Daily Archives: December 15, 2010

The Hall of Fame Game

It is common for endeavors and regions to seek to celebrate the most illustrious and successful in their histories by creating a hall of fame to honor them and to record the excellence of those people for others to appreciate … Continue reading

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History and Memory

American novelist William Faulkner once said, “The past is not dead.  In fact, it isn’t even past.”  I would like to comment briefly today on the subject of history and memory, given the intriguing relationship between the two that is … Continue reading

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The Presidents of the Confederate States of America: An Alternate History

Earlier today, a historian friend of mine sent me a list of Presidents of the Confederate States of America.  Though I by no means a sympathizer of the Confederate States of America, I thought the list of presidents deserved a … Continue reading

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