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‘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 […]

The Arrogance Of Today’s Statue Topplers

February 22, 2018 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ Last year was not a particularly good one for American Civil War combatants who, having fought for the South, were memorialized with statues. The national debate over statues of those whose side had supported slavery became one more of emotion than of reason. It has led […]

Inconvenient Truths For Statue Topplers, NFL Protesters

October 20, 2017 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ As activists stumble over themselves to locate Confederate statues to topple or an American flag and national anthem to disrespect, certain aspects undermining their racial claims, past and present, largely go unaddressed. One such aspect “topplers” ignore is how they also disrespect those who fought for […]

Black Leaders Should Focus On Lifting People Out Of Poverty, Not Purging Statues

September 6, 2017 by

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By Walter E. Williams ~ Many blacks and their white liberal allies demand the removal of statues of Confederate generals and the Confederate battle flag, and they are working up steam to destroy the images of Gens. Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee and President Jefferson Davis from Stone Mountain in Georgia. Allow me to […]

The Unbearable Lightness Of Confederate-Statue Removal

August 30, 2017 by

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By Deroy Murdock ~ “Banning them will do bupkis for blacks.” Deroy Murdock – August 24, 2017 To update an old joke, removing Confederate statues is a bit like wetting one’s self in a dark suit: It offers a warm feeling but little of lasting value. The erasist frenzy to tear down Confederate monuments is […]

The Eraser Heads

August 22, 2017 by

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By Edward Cline ~ I call them Eraser Heads. Their goal is not to acquire knowledge, but to oppose it, to squelch it, to wipe it from their minds, and if possible, from existence. To prevent anyone else from knowing more about it than they care to have known. Such as the true nature and […]

The Party Controls The Past

August 19, 2017 by

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By Tom McLaughlin ~ “He who controls the past controls the future… He who controls the present controls the past,” wrote Orwell. Here in 2017, the left is firmly in control of both academia and media and is using both to control the past. That’s what played out last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Charlottesville […]

Vice: Let’s Blow Up Mount Rushmore

August 18, 2017 by

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By Corinne Weaver ~ There seems to be no bar to the crazy this week in the aftermath of Charlottesville. While critics are screaming at Trump’s suggestion that, after the Confederate monuments the left may go after the Founding Fathers, the fine people over at Newsweek are actually considering it. Not insane enough? Vice wants […]

WashPost Puts Robert E. Lee Statue Removal On Page One…But Lenin Statue In Seattle Is Quirky

May 22, 2017 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The Washington Post put Democratic scandal – former Rep. Anthony Weiner pleading guilty to “sexting” a 15-year-old girl — over on page A-3 on Saturday. On the front was a story to make Democrats feel righteous. The headline was “New Orleans removes Confederacy monuments.” Post reporter Janell Ross wasn’t trying to […]