Unburdening the Past

The Russians developed a well-earned reputation for dark humor during the days of their failed socialistic experiment when they slaughtered millions in the name of equality.  One of their lesser known expressions was that the future is known, it is the past that keeps changing.

Today, our academic commissars believe that the future can be controlled by destroying the past:

Under New AP Standards American History Will not be About America

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  1. Bravo, my dear friend. Reminds me of something the late historian Jacques Barzun said – “Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.”

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