Few of us are likely to withstand the withering judgment of those who come after us, whatever our positive contributions to humankind might be.
As you may have seen in the news, there’s been another art ‘restoration’ incident, this time in the village church at Rañadorio, in the northwest Spanish region of Asturias.
Attacks on Confederate heritage have quickly evolved into attacks on American heritage, which was always the ultimate goal.
When the opportunity presents itself to visit a living historical site, the effect on one’s spirit can be more significant than any book or lecture.
Earlier this week around 100 people covered a UVA statue of Thomas Jefferson ‘in a black shroud…adorning it with signs that dubbed the former president a ‘racist’ and ‘rapist.’
Attacking Robert E. Lee for treason now is like attacking Oedipus for not asking a man if he was his father before killing him—prosaic and beside the point.
Jarrett Stepman joins Federalist Radio Hour to talk Charlottesville, statues, Brietbart, and the media of the alt-right movement.
The statue was vandalized the day before UVA’s Black Student Alliance presented ‘demands’ that included teaching students about the relation between Thomas Jefferson and white supremacy.
When we tear down a statue, we are not merely condemning the subject but the entire community, here several generations of Southern culture and millions of Americans.
There can be no debate about the propriety of keeping the following statues intact. There is only one side: they must be smashed.
The kind of political violence we saw in Charlottesville this weekend is designed to force Americans to sort themselves into warring camps over two sets of losers.
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