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First Principles: It Is God, Not Man's Words That Protect Us From Corruption

“The blessed Religion revealed in the word of God will remain an eternal and awful monument to prove that the best Institution may be abused by human depravity; and that they may even, in some instances be made subservient to the vilest purposes. 173 more words

First Principles

Confederate Monument Dilemma

PracticallyHistorical offers the following analysis….

  • The Confederate flag should never be flown over government buildings or property
  • The Confederate flag should not be banned
  • Monuments to Confederate leaders, political or military, should not be kept on government or public property…
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History

Praising Without Understanding

A month ago, we were inundated with patriotic gestures and speeches for the 241st birthday of our country. At least, I wish that we had been inundated. 1,990 more words

Culture

George Washington **** (Out Of 4)

Consensus: “George Washington” is visual poetry from director David Gordon Green. One of the truly underrated and little seen masterpieces of the last few decades.

George Washington

False Equivalence From Our President

Trump continues to show an astounding ignorance of American history… with his insinuation that the removal of Lee’s statue in Charlottesville will lead to the removal of monuments to Jefferson and Washington. 107 more words

History

Hamilton At War

I received this free in exchange for a honest review. My views, however, are my own.

Title: Alexander Hamilton’s Revolution: His Vital Role as Washington’s Chief of Staff… 234 more words

Book Review

Perspectives: Dan Rather: Trump’s glorifying ‘the greatest band of traitors’ in US history

Dan Rather responds to a Thursday morning tweet, in which Donald Trump once again stood up for the principle that honoring the leaders of a  41 more words

Opinion