By Jonathan Bean | Monday March 21, 2016 at 3:33 PM PDT | Comments Off on Say No to Reparations: Remembering Slavery, Forgetting the Classical-Liberal Values that Abolished It
Advocates of reparations for the descendants of African American slaves recently challenged socialist Bernie Sanders to embrace their cause, which he refused to do. A leading advocate of reparations, Atlantic contributor Ta-Nehisi Coates, criticizes Sanders for placing class-based politics before race. Lost in the unending debate over reparations is a key point: group reparations ignore the...
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Tags: American History, Christianity, civil rights, Constitution, desegegration, Frederick Douglass, Liberty, NAACP, Quakers, Racism, Reparations, segregation, Slavery, William Lloyd Garrison
By Melancton Smith | Friday July 17, 2015 at 5:33 PM PDT | Comments Off on The CSA and Symbols: Learning from History
Since a crazed, hate-filled and cowardly gunman killed nine black Christians in Charleston, South Carolina, the PC police have been in attack mode on anything associated with the Confederate States of America. The South Carolina General Assembly quickly voted to removed the Battle Flag from a Confederate Soldiers’ Memorial on the State House grounds. Now, critics...
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Tags: Abraham Lincoln, American flag, Charleston, Civil War, Confederacy, Confederate States of America, Japanese internment, Racism, Robert Higgs, secession, Slavery, Stars and Bars, Stars and Stripes, Stone Mountain, William Lloyd Garrison