Daily Archives: June 16, 2017

A Summer Of Resistance

Yesterday morning my cell phone gave me the unpleasant news that two Republican members of the House of Representatives had been shot while practicing baseball.  Since then it has been instructive, and more than a little bit alarming, what sort … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t They In The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame: Alabama

Roughly 1/5 of all albums (and album equivalents) sold in the United States is for country music. For many people, this may be completely unbelievable because country music is so seldom on their radar.  I grew up in rural central … Continue reading

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Book Review: Southern Families At War

Southern Families At War:  Loyalty And Conflict In The Civil War South, edited by Catherine Clinton When people think of a great deal of contemporary writing about warfare to involve dubious progressive politics and an excessive concern with gender issues … Continue reading

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Book Review: How The South Could Have Won The Civil War

How The South Could Have Won The Civil War:  The Fatal Errors That Led To Confederate Defeat, by Bevin Alexander I vaguely remember reading a bit about this book in one of my favorite works by noted Civil War historian … Continue reading

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