Browsing All posts tagged under »National Monuments«

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 […]

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 […]