The South’s Best Small Towns

The South’s Best Small Towns

Sure, there are great small towns in other parts of the country, but in terms of history, character, scenic beauty, and local color (i.e., quirky but in a good way), the South is tough to beat. Small Southern towns make great getaways because they’re manageable, just...
Can Biden Run This Marathon?

Can Biden Run This Marathon?

Thursday, Sept. 14, looks to be a fateful day in the half-century-long political career of Joe Biden. That night, a three-hour debate will be held, a marathon in politics. Biden will be on stage, taking incoming missiles for 180 minutes from nine rivals, each of whom...
News From Around the South 9/2 to 9/9

News From Around the South 9/2 to 9/9

SOUTH CAROLINA: Hurricane Dorian Reveals Civil War Cannonballs A couple searching for shells, artifacts and other treasures on Folly Beach found two Civil War-era cannonballs unearthed by Hurricane Dorian. Aaron Lattin and his girlfriend discovered the cannonballs on...
The Temptation of Tyranny

The Temptation of Tyranny

Does the president of the United States have too much power? That question has been asked lately with respect to President Donald Trump’s use of federal funds to construct 175 miles of sporadic walls along a portion of the 2,000-mile common border between Texas...
California’s Forgotten Civil War History

California’s Forgotten Civil War History

Earlier this month, the last major Confederate monument in California came down. It was a curious one: a nine-foot granite pillar in an Orange County cemetery, bearing the names of several Southern leaders, including Jefferson Davis and Robert E. Lee, who never even...
What Criminologists Don’t Say

What Criminologists Don’t Say

John Paul Wright, professor at University of Cincinnati, and Matthew DeLisi professor at Iowa State University have penned a powerful article titled “What Criminologists Don’t Say, and Why,” in City Journal, Summer 2017. There is significant bias...