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Unmasking Trumpicans: I Live Free and You Die

The coronavirus has had many non-medical effects on America…and you don’t need a red pill to see them. Think of the talking heads, some of whom receive (and open) these posts. Now we can see your kitchens, your livings rooms, your offices with the required bookcase. Sharp-eyed people or more technically-advanced people can even identify […]

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State History Advocacy: A Report from the Frontlines

The legislative sessions this year have been far from normal to say the least. Some actions were undertaken earlier this year before the lockdowns occurred. While much is now on hold, it is useful to catch up on what was done or planned. My main advocacy blog was posted May 3, 2020:  History Advocacy Advisory […]

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Contingency Plans for January 20, 2021: If He Loses

What are the contingency plans for January 20, 2021, if Joe Biden wins the election? What are the contingency plans for January 20, 2021, if Joe Biden loses the election? America’s Third Civil War is moving forward to its showdown. So far the skirmishes in the culture war have been mostly local and mostly non-violent. […]

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Friday Night Lights: Risking Lives for the Dow

We have now celebrated V-Zero Day over the coronavirus per the White House Council of Economic Advisers. In a few days we will be looking back at the crisis per the Vice President of the United States. Next month we will be back to normal per the son in-law of the President of the United […]

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Donna Reed, Eddie Haskell, and The Donald: The Fifties Live

The Fifties are alive and well with The Donald, more so than I had realized. Yes, people have often commented on his preference for the white world of America’s idealized past, but there is more to it than that. I have frequently commented about The Donald being an immature 13 year old or 7th grader […]

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V-Zero Day: We Have Prevailed Over COVID-19!

Did you celebrate V-Zero Day? Did you celebrate the day when we finally prevailed over Covid-19? Ever since the White House Council of Economic Advisers delivered its Happy Talk message showing deaths dropping precipitously to the point of zero by May 15, I have been counting down the days on my blogs. We’re Number 2! […]

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History Education and the Organization of American Historians Conference

This blog is a continuation of a report on the cancelled conference of the Organization of American Historians. For the first post go to The Organization of American Historians (OAH) Conference: What Would Have Been Presented? and the second post Organization of American Historians Conference: II. The first two post focused on the Plains Indians. […]

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