The 1930 manifesto on Southern identity entitled I’ll Take My Stand remains the most important, forward looking affirmation of national exceptionalism. Writing in preface to the 1977 edition, Louis Rubin Jr observes:
WotW examines the Christmas adverts in the UK and discovers a very disturbing trend. This one’s not on YouTube because of its policy of deleting videos on this subject.
The stranglehold of corruption on the American political landscape is more evident than ever in the unfolding of events since Judge Roy Moore, the former Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, declared a Senatorial candidacy during which time Moore will be facing off against the incumbent, Mitch McConnell, for the 2017 election cycle.
I cackle whenever I hear a female of a Feminist-persuasion claim that women were oppressed throughout history.
“Throughout history.” What a claim! Should we limit ourselves to written records then? This period spans approximately two and a half millennia, thousands of years! The most distinguished historians hone in on a specific period and make that the focus of their efforts. Given that decades of research and training are essential to even begin to comment on a particular era.
I remember riding down the road when I was little, orange groves on either side as far as the eye could see, the smell of orange blossoms thick in the air. There was never much traffic on this two lane road and that’s how we liked it. It’s a road I still drive every day, but it isn’t the same and never will be.