Slave versus enslaved person

By John Ruberry I did not contribute my usual Sunday post here because Mrs. Marathon Pundit and I were on a short vacation to Nashville. Among our visits were stops at three mansions, Carnton in Franklin, as well as Belmont, and the Hermitage, which was Andrew Jackson's home. There we were told by tour guides … Continue reading Slave versus enslaved person

Declare Andrew Jackson a Black Transgendered Woman

As you might have noticed in the news the US Treasury has decided to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman. While many have hailed this decision there is one problem, the fact that it will not be implemented until 2020 meaning that for the next four years there will be no … Continue reading Declare Andrew Jackson a Black Transgendered Woman