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  • Sad Anniversary

    04/06/2017 7:03:32 PM PDT · by TBP · 56 replies
    The history books | April 6, 2017 | Me
    One hundred years ago today, the racist warmonger Woodrow Wilson conned America into a war we had no business entering.
  • Princeton Pressured to Rename School Honoring ‘White Supremacist’ President Woodrow Wilson

    02/15/2017 10:18:15 AM PST · by TBP · 32 replies
    Heat Street ^ | February 14, 2017 | Kieran Corcoran
    Princeton is under renewed pressure to rename an institution honoring President Woodrow Wilson after activists branded him a “white supremacist”. Campus activists made another attempt to scrub Wilson’s name from the university’s School of Public and International Affairs (pictured above) over his views on race. He agreed to re-segregate large parts of the federal government, expressed sympathy for the Ku Klux Klan and regularly worked to exclude or dissuade black people from public life. As a Vox explainer notes, although the 1910s had very different racial norms to today, Wilson’s attitude was exceptional even then. However, despite the pressure, Princeton...
  • Woodrow Wilson and Hillary Clinton: When a President Keeps an Infirmity Hidden from the Public

    09/09/2016 4:08:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 9, 2016 | Mike Konrad
    Joseph Patrick Tumulty is a name that every American should know; and yet so few do. He may have helped run the country for the last two years of Woodrow Wilson's Administration. This is what a Hillary Clinton presidency portends. Joseph Tumulty was born in New Jersey in 1879. His parents were middle class ethnic Irish, and he became a lawyer, and later a state representative. However, Tumulty was an accomplished wheeler-dealer, and Woodrow Wilson called upon his services when he started his political climb from Princeton University academic to Governor of New Jersey and then President. Tumulty was Wilson's...
  • More Democracy, Less Liberty

    08/22/2016 1:58:16 AM PDT · by Jacquerie · 1 replies
    Article V Blog ^ | August 22nd 2016 | Rodney Dodsworth
    Judging from the outcome of recent federal court cases involving Voter ID, one could be forgiven for believing two things. First, there is an unqualified right to vote. Second, the more voting by more people on more matters, the better. Voting itself would appear to be an unalienable right. Ever expanding democracy has long been the Progressive’s means to their fuzzy, yet dangerous social justice ends. Our national experience has shown that the explosion of the democratic element since the direct election of senators, voting by women, repeal of Jim Crow, abolition of poll taxes, lowering the voting age to...
  • Democrats’ Racist Roots

    07/28/2016 7:13:07 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 16 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | July 28, 2016 | Cliff Kincaid
    Carol Swain, a professor of political science and law at Vanderbilt University, is one of the stars of Dinesh D’Souza's new movie, :Hillary’s America," which examined in detail the historical racism of the Democratic Party. It's a story that hasn't been told by reporters from the liberal media who keep repeating the mantra that Democrats represent minorities, the poor, the downtrodden and the vulnerable. The movie highlights the fact that Democratic President Woodrow Wilson attended a screening of the pro-KKK film, "The Birth of a Nation," in the White House itself. If you don’t want to believe D’Souza's facts, consider...
  • Like Trump today, the GOP tried to reject Calvin Coolidge but ended up glad to have him

    06/21/2016 8:51:57 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 6/21/16 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    After a war no one wanted and eight years of the devious and racially divisive Democrat Woodrow Wilson, America was ready for a change and “return to normalcy.” Nevertheless, it took until the tenth ballot at their 1920 nominating convention for Republicans to select Calvin Coolidge as their presidential candidate even though few thought could win. But the plain speaking Coolidge did win and went to work immediately to fix the Democrat mess that had put America in a deep recession that caused the unemployment rate to hit 15%. In just six months of saying ‘No” to new spending and...
  • Senator Sherman Takes Aim at the Supposed Radicalism of Administration

    04/02/2016 2:40:24 PM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 4 replies
    Senator Sherman Takes Aim at the Supposed Radicalism of Administration(Note: Full Headline Title is not entirely visible) The Oklahoma Leader (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 14, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 26, 1918Incidentally He Says Taking Over Industries Was Political, Not Governmental Control, But Concludes With Hidden Plea to Leave Packers Unmolested to Combine Activities and Profits. THE LEADER'S WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON - Poor old Senator Sherman of Illinois has broken out again in an attack on the supposedly liberal elements in the Wilson administration. Sherman has in the past year given a good deal of his attention to these...
  • Which type of President do we need?

