Black Lives Matter activists cite Douglass’s 1852 speech ‘What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?’ as proof America is evil. They utterly miss his point.
The view that Americans were enslaved by England enabled many to see the hypocrisy and injustice of enslaving Africans, which was legal in the 13 original colonies.
Journalists, activists, and mob members alike have failed to use legitimate quotes, often leading to putting words in the Founding Fathers’ mouths.
This Independence Day weekend, celebrate with these true stories of the patriots who made the Revolution into such a landmark event in human history.
We’re surrounded today by evidence that too few of us know our history, and too many have been mis-educated to see only its flaws.
‘So even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.’
To honor the 150th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, President Calvin Coolidge gave a stirring speech on the values of faith and freedom that rings like a bell today.
The violent mob is not worthy of even polishing George Washington’s statue, let alone desecrating it.
Statues to the defiant South’s heroes should have been removed as responsible acts of state legislatures, not left to be ravaged by the rage-blinded mob.
America isn’t built for one ethnic heritage. As a nation founded on fundamental and universal ideas, the idea of America belongs to all of us.
Rarified conservative arguments that we should remove Confederate monuments is tantamount to accepting the left’s vision of America as irredeemably racist.
Hannah-Jones’ ownership of The 1619 Project as inciting this type of defamation with its wrong portrayal of American history is telling of her own motivation for the project.
If we continue the rhetoric that cancels heroic people for their inevitable imperfections, we can’t neglect to evaluate those whom the left elevates as historical heroes.
‘Appomattox’ survived electrification, segregation, and desegregation. In the end, it succumbed to unnatural causes in the name of sanctimony and vandalism.
If the entire concept of policing were no more than slave patrolling with badges, fixing it would be impossible. But modern police departments are a product of 1829, not 1619.
In the dark days of WWII, heroic sacrifice, the leadership of Winston Churchill, and good fortune ensured the survival of the Allied resistance to Hitler.
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