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The First Day of Christmas: the Birth of Jesus Christ

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 25, 2020 at 9:30am 12/25/2020 at 9:30am
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People messing up the twelve days of Christmas has always annoyed me, even before I converted to Catholicism.

Christmas is not a day. It is a season that lasts twelve days. It begins on December 25 when we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and ends twelve days later when the Magi...

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Trustees of Dixie State University Vote to Drop ‘Dixie’ From Name

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 10:00am 12/15/2020 at 10:00am

Why doesn’t Yale University have to change its name? Elihu Yale was involved in the slave trade, but Yale is an elitist institution and an expensive brand.

KSL News reports:

Trustees vote to drop ‘Dixie’ from Dixie State University name

Dixie State University is en route to a name change.

The university’s board of trustees...

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University Founder Johns Hopkins Revealed as Slave Owner

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 1:30pm 12/13/2020 at 1:30pm

Does this mean Johns Hopkins University will change its name? Of course not. Like Yale, it’s a brand that’s worth hundreds of millions of dollars, so cancel culture will not apply.

CNN reports:

Johns Hopkins University thought its namesake was an abolitionist, but records show he owned enslaved people

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Chuck Yeager, America’s Heroic Test Pilot Who Broke Sound Barrier First, Dies at 97

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at 11:00am 12/8/2020 at 11:00am
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Chuck Yeager, the heroic test pilot who first broke the sound barrier, has died at age 97.

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George Washington Statue at Miami University in Ohio Covered With a Tarp

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 4, 2020 at 8:00am 12/4/2020 at 8:00am

The people who did this claim the tarp is part of an art installation. That’s ridiculous. We all know what’s going on here. This is a public university. It’s time to start demanding a cutoff of funds for behavior like this.

Campus Reform reports:

Faculty at Miami University cover up George Washington Statue

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Historical Statues Vandalized and Toppled in Multiple States on Thanksgiving

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 28, 2020 at 10:00am 11/28/2020 at 10:00am
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While millions of Americans were celebrating Thanksgiving this week, against the wishes of numerous Democrat leaders, other people were destroying historical monuments in multiple cities.

Who would do such a thing? Do you think it was angry Trump supporters?

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The connection between this Thanksgiving and George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1789

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 26, 2020 at 5:00pm 11/26/2020 at 5:00pm

As I was preparing for Thanksgiving, I pulled up one of my Thanksgiving go-tos, which is just so, so good — George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation of 1789.

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Student Govt. at Brown U. Narrowly Rejects Effort to Remove Roman Statues From Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 10:00am 11/17/2020 at 10:00am

The fact that this was a narrow rejection means the left will simply regroup and double down on their efforts, just watch.

The College Fix reports:

Brown student government narrowly rejects bid to remove Roman statues

Student activists at Brown University recently failed to convince the Ivy League institution’s student government to endorse its...

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U. Notre Dame Covers Christopher Columbus Murals With Tapestries

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 8:01am 11/12/2020 at 8:01am

How long will it be before activists at Notre Dame demand that images of Jesus Christ be covered or removed?

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Christopher Columbus murals covered...

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History Scholar Says White Supremacists Use Medieval History to ‘Justify Violent Behavior’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 8:00am 11/11/2020 at 8:00am

There has been a battle raging over Medieval history in higher education for a few years now. The left has really struggled to find a way to impose their social justice agenda on the subject.

The College Fix reports:

History scholar seeks to reclaim medieval period from white supremacists

Modern-day white supremacists look back...

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UVA Students Hold Community Healing Event After School Refuses to Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 11:00am 11/4/2020 at 11:00am

Imagine being a student at UVA and holding yourself in higher regard than the person who founded the school.

The College Fix reports:

UVA students host community healing event after officials refuse to remove Thomas Jefferson statue

University of Virginia leaders’ stance to keep the school’s Thomas Jefferson statue despite protests and calls for...

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Harvard Exploring the Renaming of Pretty Much Everything on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 9:30am 10/31/2020 at 9:30am

This is so hypocritical. Harvard can rename everything on campus, but they will never drop the name Harvard. Know why? Because it’s a billion dollar brand. Same applies to Yale.

The College Fix reports:

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Brown U. Students Want Roman Statues Removed From Campus Claiming They Promote White Supremacy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 8:00am 10/29/2020 at 8:00am

When does someone stand up to students like these and just say no? This is all about power and control.

The College Fix reports:

Brown University students want Roman statues removed because they promote ‘white supremacy’

A Brown University student group, Decolonization at Brown, wants the school to remove two Roman statues displayed on...

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Beheaded Bust of George Washington Still Not Reattached at GWU Five Months Later

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 8:00am 10/28/2020 at 8:00am
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Is this the new normal? Is the school afraid of campus radicals who might do this again?

The College Fix reports:

Five months later, and GWU still has not reaffixed beheaded George Washington monument

It’s been five months since George Washington University found a bust of its namesake and...

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Emerson College Hosts Panel to Discuss the Removal of Offensive Monuments

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 19, 2020 at 12:00pm 10/19/2020 at 12:00pm

Has it ever occurred to anyone on the left that they come off as the disturbing authoritarians they accuse Trump of being? This is positively Orwellian.

From the school paper, the Berkeley Beacon:

Artists, activists come together for “Memorials: As Monuments Fall” webinar

Historical monuments and who they seek to memorialize have come under...

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Student Govt. at UW-Madison Passes Resolution Supporting Removal of Lincoln Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 10, 2020 at 9:30am 10/10/2020 at 9:30am
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What makes these students more important than Abraham Lincoln? Nothing does, and they should be reminded of that.

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UW Madison student government passes resolution supporting removal of...

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Scholars Call on Pulitzer Board to Revoke Prize Given to 1619 Project Author Nikole Hannah-Jones

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 9:00am 10/8/2020 at 9:00am
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Nikole Hannah-Jones has admitted that her ‘1619 Project’ was more about controlling the narrative than presenting an accurate portrayal of history. She and the New York Times have also already scrubbed central aspects of the project, angering progressives.

Now, a group of scholars is calling on the Pulitzer board to revoke a...

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