Pete Buttigieg for President

The Democratic Party is facing one of its largest primaries in recent political history. It was only in 1976 in living memory that the party faced so many candidates with sixteen running for their party's nomination, including the eventual nominee in Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter, who faced opponents such as Alabama Governor George Wallace, Arizona … Continue reading Pete Buttigieg for President

Dixie’s War: The Historiography of the Confederate States of America

The American Civil War is a subject that brings to mind images of soldiers in blue and gray lining up and firing at one another, the heroic and gallant military commanders on horseback commanding from the front, and political titans such as Abraham Lincoln or Jefferson Davis guiding the course of the war from their … Continue reading Dixie’s War: The Historiography of the Confederate States of America

In Defense of Ilhan Omar

Over the last few weeks, Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has made headlines across the country over one issue or another. At the start of the year it was due to comments regarding Israel that could in many ways be taken as antisemitic, but for which she has apologized and since moved past. Now, however, the political … Continue reading In Defense of Ilhan Omar