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    Woke History Is Making Big Inroads in America’s High Schools

    In an article originally published in RealClearInvestigations, former News & Observer reporter John Murawski writes, Like growing numbers of public high school students across the country, many California kids are receiving classroom instruction in how race, class, gender, sexuality, and citizenship status are tools of oppression, power, and privilege. They…
    Terry Stoops, October 22, 2019
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    Garland Tucker Analyzes Tax Reform and the Left’s Favorite Fables

    Government intervention in the economy has failed time and again, yet the Left persists with its narrative. JLF Senior Fellow Garland Tucker takes apart the key fables, including the persistent idea that the 1920s were catastrophic. As for the supposed “chaos” of the 1920s, America actually experienced…
    Donna Martinez, March 22, 2018
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    See What You Missed at Our Jefferson/Adams Debate

    It’s always a fun evening when you can host two former presidents — Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. We had a great time at the North Carolina Museum of History. Here’s what you missed, as reported by our friends and co-hosts at the Spring Hope Enterprise. (photo courtesy of…
    Donna Martinez, November 27, 2017
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    What Would Jefferson & Adams Say About Today’s Politics?

    Join us for our Living History event featuring — direct from Colonial Williamsburg — Thomas Jefferson and John Adams discussing the issue of their day — and our day. Tickets here.
    Donna Martinez, October 24, 2017
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    What Would Jefferson and Adams Say?

    Buy your tickets here.
    Donna Martinez, October 17, 2017
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    JLF’s Mitch Kokai Responds To Vandalism of Durham Confederate Statue

    Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, discusses the toppling of a Confederate statue on government-owned property in Durham. Kokai offered these comments during an Aug. 15, 2017, appearance on Spectrum News’ “Capital Tonight.”…
    Donna Martinez, August 16, 2017
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    DPI’s Oversight Inaptness or Agenda

    Carolina Journal recently reported on the actions of the New Hanover School Board regarding the new AP US History Framework.  On the same day, Stanley Kurtz wrote, How the College Board Politicized U. S. History, in National Review.  While the issues regarding the new 98-page AP US History…
    Lindalyn Kakadelis, August 27, 2014
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    Newt Gingrich and the politics of history

    Yesterday, Reuters ran a really dumb story, “Gingrich’s nods to history don’t impress scholars.” I am not an apologist for Newt, and do not take this as an endorsement.  Rather, I object to a story designed to assail Gingrich’s intellect generally, rather than address his policy proposals and…
    Terry Stoops, December 22, 2011