Archive for July 23rd, 2020

July 23rd, 2020 - 4:05 pm § in America

Was Lincoln right to preserve the Union by force?

Of course, this is a rhetorical question. Lincoln was America’s most consequential president; world history would be very different if the United States had broken in two in the mid-19th century. The result would have been an industrialized North with a strong central government, and an agricu[...]

July 23rd, 2020 - 12:43 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

Trump’s DHS secretary accuses Portland mayor of “legitimizing” violence

“Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler was tear-gassed by federal agents,” Wednesday night, July 22, 2020, “as he spoke to a group of protesters next to a federal courthouse,” CBS News reported. Wheeler is a Democrat. The following morning, appearing on “CBS This Morning,” C[...]