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The Man Who Made Towers of Beach Glass

Talk about a contrast with what the T-word is imposing on us…

This week marks the 35th anniversary of Key West seceding from the United States… 400 more words

Poetry

The Jonquil Historical Trail, Part 1

What follows is the first draft of a proposal I generated back in 2015 to establish an historical trail along a one-and-a-half mile section of Atlanta Road in Smyrna, Georgia. 3,714 more words

History

Upcoming Post: The Jonquil Historical Trail, Part 1

A Brief History of Smyrna Georgia by William P. Marchione

Smyrna, Georgia also known as the Jonquil City has been witness to many intriguing historical events and notable characters over is long and storied past. 86 more words

African American

April 23, 1982, Conch Republic

Except for the Naval Air Station at Boca Chica and Coast Guard installations in Key West, Marathon and Islamorada, most if not all economic activity in the Florida Keys comes from tourism. 1,016 more words

History

The Idol of Christian Secession

As has been articulated in the previous essay, “The Extent of Christian Secession”, the idea of Christian secession is, for the moment at least, restricted to Christians in the United States. 2,027 more words

Politics

The New South and the New Immigrant, Part 2

A Mississippi Delta Italian immigrant farmer in 1909.

As was noted in part 1 of this article, by 1910 some 115,000 Southern and Eastern European immigrants had settled in the eleven state region that had earlier comprised the Confederate States of America. 2,682 more words

History

Why I Think A Biafra May Not Work - At Least Not Right Now.

It seems like, of late, I have been running into (and reading) too many articles about Biafra. Maybe it’s because of the continued incarceration of IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu (which I think the Nigerian Federal Government has to fix as soon as possible) or just because the question of Biafra has loomed large in various stages of my life so far – especially considering I’m a Nigerian Igbo man. 1,939 more words

Nigeria