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"These acts... are overt acts of war.” The Attack on Fort Sumter

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Here is this is the first of a two-part installment of my Civil War text. The story follows the implosion of the Democratic Party, the election of Abraham Lincoln, and the secession crisis. 1,977 more words


Comfort In the Midst of Trials

(James Buchanan, “Comfort in Affliction” 1837)

“He who did not spare His own Son, but gave Him up for us all–how will He not also, along with Him, graciously give us all things?” Romans 8:32… 221 more words

Truth And The Word Of God

The Mormon War: Defiance in the Desert

From History Net by Kenny Kemp:

The unmistakable sound of a rifle being cocked startled the men at the cookfire. Nights on the rolling eastern upslope of the Great Divide had turned cool with fall. 263 more words


Tariffs and the Panic of 1857

We Austrian economists like to point to the Panic of 1857 as a perfect example of how the free market deals with financial panics absent government interference.  1,676 more words


Second Decade Off Topic: The White House, Part II

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This is an Off Topic episode, involving historical topics outside the scope of the main podcast. This episode continues the story from… 353 more words

American History

Trump is a LOSER!

The headline reads:

History experts in New York Times op-ed: Trump worst president ever, Obama in top 10

This is from the USA Today, or as Louisville Lefty deprecatingly called it, the “McPaper.” It was, though, one of the newspapers to which he subscribed and used in his work. 389 more words

  • “We ought to cultivate peace, commerce, and friendship with all nations . . . in a spirit of Christian benevolence toward our fellowmen, wherever their lot may be cast.” ~
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James Buchanan