    02/01/2016 10:07:50 AM PST · by mirvin · 37 replies
    Self | 02/01/2016 | MIRVIN
    Hamiltonian, Wilsonian, Jeffersonian, or Jacksonian?
  • State of the Union Spectacle Would Appall Thomas Jefferson

    01/10/2016 1:33:42 PM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 10, 2016 | Jeff Jacoby
    On Tuesday evening, amid much splendor and spectacle, the president of the United States will be welcomed by a joint session of Congress, there to be cheered and applauded like a homecoming conqueror, and, before an audience of lawmakers, diplomats, military officers, and dignitaries, to deliver his State of the Union oration in a live nationwide broadcast.It is the most preposterous and gaudy ritual in American political life. Thomas Jefferson will be turning in his grave.Like Moses, Jefferson was burdened with a speech impediment and disliked public speaking. Unlike the Hebrew lawgiver, Jefferson wasn't compelled by Heaven to preach to...
  • Would progressives freak out if insurance companies claimed that policies were living documents?

    01/05/2016 1:08:38 PM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 24 replies
    Full title: Would progressive ideologues freak out if an insurance company claimed that policies were living and breathing documents? At the time I signed my policy. That's the deal. But what if the insurance company had a panel of nine experts wearing black robes that actually said that the policy was a little different than that, just because I signed my policy 5 years ago? Hey, things have changed. We need to evolve with the times. All that insurance providers ask or desire is permission - in an era when "development," "evolution," is the scientific word - to interpret this...
  • Woodrow Wilson’s racist legacy

    12/19/2015 9:10:08 PM PST · by TBP · 11 replies
    El Posto de Washington ^ | 12/11/15 | Chris Myers Asch
    While Wilson has a complicated legacy that includes genuine accomplishments, his record in the District is unambiguously negative. In a diverse area with a rich black history, we should not have the name of an unabashed white supremacist atop one of the District’s few public high schools. When Wilson arrived in 1913, he found that the District offered black people more opportunities than anywhere else in the South. It may not have been “the colored man’s paradise,” as some contemporaries claimed, but the District had the nation’s largest black community — about 95,000 people, nearly 30 percent of the city’s...
  • Woodrow Wilson's Clay Feet

    12/11/2015 7:04:59 AM PST · by Academiadotorg · 4 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | December 10, 2015 | Malcolm A. Kline
    There is something deliciously ironic about academic and media elites rethinking Woodrow Wilson, probably the president they have lionized most until the current occupant of the White House took office. It is an irony that Mr. Wilson himself would most likely not appreciate, and not just because he didn't appreciate many ironies. My predecessor at Accuracy in Academia, Dan Flynn, summed up the turnaround nicely in an article he wrote for the American Spectator recently. "The New York Times calls America's 28th president 'an unapologetic racist whose administration rolled back the gains that African-Americans achieved just after the Civil War,...
  • Woodrow Wilson’s racism isn’t the only reason for Princeton to shun his name

    12/04/2015 11:44:33 AM PST · by TBP · 8 replies
    El Posto de Nueva York ^ | December 3, 2015 | David Boaz
    He re-segregated the federal workforce after gains made in the Reconstruction era, and removed black officials. This was no accident. In his 1901 book, “A History of the American People,” he extolled the Ku Klux Klan for helping “the white men of the South” to rid themselves of “the intolerable burden of governments sustained by the votes of ignorant Negroes.” But here’s the thing: Racism isn’t the only aspect of Wilson’s character and career that should give Princeton pause about honoring him. Most notably, President Wilson led the United States into an unnecessary and disastrous war. World War I has...
  • Rename the Racist Democratic Party (All hail the anti-racist racist Know-Nothing Party)

    12/03/2015 9:37:38 PM PST · by Perseverando · 16 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | December 1, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. Former Democratic President Woodrow Wilson may be purged from his alma mater, Princeton University. The old “Schoolmaster of Politics”, as he was known for his academic background at Cornell, Bryn Mawr, Wesleyan and finally president of Princeton U, has been thrown under the bus by its current president for being a politically incorrect progressive. Also known as a plain old racist. Woody was indeed a racist. Though even on his worst day he was still about 40% less racist than...
  • Does Woodrow Wilson Belong At Princeton?

