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Civil War

  1. neo-confederacy
    VA Secretary Once Gave Speeches Lionizing Racist Arch-Traitor Jefferson DavisHaving an apparent member of the neo-Confederacy heading the agency that tends to those who served the country Davis tried to destroy is not good.
  2. 2018 midterms
    Dixieland’s Favorite Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith Sported Confederate Garb in 2014The GOP senator who keeps saying racially offensive things saw nothing wrong with donning Confederate garb at Jefferson Davis’s home.
  3. space of the week
    A 19th-Century Firehouse Converted Into a Sleek, Modern HomeThe history of this three-story renovation in Boerum Hill starts with the Civil War and ends with a rooftop archery range and Japanese soaking tub.
  4. documented
    The Photographer Who Documents the Former Sites of Confederate MonumentsArtist Matthew Shain set out to capture the pedestals where they once stood.
  5. the national interest
    Sanders Claims Kelly Learned Civil War Nonsense From Ken Burns. She’s Right.We would like to believe that nice Ken Burns could not depict the same ideas as nasty John Kelly.
  6. Trump Tweets His Way Into the Virginia Governor’s RaceThe same day a new poll shows the Democratic candidate taking a big lead.
  7. No, Impeaching Trump Would Not Reverse the 2016 ElectionsIf Trump were to be removed from office via impeachment, the GOP would continue to rule with much the same policies. So why all the talk of a “coup?”
  8. Here’s the Sweet Video of a Somali Mom Crying at Daughter’s GraduationThe heartwarming video has gone viral.
  9. Robert E. Lee Monuments Are Symbols of Neo-Confederacy, Not the ConfederacyMonuments that went up to celebrate the white supremacist triumph in successfully setting up Jim Crow should come down now.
  10. How Much Do Donald Trump and Andrew Jackson Actually Have in Common?▶️ “Had Andrew Jackson been around a little bit later, you wouldn’t have had the Civil War. He was a very tough person, but he had a big heart.”
  11. Trump’s Absurd Civil War Comment and the Limits of Deal-MakingHis belief that wheeling and dealing could have solved the conflict over slavery shows a dangerous lack of principle.
  12. Reaction From Right to Dallas Massacre: Trump Is Measured; Others Not So Much“Civil war” hysteria breaks out in some conservative quarters after massacre of police in Dallas, but so far Donald Trump’s being remarkably restrained.
  13. grand exits
    Columnist George Will Has Left the Republican Party Because of Trump“This is not my party.”
  14. roll clip!
    See the Opening of McConaughey’s Civil War FilmHe’s from the South, but he’s a good guy.
  15. Top GOP Donors Bemoan Trump at Elite SummitThey helped raise more than $1 billion for Romney in 2012. Now they are considering putting “country first, party second.”
  16. TNT Picks Up Young Shakespeare SeriesThe network has also ordered a pilot about a modern day civil war.
  17. civil war
    Anti-Trump Republicans Are Still Plotting an Independent Presidential Run#NeverTrump4Ever?
  18. Tech Tips for the Avengers, Who Have Never Seen a ComputerJust Dropbox it, you guys.
  19. republican party
    As Trump Pans Republican Party Unity, Palin Targets Paul RyanJust another 24 hours in the national implosion that is the Trump-era GOP.
  20. See Chris Hemsworth, Ostensible Mortal, ExerciseIs he Team Cap or Team Iron Man? As if you even care.
  21. political ideologies
    Chris Evans Is Team Iron Man in Real LifeChris Evans, you beautiful traitor.
  22. gallery
    See Portraits of New Yorkers Who Served in the Civil War150 years after they returned home.
  23. 6 Things to Know About Marvel’s Newest Movie Villain, Baron ZemoThere’s been more than one of him, because comics.
  24. leaks
    This Leaked Avengers: Age of Ultron Scene Foreshadows Civil WarAlso, our first look at Thanos wearing the Infinity Gauntlet.
  25. sequels
    Report: Robert Downey Jr. to Join Captain America 3Kicking off the Civil War story line.
  26. the national interest
    Some Southern Members of Congress Apparently Haven’t Gotten Over the Civil WarYou rebel scum.
  27. foreign affairs
    Flint, Michigan Woman Reportedly Killed While Fighting Alongside Syrian Rebels“I didn’t think she was (a terrorist), but God only knows,” said her aunt.
  28. U.S. to Give Syrian Citizens $100 Million in AidSidestepping the “thin red line.”
  29. politics
    Grover Norquist Opposes Insane Texas Judge’s Tax Plan“Tax increases lead to civil unrest.”
  30. Humor in the Civil War Worked Exactly Like It Does TodayWhich is your favorite joke in this article about humor during the Civil War? Mine is the title “An ‘Off-Hand’ Joke” for an amputation-humor […]
  31. Book Shelf
    Historical Society of Pennsylvania Reprints Civil War-Era CookbookThe book features more than 200 recipes from the Civil War era.
  32. things that happened awhile ago
    Florida Claims First Shots of the Civil WarDrunk Floridians may have been fired on by federal soldiers.
  33. song of the south
    Haley Barbour Admits That Abolishing Slavery Was a Good ThingBREAKING x 1000.
  34. cable news
    Talk Box: Glenn Beck Warns GOP ‘Boys Club’ of Whig-Like ExtinctionPlus, Chris Matthews tries to get Alabama governor Haley Barbour to let him know when the next boys’ club meeting starts.