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History through Virginia

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On June 20, 2019
So last weekend I was in Washington, D.C. to give a talk at a union conference and then I spent a couple days traveling through Virginia. That part of the trip was funded by grave donations and I assure you that I saw about 3 dozen of America’s most, uh, special people who will be […]
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The Big Electoral Story of 2019

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On January 13, 2019
Yes, yes, everyone wants to obsess about the Democratic presidential nomination. Right now, it’s fun to poke at clown car candidates such as Julian Castro and Tulsi Gabbard; the first an empty suit whose literal only claim to a shot is his ethnicity, the latter an offensive horrible person. But the left and liberals both […]

Suck It Racists

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On November 7, 2017

Ed Gillespie can die in a fire. NBC calls #VAGOV for Ralph Northam. Looking like solid win tonight for VA Dems across the board. — Daily Kos Elections (@DKElections) November 8, 2017 Democrats a

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Race Baiting for Votes

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On September 7, 2017
George Wallace was a terrible human being. In his early career as a judge, he had a reputation for treating African-American lawyers in his courtroom with an unheard of amount of respect, even as he was a complete and unreconstructed racist in private (which also applies to Lyndon Johnson). But once he realized that his […]
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Not a total victory for justice, but I don’t really mind how Alexandria, Virginia is dealing with its plethora of streets and statues named for Confederates. Basically, it’s renaming Jefferson Davis Highway, which is a gross name for a road, not tearing down its Confederate stuatue, but supposedly contextualizing it, and basically leaving all the […]
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