Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

The “witches” are real

America before air conditioning

Semicolons

Is American democracy coming apart?

Expanding what it means to be pro-life

Do we need a third Reconstruction?

When Wisconsin was progressive

Alan Jacobs on blog posts, blogging, and books

Serena

Do historians judge the past by today’s standards?

Nostalgia

Make America Great Again

Elizabeth II and U.S. presidents

Religion and FDR

Steely Dan

The ambiguity of the 14th Amendment

History and Supreme Court decisions