Tag Archives: Regionalism

America’s Pink Elephant

I am working through the last chapters of Fred Kaplan’s masterful biography of our sixth president:  “John Quincy Adams: American Visionary.” It’s a fine piece of work.  And one of the remarkable points it drives home, whether intentionally or unintentionally, … Continue reading

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A Divided Mind about Our Nation of Two Mindsets

There is a ring of truth to Lois Lerner’s observation, posted to a friend in an e-mail exchange, that Lincoln should have let the South go in 1861 because the North and South really are of two mindsets. Lerner’s observation … Continue reading

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