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‘The Hill’ Runs False ‘Confederate Statues’ Headline on Kristi Noem’s Mount Rushmore Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 6, 2020 at 5:00pm 7/6/2020 at 5:00pm
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As Fuzzy reported Sunday, the mainstream media ran wild over the weekend with blatantly biased articles and tweets on the speech President Trump gave Friday night at Mount Rushmore on the eve of Independence Day.

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VIDEO: Victor Davis Hanson Talks About History and the Toppling of Statues

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 1:30pm 7/5/2020 at 1:30pm
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Victor Davis Hanson is just the type of man you want to hear from at a time like this.

He writes at FOX News:

In monument controversy, colleges’ hypocrisy is on full display

When mobs tore down a statue of Ulysses S. Grant and defaced a monument to African American veterans of the Civil...

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California State University-Fresno Students Petition for Removal of Campus Gandhi Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 12:00pm 7/2/2020 at 12:00pm

Perhaps American colleges and universities should just remove all statues from campus. It seems as though no one is acceptable enough to have a monument.

The Washington Times reports:

Gandhi statue under fire at Fresno State

Officials at California State University-Fresno are facing increasing pressure to remove a statue on campus depicting the late...

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UW-Madison Chancellor Announces Abraham Lincoln Statue Will Stay on Campus

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 10:00am 7/1/2020 at 10:00am
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This is good news but it’s stunning that this was ever even a question.

Campus Reform reports:

UW-Madison says Abraham Lincoln statue will stay

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has opted not to remove its Abraham Lincoln statue, despite student protests of the 16th president.

“The university continues to support the Abraham Lincoln statue on our...

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Boston Arts Commission Votes to Remove Emancipation Memorial

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:00am 7/1/2020 at 9:00am
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The Boston Arts Commission voted 8-0 to remove the Emancipation Memorial out of Boston’s Park Square and into temporary storage.

At least professionals will take it down instead of the mob?

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Hofstra University Agrees to Relocate Jefferson Statue, Student Activists Unsatisfied

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 8:00am 7/1/2020 at 8:00am
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Student activists have been trying to remove this statue for years. The school finally caved and agreed to move it to another location on campus, but that’s not good enough for the students.

The College Fix reports:

Hofstra U. relocates Thomas Jefferson statue, student activists remain unsatisfied

Hofstra University has finally buckled to student...

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George Washington University Supports D.C. Statehood With No Indication of a Faculty, Student Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 29, 2020 at 10:00am 6/29/2020 at 10:00am

This isn’t surprising but one has to wonder how George Washington would feel about it.

Professor Jonathan Turley writes at his blog:

George Washington University Declares Support For D.C. Statehood

George Washington University President Thomas LeBlanc surpr...

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Young Woman From Venezuela Warns Americans the Toppling of Statues is ‘Where Revolutions Start’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 10:00am 6/27/2020 at 10:00am
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Elizabeth Rogliani is a young woman from Venezuela living in the U.S., and she has a dire warning for Americans. When it comes to roving mobs of cultural Marxists toppling historic statues, she has seen this all before.

Her main message is this: Don’t think it can’t happen here.

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‘Art Crime’ Prof Offers Advice on How to More Easily Topple Monuments

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 9:30am 6/27/2020 at 9:30am

In spite of all the crazy campus stories I’ve covered over the years, never in my wildest dreams did I imagine that educators would offer advice on how to commit acts of destruction.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof offers advice on how to destroy monuments ‘faster’

Associate professor of art crime at John Jay College...

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Student Activists Demand Removal of Abraham Lincoln Statue at UW-Madison

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 3:00pm 6/25/2020 at 3:00pm
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Student activists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are exploiting the current trend of statue toppling, to petition for the removal of a campus statue of President Abraham Lincoln.

Hating historic statues is all the rage these days.

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Bust of George Washington Toppled at George Washington University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 22, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/22/2020 at 12:00pm

This is just sickening. Remember when the left told us this was all about Confederate statues? They lied.

Campus Reform reports:

‘Stunning image’ shows ‘toppled’ George Washington statue at GWU

A number of crimes have taken place in Washington, D.C. in recent weeks as rioters ravaged...

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Celebrating Juneteenth

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 19, 2020 at 7:00am 6/19/2020 at 7:00am
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I first blogged about Juneteenth in 2015. As I noted then, the day’s significance is almost criminally under appreciated.

Over the last few years, the 19th of June and its significance, are slowly gaining national popularity, reverence, and acknowledgment.

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Christopher Columbus Statue Torn Down, Thrown Into Lake in Downtown Richmond

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 7:00am 6/10/2020 at 7:00am
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The death of George Floyd has reignited the obsession with removing statues of those with unsavory pasts.

Protesters tore down the Christopher Columbus statue in Byrd Park in Richmond, VA. They then threw it into the lake.

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Students at Mizzou Renew Calls for Removal of Thomas Jefferson Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 9:30am 6/7/2020 at 9:30am

Higher education deserves the apocalypse coming to it in the near future.

The College Fix reports:

Mizzou students once again want statue of Thomas Jefferson removed

In an example of what could be the next phase of the current Black Lives Matter protests sweeping the country, students at the University of Missouri are —...

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Former Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Suing Netflix and Filmmaker Over Central Park Five Documentary

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 3:00pm 3/29/2020 at 3:00pm
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Linda Fairstein was the Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor in the 1980’s when a woman was attacked in Central Park. She claims that a documentary about the case released last year is full of falsehoods, and now she is suing Netflix.

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Panel at U. Michigan Blames Western Colonialism for Gender Violence Among Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 8:00am 2/27/2020 at 8:00am

Do you ever just sit back and marvel at the left’s ability to come up with things like this?

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Ohio Secretary of State Urges Kent State to Drop Jane Fonda as Speaker for Event

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 12:30pm 2/19/2020 at 12:30pm

Kent State is set to pay Jane Fonda over $80,000 to speak at the 50th commemoration of the Kent State shooting. Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose feels Fonda is an inappropriate choice due to her controversial activism during the Vietnam War.

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