Woodrow Wilson still holds the distinction of being the only president in US history with a Ph.D. His intellectual and political legacy are significant to say the least. This post discusses the question “What are we to make of Woodrow Wilson?”
In 1864, Ulysses S. Grant was named Supreme Commander of the Union Army. This move left William Tecumseh Sherman as Union commander in the western theater of the Civil War. Best remembered for his destructive March to the Sea, this post revists a somewhat controversial question:
Was Sherman a hero or a villain?
If you were hoping for a thought provoking post, you may want to move on. This post falls more into the personal, not-really-all-that-enlightening category.
It’s hard to imagine the United States without a large central government. Americans often forget that the Founders disagreed vehemently regarding the size/form/structure that our new governement should take.
In your opinion, what is the proper balance between federal authority and state’s rights? Who should have the authority and why?
The Allegory of the Cave appears in The Republic, Plato’s famous dialogue on justice. This post highlights a video interpretation of that allegory. What is the message or thought Plato is trying to convey?
I recently finished a two-day 121 mile bike trip with my dad and brother on the Silver Comet Trail, a paved trail stretching from Smyrna, Georgia to the eastern border of Alabama.
This post offers a few suggestions for planning your own Silver Comet adventure.