Brief Comments on Monument Removal

Updates Below The news of the removal of various Civil War & Reconstruction monuments in New Orleans is certainly making its rounds. I have not devoted a lot of time or energy to commenting on the issue of monument removal thus far, outside of few statements on Facebook and Twitter. However, as someone who grewContinue reading “Brief Comments on Monument Removal”

And the White House Burned, Burned, Burned….

Update: As it turns out, the British definitely remember. Update: Video fixed, hopefully it works.   Two hundred years ago today, after soundly defeating American forces at the Battle of Bladensburg, British soldiers under command of Major General Robert Ross occupied Washington D.C., and set fire to many of the buildings. Numerous arguments imply that this actionContinue reading “And the White House Burned, Burned, Burned….”