Monthly Archives: November 2015

Tale of a Southern Unionist Recalcitrant

I couldn’t let St. Andrews Day pass today without honoring a distant Scottish-American forebear of mine: Robert Malone Guttery, my great(4) grandfather. Guttery was a largely self-educated Primitive Baptist minister who possessed an apparently superhuman reservoir of human courage. Considered … Continue reading

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Trudeau Salutes the Queen

Despite the ┬ánational dust up that followed the newly installed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision remove the Elizabeth II’s portrait from the Foreign Affairs Building, the Canadian monarchy doesn’t seem to face any immediate risk of extinction. Even so, … Continue reading

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