Link dump demands tenure for statues

— Agree or disagree, Silent Sam disputants? “We honor people for the good they do, and for their honorableness, and not for their mistakes.”

— Speaking of Sam, I’m reminded of another contentious piece  of campus statuary — one that was sent into exile and stripped of two of its figures. 

Capturing Hatteras gave Union a disproportionate morale boost.

— Clingman’s last stand?   

— When targeted for jihad, hope for “the only terrorist in the world ever deterred by gun-control laws.”