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 By John M Taylor    Opinion    December 1, 2022 

The Southern Side of Alabama's History

The State of Alabama is filled with interesting history. At least two schools of thought exist about the name’s origin. One contends it is derived from Alabamas or Alibamons, a tribe in the Creek...

 

The Gettysburg Address: Lincolnian Sophistry

Being born in the middle of the Baby Boom, I have seen society improve in some ways and deteriorate in others. Declines in education are well documented. Although a large percentage of teachers seek...

 

The False Demonization of Nathan Bedford Forrest

Just mentioning the name Nathan Bedford Forrest stirs many emotions. As Abe Lincoln has been falsely deified, Forrest has been falsely demonized. Remember, the winner writes the history and they have...

 

Jack Hinson: One Man's Retribution

The War for Southern Independence produced many divisions in both North and South. Southerners overwhelmingly supported the Confederate cause; a small percentage supported the North and some...

 

Compact is more than a Theory

Recent Supreme Court rulings have stirred up a “hornet’s nest,” especially the Dobbs abortion decision on June 24, 2022. Roe vs. Wade created a so-called right to abort an unborn child,...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    July 1, 2022

The Mythical Abraham Lincoln

On May 30th, the Lincoln Memorial celebrated its 100th birthday. Named after Abraham Lincoln, one memorial feature is the symbol of fasces (rods bundled together and bound with a red strap), which is...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    June 1, 2022

Jefferson Davis: Is Government by Consent a Lost Cause?

The birthday of Jefferson Finis Davis is on June 3rd. Although it is a State Holiday in Alabama there will likely be little recognition from most circles. Davis, a Jeffersonian and a Christian (Episco...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    May 1, 2022

The Confederate Constitution: An Improved Version of the Original Compact

Patrick Henry opposed adoption of the U.S. Constitution and warned the South about its partners, the New England “Puritans.” Realizing the antagonistic regional economic interests, Henry reasoned...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    April 1, 2022

Lysander Spooner: Northern Abolitionist and Supporter of Southern Independence

Court historians and perpetuators of the righteous cause myth have devoted much attention to the abolitionist John Brown. Heavily financed by the Secret Six (mainly Northern Industrialists and...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    March 1, 2022

Lincoln's Dilemma: Inconvenient Facts Likely to be Omitted

Advertisements for “Lincoln’s Dilemma” have been aggressively promoted. It is said to begin with the January 6, 2020, event that some call a riot and some call an “insurrection”—a...

 

The Hampton Roads Conference

Government-approved “history books” claim the War Between the States/Civil War was fought over slavery; however, the main characters in both North and South, including Jefferson Davis and Abraham...

 

CRT, DEI, and Marxist Indoctrination

Any society which suppresses the heritage of its conquered minorities, prevents their history or denies them their symbols, has sown the seeds of their own destruction. – William Wallace Governments...

 

A Perspective on the Fourteenth Amendment

There has been considerable controversy regarding the Fourteenth Amendment. A brief look into its origin and history reveals, “something is rotten in Denmark.” Although it was “adopted” on Jul...

 

Robert E. Lee: American Patriot

The moral and economic decline of these united States is obvious. In many ways, this country has become unrecognizable. Part of the deterioration can be traced to the inferior quality of officials...

 

Astute Observations of Mr. Charles Dickens

Western civilization has produced an enormous number of brilliant individuals. English writer Charles John Huffam Dickens would definitely be in the top echelon. Not only was Dickens a great writer, h...

 

The Historical Significance of Anthony Johnson

We are constantly bombarded with issues instigated by individuals attempting to cause division in America. For example, the 1619 Project (reminiscent of something in the old parody magazine, National...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    July 1, 2021

Davis, O'Connor, and the Right of Self-Government

July is an important month in the American Republic. Long-standing traditions surrounding the 4th inspire many individuals to be thankful they are Americans. Holiday celebrations often include...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    May 1, 2021

Clement L. Vallandigham: A Victim of Lincoln's Regime

We observe many modern instances of government overreach. A look at Abe Lincoln’s regime will echo much of what we now witness – Clement Laird Vallandigham’s case is an example. [Denied free...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    April 1, 2021

Abraham Lincoln's Reason for War

Abe Lincoln was determined to keep the Union together and deny Southern Independence. Although antithetical to the creation of these united States, the “unbreakable union myth” was supported by...

 
 By John M Taylor    Opinion    March 1, 2021

The First Amendment and Lincoln's Regime

“Freedom of speech and freedom of the press, precious relics of former history, must not be construed too largely.” – William T. Sherman The First Amendment: Congress shall make no law...

 

Marxist Hatred of the South

“I wouldn’t know, I’ve only ever killed communists.” Polish soldier Rafal Gan-Ganowicz’s likely facetious response when asked what it was like to kill a human being. In a 2015 YouTube...

 

Secession

“If any State in the Union will declare that it prefers ‘separation’ over ‘union,’ “I have no hesitation in saying, ‘let us separate.’” – Thomas Jefferson In 2010 Russian...

 

Lee, Acton, and the Dangers of Centralized Government

Having studied Southern History for the last thirty plus years, I understand why certain types of people dislike Robert Edward Lee. Lee represented the best of American society. He was a devout...

 

This Diversity Model will not be Allowed

Individuals who have recently attended school or worked in the business world are aware of "diversity." During my Russell Corporation career, one company leader was nearly fanatical about it; it...

 

John Brown and the Secret Six

History is filled with conspiracies and conspiracy theories. I would like to look at a genuine conspiracy from the 1800s. As a teen, I worked in construction and encountered some interesting individua...

 

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