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Nov 06 2019

Learning About World War II Deemed to Be Too Stressful

Every minute of our history will go down the memory hole, even World War II. You might think it would be spared, since the conflict is remembered as pure good triumphing over pure evil, and allows partisans of the left and right alike to identify with the winning side. But it still has to be erased, as surely as Robert E. Lee, Christopher Columbus, and the slave-owning Founding Fathers. You see, learning about WWII might be stressful:

Reality TV star Freddie Bentley, 22, told Good Morning Britain [Friday] that he thinks schools should trim back what they teach on the conflict.

Whimpers Freddie,

“I remember learning it as a child thinking ‘Oh my God it’s so intense.’”

Possibly intense enough to melt a snowflake. No one should have to suffer discomfort; that would be oppression.

He is fearful that the bloody subject may worsen any mental health issues that children already have.

True enough, mental health issues are probably the most immediate threat to today’s youth. Nazis and their allies don’t attack from overseas these days; the enemy comes from within our own heads.

On a tip from Lyle.

Sep 12 2019

Bon Air Fire Company Caves to Thought Police

Brace yourself for an appalling update on the story of the fire company that was shut down because it refused to accept the forced resignation of Bruce McClay, Jr, a firefighter who had socialized with the Proud Boys. The Bon Air Fire Company in Haverford Township, Pennsylvania has abandoned its principled stand; it has caved in to the thought police in the most shameful manner conceivable.

The company has been reinstated, but the price was way too high. In addition to throwing McClay to the sharks,

The fire company will reshape its leadership board — which had defended volunteer Bruce McClay Jr. for weeks — institute sensitivity training, and revise its bylaws, Haverford Board of Commissioners President Andy Lewis said Monday evening.

Sensitivity training is a degrading form of brainwashing by which victims are indoctrinated to hate themselves for their alleged white straight male privilege in the name of Cultural Marxism.

The statement further noted Bon Air would revise its current antidiscrimination policies so “that volunteers who engage in hate speech or join hate groups are not welcome in the Bon Air Fire Company.”

What exactly have the Proud Boys done to make them so horrible that even to have socialized with these people makes you unfit to put out fires? Nothing much. Their worst sin, other than a few scuffles with Antifa thugs, is that they have been denounced by the ultraleft ADL for the usual laundry list of vague -isms and -phobias. This apparently constitutes their only specific crime:

Members were present at the “Unite the Right” white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., in 2017.

This so-called “white supremacist” rally drew some unsavory people from both sides of the divide, but it was primarily a protest against the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee. It is now considered beyond the pale to push back against the radical left’s War on History.

If they can demonize the Proud Boys to this outlandish extent, they can and will do the same to the NRA. Note that McClay never even joined the Proud Boys. With a few years, just having a beer with NRA members may cost you your job. Then they will go after registered Republicans and those suspected of being on friendly terms with them.

On a tip from Brian Brandt.

Aug 28 2019

Renoir Denounced as Problematic

The progressive bulldozer won’t spare even great painters like Renoir. The Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts is featuring his nudes, placing the famous impressionist in the crosshairs of the thought police. Sniffs the insufferable New Yorker:

Who doesn’t have a problem with Pierre-Auguste Renoir?

Until recently, most everyone. But now only the unwoke don’t have a problem with Renoir.

The art historian Martha Lucy, writing in the show’s gorgeous catalogue, notes that, “in contemporary discourse,” the name Renoir has “come to stand for ‘sexist male artist.’ ” Renoir took such presumptuous, slavering joy in looking at naked women—who in his paintings were always creamy or biscuit white, often with strawberry accents, and ideally blond—that, Lucy goes on to argue, the tactility of the later nudes, with brushstrokes like roving fingers, unsettles any kind of gaze, including the male.

The “male gaze” is a topic that causes feminists and their fellow travelers to gnash their teeth angrily.

The New Yorker critic doesn’t like the girls in Renoir paintings, and not only because it is racist of them to be Caucasian.

Their faces nearly always look, not to put too fine a point on it, dumb—bearing out Renoir’s indifference to the women as individuals with inner lives. … Peculiarly, Renoir did grant the women wonderfully articulated hands, the body part hardest to render convincingly—good for doing things, perhaps around the house.

That’s because Renoir was a sexist. He was in league with the patriarchy that must be smashed.

