An intellectual giant has passed

We have lost a warrior, a truth-teller whose clear-eyed insistence on telling the truth about Marxism is neded now more than ever. Historian Gertrude Himmelfarb leaves a legacy that we ignore at out peril.  Hardcore Leftism, under the guise of Progressivism and so-called Democratic Socialism, has made huge strides in the United States in significant part because committed Leftists have long controlled how we view history.  Marxists have understood much better than conservatives that he who defines the past interprets the present and controls the future. As only the most recent example of historic manipulation, Pete Buttigieg, a Red Diaper baby who holds a history degree from Harvard, told a credulous group of elementary school children that "It's an embarrassing thing to admit, but the people who wrote the Constitution did not understand that slavery was a bad thing." Conservatives swiftly schooled Buttigieg that the Founders understood...(Read Full Post)
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