Oct 2, 2022 ~ Victor Davis Hanson, "We blindly accept the faddish New Green Deal. We virtue signal about defunding the police. We merely shrug at open borders. And we brag about banning fertilizers and pesticides, outlawing the internal combustion engine, and discounting Armageddon in the nuclear age - as if on autopilot we have already reached utopia. But meanwhile Westerners are systematically destroying the very elements of our civilization that permitted such fantasies in the first place."
Jan 2, 2022 ~ Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, 'The West Didn’t Steal Its Way to Wealth' Debunks the myth that Western wealth comes from stealing from the poor of other nations and slavery. Western civ created 25X wealth since the industrial revolution. Due to capitalism incentivizing innovation.
Dec 3, 2021 ~ Rick Moran, 'Whose Land Did Native Americans Steal Before Europeans Stole It From Them?' " Recent DNA evidence shows that there have been several different migrations to North America with Native American tribes only being the most recent." Lots of conquering went on before 1492.
Oct 15, 2021 ~ Christopher Skeet, 'On Indigenous Peoples’ Day Remember the Indigenous Europeans That Were Conquered and Enslaved by Other Races' Very comprehensive history of how all people were conquered throughout history many times. Massive Islamic conquering and enslavement of Europeans.
Aug 4, 2021 ~ Selwyn Duke, 'Can We Stop with the ‘Indigenous’ Bit Already?' "We all enjoy the wonders of Western culture, from modern conveniences to human rights." "Indians today don’t want to live as their antebellum ancestors did any more than" Europeans want to go back to the dark ages.
Jul 4, 2021 ~ Derek Hunter, 'Liberals Try To Ruin The Declaration Of Independence' The National Archives declared its Rotunda as an example of “structural racism.” It "lauds wealthy White men in the nation's founding while marginalizing BIPOC." But White men were the ones who founded the US.
Jun 6, 2021 ~ Rob Jenkins, 'No, Western Culture Is Not About “White Supremacy”' Very good defense of Western Civilization and why the 'white supremacy' charge is false. References other excellent similar articles.
May 31, 2021 ~ Brittany Bernstein, "Princeton Removes Greek, Latin Requirement for Classics Majors to Combat ‘Systemic Racism’" Why study the roots of Western Civilization? It is 'racist' even though much of the world wants to move to it and demands access to its prosperity. #CancelCulture
May 29, 2021 ~ Penny Nance 'Time and again, the left tried and failed to cancel Rick Santorum but... the mob... finally succeeded when CNN released him. Santorum’s crime? Saying Western European settlers founded the [US] and that they did so to establish a nation premised on freedom and liberty
Apr 23, 2021 ~ Dennis Prager, 'Whites Aren't Hated for Slavery but for Making America and the West.' 'Whites made the country and the greatest civilization -- not because they were white, but because of the values they held. Hatred of the white is ultimately hatred of those values.'
Mar 14, 2021 ~ Daniel Klein, 'Cancel Culture Stalks Adam Smith, an Ardent Foe of Slavery' In their quest to cancel all of history, the #CancelCulture mob is gunning for Adam Smith, the father of modern economics for being “linked to slavery and colonialism” whatever that means. Not at all true.
Mar 13, 2021 ~ Jeremy Egerer, 'Thank God for Columbus' People romanticize what the Americas were like before Columbus. But the reality is lots and lots of conquering and killing, including religions that sacrificed people by the 100s and 1000s to the Gods in the belief that it helps the crops.
Feb 26, 2021 ~ Thomas Sowell 'Slavery was a worldwide institution for thousands of years.' 'People of every race and color were enslaved – and enslaved others. White people were still being bought and sold as slaves in the Ottoman Empire, decades after American blacks were freed.' West ended it
Feb 16, 2021 ~ The woke police are now trying to cancel Shakespeare. The #DisruptTexts #CancelCulture bot made this fantastic point about him, 'bla bla White supremacy bla bla colonization bla bla problematic bla bla Whiteness bla bla tool of imperial oppression bla bla toxic masculinity.'
Feb 9, 2021 ~ Rich Lowry, 'Are the Classics Racist?' Of course. Everyone and everything is racist. All people of the past most especially. 'Systemic racism is foundational to those institutions that incubate classics and classics as a field itself' says Princeton prof. Dan-el Padilla Peralta.
Nov 28, 2020 ~ Matt Walsh, 'The lecturing we get from “indigenous” groups around Thanksgiving is intolerable. Native tribes conquered, tortured and enslaved as a matter of course. Anyone who claims otherwise is lying or stupid.' 'their sins are sins common to all cultures everywhere.'
Jun 16, 2020 ~ Since no one stopped the left wing mob when they were tearing down Confederate statues, they have moved on to statues of Jefferson, Washington, Lincoln, Columbus, Churchill and even Gandhi. They want to cancel all of Western Civilization. These decisions should not be up to the mob.
Jun 14, 2020 ~ London Mayor Sadiq Khan ordered the statues of George Washington, Sir Winston Churchill and Mahatma Gandhi boarded up to protected them from mobs of left wingers wanting to vandalize or destroy them. Lefty mobs have been targeting anything associated with Western Civilization.
Mar 19, 2019 ~ Ben Shapiro article 'How the West Changed the World for the Better' The West is 'is responsible for the vast majority of human gains in history. Thanks to the West, billions of human beings no longer suffer in abject poverty' Brought us democracy, individualism. Against tribalism
Jan 26, 2019 ~ In Defense of Western Civilization (can't find author) - 'All people may be equal, but all cultures are not.' Greatest progress in human history. It has given the world democracy, freedom, affluence, equality before the law, the separation of church and state to name a few.
Jul 25, 2018 ~ Steven Pinker's 'Enlightenment Now' is a good and fair book - left and right critical - concludes that capitalism, property rights and western civilization have benefited humanity immensely and that meaning can be found without religion.
Apr 18, 2018 ~ Selwyn Duke, White people accused of 'cultural appropriation' of absurd things like hoop earrings but 'given no credit for birthing a recipe for civilizational success copied the world over' - condemned for slavery but not for being the ones to end it
Dec 30, 2017 ~ Rich Lowry, 'Winston Churchill: The Man Who Saved Civilization' New Film 'Darkest Hour' - Good film about how Churchill for a while stood alone against Hitler and how by saving Brittan, eventually saved western civilization from the Nazis.
Sep 16, 2017 ~ Dennis Prager, 'Leftism Is Not Liberalism' - Prager argues that liberals and conservatives have more in common with each other than with leftists. Liberals value free speech, color blind society, capitalism, America, Western Civilization, etc. Leftists hate all of those things.
Jul 29, 2017 ~ Ben Shapiro, 'Why the Left Protects Islam' - Crazy Left even disinvites Richard Dawkins from speaking because he consistently criticizes Islam as well as Christianity - left protects Islam which is far worse because their common enemy is Western Civilization.
Jul 29, 2017 ~ Walter Williams, 'Western Values Are Superior'. Trump called a 'white nationalist' for praising Western Civilization but Western Supremacy is not white supremacy. It is the recognition that not all values are equally good. Western values are good for all races.
Jul 29, 2017 ~ Trump makes a speech in Warsaw Poland defending and saying we have to fight to keep Western Civilization - Krauthammer Says Best Speech - Left says its dog whistle for White Nationalism and worse. The left won't even defend Western Civilization anymore.
Jan 29, 2017 ~ Dennis Prager, 'America's 2nd Civil War', The modern left is opposed to every one of the core principles of true liberalism. Conservatives much closer to true liberalism like free speech, melting pot ideal, Western Civilization. The left now views America's worthy values as evil.