Saturday, June 12, 2021

A Warning to the Election Winners

Most people realize the conversation about the election is not over, and those who technically won the election would be wise to take that conversation very seriously.

Remembering The Jewish Holocaust and The Endgame of Populist Nationalism

If we don't remember why the past happened, we will most assuredly fall back into the ways of the past -- and we all know how that story ends. 

American Socialism, Part I: Beginnings

The presupposition of Biblical human depravity was slowly replaced by the extra-Biblical ideal that men can not only improve themselves, but can take measures to improve their neighbors.

This Day in Virginia History: Louisa Confederate Monument Erected in 1905

On August 17, 1905, Louisa County held a ceremonious event unveiling its new “monument to the Confederate soldiers of the county, living and dead.”

LINGAMFELTER: I’m a Dreamer, Too…

Scott Lingamfelter dreams about a lot of things.

American Socialism, Part II: The Utility of Man

Civilization was a machine, and a wise enough tinkerer could improve that machine. Machines rely on order and cannot abide chaos; machines rely on collective operation; independent or unpredictable variables are dangerous. Above all, machines are agnostic to transcendent morality, and are strictly concerned with utility.

This Day in Virginia History: Nat Turner’s Rebellion

On August 21, 1831, Nat Turner and a group of other slaves rebelled against their slave owners and killed nearly 60 people while freeing fellow slaves in Southampton County, Virginia.
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Port of Virginia Container Volume Booming In March

After two months of flat numbers, the Port of Virginia's volume was booming in the month of March as container volume reached near-record numbers.

This Day in Virginia History: 1831 Observations on Solar Phenomena

On August 20, 1831, Benjamin Hallowell composed a letter to be published later by the Alexandrian Gazette on his observances of solar phenomena. Whew, I...
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Trump Holds On Russian Sanctions Announced By UN Ambassador Haley

After UN Ambassador Nikki Haley announced new sanctions on Russia after the alleged chemical attack in Syria by Assad, President Trump is holding off.
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