By Russell Brown
Guest Writer 

The problem is that we lack benches


December 5, 2019

It seems that there is a general decline of young folks in interest of our country’s past. Some think that Americans have become isolated through the use of the internet and social media. Personally, after much thought, it seems that the problem is that there are no benches. You know, the ones that sat near the front door, usually occupied by two or three local elders. These were the oracles of our history.

Liar’s benches was a name eventually given to these thrones of senior knowledge, and it was from these edifices of exaggeration that the tall tales of our history came alive....

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