Tag Archive | Woodrow Wilson

We have found one another again as brothers and comrades in arms, enemies no longer, generous friends rather, our battles long past, the quarrel forgotten—except that we shall not forget the splendid valor… Woodrow Wilson

The Gettysburg campaign – and it is most properly considered a campaign rather than a battle or a series of battles – ended on July 4 as did the battle of Vicksburg. Almost mythically the victories are linked to the date as though it had some amuletic effect. Never mind that the side that was […]

All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies… John Arbuthnot

One of the many ironies of this book is that it was published before the Democrats nominated their first mixed-race candidate and offered the nation the logical conclusion of affirmative action. The truth of the matter is that whether it was the Republicans manipulating the Freedman’s Bureau during the military occupation of the South that […]