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Why Juneteenth is Worth Celebrating

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8:00pm 6/19/2018 at 8:00pm

I first blogged about Juneteenth in 2015. As I noted then, the day’s significance is almost criminally underappreciated.

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

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Virginia Republican Congressman Defends Jefferson Statues from Campus Activists

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/12/2018 at 12:00pm
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It’s very wise to get out in front of this issue before it becomes a thing. Otherwise, within a matter of months, liberals in media will be treating it like an issue that’s up for debate.

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Student Activists Lose Battle to Remove Thomas Jefferson Statue From Hofstra

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 1:30pm 6/3/2018 at 1:30pm
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The school considered the arguments from both sides and decided to keep Jefferson. Good for them.

The Washington Examiner reports:

After extensive debate, Hofstra University to keep Thomas Jefferson statue

More than a month after a statue of Thomas Jefferson was vandalized at Hofstra University and an extensive campaign to remove it from campus,...

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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Pushes Theory That Sirhan Sirhan Wasn’t His Father’s Assassin

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 12:00pm 5/27/2018 at 12:00pm
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Over the years, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has pushed wild theories about vaccinations, climate change and other topics. Now he is wading into the historic account of his father’s murder by suggesting Sirhan Sirhan wasn’t the shooter.

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Hofstra Student: Campus Statue of Thomas Jefferson a Source of ‘Significant’ Distress

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 8:00am 5/9/2018 at 8:00am
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Don’t you love it when an undergrad thinks they’re more significant than one of America’s first presidents and author of our founding documents?

The College Fix reports:

Anti-Thomas Jefferson student: Founder’s statue a source of ‘significant’ distress

The student who led the effort to remove a statue of Thomas Jefferson from Hofstra University is...

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Film Review – Chappaquiddick

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 2:00pm 4/8/2018 at 2:00pm

The new film “Chappaquiddick” directed by John Curran and written by Taylor Allen and Andrew Logan opened this weekend. It’s a straightforward examination of the events surrounding the death of Mary Jo Kopechne when Ted Kennedy crashed his car off a bridge on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Flashback: Watch Ted Kennedy’s 1969 Statement About Chappaquiddick

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 6, 2018 at 1:00pm 4/6/2018 at 1:00pm
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On July 15, 1969 a full seven days after the crash that claimed the life of Mary Jo Kopechne, Ted Kennedy gave a televised statement about the incident. ABC News published a new video of the event yesterday which you can watch below.

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Centuries Old Shipwreck Washes Ashore on Florida Beach

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/31/2018 at 12:00pm
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The remains of a ship recently washed ashore on a beach in northern Florida. The wreck is believed to be hundreds of years old and is surely a dream for historians.

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Hofstra Students Demand Removal of Thomas Jefferson Statue

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 30, 2018 at 7:00am 3/30/2018 at 7:00am
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Remember last year when the left became obsessed with the removal of Confederate statues? Critics warned that it was a slippery slope and were assured that it was just about Confederate monuments.

Today, a battle is brewing over a statue of Thomas Jefferson at Hofstra University. It doesn’t matter to campus activists...

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Washington Crosses the Delaware on Christmas Night, 1776

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 25, 2017 at 5:30pm 12/25/2017 at 5:30pm

Before America was free of the chains of unrepresented, overtaxed tyranny, we had to best the greatest army in the world.

In a make or break moment for the Revolutionary War, General George Washington concocted a plan to cross the Delaware River and lead a surprise attack on the Hessians camped around...

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Chappaquiddick Review: “the movie is fundamentally the portrait of a weasel”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 8:30am 12/21/2017 at 8:30am
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As the only Massachusetts based member of the Legal Insurrection team, I’ve taken it upon myself to provide you with a preview of the upcoming film ‘Chappaquiddick” which details the events around the death of Mary Jo Kopechne and the aftermath for Ted Kennedy.

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December 16, 1773: The Boston Tea Party

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 5:00pm 12/16/2017 at 5:00pm
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Today, December 16th, is the anniversary of the Boston Tea Party, a response to a series of tyrannical actions taken by the distant King George III.  Although often downplayed as a fevered response to a single piece of legislation, the Tea Act, the Boston Tea Party represented an act of defiance...

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Grassley Still Upset the History Channel Lacks Actual History Programming

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 9, 2017 at 5:00pm 12/9/2017 at 5:00pm
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Can anyone blame him?! I yearn for those days when they did shows on WWII and Vietnam all day!

You tell them, Senator!! I was so upset with the lack...

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FDR on Dec. 8, 1941: ‘A Date Which Will Live in Infamy’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 8, 2017 at 9:00am 12/8/2017 at 9:00am
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On December 8, 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivered a speech at 12:30PM to a Joint Session of Congress to declare war…a day after the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor.

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Yesterday, December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and...

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Pearl Harbor: Sailor Finally Receives Recognition, Trump Declares Dec. 7 National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 7:00pm 12/7/2017 at 7:00pm
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There are days in the year we should commemorate yearly: 9/11, D-Day, V-Day, July 4. December 7, the day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, is one of those days. We lost 2,400 in the attack, the majority on the USS Arizona.

Today at Pearl Harbor, a sailor who saved six men finally...

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Fire Dept Refuses To Stop Flying Confederate Flag, City Threatens To Pull Funding

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 3:30pm 11/18/2017 at 3:30pm
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In North Carolina, a volunteer fire department has refused to stop flying the Confederate flag, so the city has issued an ultimatum:  take down the flag or lose full funding.

11 Alive reports:

There’s a Confederate flag battle going on in a small town in Montgomery County.

The Uwharrie Volunteer Fire Department has been...

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Virginian Church Announces It Will Remove Plaque Honoring George Washington

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 4:00pm 10/29/2017 at 4:00pm

First, they came for the Confederate flag, but I didn’t fly a Confederate flag, so I did not speak out.  Then they came for Confederate statues, but I didn’t feel strongly about Confederate statues, so I did not speak out.  Then they came for statues of George Washington...

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