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McCarthy Unveils Bill To Protect Statues And Deny Funds To Cities And States That Don’t

July 18, 2020 by

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By Rachel del Guidice ~ House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced Thursday the introduction of a bill intended to protect statues and monuments from damage and destruction by protesters and vandals. The California Republican’s legislation would withhold some federal funds from state and local governments whose officials fail to act to protect the monuments from […]

Leftists Are Using Race To Push An Anti-American Agenda

July 3, 2020 by

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By Kay C. James (President of The Heritage Foundation) ~ Our country is under attack from radical leftists. Mobs rampage through our streets, monuments are being destroyed, and the very law and order that ensures our communities’ peace and security is being undermined. In far too many instances, those bent on destruction have hijacked protests, creating violence […]

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 […]

The Anti-Statue Mobs Undermine Democratic Norms

June 26, 2020 by

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By Tim Graham ~ One of the cultural shocks following the death of George Floyd under a policeman’s knee is the vandalism and destruction of statues across America. Usually, these are statues posted on public land by public officials with public assent…even if that came many years ago. It’s not undemocratic to advocate that statues […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rockhampton – The Beef Capital Of Australia

August 13, 2010 by

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All of the images in this post are included as thumbnails, so I can fit them all in. However, if you click on each image, it will open in a separate and larger window. My good lady wife and I have recently relocated across the same State from where we lived to our new home […]