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Guest column: Civil War not only about slaves

By Walker Blanton PhD


The excess of political correctness is overdone to the point that there is virtually nothing that doesn’t offend someone. The “P.C.ers” are currently piling on the South. There was the (Nathan Bedford) Forrest flap, then the battle flag flap, and now the mural flap. Read More »

Odd similarities in beverage containers for adults, children

“How many of these sippy cups do you have?”

“What are you talking about,” wife Kelley said as I stood in the kitchen looking at yet another sippy cup.

“These big plastic cups with the lids on them. That’s what they are you know. Adult sippy cups.” I plopped down in my chair in the living room. Read More »

Letter: Civil War ‘lost cause’ narrative a fantasy

Dear Editor:

In America today, the most prominent, prevalent and pernicious of the revisionist movements is the “Lost Cause” narrative, the idea that the Civil War was a romantic struggle for freedom against an oppressive government trying to enforce cultural change. Read More »

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