Confederate States Army

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Confederate Lawyer Fights to Keep Confederate Memorial Plastered in Confederate Remembrance

    The Texas Supreme Court building is the largest Confederate memorial in the world. Kirk Lyons, a lawyer with the Sons of Confederate Veterans, wants me to know this. He says it, repeats it. At the beginning of the conversation. In the middle. At the end, twice. "That building is still the largest C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2010

    Game Time: Tennessee Whiskey -- Jack Daniel vs Willie Wonka

    caption goes here‚ÄčHaving just returned from vacation literally about eight minutes ago, today's pearls of wisdom will not be sports-related (sports resumes in this space tomorrow). In my best efforts to derive some sort of synergy out of the 18-hour odyssey I just endured (Elkhart, IN to Houst ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 10, 2010

    The Strand Walking Tour

    Learn about the larger-than-life past of Galveston Island's historic downtown district

  • Calendar

    May 27, 2010

    The General

    Buster Keaton goes a little locomotive loco in this silent film

  • Music

    November 1, 2007

    Johnette Napolitano

    The singer's post-Blonde ambition

  • Calendar

    November 27, 2003

    When Men Were Men

    Clint Eastwood cries no tears in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

  • News

    June 14, 2001

    Raw Roots

    Excavations for plantation artifacts - and the real truth - are unraveling the genteel gloss covering Texans' old notions about the slave era here