Tag Archive: Washington DC

Women Writers as Scolds, Again

Posted on November 7, 2017 3:45 pm Published by 2 Comments

by Jeff Biggers

Brand her a “common scold.”

That, in a nutshell, has been the “enough already” sentiment cast at Hillary Clinton’s new memoir, What Happened, by everyone from late night TV hosts to newspaper columnists. An ancient common-law crime applicable only … Read the article

Battle of Bladensburg

Battle of Bladensburg, August 24, 1814

Posted on July 26, 2016 6:18 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Editor: Michael Spilling and Consultant Editor: Chris McNab

American Battles and Campaigns – Battle of Bladensburg, August 24, 1814

After Napoleon’s exile, Britain directed considerable resources into the ongoing war in North America. Around 2500 of Wellington’s regulars joined a … Read the article

The Age of Clinton

Clinton’s America: The 1990s

Posted on October 14, 2015 8:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

by Gil Troy

Bill Clinton was ambitious, in the best sense of the word. He wanted to use the president’s bully pulpit to make history. He wanted to preserve traditional values with a liberal, open, pro-government but not big-government twist. … Read the article