It was a sweltering July afternoon at the Malvern Hill battle site — more than 150 years gone since it had been the scene of General Robert E. Lee’s debut in the 1862 Seven Days campaign. It was the conclusion of his defense of Richmond from the numerically-superior Army of the Potomac, led by George McClellan. (more…)
Tag: Confederate Monuments
Here we go again.
Renowned Civil War General Nathan Bedford Forrest and his wife’s remains are in the process of being removed from the Health Sciences Park in Memphis.
We can thank the activist Left for going the extra mile to defend us from such dangerous artifacts of American history. Nothing screams “the civil rights battle of our time” like knocking down monuments and exhuming corpses of evil, racist white men. (more…)
As of late, a great deal of debate has occurred on the Right concerning whether certain aspects of white-European history possess any relevance to the contemporary white racialist movement or not. For example, many have questioned the merits of the perpetuation of National Socialist ideology in the postmodern “West.” (more…)
A new fad is sweeping though the entire Western world. From America to Australia, people are frothing at the mouth to take part in it. No, it’s not fidget spinners. It’s statues, or more specifically, the destruction of statues.
It started with the Confederate statues in the US, honoring our brethren fallen long ago who fought for a cause they believed in (states’ rights, that is, not slavery). “They’re symbols of racism!” shrieked the establishment Left. (more…)
Loving Your Enemies:
What’s Missing from the Debate about Confederate Monuments
Growing up, the video game Metal Gear Solid made a significant impression on me.
Looking back now, it’s amusing to remember how much the series deals with the topic of genetic determinism. The core of the plot revolves around a number of characters who eventually discover that they were created as part of a government project to create genetically enhanced soldiers (more…)
All across America a great iconoclasm is happening. What started with murmurs of disapproval and the banishing of suspect symbols has become an out and out torrent of rage against collective memory. In towns and cities across the South, Confederate monuments that have stood in their silent watch for a century or more are being dismantled and removed in the dead of night by cowardly municipal councils hoping to appease the howling mob. (more…)