Daily Archives: September 10, 2015

Book Review: The Slaveholding Republic

The Slaveholding Republic: An Account Of The United States Government’s Relationship To Slavery, by Don E. Fehrenbacher, Completed and Edited by Ward M. McAfee In a book that was almost but not entirely finished at his death, the late and … Continue reading

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The Entering Wedge

Yesterday at work, I had the opportunity to choose my eleventh desk location there from a series of options, and I chose the one that was furthest away from the door where I sat, in visible discomfort, for some months … Continue reading

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