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Petitions Against the Pope

During the 1850s, anti-Catholic feeling flourished in the United States, briefly culminating in the formation of the Know-Nothing political party. There were...


Debt, Debt, and More Debt

The National debt clock moves so fast that it is impossible to write down the balance accurately at any given time. Just a few hours ago, it was rolling along...


The Prince of Beaufort

Pat Conroy was the son of a Chicago-born career military pilot and a Southern belle, who fancied herself the Second Coming of Scarlet O’Hara. Though Conroy was...