In order to step up my game I have decided to start a daily history post that I am calling class notes. These will be short ideas of things I am teaching every day. I will still continue to post the Historically Speaking newspaper column ever other week or so, but in between, I hope … Continue reading Class Notes
One of the big issues in politics right now is cost of college and student debt. Among the Democrats running for president, some are calling for free college and others are looking to pay off student loans. There is some history on this subject, but there is also some personal history. Loans are something I … Continue reading Student Loans
I recently saw a post on social media asking why conservatives are so concerned with socialism when what they should be concerned about is dictatorship in their own party. Historically speaking, accusing presidents of dictatorship is nothing new. In fact, it’s as old as the nation itself. I am not going to write about if … Continue reading Dictatorship.