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Posts in category “History”

Lutherans Have Issues With The Ben Op

Thoughts from the Issues, Etc. conference in Houston

Posted November 12th, 2017

The Shipwreck Of The Old World

Signs of the times: why liberal democracy and the American order is crumbling

Posted November 6th, 2017

Washington’s Church Ashamed Of Washington

Historic colonial Episcopal (of course) parish removing plaque

Posted October 28th, 2017

The Russian Saint And His Mistress

Matilda tells the story of a ballerina who loved a future Tsar and saint. Not everyone in Russia is okay with that

Posted October 12th, 2017

This Crisis? It’s Nothing

America has seen worse before. Like 1968 to 1973

Posted September 20th, 2017

Forget The Alamo? In Dallas, Maybe

Dallas education board ponders ghosting names of offensive white males Sam Houston, William Travis, and Jim Bowie from schools

Posted September 18th, 2017

Vietnam/Afghanistan

Lyndon Baines Trump prepares to throw more troops at a stalemate

Posted August 21st, 2017

Trump Is More In Touch Than You Think

Revealing post-Charlottesville poll paints different picture than media portray

Posted August 17th, 2017

Mob Rule In Durham

A preview of an America without the rule of law

Posted August 15th, 2017

The Active ‘Hillary,’ The Passive ‘Trump’

Two kinds of threats to the Western order

Posted July 18th, 2017

A Monumental History

Further thoughts on execrating Confederate statuary

Posted May 24th, 2017

The Day They Took Old Dixie Down

In New Orleans, erasing history will do nothing to make the present day better

Posted May 19th, 2017

Forsaking The Family, Surrendering Civilization

Most young adult Americans see marriage and family as incidental to adulthood. As goes the family, so goes civilization

Posted April 20th, 2017

Yuval Noah Harari’s Dystopia

Homo Deus is a book by an evangelist for the Grand Inquisitor of Silicon Valley

Posted April 17th, 2017

Asking The Fallows Question

Where would you go to see Big History right now?

Posted February 7th, 2017

Weirder Than The Trumpening?

Grand historical events that are even more unlikely than this one

Posted January 20th, 2017

Weimar Germany, Weimar America

Of Lennonists, failsons, the revolt against the elites, and the future of our country

Posted November 21st, 2016