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The Resurrection of Notre Dame Cathedral Begins

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:00am 4/17/2019 at 7:00am
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As a practicing Catholic who visited the famous Notre Dame Cathedral in 2015, watching the news reports covering the conflagration, the destruction of its roof, and the collapse of its iconic spire was gut-wrenching.

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Why is Facebook Targeting Conservative History-based Sites?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/6/2019 at 6:00pm

Legal Insurrection readers are acutely aware of the deplatforming and silencing of conservative voices across social media and via outlets like Amazon.

The latest victim to get slammed by the iron-hand of Big Tech is President Trump’s chief social media guru, Dan Scavino. Facebook blocked his account for simply responding to a...

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Hofstra University Students Renew Effort to Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue From Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 11:30am 3/30/2019 at 11:30am
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Here we go again. The school refused to do this last year, but the students aren’t taking no for an answer.

Campus Reform reports:

Founding Fathers under attack: Students demand Thomas Jefferson statue removal

Students at Hofstra University protested a statue of Thomas Jefferson on Friday at the second annual event, titled “Jefferson Has...

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Course on ‘American Political Thought’ at CU Denver Removes White Men from Curriculum

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 9:30am 3/23/2019 at 9:30am

Try this with any other group in society and watch what happens.

The College Fix reports:

‘American Political Thought’ course at CU Denver removes all white men from curriculum

I can clearly recall the first day of class a few semesters ago when I eagerly began a course called “American Political Thought” at the...

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Warren Wants to Eliminate the Electoral College, Which Would Cause Havoc in Our System

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 11:00am 3/20/2019 at 11:00am
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I wouldn’t call our Founding Fathers perfect, but man did they leave us one of the greatest documents penned in the English language. Their brilliance provided America not only with the Bill of Rights, but with the Electoral College.

Grumbles about the Electoral College have existed for a long time, but after...

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WWII Sailor in Iconic Times Square Photo Passes Away at 95

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/18/2019 at 12:00pm
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George Mendonsa, the sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square after WWII, has passed away at age 95.

Mendonsa claimed he was the sailor in the iconic photo, but could never convince Life magazine.

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Final Battle for Alexander the Great’s Legacy concludes with Greece reaching deal with North Macedonia

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 28, 2019 at 8:30pm 1/28/2019 at 8:30pm

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union and the subsequent independence of the Balkans, one of the most hotly contested issues has been between Greece and the neighboring entity that had been calling itself the “Republic of Macedonia”.

The origin of this struggle has been the legacy of Alexander the Great, the...

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University of Notre Dame to Cover Christopher Columbus Murals on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at 8:00am 1/23/2019 at 8:00am

We have to make everyone forget history because it might offend some people. Did you ever imagine that higher education would be leading such a charge?

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Retired Detectives Believe ‘Smiley Face’ Murders Being Committed by Serial Killer Gang

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 20, 2019 at 10:00am 1/20/2019 at 10:00am
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The story of the ‘Smiley Face’ murders goes all the way back to the late 1990’s. It involves dozens of mysterious deaths which share common traits including bodies found in water and smiley face graffiti left nearby.

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Silent Sam Statue Completely Removed from UNC Campus Over Safety Concerns

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 1:30pm 1/19/2019 at 1:30pm

Left wing students have been causing campus unrest over the statue for months, but it’s the statue itself that is making people unsafe. Can you follow that logic?

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10 years ago: Sully Sullenberger lands US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 9:00pm 1/15/2019 at 9:00pm

On January 15, 2009, US Airways Captain Chesley Burnett “Sully” Sullenberger III had just taken off from LaGuardia Airport in New York City when the Airbus plane he was flying hit a flock of birds, lost engine capacity, and had to try an emergency landing.

Not just any emergency...

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Historian Thinks Museums Should Reconsider European Art Because of White Supremacy

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at 11:00am 1/1/2019 at 11:00am

The left is determined to erase history. They’re succeeding by doing it a little bit at a time. This is just the latest example.

The College Fix reports:

Historian: Museums need to ‘reconsider’ European art exhibits because … white supremacy

A Philadelphia-based art historian and curator believes exhibitions of European art in American museums...

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University of Cincinnati May Erase Benefactor Over Slavery Connection

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 21, 2018 at 8:00am 12/21/2018 at 8:00am

The school could simply take ownership of this, admit it and make an appropriate gesture. Instead, they are looking at removing it from the record.

The Washington Examiner reports:

History by mob rule: University of Cincinnati considers expunging benefactor’s contribution to its own legacy

On Dec. 10, a campus-wide email was sent out from...

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Students and Faculty at UNC Rally Against Confederate Monument

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/11/2018 at 12:00pm

The school is trying to build a structure to house the ‘Silent Sam’ statue indoors but that’s not good enough. Opponents just want it gone.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

UNC Students, Faculty Rally Against Confederate Monument

Several dozen teaching assistants at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill started a grade strike Friday,...

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Growing Patriots Podcast: Colonial Kids

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 23, 2018 at 1:00pm 11/23/2018 at 1:00pm

Intro by Kemberlee Kaye:

LI is currently without a podcast. My dear friend and children’s authoress, Amelia Hamilton, produces a fabulous podcast for kids that covers all things colonial America.

I interviewed Hamilton about her podcast, Growing Patriots. You can read that interview here.

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The 40th anniversary of the Jonestown tragedy

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 20, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/20/2018 at 3:00pm

Sunday was the 40th anniversary of the Jonestown massacre, an event that caused the deaths of about 900 people (about a third of them children) who were killed at the group’s compound in Guyana.

Note that I write “were killed” rather than “killed themselves.” One of the many misconceptions about the Jonestown...

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The Growing Patriots Podcast is the American History Podcast Your Kids Will Love

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 5, 2018 at 3:00pm 11/5/2018 at 3:00pm

Meet Amelia Hamilton — dearest friend, gifted children’s authoress, and education advocate.

Amelia Hamilton is a blogger and author of the Growing Patriots children’s books. A lifelong writer and patriot, she also loves hockey, old cars, old movies and apple juice. Amelia has a master’s degree in both English and 18th-century history...

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