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Nov 24 2021
A statue of Thomas Jefferson that had stood in the New York City Council Chamber since 1834 was removed this week, reviving the debate over cancel culture and the country's complicated history.
New York officials voted unanimously last month to remove the statue. The City Council's Black, Latino and Asian Caucus argued that the statue is "a constant reminder of the injustices that haveNational Review Los Angeles Times USA TODAY
Nov 24 2021
You can always count on woke progressives to live up to the worst caricatures of their ideas. Democrats on the New York City Council have now removed a statue of the founder of the Democratic Party, Thomas Jefferson, from the City Council chamber in New York City Hall. The statue has been in City Hall since 1834 (eight years after Jefferson’s death), when it was erected to celebrate hisDan McLaughlin
Nov 24 2021
I hate to admit it, but it’s true: Donald Trump was right about the monuments.
Not about monuments to Confederate traitors like Robert E. Lee, whom Trump labeled “a great general.” Nor was he correct in claiming that military bases named after Confederates were “part of a Great American heritage.”
But Trump was right that these attacks would morph into a broader campaign toGuest Writer - Center
Nov 23 2021
Thomas Jefferson statue removed from NYC City Hall because former US president, author of Declaration of Independence owned slaves
A statue of Thomas Jefferson — America's third president and the author of the Declaration of Independence — was removed Monday from City Hall in New York City, where it stood for nearly two centuries, because Jefferson was a slave owner, the New York Post reported.
What are the details?
About a dozen art handlers with Marshall Fine Arts spent several hours carefully removing theThe Blaze
Nov 24 2021
Americans are again battling over history.
Is the year 1619 as important as 1776? Shall we tear down statues of Robert E. Lee — or go further and topple Thomas Jefferson too? Is the left telling a “twisted web of lies” (as President Trump put it) about America’s “magnificent” history, or was the U.S. indeed built on a rotten foundation of genocide, disenfranchisement, bigotry andLos Angeles Times
Mar 31 2022
“Virginia Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, sent weeks of text messages imploring White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to act to overturn the 2020 presidential election… The 29 messages the pair exchanged came in the weeks after the vote in November 2020.” (AP News)
On Monday, “Two dozen Democratic lawmakers demanded that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas ‘The Flip Side
Sep 02 2020
A Washington, DC committee formed by the mayor has recommended changing the names of schools and government buildings and has even called for the federal government to "remove, relocate or contextualize" a group of federal memorials and monuments, including the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, and the Benjamin Franklin Statue.
The DCFaces report found that the Working GroupCBN
Mar 25 2022
“University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas became the first transgender NCAA champion in Division I history after winning the women's 500-yard freestyle in Atlanta… Thomas competed on Pennsylvania's men's team for three years before transitioning and moving to the women's team.” (Reuters)
The right argues that it is unfair to allow biological males to compete in women’s leagues.The Flip Side
Feb 15 2020
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a surging Democratic White House hopeful, mistakenly said she’s just as tall as the towering Thomas Jefferson in a botched history reference on “The Real Time with Bill Maher.”
Klobuchar is 5 feet 4 inches tall. Jefferson was among the tallest U.S. presidents standing at 6 feet 2 inches.
The blunder happened when Klobuchar, D-Minn., weighed into the dustupFox News (Online News)
May 20 2022
Ginni Thomas, the wife of the US supreme court justice Clarence Thomas, pressed Republicans in Arizona to overturn Joe Biden’s victory there in 2020, the Washington Post reported.
Repeating Donald Trump’s lie that the vote had been marred by fraud, Thomas wrote: “Please stand strong in the face of political and media pressure. Please reflect on the awesome authority granted to you byThe Guardian