Did LBJ Say, ‘I’ll have those n*ggers voting Democratic for 200 years’?
- October 10, 2016
A recent report of the National Assessment of Educational Progress revealed a dramatic fall in history test scores among eighth graders. Given all the discussions and concerns about the health of our democracy, the decline of historical knowledge among young …READ MORE
When the recently deceased Canadian folk singer Gordon Lightfoot sang, “I heard you talking in your sleep… from your lips there came that secret I was not supposed to know,” he was talking about marital infidelity.
Not long after …READ MORE
Last month New York Times international correspondent David Philipps offered a mea culpa.
“I just deleted a tweet that lacked nuance,” the two-time Pulitzer Prize winner wrote.
Philipps, who in 2022 received the top award in journalism for his
Today, saying that America is exceptional has become a controversial statement. With the claim that America is a deeply racist and terrible country, American exceptionalism is lambasted as a myth.
But few today know the origins of American exceptionalism …READ MORE
The idea of the “pursuit of happiness” is in our societal DNA. Yet, this “unalienable right,” immortalized in the Declaration of Independence, has often puzzled people. What exactly did Jefferson mean?
Most people think of happiness as feeling good, but …READ MORE
Among many tell-tale signs of the tectonic fissures dividing the nation, perhaps the most telling is the call by prominent Democrats and others for reparations. A recent proposal by California governor Gavin Newsom calling for reparation payments of a potential …READ MORE