Craig Montesano

About Craig Montesano

Craig Montesano is Vice President of Legislative Affairs at The American Waterways Operators. A resident of Arlington, Virginia, Mr. Montesano studied Civil War history and Abraham Lincoln under Gabor S. Boritt at Gettysburg College." In 2017, he was selected by Signum University to give a presentation at its annual Mythmoot conference for enthusiasts of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Consequentialism & the Atomic Bomb in World War II

By |2020-08-05T06:41:08-05:00August 5th, 2019|Categories: American Republic, Foreign Affairs, History, Morality, Politics, War|

Consequentialism falls short because it blurs the distinction between murder and killing in war, the latter of which—while not always adhering to Gospel truth—is a grim necessity in the defense of the state. The misapplication of consequentialism to the atomic missions does a severe disservice to history. I. One need not be an aficionado of [...]

Robert E. Lee Reconsidered

By |2021-01-18T19:34:47-06:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Civil War, History, Robert E. Lee|

Clearly, Robert E. Lee’s reputation has plummeted from the lofty height it once occupied. It is time to clear a path through the rubble of toppled statues and discarded plaques to examine the qualities of the authentic Lee, as well as the turn of mind that would relegate him to historical ignominy. I. “What excellence [...]

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