Tag Archives: Lincoln

“Fake News”

The topic of “fake news” has been in the media of late. Many Americans may believe that this is a new phenomenon; sadly, it is not. Fake news has long been one of the center pieces of American political life. … Continue reading

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On Hallowed Ground

For the past few days I walked the battlefields at Antietam and Gettysburg.   I have studied these battles for many years.  I have seen movies about them. I have read novels about them.  But these battles cannot fully understood … Continue reading

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  My focus on Gettysburg this fall has brought to mind, especially at this time of year, the many stories that say the battlefield is haunted. Almost from the days after the battle, there have been reports of  the supernatural. … Continue reading

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