Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week (a little early this week):

What is stronger: nostalgia or liberal hope?

Did the telephone call die in 2007?

Selling Jefferson’s library

Was the Declaration of Independence pro-immigrant?

Reading old books

The power of Hamilton

Teaching Franklin’s Pennsylvania Gazette

The Smithsonian’s African American history museum and black pain

Do we need to rewrite the Constitution?

Michelle Alexander, author of The New Jim Crow, goes to seminary

Slavery and the U.S Constitution

The two sides of American populism

Did George Washington say it?

Why did Cruz endorse Trump?

An interactive tour of The National Museum of African American History and Culture

Traditional virtues are for losers

The 1970s and the revenge of God