It feels wrong to term Renoir a misogynist, though he was certainly patriarchal.

Renoir may have been even worse than a misogynist, hard as that may be to imagine:

He deemed women who performed professionally “completely ridiculous”; in a letter to a critic, he explained, “In ancient times, women sang and danced for free for the pleasures of being charming and gracious. Today, it’s all for money which takes away the charm.” The airy assumption in that may be worse than misogyny, which at least credits women with power as antagonists. It marks no mere flaw in Renoir’s personality but an essence of it that dovetails with his attitude toward painting. … An argument is often made that we shouldn’t judge the past by the values of the present, but that’s a hard sell in a case as primordial as Renoir’s.

Not just a thought criminal, but a primordial thought criminal!

Before long, Renoir will join Robert E. Lee at the bottom of the memory hole. His sexist paintings will meet the fate of those Buddhist statues blown up by the Taliban. By then, the New Yorker will have moved on to new targets to denounce for being problematic. As mentioned yesterday,

Culturally speaking, there is nothing of value that leftists will not destroy. They want to clear the ground to make room for utopia.

The intelligentsia’s job will not be finished until Western Civilization has been completely obliterated.

On a tip from Varla.

Aug 27 2019

War on Statues Hits Reformation Wall

They started by demanding tolerance. It didn’t take them long to progress to last month’s vandalism of the Reformation Wall in Geneva, Switzerland.

The monument consists of statues of John Calvin, Guillaume Farel, Théodore de Bèze, and John Knox. The figures were defaced with paint in rainbow colors.

Via Creation.com:

Most likely, an LGBT group had vandalized the statues because of the rainbow coloring of the paint, but no-one yet has come forth to claim responsibility for the act. This is not the first time that the monument has been defaced. For example, in March 2019, a feminist group sprayed graffiti across the monument, saying “Where are the women?”

The ferocious hostility of leftist militants is directed not only a Christianity, but at Western heritage in general. The War on Statues was hardly likely to stop at Robert E. Lee.

Culturally speaking, there is nothing of value that leftists will not destroy. They want to clear the ground to make room for utopia.

On a tip from ABC of the ANC.

Aug 01 2019

War on History Goes After Ronald Reagan

Any historical figure who could serve as a rallying point for resistance to the Far Left must be demonized, marginalized, and then erased. Robert E. Lee was only the beginning. In no time at all, they moved on to heroes as disparate as Christopher Columbus and Thomas Jefferson. Already they are purging the recent past. John Wayne was targeted. Now we learn that Ronald Reagan was racist and therefore bad:

On Wednesday afternoon, CNN became the first cable news network to air former President Ronald Reagan making racist remarks — in which he called African diplomats “monkeys” — since the tape was released on Tuesday.

CNN propagandist Brooke Baldwin explicitly equated Reagan with Trump, whom the liberal media has portrayed as a racist on a daily basis since he was elected.

“On the heels of President Trump using disparaging imagery to describe African nations, new tapes have just been released by the National Archives that reveal similar language used by the late President Ronald Reagan,” Baldwin said.

Actually, Trump has not used similar language, or we would know about it. CNN would probably set up a permanent chyron.

The remark in question was from a private 1971 telephone conversation with Richard Nixon. Any number of people may have said something similar at the time. However, to say it these days would be extreme blasphemy against political correctness, since Persons of Politically Preferred Pigmentation are now regarded as sacred beings around whose holy oppression all reality revolves like planets around the sun. The War on History works by incongruously holding historical figures to current liberal political standards on a retroactive basis.

“To see those, those monkeys from those African countries — damn them, they’re still uncomfortable wearing shoes!” Reagan said.

That may be all it takes to destroy the greatest president to serve in our lifetimes. Instead of inspiring future generations of conservatives and patriots, Reagan will be dismissed as a racist. By now we all know that if someone says anything racist, their entire existence is totally discredited. Everything else they say or do must be wrong. To dispute this would be to risk being denounced as a racist yourself.

Either we stand up to the word “racist” or we lose Ronald Reagan.

On a tip from KirklesWorth.

