In Chicago Public Schools, captive students are being indoctrinated to believe that one of the very first societies in the world to end slavery was actually a monster defined by the evils of slavery — almost as if this monstrous nation had invented it.
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Tagged 1619 Project, Alex Newman, Chicago Public Schools, Declaration of Independence, Fidel Castro, Herbert Matthews, James Madison, Janice Jackson, Mauritania, New York Times, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Sarah Jeong, Slavery, Walter Duranty, William Wilberforce
The New York Times has embarked on an effort to rewrite the history of the United States as a nation built upon slavery. Calling it the “1619 Project,” the opening article is a whopping 7,600-word effort to look at 18th Century history through a liberal 21stcentury lens. Joshua Lawson has written an excellent rebuttal to this effort in The Federalist. Because much of the NYT’s ideology is already being inserted into the narrative of schools and universities, I wanted to pass along some portions of this important article for your consideration.
No, America Wasn’t Built On Slavery,
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Tagged 1619 Project, Alexander Hamilton, Declaration of Independence, Founding Fathers, John Jay, Joshua Lawson, Nikole Hannah-Jones, racism, Revolutionary War, Slavery, The New York Times, The Northwest Ordinance of 1787, Thomas Jefferson
Three Points to Draw out of the Flag-Kneeling Spectacles in Sports
“Psh … I’m not going to the f***in’ White House,” sneered U.S. Women’s National soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe, barely letting the reporter finish his question. “No, I’m not going to the White House,” she said again, just in case there was any doubt.
This took place before the team had won its fourth World Cup championship amid sophomoric Twitter squabbles between Rapinoe, her lesbian girlfriend Sue Bird, and President Trump over Rapinoe’s national anthem protests. In 2016, she’d followed Colin Kaepernick in kneeling during the …
Could a contrast between the American Revolution and the French Revolution be relevant to today’s conflicts? I think so. The attempt to demote historic icons, like George Washington, is a case in point.George Washington grew up as a gentleman farmer in Virginia and was a fourth generation slave-owner. But by the end of his life, he had decided slavery was immoral and so at his death, he freed his slaves and made provision for them.
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Tagged Cultural Marxism, Declaration of Independence, George Washington High School, George Washington’s Sacred Fire, James Madison, King George III, Notre Dame Cathedral, Peter Lillback, The American Revolution, The French Revolution, Thomas Jefferson, Tyranny, U.S. Constitution, William Wilberforce
How could a dude from 1926 have nailed the state of 2018 American culture so accurately in just one simple quote?
Historian David Shestokas says “the principles that are found nation’s founding documents are not Republican or Democrat. And rather than divide us, those principles can unite us.