The reactions to General John Kelly’s remarks about Robert E. Lee are an example of how even the names of certain historical figures and remarks about historical events, can trigger what could be called a “Pavlovian response.”
Samuel Adams is more than just a beer. Sadly, on today’s college campuses there is a profound lack of knowledge and awareness of the greatness of the founders of our wonderful republic under God. Sam Adams the man is considered by many historians to be the “Father of the American Revolution.”
Faced with a Taliban-like frenzy to remove all memorials to Confederate dead, some have resorted to erecting new monuments on private land.
Statues of Christopher Columbus in Yonkers, New York, Astoria, Queens, and Baltimore have been vandalized by those with a revolutionary agenda.
The Los Angeles City Council voted 14-1 on August 30 to designate the second Monday in October as “Indigenous Peoples Day” — which will replace Columbus Day.
A spokesman for the National Park Service said the NPS is committed to safeguarding Confederate memorials, while educating visitors about the causes they commemorate.
Dana Loesch, the conservative radio talk-show host and spokeswoman for the National Rifle Association (NRA), voiced the anger of many citizens that the mainstream media, specifically the New York Times, has moved from reporting the news to faking the news to promote its own agenda.