About This Site
Although this site began as a repository for American history stories, over time it essentially became a 'brain dump.' For more than a year, I've used the site to work through my beliefs and opinions in this post-truth era of political illiteracy.
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“Many an American community has had its unity disrupted by the strategy of political or religious ideologies, some claiming to be sole repositories of truth.” (The Small Community, Arthur Morgan, 1942)
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