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Coalitions and politics

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On April 8, 2010
One curious line of reasoning used by many who defend appalling exercises like Confederate History month is to attempt to muddy the waters by observing that Lincoln, the Republicans, or “the North” were not, in fact pure as the driven snow with respect to slaver. On its own terms, this line of argument seems to […]

Sunday Book Review: Republic of Suffering

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On April 21, 2008
Drew Gilpin Faust’s Republic of Suffering is about memory and the Civil War, but not in the conventionally understood fashion. Although Faust writes a bit about the memory of the war in the national narrative, she’s more interested in how the raw butchery of the war affected American culture on a micro level. The understanding […]
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The Iron Heel of the Union

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On April 10, 2008

Red State wonders why Democrats are so stoopid: Of course, it could just be that the Democrats are clueless about the military. Someone should ask the Democrats if they think we’re still at war

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Gifts for the Young Revanchist

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On April 7, 2008
April not only marks Confederate Heritage Month, but it also contains the birthday of my daughter, who had the misfortune of being cast into the world on Confederate Memorial Day. Of late, debate within the household has concerned the issue of her second birthday party and whether a Sesame Street theme would be more or […]
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Look Away

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On April 4, 2008

I’d be remiss in letting the day pass without noting that April 4 is not only the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s assassination but also the 149th anniversary of the first known p

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