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Too many babies and too many blogs and too many publications and most of which what is right is not new and what is new is not right.
Reader Report from Michael Chesson on my latest draft of American Exceptionalism (as pdf)
Supreme Court Denies Challenge to GPS Monitoring of Sex Offenders Courtesy of Bill Dobbs
FBI Used Best Buy's 'Geek Squad' to Increase Public Surveillance Courtesy of Bill Dobss
What Constituted Prestige in the South? (as pdf)
My Experience with the GRE (as pdf)
Cancellation Notice of Reward for the Outing of a Living American Cardinal (as pdf)
A letter regarding Timothy Garton Ash's Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World spiked by the NY Review of Books (as pdf)
An article about Alexander Whiteside Williams, an uncle of Moses Williams and Harriet Nicol (as pdf)
Two letters from The New Yorker under the heading "Abusing the System" These two letters illustrate how the prison system is over-crowded and under-funded for those with mental health issues.
Why Would Someone Choose to Be a Monster? My only question about this scintillating article is that it's almost impossible to determine if something is biological or acquired within the womb, or if it is acquired in infancy, childhood, or even puberty.
Review of Sven Beckert and Seth Rockman's Slavery's Capitalism: A New History of American Economic Development and Matthew Karp's This Vast Southern Empire: Slaveholders of American Foreign Policy (as pdf)
Review of "After Tamerlane: The Rise and Fall of Global Empires, 1400-200" by William A. Percy (as pdf)
A Scintillating Synthesis - Review of "The Transformation of the World: A Global History of the Nineteenth Century" by William A. Percy (as pdf)
Review of "Roman Sex" by William A. Percy (as pdf)