Tag Archives: Tennessee

American History’s 3rd Biggest Asshole is…General George Gordon!

Note: As our list rapidly draws to a close, make sure you go back and check out the 20th through 4th “Biggest Assholes in American History.” I like to think it’s been memorable… General George Gordon…How do you pick which of the former Confederate leaders is “the worst” in American History? Confederate President Jefferson Davis was a real… Read More »

How to Flip the South–State By State

Sure, I’ve posted videos today talking about how to win over Trump’s base and exploring why poor Southerners vote Republican, but how do we flip each state from red to blue? Here are at least some answers, ranking each state from “most flippable” to “hopeless.” Disqualified: Virginia and Oklahoma. Virginia is disqualified not because it isn’t part of the Southeast–it… Read More »

State’s Rights Leads to Regional Inequality

I’ve grown tired of state’s rights arguments, even if no one else agrees. For most people, the vague catch-all of “states rights” solves most problems outright. Liberals can trailblaze new environmental regulations, marijuana legalization, or gun restrictions whether The White House is occupied by Barack Obama or Donald Trump. And for their part, Republicans are… Read More »