Wigging Out Over Whigs and Tories

I felt like a fun historical post for this week. Here I go. Several months ago I came across a few positive references to Toryism and Radical Toryism from the Alt-South. Whoa. That was an attention getter. One faction of Southern Nationalists hold Tory sentiments, as explained by this article at Identity Dixie. But just … Continue reading Wigging Out Over Whigs and Tories

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Twenty Years Ago Was Another World

Recently I was having a discussion with some relatives about how things used to be, not back in the Great Depression, but just twenty to thirty years ago when I was a child. America has changed dramatically in this time. My younger readers may not grasp how significant this recent change has been. I want … Continue reading Twenty Years Ago Was Another World

Book Review: Fitzhugh’s “Cannibals All!”

  Today I would like to review George Fitzhugh’s classic 1856 work Cannibals All! or, Slaves Without Masters. My copy is a 1988 paperback reprint by The Belknap Press of Harvard University, with a (1959 dated) left wing introduction by C. Vann Woodward, and is 261 pages long. Harvard only reprinted this book because they wished … Continue reading Book Review: Fitzhugh’s “Cannibals All!”