Election Night 2012 – The Electoral College Decides

Our nation’s Electoral College is deserving of a better label than archaic.  We Americans seldom acknowledge the fact that votes cast by electors, not those of the popular will, decide the winner of presidential and vice-presidential races. This is understandable … Continue reading

Nostalgia – History’s Greatest Nemisis

Nostalgia has its rightful place at reunions, on anniversaries and within the pages of dusty photo albums; it has no place in the practice of history. Not be egregious, but words have meaning. They have precision. Words also have implication, … Continue reading