“Ain’t That Peculiar,” Marvin Gaye | The Soul of America | Hopes for a Better Future

I take every song and relate it to life, and people sometimes think I must be in love listening to them. Single as a lost bird, but my love comes from somewhere deeper, as I still dance, hum and sing my heart out through the difficult day. My love for soul music goes back to Continue reading “Ain’t That Peculiar,” Marvin Gaye | The Soul of America | Hopes for a Better Future

Columbia (American Minerva) and the Fasces in “Reconstruction” for Equal Rights (1868), Harper’s Weekly | Artist Thomas Nast

“Reconstruction” by German-born American political cartoonist, Thomas Nast illustrates the Southern states being brought back into order with the North into the ancient symbol of collective power and fraternity, the fasces, and the nation’s motto, E Pluribus Unum (“Out of Many, One”). The symbolism of Columbia (America) depicted in Thomas Nast’s cartoon illustrations are highly Continue reading Columbia (American Minerva) and the Fasces in “Reconstruction” for Equal Rights (1868), Harper’s Weekly | Artist Thomas Nast

Late to the party… | A Look at Hayward’s Review: The Liberal Republicanism of Gordon Wood

“Unlike today’s liberals who quote his magnum opus, Wood does not think that America can return to its republican roots. He may be crying over spilled milk, but he has the fortitude to admit it.” HAYWARD, THE LIBERAL REPUBLICANISM OF GORDON WOOD SSo must we have the fortitude to admit. According to Steven F. Hayward, Continue reading Late to the party… | A Look at Hayward’s Review: The Liberal Republicanism of Gordon Wood

President Donald Trump’s Nashville Rally Lies and Ignorance about Blacks, Republican History, and Voting Rights

May 30, 2018. President Trump, Nashville, Tennessee Rally on African-Americans: “Remember when I’d make a speech, and I’d talk about African-Americans, and I’d say, ‘highest crime-rate, bad education,’ I go like ten-points, and they’re always voting; African-Americans vote for Democrats, for the most part. Y’know, vast majority. They’ve been doing it for over a hundred-years!” Continue reading President Donald Trump’s Nashville Rally Lies and Ignorance about Blacks, Republican History, and Voting Rights

Constantin Von Hoffmeister “Secret America”: Defining America as a Race-Based Republic

German Identitarian desires a race-based American vision, and rationalizes Trump’s policies. The philosophy of REPUBLICANISM makes the idea and historical permanency of a ‘White Ethno-State’ impossible, and a contradiction in terms, especially given the historical circumstances. What was the true vision of the United States? Who can truly say, based on racial terms, and was it meant Continue reading Constantin Von Hoffmeister “Secret America”: Defining America as a Race-Based Republic