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  • A Vignette Concerning Benjamin Franklin

    A Vignette Concerning Benjamin Franklin

     November 17, 2020 ·  

    In a spirit of harmony with President Trump’s directive to call forth the teaching of actual American history in our schools, I offer here the first in a series of vignettes on the lessons that may be learned from the life of Benjamin Franklin. Franklin built and led a successful revolution, the greatest revolution in human history. In our fight today, if we wish to succeed—to save the American Republic, to create a happier, more productive future—we should learn from what he did. We need neither bravado nor defeatism; rather, we must improve our own capabilities and recruit others to the same historic mission. In doing so, we also remind ourselves as to the true purpose of the United States of America.

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  • The New York Times Attempts To Cancel, Murder, and Bury Alexander Hamilton

    The New York Times Attempts To Cancel, Murder, and Bury Alexander Hamilton

     November 13, 2020 ·  

    In a recent article “Alexander Hamilton, Enslaver?”, the New York Times once again purposely skews the true history of the American Revolution and seeks to discredit and disparage those who fought and gave their lives to free our republic from the British Empire. By so doing, the Times does a gross disservice to its readers as well as young students attempting to embark on a truthful study of American history, which is now being clouded by a steady drumbeat of such "reporting" from the New York Times and others. Are we now going to see statues of Alexander Hamilton torn down, alongside those of Abraham Lincoln and Ulysses S Grant?

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