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September 18th, 2020
etching - US history - slavery - slave auction
America was not conceived in racism. America’s Founders thought slavery was a violation of divine and natural law that needed to be placed on the road to extinction. The compromises in the U.S. Constitution with slavery were put there to ensure the creation of a new system of government powerful enough to eradicate slavery when circumstances permitted. Source: America Was...
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September 18th, 2020
Mount Vernon
George Washington was a slaveholder. For some Americans, this is reason enough to exclude our first president from the national pantheon. According to one poll, 18 percent of respondents believe he should be removed from Mount Rushmore. Others expressed themselves by defacing or toppling Washington statues. Are these critics right? Source: Yes, Even George Washington Can Be Redeemed | History News Network
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September 4th, 2020
Thomas Jefferson statue in Capital Rotunda
In a recent interview, Attorney General William Barr said of the dominant news media: They are projecting a narrative. When the word ‘narrative’ came into currency, I knew we were in trouble, because the word narrative suggests that there’s no objective truth. There’s no real story of what happened, it’s just everyone has their own narrative. And you get to...
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August 25th, 2020
Karl Marx monument in Chemnitz, Germany
n a cancel culture targeting everyone from Confederate to Union generals, Columbus to Winston Churchill, Francis Scott Key to even Abraham Lincoln and all of Mt. Rushmore, and where the racial statements and attitudes of every historical figure are scrutinized, it’s funny who gets a pass. Source: Why Not Cancel Karl Marx? | The American Spectator
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July 20th, 2020
Statue of Andrew Jackson
This must be our wake-up call, because as Ronald Reagan also admonished, freedom must be fought for, protected, and handed on to our children to do the same, or one day, we’ll be telling our children’s children what it was once like in the United States where men were free. Source: It’s About More Than Toppling Statues. It’s About Toppling...
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July 10th, 2020
Trump in front of Mt. Rushmore
Ahead of Independence Day last week, CNN went live to their correspondent Leyla Santiago. Here is how she described the upcoming celebrations: ‘Kicking off the Independence Day weekend, President Trump will be at Mount Rushmore, where he’ll be standing in front of a monument of two slave owners and on land wrestled away from Native Americans.’ She went on to...
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June 29th, 2020
Frederick Douglass, ca. 1879
By: John Fund – nationalreview.com – June 28, 2020 Through retrocession, the capital’s residents could become residents of a new Maryland county named after Douglass. If ever an issue called out for compromise, it’s finding a way to give the 700,000 Americans who live in the District of Columbia full congressional representation. But that’s not what Democrats in the House of Representatives...
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June 25th, 2020
statue - defaced Andrew Jackson
By: Conrad Black – nationalreview.com – June 23, 2020 The movement to tear down statues or even just to deface them was misconceived in its earliest stages and has now, like most aspects of the self-flagellating fever over “systemic racism,” evolved from just concerns about offending African-American sensibilities into an assault on the entire body of achievement of Western civilization....
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May 14th, 2020
Obama meeting with investigating team
By: John Daniel Davidson – thefederalist.com – May 13, 2020 When former president Barack Obama told supporters last week that the Justice Department’s decision to drop the case against former White House National Security Adviser Mike Flynn is a “threat to the rule of law,” he was relying wholly on the fiction, willingly propagated for years by a pliant media, that the...
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May 12th, 2020
Scientists work in a lab testing COVID-19 samples
By: The Editorial Board – wsj.com – May 11, 2020 As governors consider how to ease their lockdowns, they might take a moment to read a pair of unanimous opinions this month from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. They rebuke the idea of giving office parks greater pandemic leeway than churches. A March order by Kentucky Governor Andy...
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