Jul 26 2019

Algerian Colonists Wreck Statue of Charles de Gaulle

To get an idea of how much the Islamic colonists swamping France revere French heritage, consider what they did to a statue of the iconic Charles de Gaulle to celebrate Algeria’s win in a soccer game:

Football fans in French city of Évreux expressed their joy following the victory of Algeria’s team over Senegal in the final of the African Cup of Nations entirely too passionately, as they tore a new statue of General Charles de Gaulle from its base when they flooded the city centre to celebrate the team’s win, according to La Dépêche d’Évreux. The following day, the statue was still lying on the ground, not yet reinstalled.

Robert E. Lee, Christopher Columbus, and George Washington are not the only great historical figures whose statues are at risk.

The leader of the French Resistance and Founder of France’s Fifth Republic knew better times than these:

The middle part of the tweet above reads,

Through this heinous act, it is the very symbol of our free nation that is being targeted.

It would have been more accurate to say,

Through this heinous act, it is the very symbol of our French nation that is being targeted.

But then, when France is no longer French, it will no longer be even remotely free.

Algeria’s big win also filled the streets with celebrants in Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Strasbourg, and Toulouse. Once Algeria was a French colony; now it’s the other way around. Since the French didn’t displace the native population, their colonization of Algeria was temporary. The Muslim colonization of France will be permanent, barring some radical reversal.

On a tip from WEEKEND AT BOBBYS.

Jul 08 2019

Confederate Railroad Unpersoned

The Southern rock band Confederate Railroad has been unpersoned. It has been around since the 1980s, but those who conform to goodthink will henceforth refuse to acknowledge its existence.

WSIL reports from rural southern Illinois on the first step in Southern Railroad’s eradication:

A band has been removed from the Du Quoin State Fair lineup.

Confederate Railroad will no longer perform on August 27.

The Du Quoin Weekly reports the band was removed because of their name.

The bureauweenies at the Illinois Department of Agriculture made the decision.

As everyone knew at the time, tearing down statues of Robert E. Lee was only the beginning. Anything explicitly referencing the South as a sociohistorical entity will be erased. Leftists are afraid that opposition will rally around the concept of the South. After all, the Confederate flag is a symbol of rebellion.

Regarding Confederate Railroad, Conservative Tribune notes that “there’s no indication that their name has any political undertones besides as tip of the hat to the southern roots of their music genre.”

The Dukes of Hazard did not have political undertones either. That did not stop it from going down the memory hole because liberals did not approve of the flag atop their car.

Band member Danny Shirley confirms that the point of the name is to indicate that they are “proud to be from the South.” That’s why his band is “problematic,” to use a favorite term of the Thought Police. You are not allowed to be proud to be from the South. You can be proud to engage in perverted sex acts though.

Between the relentless bullying of liberals and the submissive cowardice of everyone else, before long we will have no culture but liberal culture. In the midst of this cultural genocide, we have to listen to them preach at us about diversity.

If you like Lynyrd Skynyrd, be advised that the band is living on borrowed time. Don’t stream it; get it onto your hard drive where they can’t make it disappear.

On a tip from Doc.

Jun 03 2019

NYC to Raise Monuments to Rioting Drag Queens

Monuments reflect a society’s values. A healthy society reveres heroes of the past who serve to inspire the current generation to live admirably. New York City under moonbat rule has a different orientation:

Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P. Johnson … will be honored with a public monument in New York City, officials announced Thursday.

Rivera and Johnson were drag queens. In addition to their psychosexual disorders, Johnson was a violent schizophrenic who required antipsychotic medication.

Their claim to fame is their leadership role in antipolice riots that took place in 1969. The Stonewall Riots “helped usher in a new, militant phase of the movement for gay rights.” That phase continues to this day. The effect on American culture has been catastrophic.

The Stonewall Inn where the riots began is a Greenwich Village bar that was owned by the Mafia. It is now regarded as sacred ground by moonbats:

In 2016, President Barack Obama designated the site of the riots—Stonewall Inn, Christopher Park, and the surrounding streets and sidewalks—a national monument in recognition of the area’s contribution to gay and human rights.

Johnson and Rivera founded the Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries. Like many who make a lifestyle out of sin, they died relatively young, at ages 46 and 50, respectively. Johnson’s death may have been suicide.

To put up public monuments to perverts because they took part in riots is so grotesque as to be surreal. It takes place as monuments to truly great men like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Christopher Columbus, and of course Robert E. Lee are under attack.

This story is appalling but no longer surprising, considering that Harvey Milk, who is revered for having been a sexual deviant and who preyed on troubled teenage boys, has a street, a ship, a stamp, a movie, a holiday, and a Medal of Freedom in his honor.

