Why the Monuments Matter

The Orthosphere

“Eventually they will win, because it is their movie—Gotcha!

Tom Wolfe, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968)

All histories are semi-fictions.  There are historical facts induced from various kinds of evidence, but these facts are mere fragments, and to write history you must select the fragments that you think are important, arrange these fragments into a pattern that you think is significant, and then fill the gaps between these fragments with the theoretical mortar best suited to hold them in place.

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

EDITOR ONLY, 74 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.

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