• What’s With Dianne Feinstein And The Confederate Flag?
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    What’s With Dianne Feinstein And The Confederate Flag?

    REALLY INTERESTING STORY THAT BROKE A COUPLE DAYS AGO ABOUT DIANNE FEINSTEIN. IT’S OLD SO I DON’T WANT YOU TO GET THE WRONG IMPRESSION, IT’S BACK FROM 1984 WHEN FEINSTEIN WAS THE MAYOR OF SAN FRANCISCO. I’M NOT TELLING YOU THIS BECAUSE I THINK DIANNE FEINSTEIN — IT’S NOT A GOOD STORY, IT’S ABOUT HER DEFENDING THE CONFEDERATE FLAG, I’M NOT SAYING THIS BECAUSE I THINK SHE BELIEVES THE SAME THINGS TODAY AS SHE DID IN 1984, I’M NOT TELLING YOU SHE PUT UP THE CONFEDERATE FLAG BECAUSE SHE’S DEEPLY RACIST, AND I’M NOT SAYING IT LIKE HA-HA, I’M NOT SAYING THAT, WINK — BUT I THINK IT’S AN IMPORTANT…

  • Reconstruction: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
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    Reconstruction: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

    The American Civil War ended in 1865. And a new conflict immediately began. The North won the first war. The South won the second. To truly understand American history, one needs to understand how this happened, and why. The years immediately following the end of the Civil War—1865 to 1877—are known in American history as “Reconstruction.” What should have been a glorious chapter in America’s story—the full integration of 3.9 million freed slaves—instead became a shameful one. It began with the assassination of Republican president Abraham Lincoln. One week after the Civil War effectively ended, the one man with the political savvy and shrewdness to have guided Reconstruction was gone.…