Tag: Civil War

Uh oh, Memorial Day might have originated in the Confederacy

Perhaps that will trouble the hard left fanatics who want to scrub the nation clean of anything that recalls the Confederacy. And who labels anyone who doesn’t agree with the militants a racist and someone who longs for the return of the good old days of slavery. President Lyndon Johnson and Congress in their infinite... Read more »

Tear down the Abe Lincoln statue in Chicago's Lincoln Park

Why not? Even though he led the Union in a fight to abolish slavery, we all know that he was a racist at heart and ending slavery wasn’t his purpose at all. It is Fred Kaplan’s argument according to a book review by Manisha Sinha: Unlike the abolitionists, Lincoln — in Kaplan’s telling — opposed emancipation... Read more »

Casino near Gettysburg battle field?

That would be about a mile away from the historic battle field’s southern borders, where sit the Big Round Top and Little Round Top where hundreds died. A proposal to build a casino near there eclipses the idea of building a mosque near Ground Zero. A mosque is constitutionally protected; a gambling joint is not.... Read more »
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