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  • “Never Forget: They Kept Lots of Slaves” (the Founding Fathers)

    12/28/2003 9:51:37 PM PST · by Utah Girl · 66 replies · 1,814+ views
    NRO ^ | 12/29/2003 | Michael Knox Beran
    The latest maneuver in the culture wars, and how it is distorting our thinking about the Founding Fathers. It was bound to happen sooner or later. Each new book on the founding of our republic might as well contain the scholarly equivalent of the surgeon general’s warning affixed to our beer bottles. "Warning: Studying the Men Who Founded the United States May Be Dangerous to Your Moral Health." Nothing short of the most drastic measures could put a stop to what (in the view of some of our media and scholarly big shots) is a highly unfortunate development. What has...
  • Giving Thomas Jefferson the Business: The Jefferson-Hemings Hoax

    12/16/2003 11:18:44 AM PST · by mrustow · 213 replies · 3,532+ views
    A Different Drummer/Middle American News ^ | December, 2003 | Nicholas Stix
    In today’s America, a race hoax industry manned by black activists and their white benefactors in the media, politics, and academia produces one outrage after another, with the aim of denigrating white heroes, elevating often obscure blacks, making black racists rich and powerful, and waging race war. So it is with the smear invented in 1802, and in recent years conscripted anew to sully the name of arguably the most brilliant of all of America's Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826). The Jefferson-Hemings Hoax claims, without any evidence, that the third president, renaissance man, and author of the Declaration of Independence...