The Civil War of 2015 – Part II: The Battle Over Monuments


He has loosed the fateful lightning of his terrible swift sword; His truth is marching on. —Battle Hymn of the Republic In the three weeks that led to South Carolina‚Äôs historic decision to remove the Confederate flag from the State House grounds, no reasonable person-on-the-street was asking for other Confederate symbols, such as monuments, to … More The Civil War of 2015 – Part II: The Battle Over Monuments

The Civil War of 2015 – Part I: Ding-Dong, The Flag Is Gone


The Emanuel Nine Massacre in Charlotte, South Carolina has forced America to finally come to grips with one of the ugliest facets of its 239-year history: The War Between the States (aka The Civil War)—and, more importantly, the scourge of Racism, which has always been at the heart of American History. When I look back … More The Civil War of 2015 – Part I: Ding-Dong, The Flag Is Gone