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1776 Unites Curriculum Rejects 1619 Project Victimhood Narrative

September 17, 2020 by

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By Virginia Allen ~ Personal narratives are powerful and often serve to empower others. The African American community is full of stories of men and women who overcame slavery, Jim Crow laws, and discrimination. The 1776 Unites movement, founded by Bob Woodson, has just released a school curriculum to tell the stories of black success […]

America Should Know More About Ulysses S. Grant

August 22, 2020 by

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By Elliser Silla ~ Our 18th president, Ulysses S. Grant, often is described as three things: a “butcher” general who mindlessly sent his soldiers into battle; an ineffective political leader who allowed corruption to fester in the highest levels of government; and an irresponsible human being who reveled in his drinking habits. Although there is […]

Founders’ Lives, Fortunes, And Sacred Honor Still Our Foundation

August 4, 2020 by

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By Sarah Williams ~ In recent weeks, thousands of protesters have taken to the streets of America to declare that the lives, fortunes, and sacred honor of the Founding Fathers no longer should be considered the true foundation of the United States of America. The death of George Floyd in police custody May 25 sparked […]

As Trump Preps Visit, NY Times Suddenly Discovers Mt. Rushmore Is Racist

July 3, 2020 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times, after ignoring the issue for decades, has abruptly become quite concerned about the dark history behind the historical granite carvings of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, featuring Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Lincoln. Under the misleadingly benign headline “How Mount Rushmore Became Mount Rushmore,” reporters Bryan […]

Monuments Are Only The Start Of Radical Left’s War On Western Values

July 1, 2020 by

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By Nile Gardiner and Joseph Loconte ~ The radical left has hijacked debate over America’s monuments to wage a cultural war. Their goal: to deny the moral legitimacy of our democratic republic. Violent attacks on statues and memorials aren’t mere vandalism. They are an assault on the United States itself and the values upon which this great nation stands. We should all stand united as […]

Statue Toppling Is Bringing Mob Rule To America

June 23, 2020 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Mobocracy is coming to America. A debate over policing, race, and history has degenerated into general lawlessness, as mobs have swarmed and destroyed statues in our biggest cities from coast to coast. And these mobs have hardly been discriminating. They’ve targeted Christopher Columbus, Founding Fathers, Confederate generals, Union generals, abolitionists, black […]

When The World Was Just As Worried

April 14, 2020 by

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By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ It is easy to argue that today the world is in a war only matched in the memory of the older generation by World War II. On the morning of August 6, 1945, Hiroshima exploded into the first and largest high-level radiation test laboratory in the world. Three days later, […]

Australia Day – 2020

January 26, 2020 by

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By Anton Lang ~ January the 26th is set aside every year here in Australia as the day we celebrate the founding of Australia. This was the day when Captain Arthur Phillip first claimed this vast Continent in the Southern Hemisphere as an English Colony on the 26th January 1788. Years earlier, Captain James Cook […]

Media Check Our Thanksgiving Privilege, Tout ‘Day Of Mourning’

November 26, 2019 by

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By Gabriel Hays ~ It’s that time of year again, when the cold bitter truth about our wretched Thanksgiving holiday must be brought to the surface. Rather then let today’s Americans celebrate a day of gratitude for our blessed lot in life in this successful, multicultural country, we must fixate on North America’s first bloody […]

US In Moral Decline

October 24, 2019 by

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By Walter E. Williams ~ Attorney General William Barr last week told a University of Notre Dame Law School audience that attacks on religious liberty have contributed to a moral decline that’s in part manifested by increases in suicides, mental illness, and drug addiction. Barr said that our moral decline is not random but “organized […]

Forged By The Sea, And Centuries Of Devotion To The American People

October 13, 2019 by

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By Emma Watkins and Jack Penders ~ “The Navy has both a tradition and a future ? and we look with pride and confidence in both directions.” – Admiral George Anderson, 1961 Sunday, Oct. 13, marks the 244th birthday of the United States Navy. The Navy has evolved significantly from its colonial seafaring roots, but its […]

With Refurbishing Of Grant Memorial, A National Treasure And A Reputation Are Restored