On a tip from Greg O.

May 14 2019

Moonbats Start Purging Classic Movies

Given that there is no sector of society more rigidly controlled by leftist Jacobins than entertainment, it is only a matter of time until the War on History turns its attention from tearing down statues of Robert E. Lee and Christopher Columbus to purge our cultural history of classic movies.

Anything filmed earlier than last week probably violates some aspect of ever-evolving political correctness. Christian Toto notes that the movie purge is already getting started:

Two years ago, a Memphis theater nixed a screening of the 1939 classic “Gone with the Wind” because of its “insensitive” content.

Disney’s Oscar-winning “Song of the South” won’t be seen on the company’s forthcoming streaming platform. The 1946 film’s antiquated, and some say racist, portrayal of black life turned the movie into cultural poison. It’s never made it to home video, and that’s unlikely to change in the near future.

Once an actor has been unpersoned, anything he appeared in may be subject to erasure. For example, Bounce TV has pulled reruns of The Cosby Show, HBO disappeared all programming including Louis C.K., and Amazon declined to release Woody Allen’s A Rainy Day in New York due to sexual shenanigans, which constitute political crimes in the #MeToo era.

A purge would be bad news for fans of classic westerns, considering that moonbats have already demanded that John Wayne Airport be renamed because the Duke was supposedly racist.

If you want to watch classic movies on cable, you will probably end up at Turner Classic Movies. Consider the rabidly left-wing politics of hosts like Ben Mankiewicz, Eddie Muller, and Alec Baldwin, and that TCM was founded by demented leftist Ted Turner. Not exactly a trustworthy guardian of our cultural heritage.

People used to collect DVDs. Increasingly, movies we buy live somewhere off in the cloud. It isn’t hard to imagine John Wayne movies simply vanishing overnight. Then they would erase the next retroactive thought criminal, then the next and the next.

On tips from Stormfax and 1-Bodhisattva.

May 03 2019

Antifa Vandalizes, Conspires With Cartel, Earns Liberal Praise

It looks like we will never agree on anything, if we can’t even agree that Antifa are the bad guys. Recent Antifa news includes vandalism in an attempt to undermine US border defense with soft terrorism and an alleged plot to work with a foreign cartel to attack Border Patrol agents.

From Portland, where Antifa has waged war against ICE with the backing of local government (see here and here):

Sometime over the weekend, anonymous vandals stuck a garden hose through the front-door mail slot of lawyer Sean Riddell’s Northeast Portland office and left the water running.

Who would do such a thing and why? A Willamette Week reporter learned the answer by email.

The email, signed “some anarchists,” claims responsibility and says the authors hoped to “cause maximum economic damage” to Riddell because he provides legal representation to the National ICE Council, the union for local employees of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Damage was extensive. Apparently, insurance will cover it. That means everyone who buys insurance gets to pay. Thanks Antifa!

Antifa appears to be escalating from juvenile pranks, Occupy antics, and street brawl violence in the direction of genuine terrorism. This story could be a milestone:

The FBI is unraveling an alleged plot, where Antifa members planned to provoke an armed rebellion at the U.S. border. …

The scheme involves left-wing activists buying guns and receiving militia training from cartel members in order to attack U.S. Border Patrol agents, and to disrupt their operations.

If that doesn’t qualify as treason, we may as well throw the word out of the legal code.

The paper trail appears to point to a plot hatched between Antifa activist Evan Duke III and a Mexican-based cartel associate known as “Cobra Commander.” …

While the men say they have never met, both were flagged by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for their involvement at the Tijuana border when violence broke out between November of 2018 and January of this year. Hundreds of migrants rushed the border, some throwing rocks, forcing Border Patrol agents to respond with tear gas.

That was a big opportunity for the media, which struck this mighty blow against the USA’s territorial sovereignty:

Speaking of the media,

By “neo-Nazis,” Cuomo is referring to anyone who does not want Robert E. Lee perp-walked to the Memory Hole.

It isn’t just the media wing; the political wing of Leftism Inc likes Antifa too:

Biden launched his campaign for president by praising the group. He referred to a group of protesters who gathered in Charlottesville, VA, and violently confronted white nationalists “a courageous group of Americans.”

