Robert E. Lee

Setting The Record Straight On Trump’s Charlottesville Remarks

There’s nothing “Right” or conservative about the Neo-Nazis who gathered in Charlottesville, but lying about who they are and what President Trump said about them serves the interests of Democrat politicians, like Joe Biden, and so the Left and their fellow travelers in the media will continue to do so.

Forget, Hell! Trump wades into Civil War

Charles Hurt, Washington Times

“So Robert E. Lee was a great general,” Mr. Trump said. “And Abraham Lincoln developed a phobia. He couldn’t beat Robert E. Lee.” Cue the media, who somehow went wild over Mr. Trump complimenting Gen. Lee as a “great general.” As anyone who has ever studied four minutes of Civil War history knows, of course, Mr. Trump’s comments are totally and completely factual and accurate. Lee was a brilliant tactician whose battlefield genius is still studied today. The war likely would have been over in one week if Gen. Lee had not sided with his home state of Virginia.

The Iconoclasts Come For George Washington

John Daniel Davidson, The Federalist

Demanding the removal of plaques and statues and memorial crosses, or, failing that, mobilizing angry mobs simply to tear them down in righteous anger, is not the behavior of people who desire compromise and understanding with their fellow citizens. It’s the behavior of those who believe the culture wars are going their way, and smell blood in the water.

Memorial Day Is A Reminder That War is Foolish

Memorial Day was originally conceived as a day to memorialize the horror and cost of the American Civil War, our country's most costly war, but that purpose is all too often lost in shallow celebrations that equate militarism with patriotism.