama’s CIA Director John Brennan. He charged that Brennan is “monetizing” his privileges...
Salisbury Steak: Civil War Craze

Salisbury Steak: Civil War Craze

I can picture it now: two oblong ground beef patties taking a gravy bath, neatly sequestered in their aluminum compartment to prevent the sauce from bleeding onto the tater tots, pea-and-carrot medley or, most importantly, the apple dessert. A meal for a Hungry Man—or...
News From Around the South 7/16 to 7/23

News From Around the South 7/16 to 7/23

TENNESSEE: Record Number of Tennesseans Using Confederate License Plate A record number of Tennesseans are using Confederate flag license plates amid a nationwide push to eliminate the symbolism after nine people were killed in a racially motivated attack on a...
Why Civil War Statues Look the Same

Why Civil War Statues Look the Same

In recent years, the Confederate monument has gained a new level of symbolism, as the item at the center of an ongoing debate — one that reaches far beyond the subject of monuments — about how and whether a nation should remember the darkest moments of its past....