Jackson’s Heir Cheers Removal

Jackson’s Heir Cheers Removal

In Denton, Texas, 1,300 miles away from where a crowd was gathered to watch the removal of the Stonewall Jackson statue in Richmond, Virginia, Jackson’s great-great-grandson’s phone was buzzing with text messages from friends watching workers saw off the base of the...
Charter Schools And Their Enemies

Charter Schools And Their Enemies

Dr. Thomas Sowell has just published “Charter Schools and Their Enemies.” He presents actual test scores of students in traditional public schools and charter schools on New York State Education Department’s annual English Language Arts test and its...
News From Around the South 6/29-7/6

News From Around the South 6/29-7/6

GEORGIA: Stone Mountain Monument Has Size On Its Side STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. — Some statues of figures from America’s slave-owning past have been yanked down by protesters, others dismantled by order of governors or city leaders. But the largest Confederate...
When In The Course Of Human Events

When In The Course Of Human Events

“Government requires make-believe. Make believe that the king is divine, make believe that he can do no wrong or make believe that the voice of the people is the voice of God. Make believe that the people have a voice or make believe that the representatives of...
Confederate Flag Losing Prominence

Confederate Flag Losing Prominence

Long a symbol of pride to some and hatred to others, the Confederate battle flag is losing its place of official prominence 155 years after rebellious Southern states lost a war to perpetuate slavery. Mississippi’s Republican governor on Tuesday signed...
Now It’s Woodrow Wilson’s Turn

Now It’s Woodrow Wilson’s Turn

Now that statues of Presidents Washington, Jefferson, Jackson, Lincoln, Grant and Theodore Roosevelt have been desecrated, vandalized, toppled and smashed, it appears Woodrow Wilson’s time has come. The cultural revolution has come to the Ivy League. Though...