The “white nationalists” include everyone there who was lawfully protesting the tearing down of a Robert E. Lee statue. The other people there had come explicitly to pick a fight. Authorities stood by and let it happen.

If America succumbs to moonbattery, Antifa will be our answer to the Brownshirts — hard as it has been to take these clowns seriously.

On tips from KirklesWorth and Sean C.

Feb 15 2019

USC’s Totalitarian Task Force on University Nomenclature

The liberal War on History that went into high gear with the campaign to rid America of references to the Confederacy did not stop with erasing prominent historical figures like Robert E. Lee. Everyone who has a building named after him must be tried before the court of current leftist orthodoxy. Those who fail to pass muster are consigned to the Memory Hole. The University of Southern California has created a task force for this very purpose:

In a memo Monday, Provost Michael Quick said the community is “having important conversations about the names of certain buildings, monuments, and symbols” that “may evoke views and practices that we no longer support.”

These elements of campus also “may cause pain for members of our community,” interfering in the private university’s quest to be “a national leader in equity and inclusion” and create a “safe, welcoming, and supportive campus,” Quick wrote.

Quick proclaimed the formation of the Task Force on University Nomenclature.

When a society succumbs to totalitarianism, fame is no antidote to mortality. No matter how mainstream your views are in the present, if they pass through a period of political incorrectness in the future, you will be condemned as “problematic” and erased. No one escapes from the Thought Police, least of all great figures of history, because those who control the present control the past.

On a tip from Lyle.

Nov 29 2018

Ben Carson Consigned to Memory Hole

We knew from the beginning that the purge would not stop with great historical figures of the South like Robert E. Lee. Encountering little resistance, the jihad quickly moved on to figures representing America (George Washington) or Western Civilization in general (Christopher Columbus). Already moonbats are beginning to consign black conservatives like Ben Carson to the Memory Hole:

The Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine near the Detroit Medical Center has an ambitious program of preparing its mostly African-American students for careers in medicine.

In a sane world, Ben Carson would be a role model for blacks, having worked his way from the Detroit ghetto to the top of society as a famous brain surgeon, presidential candidate, and current Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. In a world addled by moonbattery, he is an embarrassment, who undermines the narrative that it is no use exerting yourself because you can’t achieve anything unless Big Government steals it from Whitey and hands it to you.

The Detroit school board voted to rename the school under guidelines that say a school can be renamed when it doesn’t reflect the student population or when “information newly discovered about the current name of the school is negative in nature.”

LaMar Lemmons, a Democrat, was the leading advocate for removing Ben Carson’s name from the school.

Lemmons spells out Carson’s specific crime:

“Quite frankly, it is a political thing,” he admitted. “We named a school after an individual who is in the Trump administration.”

Any Republican is subject to erasure. That is probably why Obama decreed that we must now call Mount McKinley (named for a Republican president) “Mount Denali.”

“When you align yourself with Trump, that is a direct affront to the city of Detroit and the students of Detroit,” [Lemmons] insisted.

Black unemployment has fallen to record lows under Trump. But blacks are told to hate all things Trump because he is racist against them as evidenced by… as evidenced by nothing whatsoever. Actually, they are told to hate him because he is now a Republican.

Carson isn’t the only black conservative leftists want forgotten even before he has left office:

Last month, a petition to change the name of Savannah College of Art and Design’s Clarence Thomas Center for Historic Preservation received favorable media coverage.

When demographics allow Democrats to achieve sufficient power, everything named after someone associated with their opposition will be renamed.

On a tip from Dragon’s Lair.

Oct 09 2018

Astronaut Scott Kelly Issues Shameful Apology

It takes courage to be an astronaut. Apparently, it takes more courage to stand up to the leftist mob. In the context of bellyaching about Brett Kavanaugh having survived Democrat smear tactics, astronaut Scott Kelly (twin brother of the odious Mark Kelly) sent out a tweet quoting a giant of modern history, Winston Churchill:

As we know from the War on Statues that started with Robert E. Lee and quickly moved on to other great men including Christopher Columbus, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington himself, Cultural Marxists have been attempting to erase Western culture by demonizing and then unpersoning the heroes who define our heritage. Winston Churchill is too worthy of admiration to escape the hatred of progressives. They turned their ire on Kelly — who less than heroically responded with a cringing apology for quoting the thought criminal:

Using the phrase “educate myself” is the equivalent of crawling on your hands and knees in self-abasement before the depraved gods of political correctness.

