Finger Lickin’ Dead

While everyone else is anticipating a vampire slaying Lincoln, I give you Mel Gibson in “The Colonel”.

Celebrating Revisionist History

“[T]he enemy of Civil War history is everything people think they know about the conflict.” — Ed Ayers. Thanks to everyone for the emails and comments about my most recent […]

The Anatomy of Lincoln Day in Virginia

I highly recommend heading over to Richard Williams’s Old Virginia Blog for a thoughtful commentary on the Lincoln Day resolution.  Richard points out what he sees as an inconsistency between […]

White Southerners Embrace Lincoln

This post is a few years old, but given the recent discussion about a possible Lincoln Day in Virginia I thought it was worth re-posting. I highly recommend Barry Schwartz’s […]

Lincoln May Get His Own Day in Virginia

Just a quick update for those of you following the ongoing discussion in Richmond over whether to set aside a day to honor Abraham Lincoln.  The original bill can be […]

A Crime Against Our People

[H/T to Andy Hall at Dead Confederates] I chose not to comment on this story when it broke the other day in central Texas.  Turns out a noose was discovered […]

Washington – Lincoln Day in Virginia

Update – 01/24: Yesterday the bill was stricken from the Senate’s calendar.  Update: Head on over to Robert Moore’s site for some thoughtful commentary on Lincoln’s connection to the Shenandoah […]

More Ron Paul Shenanigans

A couple weeks ago I linked to a video of Ron Paul lecturing a group about the Civil War and today I came across another segment from that same talk.  […]