One review for my 9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America complained about my inclusion of Abraham Lincoln. The crime? My “originalist” position falls apart when I start talking about secession. You see, to this fellow, the Constitution says nothing about secession, which means it is an implied power.Details
George Orwell wasn’t lying. “He who controls the present controls the past, and he who controls the past controls the future.” Anyone who has picked up a history book or watched a “documentary” on PBS or the History Channel gets it. In fact, every pinko academic taking up space at some Ivory Tower history department…Details
Louisiana, populism, and the Constitution, three items that don’t seem to have much in common, except that I spent time talking about all three in the last week.Details
One student at the recently concluded Abbeville Institute Summer School asked me to do a show on Southern Whigs.
I decided to do more than that.Details
Anyone who has the audacity to bring up nullification in a debate with friends and foes alike has probably heard this before.
“Nullification is lawlessness!”
That is not what the founding generation thought. Not even close.Details