All Lessons

All Lessons

The Civil War was about Slavery

In a brief and well done video, Colonel Ty Seidule, the Head of the West Point History Department, completely destroys the Neo-Confederate Myth that the Civil War was about anything other than Slavery. Watch it for yourself below: I would say that pretty much clearly...

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America needs a national dialogue to heal our political battle wounds

More specifically, “In 2016, Pew reported that 45 percent of Republicans and 41 percent of Democrats felt that the other party’s policies posed a threat to the nation.” Democrats and Republicans tended to view people who supported the other party as “exceptionally...

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Voting While Black: Georgia Edition

FiveThirtyEight published an article by Patrick Ruffini titled Black Voters Aren’t Turning Out For The Post-Obama Democratic Party. In his piece he argued that the lack of black turnout in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District primary could be a politically disastrous...

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Donald Trump’s petty speech to NATO was an ugly surprise even to his own team

If this is true, and I believe it is true, it is important. If you support Trump you probably don't believe this true. That it is "fake news!" Right? So there are two questions: 1) Do you believe that Trump's top national security officials were surprised he did not...

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Wisconsin bill that would expel or suspend students who disrupt speakers moves forward

This feeds the narrative that we are moving more to the "Alt-Right." MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Assembly Republicans moved closer to creating tougher penalties for University of Wisconsin student protesters Tuesday, advancing a bill that would suspend or expel students who...

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