Skip to comments.TO MY GRANDCHILDREN: BE PROUD
Posted on 07/11/2006 3:26:39 AM PDT by PurpleMountains
Prior to our preemptive incursion into Iraq, I overheard my teenage grandchildren spouting multiculturalism nonsense they had been taught in school. I wrote them the following letter as part of an attempt to overcome this brainwashing. It provided the starting point to what has now developed into a weblog called "From Sea to Shining Sea" that I launched one year ago. I have decided to republish this piece each year in July.
(Excerpt) Read more at forthegrandchildren.blogspot.com ...
Another well done essay, Professor--thank you. I've posted an early excerpt here to get it going...
"Any American who studies history whether ancient history or recent history should realize two major lessons from history: Lesson 1. You and I and the ordinary working person in this country have a quality of life that in most of the world has been available only to a very few, extremely wealthy persons of royalty. Of the billions of people born since the world began, almost everyone has lived wretched, short lives of incredible poverty and despair. This widespread quality of life you and I have is of recent origin and came about because of the unique qualities of American civilization freedom, capitalism and inventiveness."
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