Birthers and Historical Amnesia

This video has been making the rounds ever since this country had to bear the indignity of forcing our first African-American president to prove his legitimacy by proxy of his citizenship.  If you haven’t watched yet, do so.

I don’t have a lot to add, because really, what more is there to say, and what I [...]

The Rise of the Old South

When repealing the 14th Amendment was merely a talking point of the fringe right, like many others I dismissed it as lunacy that could never gain any traction.  I mean, who in their right mind, in 2010, would want to return to the days of Dred Scott and de jure segregation, separate but equal and [...]