There is only one thing more terrifying than the totalitarian mentality of liberals: the pusillanimity of the invertebrates who cower in the face of their bullying. If the nation Churchill led during the Battle of Britain had been made of the same soupy stuff as Kelly, their grandchildren would be speaking German now.

Even anti–self-defense zealot Piers Morgan is disgusted. He doesn’t think much of Taylor Swift allowing herself to be bullied into siding against the admirable Marsha Blackburn in the Tennessee Senate race either:

On a tip from Stormfax.

Sep 17 2018

Joe Biden Calls Republicans “Dregs of Society”

Most people who follow politics understand that it was not a wise move when Hillary Clinton, while running for president, denounced half of the American population as a “basket of deplorables.” But Joe Biden is not most people.

Despite his advanced age and general unsuitability for the office, Biden is likely to run for president in 2020. Yet while pandering to the militant LGBT galère Human Rights Campaign, he barked that supporters of the current president include “the dregs of society.”

“Forces of intolerance remain determined to undermine and roll back the progress you have made,” the former vice president warned his audience.

“This time they–not you–have an ally in the White House,” he said.

“They’re a small percentage of the American people, virulent people. Some of them, the dregs of society,” Biden said.

The “forces of intolerance” are those not on board with the LBGT agenda. What a relief to hear that only some of us are the dregs of society according to a top Democrat.

But actually, by “some,” he means “all,” as he soon makes clear in a reference to the August 2017 event in Charlottesville that saw leftist counterprotesters descend upon a demonstration by defenders of a targeted Civil War statue. Regrettably, one of the moonbats was run over by a maniac, providing ammunition to demagogues like Joe Biden, who yaps,

“We have leaders who at the time when that occurred, when these guys were accompanied by white supremacists and Ku Klux Klan…making a comparison saying there are good people in both groups.”

Trump should know better than try to be even-handed. As Biden enlightens us, there are no good people who oppose the leftist agenda. Such people are accompanied by white supremacists and the Ku Klux Klan. Every last person who doesn’t want statues of Robert E. Lee torn down is rotten to the core, and Trump is rotten for suggesting otherwise. The whole lot are the dregs of society.

You can see why Joe Biden is so enthused about the idea of a new America in which Caucasians are a minority. America as it always has been is full of people he hates.

On a tip from Byron.

Apr 17 2018

Offensive Songs That Wouldn’t Be Allowed Now

Social justice warriors must be unable to find anything in today’s world that doesn’t cringingly conform to their bullying ideology, because they have been digging into history in search of thought crimes. Paul Joseph Watson has a laugh at moonbats who clutch their pearls over allegedly offensive songs of the past:

If historical figures like Robert E. Lee and even the Founding Fathers can be banished to the Memory Hole for not complying with the up-to-the-minute dictates of political correctness after all context has been stripped away, why not songs? Just to play it safe, maybe we should ban any song written more than a year ago.

On tips from Lyle and physicsnut.

Mar 30 2018

Fight to Save Thomas Jefferson at Hofstra University

Too few stood to defend Robert E. Lee, so now we have to defend Thomas Jefferson:

JaLoni Owens, a Hofstra student and Black Lives Matter activist, released a petition calling for the statue’s removal on March 17, proclaiming that Jefferson has been embraced as an “icon” by “white supremacist and neo-nazi organizations,” like the Ku Klux Klan.

Shortly thereafter, more than ten Hofstra student organizations, including the Democrats of Hofstra University, Queer and Trans People of Color Coalition, The Gender Identity Federation, and Young Democratic Socialists of Hofstra, jointly planned a “Jefferson Has Gotta Go!” protest for March 30, demanding the statue’s removal.

Now that our backs are to the abyss, people are finally putting up resistance:

Hofstra student Richard Caldwell released a counter-petition titled, “KEEP The Jefferson Statue at Hofstra University,” voicing support for keeping the statue on campus.

As the counterpetition notes, tyranny was the normal state of affairs for the human race prior to Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence, which gave birth to a nation that has pushed back tyranny for over 2 centuries. To the extent any human anywhere lives without someone else’s boot on their face, this key Founding Father deserves a large share of the thanks.

If progressives can subject even Thomas Jefferson to the demonize-then-erase treatment, they can do it to anyone. They can erase America itself, which is their intention.

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