October 8, 2019 by

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By Thomas Spoehr ~ In 1877, three men were commonly regarded as the foremost heroes of the United States: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Ulysses S. Grant. For their efforts, each of these three Americans since has been recognized with a place of honor on the National Mall. Yet over time, for various reasons, our […]

Video: Goodbye, America

September 18, 2019 by

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How is America to be defined? By its failures or its triumphs? Either way, it shapes our future.  ~ Media Editors  ~    Do you remember America? If you read about it in a history textbook, you probably learned about a land of oppression, racism, sexism, income inequality, police brutality, and imperial wars. (Aside from […]

New York Times Launches Crusade To ‘Reframe’ America As Defined By Slavery And Racism

August 19, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Byron York at the Washington Examiner reports The New York Times is embarking on a very ambitious crusade to define slavery as the dominant narrative of America, even to this day. This is what the paper hopes the project will accomplish: “It aims to reframe the country’s history, understanding 1619 as […]

Squabble Over George Washington Mural Exposes Absurdity Of War On History

August 16, 2019 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ No American historical figure, including the Father of Our Country, is safe from the war on history. The San Francisco School Board voted 4-3 Tuesday not to tear down a mural at a local high school depicting the life of George Washington. The school board decided to cover the painting instead—hardly […]

A Nation Worth Lauding

July 4, 2019 by

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By Kay Coles James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ This week, as Americans commemorate Independence Day and the creation of the most free, most prosperous nation on earth, we will inevitably hear from those who say there’s no reason to celebrate a country where not everyone gained their freedom or their equality in 1776. […]

Rare Civil War Vestige Memorializes The Little-Known Story Of African American Soldiers

June 26, 2019 by

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By Joshua Nelson ~ A rare artifact of the Civil War that was carried into battle by an African American regiment has been purchased at a historic price by the Atlanta History Center. A regimental flag of the 127th United States Colored Troops that was acquired by the center is one of less than 25 […]

War On The Past And The End Of Cathedral Culture

April 21, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Shortly after the tragic sight of Notre Dame Cathedral going up in flames in Paris, as crowds watched and sang “Ave Maria,” historian Victor Davis Hanson put our modern times in perspective. He told Fox News “it’s going to be very hard in our society to ever build […]

The Christian Duty to Pray for Rulers

December 23, 2018 by

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By Zachary Rogers  ~   Prayer for The President of the United States, and all in Civil Authority. O LORD, our heavenly Father, the high and mighty Ruler of the universe, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; Most heartily we beseech thee, with thy favour to behold and bless thy […]

The Surprising Story Of The First Thanksgiving

November 23, 2018 by

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By Katrina Trinko and Daniel Davis ~ Thanksgiving is a special day in this country, not just because of the turkey and football and relatives, but also because of the historical memory that lies at the heart of it. The story of the pilgrims and the Indians is our national story, which means we’d better […]

Americans Have Almost Entirely Forgotten Their History

October 5, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ In America, we celebrate democracy and are justifiably proud that this nation was founded on the idea that the people should rule. That’s why it is so important that Americans be informed about their government. They are partakers in it. In fact, they control it. Under tyrannical systems, it matters little […]

Sitting Duck

August 22, 2018 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~  So have we lost our way? Are our leaders cowardly? or dumb? or just not the way they (and we) were in the “old days”? Yaakov Kirschen Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at the Dry Bones Blog.  http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/ Dedicated To Combating the Willful Rewriting of History and Fighting the Spread of Antisemitism.

America’s Often-Neglected Armed Service Celebrates Its 103rd Birthday

August 4, 2018 by

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By Matthew Ahlquist and James Di Pane ~ With the Coast Guard celebrating its 103rd birthday on Saturday, Aug. 4, now is a perfect time to honor one of the most versatile armed services of the U.S. military. While many people think of the Coast Guard as mainly saving lost boaters and arresting drug smugglers at […]

‘Father Of Texas’ Under Fire In The City Named For Him

August 2, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ The war on history continues in Texas. An agency in the city of Austin recently released a memo suggesting renaming numerous streets and roads, removing statues, and generally eliminating references to the Confederacy. But the recommendations from Austin’s Equity Office didn’t stop with Confederate figures. Perhaps most absurdly, the memo suggested […]