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Review: A History of Appalachia

July 30, 2014 // 6 Comments

Richard B. Drake, A History of Appalachia Richard B. Drake’s A History of Appalachia is an excellent introduction to the history and culture of the people of the region. [...]

Murder By Craigslist

August 16, 2013 // 25 Comments

Ohio This article in The Atlantic about a Craigslist serial killer doesn’t pertain to anything we normally discuss on this website, but I thought it was worth flagging [...]

Go, Sonny, Go!

July 13, 2013 // 9 Comments

Ohio I met this guy at the 2013 Council of Conservative Citizens conference … he has made his own secessionist media wave: “A prosperous suburban enclave in [...]

Joshua Giddings on the South

December 24, 2012 // 10 Comments

Ohio In light of John Bonaccorsi’s comments in the Lincoln-Douglas Debates thread, I will share another excerpt from America Aflame: How The Civil War Created a Nation: [...]

Ohio: The Greater Appalachia Factor

October 30, 2012 // 49 Comments

Will Greater Appalachia cost Obama a victory in Ohio? Ohio In 2008, Obama only won Ohio with 51.2% of the vote, even with a D+8 electorate and an 8 point advantage with [...]

Central State University Brawl

May 7, 2012 // 4 Comments

Ohio In the Mars Challenge, I noted that the Bush and Obama administrations had spent $323 million dollars in 2008, $323 million dollars in 2009, and $323 million dollars in [...]

Possible Trayvon Martin Retaliation In Ohio

April 4, 2012 // 13 Comments

Ohio The climate of hate created by Al Sharpton and the Mainstream Media over the Trayvon Martin shooting is now translating into random retaliatory strikes against the White [...]

Live Thread: Super Tuesday

March 6, 2012 // 76 Comments

United States The polls are open in Georgia, Idaho, Alaska, Massachusetts, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Vermont and Virginia. Does Mitt Romney pull away with [...]