Trump 2017: What To Expect From An Unexpected President

As the year draws to a close the news cycle continues to be dominated by the transition of power to Donald Trump. While intense questions surround his social media accounts, cabinet picks and the general tone of his supporters, the big question now is this: “what will the national tone look like coming out of … More Trump 2017: What To Expect From An Unexpected President

Empire of Liberty: The Times That Try Men’s Souls

Previous Chapter: The Winds of War “The die is cast; the colonies must either submit or triumph. We must not retreat.” ~ King George III Excerpt from Thomas Paine’s “The American Crisis”, Federalistpapers.org, 2016. “These are the time’s that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from … More Empire of Liberty: The Times That Try Men’s Souls

A Not-So-National National Historic Site

The National Park Service celebrated its one hundredth birthday this year. While celebrations were focused on parks and national monuments across the country, ranging from Gettysburg to Yellowstone, one site on the National Register of Historic Places was quietly celebrating on the other side of the world.   The Moroccan city of Tangier sits on … More A Not-So-National National Historic Site