The Cold Civil War – Part I: ANTEBELLUM

The classic GOP response to removing statues of Confederate leaders or re-christening military bases named for Confederate officers is an exasperated, “What next?  Scratch Ben Franklin off the $100 bill?  Burn the Declaration of Independence?” Their untenable point being, the Founding Fathers owned slaves; therefore, removing statues or re-naming bases is tantamount to demanding the … Read more The Cold Civil War – Part I: ANTEBELLUM

We the People

That we have our founding fathers to thank for the pithy phrase above is ample proof that the word-trio is not as inclusive as it might appear. The founding fathers were a small coterie of white guys.  Almost to a man they were Christian, well-educated, owned property and/or businesses, and had served in the Continental … Read more We the People