Sardonic Ex Curia

      I always keep my eye out for good linking blogs which list the best posts each day on subjects I am interested in.  Commenter Jonathan runs an excellent linking blog at Sardonic Ex Curia.  Here is his description

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May 26, 1865: Kirby Smith Surrenders

    The last major Confederate force to surrender, General Edmund Kirby Smith, the commander of the Trans-Mississippi Department, signed the articles of surrender on May 26, 1865 in Galveston, Texas.  Consisting of Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana, the Trans-Mississippi had been cut off

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Greater Than We Deserve

  Every now and then I come across something written by someone else that so perfectly encapsulates what I believe that it remains with me forever.  I suspect this piece written by David French at National Review Online will be

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PopeWatch: Holy Green

    Pope Francis gets an apparently important to him portion of his agenda under way this week:   When Pope Francis releases his much-anticipated teaching document on the environment and climate change in the coming weeks, a network of Roman

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