A new book on the politics of the segregationist movement examines a tension between libertarianism and civil rights that continues today. by Jordan Michael Smith Jason Morgan Ward Defending White Democracy: The Making of a Segregationist Movement & the Remaking of Racial Politics, 1936-1965 The University of North Carolina Press, $34.95 In May [...]
20 years after he left the Oval Office and nearly five years since hey died, two things seem clear: Ronald Reagan’s achievements were greater than seemed possible at the time of his scandal-filled presidency, and those achievements have been willfully misinterpreted by a Republican Party that often seems blind to the changes that have swept America since the Reagan years.
A little more than a month has passed since the FBI released its cache of evidence against Bruce E. Ivins, the Army microbiologist accused of planning and executing 2001’s anthrax attacks-by-mail. A closer look at what we know doesn’t exactly instill confidence in the Bureau’s case.
Lt. General William Eldridge Odom was a patriot, a statesman and a scholar—a rare intellect who never shied away from speaking his mind. At a pivotal time in our nation’s history, we sorely need his insights to light the way forward. He will be missed.
The Allied landing never seemed real. It was a movie, a history lesson — not real life.
Source: AFF Doublethink Online | Joseph Hammond
Source: AFF Doublethink Online | Emma Elliott Freire