Jacksonian America: The Sleeping Giant Awakened by 9/11

In a previous life, I was the foreign-affairs columnist for the local paper in my adopted hometown of Athens, Georgia. The month after 9/11 the family and I motored over to the Stone Mountain Highland Games, an event much frequented by Americans of Scottish or Scots-Irish descent. The outpouring of patriotic sentiment was overpowering in … Continue reading Jacksonian America: The Sleeping Giant Awakened by 9/11