Browsing All posts tagged under »National Monuments«

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 […]

What We Lose When We Take Down Statues Of Men Like Columbus

February 2, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Another day, another historic statue comes down. This time in California, to no one’s surprise. On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council voted to remove a Christopher Columbus statue from City Hall. The California city joins a long list of other municipalities that have considered removing Columbus statues or have abolished […]

University Of Wisconsin-Madison Students Protest Abraham Lincoln Statue Because ‘He Owned Slaves’

October 25, 2017 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ There’s a common quote, frequently attributed to G.K. Chesterton: “Don’t ever take a fence down until you know the reason why it was put up.” In our modern context, this should be rephrased a bit: “Don’t try to pull down a statue if you have no idea who or what the […]

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 […]

Sorry Liberals: Here’s Why We Must ALWAYS Celebrate And Honor Columbus

October 11, 2017 by

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By LTC Allen West (U.S. Army Ret) ~ It’s amazing to me that we actually have a group – of degenerates – who are sending out a clarion call to attack and destroy the statues and monuments of Christopher Columbus all over the United States. The fact that there must now be 24/7 police security […]

The End Of Columbus Day Is The End Of America

October 10, 2017 by

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By Daniel Greenfield ~ Columbus may have outfoxed the Spanish court and his rivals, but he is falling victim to the court of political correctness. The explorer who discovered America has become controversial because the very idea of America has become controversial. There are counter-historical claims put forward by Muslim and Chinese scholars claiming that […]

How A Radical Left-Wing Historian Birthed The Anti-Columbus Crusade

September 26, 2017 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Confederate statues aren’t the only ones to come under siege from protesters. Christopher Columbus, the Spanish-backed Italian explorer who discovered the Americas, is also being attacked on a wide scale. Activists and cities around the country are now working to change the holiday made in his name and are working to […]