Those smitten by John Wayne, Robert E. Lee, or even Joseph Stalin should commission statues on their own property. The rest of us have more important issues to debate.
All that accomplishes is encouraging us to view our fellow Americans as enemies, to see ourselves as members of warring tribes rather than citizens of a nation.
Plus: newspapers vs. Google, The Federalist vs. the National Labor Relations Board, and more...
Constitutional theory meets criminal defense meets Civil War history.
Silent Sam was erected in 1913 to honor UNC students who fought and died for the south. Critics say it is a symbol of white supremacy.
Abraham Lincoln couldn't have dreamed that 21st-century Americans would still be paying for pensions created under him.
Monuments do not merely signify the existence of historical facts; they pass judgment upon them.
No more public gathering around a handful of Confederate monuments until the government can make more rules.
But guess what happens whenever art gets in the way of one of his developments?
As Trump learned this week, pandering to white nationalists means alienating most other Americans.
After this weekend's white-supremacist rally in Virginia, more Southern cities announce plans to take down Confederate monuments.
Violence erupts and fires rage.
It's a Fox Business presidentapalooza.
Less likely that rebels will force him out
Regardless of scheduled peace talks
It's been a bloody week there
Unnamed official complained, college promises "informed discussion" on man "whose entire purpose in life was to destroy the nation"
Six groups with 45,000 members altogether
Clearly this means the president supports slavery
Historian James McPherson, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett will speak
So they've noticed, then?