A Short Lesson in Historical Research

This post has been a long time coming. Settling into a new schedule both in my teaching position and my duties as a student can be quite exhausting, but I’m starting to get into the swing of things. Recently, I started a little segment entitled, “Stupid Things People Say About the Civil War.” Those postsContinue reading “A Short Lesson in Historical Research”

Virginia is for Lovers, Mmm….

H/T to Brooks Simpson for finding this treasure. This definitely changes the way we remember the Founders. “President booty reporting for duty.” “Virginia is for lovers mmm” “Ratify /this/” The Hamilton photo is far too slutty for this page 😉 Thank you Publius-Esquire for bringing joy to our lives today!    

Happy Independence Day!!!

I do enjoy the fourth of July. Last year I celebrated Independence Day a little before the 4th. After paying homage to John Adams, a hat tip to one of my college professors, I find remembering how truly wonderful the Declaration of Independence inescapable. Not so much because of its importance during the revolution, but becauseContinue reading “Happy Independence Day!!!”

The Modern Interpretation of the Founders?

Warning: I do not usually post such vulgarity, but it is relevant. If you abhor swearing DO NOT WATCH   ————————————————————————————————————————– An interesting take on the Founding Fathers. It does make me reflect on this country’s drug debate, and how the Founding Fathers might comment on the issue. Oh, did I mention Abe Lincoln hasContinue reading “The Modern Interpretation of the Founders?”