If Bush fatigue disqualifies Jeb Bush from seeking office, it certainly should disqualify Rick Perry. “Bush on steroids” is putting it mildly. Shallow charisma. Check. Though I doubt most voters would want to have a beer with Perry. Macho posturing. Check. Macho asshole may be a better way to describe Perry, who carries a laser-sighted … Continue reading Another cheerleader from Texas
Rick Santorum claims the left has conspired to edit American history out of textbooks. This is, in my opinion, a conscious effort on the part of the left who has a huge influence on our curriculum, to desensitize America to what American values are so they are more pliable to the new values that they … Continue reading Who’s really editing history out of textbooks?
The Reagan worship is getting creepy. (via Andrew Sullivan)
In 1965, a coalition of Atlanta’s political, religious and cultural leaders organized a banquet to honor a native son, the city’s first Nobel Prize winner. The integrated affair was not without controversy, but civic pride and a sense of decency prevailed. You won’t find a better illustration of why Atlanta is not Birmingham, and vice-versa. … Continue reading The most important dinner in Atlanta’s history
Some amazing LIFE magazine captures, never-before seen by the public, have been posted online.
Historians have concluded that Julius Brutus Booth, father of Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth, was the author of a letter threatening then-President Andrew Jackson’s life. The letter, which addressed Old Hickory as “You damn’d old Scoundrel,” demanded that Jackson pardon two prisoners named De Ruiz and De Soto who had been sentenced to death for … Continue reading it ran in the family