Tag Archives: The Civil War

The Urge to Purge

As I’ve said before, the primitive desire to purge our society of anything that makes us feel bad—particularly things that relate to history—will continue, unabated, until people stand up and say “enough.” Consider this opinion piece in the Washington Post, headlined … Continue reading

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The Axis of Ego Podcast: 3/29/13

In Part 2 of this week’s podcast, Tom and Harrison continue their discussion, this time transitioning into a conversation about modern attitudes toward federalism, both in a gay-rights context and generally, even touching on some of the origins of the … Continue reading

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RVA Banner Design Contest!

I stumbled across this Richmond, Virginia banner design contest yesterday.  I encourage everyone to enter!  The deadline is tonight at midnight, April 7, 2011.  The premise fueling the endeavor is to design a banner that celebrates our fair city in … Continue reading

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