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My Brain is Hanging Upside Down

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On May 25, 2009
Ronald Reagan received well-deserved scorn in 1985 for visiting Kolmeshöhe Cemetery, where several dozens of SS members were buried; even so, the circumstances of that visit could at least be rendered moderately sensible, given the incompetence that preceded the trip in the first place (e.g., Michael Deaver’s inability to realize who were buried there) and […]

And another thing…

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On July 21, 2008

My wife asked the other day why I seemed so interested recently in the self-evident absurdity of “Black Confederates.” The short, pragmatic answer is that I’m teaching a course on th

Surprise Surprise

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On July 16, 2008
You’ll all be stunned to learn that the Sons of Confederate Veterans have laid claim to the grave of another selfless bondsman who loved his master so very much that he was willing to serve in defense of his master’s right to own him. In related news, the Sons of Confederate Veterans have discovered that […]
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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 performance of “Dixie” (or “Dixie’s Land”) by Bryant’s Minstrels in New York City. The song was a hit in New York in […]
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