A Return to Normalcy: Revisiting the Election of 1920

When considered against the electoral circumstances that exchanged Wilson, a Democrat, for Harding, a Republican, some of the tumults of 2020 appear to be a centennial reiteration, or inversion, of the calamities and longings of the 1920 campaign.

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Myths About Slavery In The United States

Many whites seem to be feel persecuted by the fact that slavery is a part of the history of this country. This is a fact that history cannot erase. Slavery’s consequences are still very much present in our contemporary society. Rather than choosing to ignore this history, our country will be best served by understanding it.

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The Study of History is the Search for Truths

“The aim of history class isn’t to get students to love or loathe their country. It’s to prepare them to live in it.”

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The Invasion of the Capitol Building Was A Predictable Event

Anyone that claims to be surprised by Trump supporters invading the Capitol Building is either dishonest or uninformed.

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Hawley and Cruz Lie Because They Think Republicans Are Stupid

Josh Hawley, Ted Cruz, and other Republicans promote Trump’s lies about the 2020 election because they think their supporters are stupid enough to believe them.

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Josh Hawley Betrayed His Oath To Uphold the United States Constitution

Josh Hawley is more responsible than anyone but Donald Trump for the attack on the Capitol Building. He has betrayed his oath to uphold the United States Constitution.

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History’s Verdict on The Trump Era Will Not Be Kind

Historians will likely debate whether Donald Trump is the worst president in American history or simply one of the worst. Either way, the historical record will reflect poorly on the Trump Era. Future generations will struggle to understand how and why we lost our way.

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A Festivus for the Rest of Us

Festivus falls on December 23rd each year and features a number of essential holiday traditions including the Festivus pole, the Airing of Grievances, and the Feats of Strength.

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Not Safe For Children Children’s Books

An assortment of children’s books that explore unorthodox themes in unorthodox ways. Some of these books are real; most of them are not.

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In Praise of Moderation: Erasmus of Rotterdam

Erasmus of Rotterdam was a moderate voice in an age of extremism. Nearly five centuries after his death, he still has much to teach us.

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Consumer Probe: Dangerous Holiday Toys

If you’re doing some last minute shopping for the holiday season, you should avoid these toys if you want to keep your family and loved ones safe.

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Happy Electoral College Day! The 2020 Edition

According to the United States Constitution, the Electoral College has the official responsibility of choosing the President of the United States. In 2020, the Electoral College has voted to elect Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States.

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