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Barcelona. Monument to Christopher Columbus.
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Why Columbus Day Is Worth Defending and Celebrating

Seen from the big picture, Columbus Day is worth keeping and honoring for the simple reason that it celebrates beliefs and qualities of character that are foundational to America. It could even be said that Columbus Day is the holiday that commemorates the human character, attitudes and choice of action that made the other American holidays possible. Read More ›
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Beware the Street Name Police

Do I care about Robert E. Lee? Not really. I care about a political atmosphere that is so toxic that the South’s heritage must be utterly obliterated. Or else. People are afraid to speak up lest they be labeled as racists, when what they really are is tolerant. Read More ›
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books folder file and stethoscope isolated on white background.

Medical Journal: Train Medical Students to Be Woke Social Activists

There the New England Journal of Medicine goes pushing woke agendas again. This time, the extremely politically progressive medical journal has published an article urging that medical students be taught that left-wing social-justice engagement should be among their professional duties. Read More ›
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The Radical Reshaping of K-12 Public Education (Part 3): Critical Race Theory & Woke Academics

A form of reverse racism is not only dominating the national conversation but is now a bedrock of teacher training and student academics. Critical Race Theory and woke education are sweeping schools labeling white teachers and students racist and requiring them to denounce their white supremacy — even basic mathematics is under attack for its so-called racism. Read More ›
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The Equality Act: The Next Step for the Cancel Culture?

There has always been tension between freedom and equality in the United States. History shows us that the American vision expressed in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution to protect individual freedom and provide equal opportunity was not realized in the first decade of the Republic. Read More ›
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Street Battle : "Barricades" - 19th century (1830)

The French Revolution is Attacking the American Revolution

“That’s insane!” These days, how often do we say those words? The litany could go on and on. Dr. Seuss is suddenly persona non grata, six of his books removed from publication because they are “racist” and “hateful.” That’s insane! Read More ›
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Unidentified young demostrator with megaphone and notebook protesting against austerity cuts

Free Speech, Fair Speech Vs. Woke

Free speech in American life is protected by the First Amendment—when the government is involved—but also by a broader understanding that differing views should be heard and respected in private academic settings, at meetings open to the public, and even in corporate settings. Read More ›