Friday, June 11, 2021

Texas’ 1836 Project Aims to Promote ‘Informed Patriotism’

 
 
June 11 2021
 
Happy Friday from Washington, where some lawmakers want to reduce American history to a chronology of white privilege and oppression of blacks and other minorities. In Texas, they have a better idea about teaching state history, Jarrett Stepman writes. On the podcast, talk show host Dave Rubin tells why he parted ways with the left. Plus: Star Parker isn't buying black victimhood; reasons to care about the South China Sea; and a House Republican wants to know why the Congressional Black Caucus won't seat him. On this date in 1944, five days after the D-Day landing at Normandy, France, five Allied groups totaling 330,000 troops form a solid front against German forces.
 
 
 
COMMENTARY
Texas' 1836 Project Aims to Promote 'Informed Patriotism'
By Jarrett Stepman

In Texas, lawmakers are taking action to ensure that public schools teach history, not anti-America propaganda.
ANALYSIS
Why Talk Show Host Dave Rubin Walked Away From Left
By Virginia Allen

Rubin began to question the political left when he saw that the same people who preached tolerance weren't willing to accept those who didn't embrace radical ideologies.
COMMENTARY
The State of Black America
By Star Parker

Look at the data, not the rhetoric. Black progress and achievement since the 1960s have been substantial.
COMMENTARY
Why This Dispute in South China Sea Matters to America
By James Di Pane

China wants to increase its dominance in the South China Sea because it is a major trade conduit where one-third of the world's shipping occurs.
NEWS
Pelosi Thanks Omar for Clarifying Statement Criticized for Equating US, Israel With Terrorist Groups
By Sebastian Hughes

Rep. Ilhan Omar's original tweet about the "unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban" garnered bipartisan disapproval.
NEWS
Rep. Donalds Spars With CNN Anchor: 'As a Black Man … I'm Allowed to Have My Own Thoughts'
By Daily Signal Staff

In a confrontational interview, Rep. Donalds discusses a Congressional Black Caucus decision to exclude him over his "values."
COMMENTARY
ICYMI: Public School Teacher Warns Parents: Be Afraid of Kids 'Rooting for Socialism' by Middle School
By Daily Signal Staff

"Students, you are on the front lines of these indoctrination camps," says teacher Lilit Vanetsyan.
 
     
 
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