    12/01/2015 2:12:34 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 24 replies
    Hoover Institution ^ | 12/01/2015 | by Richard A. Epstein
    Back in 2008, the Princeton Alumni Weekly published the results of a panel deliberation ranking the university's most influential alumni. At the top of the list was James Madison (class of 1771) and close behind him, in third place, was Woodrow Wilson (class of 1879), who was Princeton's president from 1902 to 1910. He left the university to enter politics first as governor of New Jersey between 1911 and 1913 and then as President of the United States from 1913 to 1921. By all accounts, his presidency at Princeton transformed the school from a college for playboys into the...
  • Progressivism and Racism

    11/28/2015 5:13:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 28, 2015 | John C. Goodman
    Why did it take so long? I don't know. But it's happened. Students at Princeton University have discovered that the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs on their campus is named after … well … after Woodrow Wilson. Why is that important? Because, say the students, Wilson was a racist. And he wasn't just a garden variety racist. He was the most racist US President of the 20th century. Maybe the most racist president ever. In an editorial in the New York Times by the grandson of a victim of Wilson's purge of blacks from all management responsibilities...
  • NY Times Once Thought 'Toxic' Woodrow Wilson Was 'A Man of High Equipment for the Office'

    11/27/2015 1:42:15 PM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | Tim Graham
    James Taranto at The Wall Street Journal often tackles newspapers contradicting themselves under the headline "Two Papers in One!" Wednesday's edition, though, went back to point out that the sudden revulsion at Woodrow Wilson's racism is at odds with The New York Times editorial page arguing in favor of Wilson for President back in those times. Now Wilson represents a "toxic legacy" of unapologetic racism, but in 1912 , the Times oozed over him as "a man of high equipment for the office, worthy of the full confidence of the people." To wit:
  • 'Black Lives Matter' Gets One Right: Woodrow Wilson Was a Terrible Racist

    11/24/2015 3:25:06 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 22 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 11-23-2015 | Michael van der Galien
    The Black Lives Matter movement has frequently been criticized by conservatives, and for good reason. The organization is undeniably radical and practices race-based intimidation. For instance, slightly less than two weeks ago, activists attacked white students studying in a library at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. Their "sin," apparently, was their skin -- the white students were born racists and criminals per the eyes of Black Lives Matter. The innocent students were slammed against the walls, cursed at, and berated for their supposed racial privilege. Having said that, even a broken clock is right twice a day. In subject...
  • Should we scrub all memorials to Woodrow Wilson?

    11/21/2015 9:52:24 AM PST · by celmak · 61 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/20/2015 | William R. Keylor
    On the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson's inauguration in 2013 I wrote an op-ed published in the Richmond Post-Dispatch reminding its readers of the retrograde racial views of our 28th president that few Americans were aware of (except for historians of the Wilson presidency who have mentioned it in their works). Later, professor Randy Barnett of the Georgetown University Law Center quoted extensively from my article to call for the removal of Wilson's name from all public buildings in the country. The issue of Wilson's racial views and policies then virtually disappeared from the public discourse until students at...
  • Woodrow Wilson, Progressive Bogeyman

    11/20/2015 3:36:07 PM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 37 replies
    National Review ^ | November 20th, 2015 | John Fund
    The racially charged protests that have roiled 23 universities from Yale to the University of Missouri in recent weeks reached Princeton on Wednesday. Members of the Black Justice League left their classes and occupied historic Nassau Hall, which houses the Princeton administration's offices. They demanded that officials acknowledge the racist legacy of Woodrow Wilson - who was president of Princeton before becoming president of the United States and expunge his name from anything named after him. They further demanded "cultural competency training" for anyone teaching at Princeton, courses on the "history of marginalized people," and a designated public space for...