Posted in Civil Rights History Politics

The KKK and Church Bombings

Efforts to prosecute the other three men believed responsible, Herman Cash, Bobby Frank Cherry and Thomas E. Blanton, continued for decades. Though Cash died in 1994, Cherry and Blanton were arrested and charged with four counts of murder in 2000.

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Posted in Election 2020 Elections Politics

The “Keep Dreaming” Team

Well the third Democratic debate is now in the books and here’s what we know: nothing much will change among the top three candidates. If…

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Posted in Election 2020 Elections Politics

John Kass’s Grand Delusion

Recently, I was looking at some polling in RCP when I happened upon an “op-ed” by John Kass of the Chicago Tribune. I put the…

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Posted in Election 2020 Politics

Will 2020 Be About Trump Fatigue or Trump Numbness?

Just when you thought this president couldn’t sink any lower, now he’s fabricating weather forecasts. Nixon had Watergate, Trump has Sharpiegate. Not only did Trump…

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Posted in Foreign Affairs Foreign Policy History Politics

The Revolutionary War and the Treaty of Paris

On this day in 1783, the Treaty of Paris, defining the legal conclusion of the American Revolutionary War, is signed in France. In attendance were…

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Posted in Elections Opinion Politics

Mitch McConnell and Voting Machines

Yeah… This guy’s got to go. He goes on the senate floor and whines pathetically about the state of things after being accurately called out for obviously and…

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