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A Southerner Speaks Out on the So-Called Confederate Flag

As an American who had ancestors who fought for the Confederacy and a Southerner whose family roots in the South go back for over 200 years, I am aware of the history of the Civil War, what led up to … Continue reading

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Some Random Thoughts on Racism

One reason that Americans tend to think we have an exceptional country is our belief in the rugged individual. We look at other countries and we evaluate them against the standard of this notion of strong individuals. Perhaps, this individualism … Continue reading

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Are America and the West Free ?

It is a long standing rule of thumb that a free society allows whatever is not prohibited and that the list of prohibited things and actions is kept to a size small enough to be obeyed by reasonable people of … Continue reading

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The New Aristocracy

I saw this on Facebook recently and, while I don’t agree 100% with it, I do believe it speaks to the attitude of priviledge that so many of the 1% have and to the direction America & the world are … Continue reading

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