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    Liberal Prof Takes Aim at 1619 Project

    Dan McLaughlin writes at National Review Online about criticism of the 1619 Project from the political left. Sean Wilentz is a proud liberal and sometimes a hard-edged Democratic partisan. But he is also a distinguished Princeton University historian whose academic work is broadly respected across the political spectrum.
    Mitch Kokai, September 22, 2021
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    Warning Labels for Declaration, Constitution Condemned

    Thomas Catenacci writes for the Daily Caller about one Western official’s response to proposed warning labels for American government’s founding documents. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich condemned the National Archives Records Association’s (NARA) decision to label documents with a “harmful language” alert. Brnovich demanded that NARA immediately remove…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2021
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    Applying 9/11 Lessons to Today’s Crises

    Jonathan Lange writes at the American Thinker that average Americans today can learn lessons from Todd Beamer, one of the passengers who thwarted the hijackers of Flight 93 on 9/11. In the twenty years since, there has been so much focus on preventing more airplanes from being hijacked…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2021
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    One of the West’s Timeless Literary Classics Faces Attacks

    Joseph Loconte writes for National Review Online about progressives’ distaste for one of the seminal works of Western literature. America’s founding generation absorbed Virgil (70–19 b.c.) and the lessons of Rome. They admired the story of Aeneas, the man who led a tiny group of intrepid refugees across…
    Mitch Kokai, September 14, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    Dallas Woodhouse reports for Carolina Journal Online on the latest round of election redistricting hearings. One CJ Opinion highlights Democratic contradictions in their responses to a bill targeting public school indoctrination. Joshua Peters’ CJ Opinion explains why tellers of history should not be judges.  …
    Mitch Kokai, September 14, 2021
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    Google Bias Boggles the Mind

    Christopher Rufo writes for City Journal about the latest example of Big Tech’s dangerous ideological bias. Technology giant Google has launched an “antiracism” initiative that presents speakers and materials claiming that America is a “system of white supremacy” and that all Americans are “raised to be racist.” I…
    Mitch Kokai, September 13, 2021
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    Watch Out for What Kids Are Being Taught About 9/11

    Maureen Mullarkey delivers Federalist readers a warning about public school lessons involving recent history. The 20th anniversary of 9/11 looms large in the wake of the catastrophe in Afghanistan. Much has changed in these past two decades. … … One thing has not changed. Still intact but more…
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2021
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    New Carolina Journal Online Features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online on Republican lawmakers firing back after a judge issued threats regarding his state school funding order. Joshua Peters’ CJ Opinion asks whether common ground can be reached in teaching history.
    Mitch Kokai, September 10, 2021