why-the-case-for-reparations-would-be-immediately-thrown-out-of-court

Even if it sounds confusing, tort law is probably the most familiar area of law to the average American. Our incredibly litigious society lionizes tort law in newspaper headlines and Hollywood productions by sensationalizing lawsuits and the resulting jury awards. Tort law seeks to right wrongs by restoring victims or by punishing wrongdoers. What better…

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no,-america-wasn’t-built-on-slavery,-but-faith-that-all-men-are-created-equal

It’s there in plain sight. Spelled-out in its mission statement, the New York Times’ 1619 Project seeks to “reframe” American history to mark the year 1619 as the “true founding.” By doing so, the project will “[place] the consequences of slavery and the contributions of black Americans at the very center” of the American story.…

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the-ghost-of-john-c.-calhoun-haunts-today’s-american-left

It’s impossible to understand The New York Times’ 1619 Project as anything but sweeping historical revisionism in the service of contemporary left-wing politics. The gist of the project, named for the year the first Africans were brought to North America to be sold as slaves, is that everything about America, from our capitalist economy to…

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