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Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis

On this very day in 1860, Abraham Lincoln is elected the 16th president of the United States over a deeply divided Democratic Party, becoming the…

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Taking On The Klan And The Ghosts Of Segregation

I grew up in the Deep South. Some of my earliest memories are of discrimination and the imagery associated with it. As a very young…

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Why Conservatives Aren't Funny

Something conservatives lack when it comes to politics is humor.  Everyone takes their politics seriously, but conservatives, whether of the home-spun or Paul Ryan variety,…

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