After hearing the news of Britain’s referendum to leave the European Union passed in June this year, the call for Texas’ secession grew… again. Just as the hashtag Brexit was trending, so was another, Texit, a call by many unhappy Texans for Texas to leave the union of the United States. 262 more words
Tags » Federalists
—Hey, Mr. K.
Yesterday you asked whether the growing rift between (Federalist) Alexander Hamilton and (Democratic-Republican, or just Republican for short) James Madison marked the beginning of party politics. 1,297 more words
Totally and completely unrelated to any current political platform being offered up by any major American political party, I offer up this brief history lesson. As you may recall, my day job is teaching social studies, and historians (yes, I call myself a historian. 652 more words
Yesterday in Dallas, Barack Obama gave a speech to a large crowd which had assembled to memorialize the five Dallas police officers, (Lorne Ahrens, Michael Krol, Michael Smith, Patrick Zamarippa and Brent Thompson), who were killed by a domestic terrorist. 1,424 more words