Monthly Archives: July 2019

To The Victor Go The Spoils

Aside from the Mayflower landing at Plymouth, Massachusetts, how much American history do you know from the period prior to the War for Independence? The settlers at Plymouth disembarked the Mayflower on November 13, 1620 and the Declaration of Independence … Continue reading

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A Short Treatise on Slavery in America

“Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” ~John Adams~ (1770) If one writes anything at all about the Civil War … Continue reading

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Let’s See Who I Piss Off or Offend With This One

Last week I made a pilgrimage to the closest Barnes & Noble bookstore to my home to restock on reading material. While there I found a copy of Thoreau’s Discourse on Civil Disobedience on a discounted books table for $9.95. … Continue reading

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Independence Day Rant 2019

Although most are unaware of this, today, July 2nd, is the day the 2nd Continental Congress voted to sever the ties which had bound them to Great Britain for over a century and a half. Technically the war for independence … Continue reading

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