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Why is There a Patriotism Gap?

Why is There a Patriotism Gap?

President Donald Trump’s announcement at the National Archives earlier this month of a forthcoming “1776 Commission” aimed at promoting “patriotic education” set off fireworks—and not in a good way. “A nightmare,” pronounced Slate. “Part of an ongoing effort to downplay and minimize the role of slavery,”

Facebook censors satirical article for “inciting violence”

Facebook censors satirical article for “inciting violence”

Facebook is after the Babylon Bee again. Here’s the article they pulled: https://babylonbee.com/news/senator-hirono-demands-acb-be-weighed-against-a-duck-to-see-if-she-is-a-witch Yes, really. Facebook deleted the post for “inciting violence,” Babylon Bee appealed, an actual human being looked at the post and stood by Facebook’s decision to delete it for that reason. Read

Don’t Cancel Flannery O’Connor

Don’t Cancel Flannery O’Connor

Last week, Loyola University Maryland announced that it is renaming the Flannery O’Connor Residence Hall on campus. In an email to the Loyola community, President Brian F. Linnane, S.J., stated that he made this decision based on “information coming forward recently” which “revealed that some of [O’Connor’s]

The Tragedy of George Floyd

The Tragedy of George Floyd

I try to reply cordially to every letter WORLD members send me. During June I briefly apologized 20 times to reprimands for a mistake I made, but with letter 21 something broke, and I responded at greater length. Thanks for your note. I was inaccurate