Happy Confederate History Month

I haven’t written about this one yet, because I didn’t really trust myself to do so without blowing a gasket, LOL - but Dennis G over at Balloon Juice just said about everything that needs to be said on the subject. I’ll quote a bit of it in a moment, but essentially, he sums up exactly what I’ve been thinking on the subject.Newly-minted governor of Virginia Bob McDonnell seemed genuinely...

There Are More….What, Now? Come Again?

No, you heard it right the first time - more slaves today than at any other time in history.I'm Baaaaack!Brings one up a bit short, don't it? And it made me wonder whether they'd just simply counted total slaves today against years past and come up with a larger figure without accounting for how many more people there are in the world today. I mean, even if they hadn't allowed for the fact that...