A Sesquicentennial From the Bottom-Up

The following video was uploaded to YouTube a couple of days ago.  I know nothing about the woman who produced it, but I think it is a wonderful example of […]

Civil War Reenacting For the Whole Family

And the winner is: “Celebrating the little-known Battle of Calico, California, (or Farb Forks) apparently fought over possession of the town’s only all-you-can-eat buffet.” — Ken Noe Those of you […]

The Irony of Confederate Flagging

I am not going to address any legal questions surrounding this little standoff.  While I do believe it was the intention of this “flagger” to confront the security guard, what […]

And the Lies Continue

No surprise that the recent post on Aaron Perry has led to a spirited discussion.  I expressed concern that the ceremony that took place yesterday to honor this man would […]