Tag: American Revolution
A Third Of Americans Are Hardcore Royalists And Always Have Been
One of our common misconceptions about how America started is that everyone living here wanted to revolt against the British. It ain’t so. “At no time did more than 45 percent of colonists support the war, and at least a third of colonists fought for the British.” That third of us never wanted to be…
Queen Elizabeth Was A Remarkable Woman But What Makes Blood “Royal”?
Mine is a mixed marriage. My wife’s a Brit. Though she’s not a royalist – and though she values her sleep like few people I know – she got up at 3 am (we live in LA) to watch Queen Elizabeth II’s funeral live. She debated watching it after getting a good night’s sleep, but…