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CNN Fails to Disclose Its Iranian Guest Threatened to Kill American Hostages in 1979

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 10, 2020 at 9:00am 1/10/2020 at 9:00am
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During their coverage of Iran this week, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour interviewed a woman named Masoumeh Ebtekar, who currently serves as Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs. Amanpour failed to make viewers aware of Ebtekar’s past.

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If 2019 was ‘the Best Year Ever,’ 2020 Looks Like it is Going to be Even Better

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 6:00pm 1/4/2020 at 6:00pm
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As we begin a new decade, I thought it might be fun to open it with a little optimism.

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USS Arizona and USS Oklahoma will sail once again…as subs!

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 4:00pm 12/29/2019 at 4:00pm
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Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly recently announced that two new Virginia-class attack submarines will be named after the USS Arizona and the USS Oklahoma, which were hit during the infamous Pearl Harbor attack.

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Dickinson College Considering Removal of Slaveholder Names From Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 1:30pm 12/22/2019 at 1:30pm

Even the school’s namesake, John Dickinson, is on the list.

WITF News reports:

Dickinson College considers removing names of slaveholders from campus

A midstate college could soon remove the names of slaveholders that are commemorated on campus buildings.

A recent report from a group of Dickinson College students and faculty detailed founding members’ relationships to...

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In 9-0 Ruling, Alabama Supreme Court Upholds Confederate Monument Law

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 4:00pm 11/29/2019 at 4:00pm
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Confederate monuments came under attack from the radical left several years ago.  In 2017, the SPLC joined the fray and published a list of places and monuments with “Confederate names” that they claimed had the potential to act as “catalysts” to “unleash more turmoil and bloodshed.”

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Sons of Confederate Veterans to Take Possession of ‘Silent Sam’ Statue from UNC Chapel Hill

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 29, 2019 at 11:00am 11/29/2019 at 11:00am

Campus activists waged a relentless war on this statue until they got their way.

The Hill reports:

Legal settlement will keep Confederate statue off UNC campus

The controversial torn-down Confederate monument “Silent Sam” will not return to...

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Students at Washington and Lee U. Want Washington and Lee Removed From Diplomas

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 8:00am 11/26/2019 at 8:00am

Here’s an idea. If you don’t want Washington and Lee on your diploma, maybe don’t go to Washington and Lee.

The Epoch Times reports:

Washington and Lee University Students Want Portraits of Namesakes Off Their Diplomas

Students at Washington and Lee University (WLU) in Virginia are circulating a petition asking for customized diplomas that...

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Today is the 30th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 6:00pm 11/9/2019 at 6:00pm

It was a momentous event when it happened thirty years ago: the fall of the Berlin Wall.

It seemed a day of great hope and optimism:

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Georgetown U. Creating Reparations Fund to Benefit Descendants of Slaves Sold by School

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 1, 2019 at 9:00am 11/1/2019 at 9:00am

Students at Georgetown voted in favor of this last spring. It’ll be fascinating to see how much gets paid out to the beneficiaries.

ABC News reports:

Georgetown University announces reparations fund to benefit descendants of slaves once sold by the school

Georgetown University announced on Tuesday it will create a fund that could generate...

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In Order for Omar to Recognize Armenian Genocide a Resolution Must Include All ‘Crimes Against Humanity’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 3:00pm 10/30/2019 at 3:00pm
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Between 1915 and 1923, the Ottoman Empire (present day Turkey) expelled and slaughtered 1.5 million ethnic Armenians. Academics consider it the first modern day genocide due to the Ottoman’s articulate organization of said genocide.

Turkey has fought against using the word genocide, but anyone with at least one br...

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University of Maine Publicly Shames College Republicans in Flap Over Columbus Day

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11:30am 10/12/2019 at 11:30am

A mayor in Maine defended Columbus Day and the College Republicans thanked him. They also noted the brutality of the Aztecs and other indigenous peoples. The school publicly shamed them for this.

Campus Reform reports:

UMaine PUBLICLY SHAMES College Republicans for Columbus Day comments in CAMPUS-WIDE EMAIL

The University of Maine publicly shamed the...

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Medieval Studies Organization at War With Itself Amid Accusations of White Supremacy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 3:30pm 9/22/2019 at 3:30pm

This battle has been raging for years. The field is difficult for social justice warriors because the subject matter is overwhelmingly white. You can’t change history.

The College Fix reports:

White supremacy is allegedly ‘tearing apart’ an academic medieval studies group

One of the premier medieval studies groups in the country is purportedly being...

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WaPo: Elizabeth Warren Taking Selfies Makes Her Just Like Frederick Douglass

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 10:00am 9/21/2019 at 10:00am
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If you want to know how the liberal media is going to treat Elizabeth Warren going forward, especially if she gets the Democratic nomination, a recent piece in the Washington Post is a good indicator.

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The Truth About Huey P. Long’s Hypocrisy and Supposed ‘Assassination’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 13, 2019 at 7:00pm 9/13/2019 at 7:00pm
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Decades before wild-haired Bernie Sanders, there was Louisiana Democratic Gov. Huey Long. He served as the state’s 40th governor from 1928 to 1932.

Long was a tyrant and dictator. A hypocrite who lectured others, but filled his pocketbook.

He also ruined lives if you betrayed or didn’t show loyalty to him. Even if...

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Book Review: Debunking Howard Zinn

https://www.amazon.com/Fake-History-Generation-Against-America/dp/1621577732
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 7:30pm 9/8/2019 at 7:30pm
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Legal Insurrection has covered the replacement of serious historical scholarship with anti-American and anti-capitalist revisionism since its inception.

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George Washington University Students Try to Cancel the Word ‘Colonial’ on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 6, 2019 at 8:00am 9/6/2019 at 8:00am

The term ‘colonial’ is part of the culture at GWU, tracing back to its founding. My theory is that this campaign is a test run for the real goal, which will be to cancel George Washington.

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Vanderbilt Unveils Missing Flag That Flew Behind MLK, RFK Speeches

https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/2019/08/23/vanderbilt-university-discovers-huge-historic-flag-campus-basement/2099494001/
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 11:30am 8/24/2019 at 11:30am
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How cool is this? Vanderbilt University found a flag missing for years that served as the backdrop during MLK and RFK speeches. From The Tennessean:

More than 50 Reserve Officers Training Corps staff and students gathered in the Library Lawn at Vanderbilt University to unfold a 150 foot American flag.

The flag once...

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