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History, the Constitution and the Capitol



Usually most people (including a number of my students) don’t pay much attention to history, but in the last couple of years history has become at least a warmer topic.

First, the “1619 Project,” triggered responses such as the “1620 Project” and the “1776 Commission,” the latter a short-lived e...

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  1. I am so afraid that Hubert van Tuyll is spot on. The counter culture is cancelling history. You can’t judge the past with modern day eyes. I truly believe what happened in Germany in 1933 is happening here in America now.
    As a friend of mine said, unity has never been part of America except in extreme times, Pearl Harbor, , 911, but we can have cohesion, where different opinions are disscussed and we we come to a consensus. Unfortunately, there are people who think that if you don’t believe what they do, you are wrong and need to be “cleansed” or “rehabilitated” These are frightening ideas ?

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