why-the-left-moved-from-loving-thomas-jefferson-to-hating-him

This is an excerpt of “The War on History: The Conspiracy to Rewrite America’s Past,” out today and available to purchase wherever you buy books. Weighing in on the debate over Confederate statues in 2017, President Donald Trump said to reporters, “George Washington was a slave owner. . . are we going to take down…

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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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