Skip to comments.The New York Times blinks, shows its weakness
Posted on 03/14/2020 1:26:52 PM PDT by ProgressingAmerica
Much has been said by other conservative bloggers about the recent 1619 Project's correction, but missing from all of those articles is any mention the weakness left behind. A few days ago, this was posted online. Everybody focused on the two word change at the core of the correction. That's important, but that's not as important as this:
Versions of this interpretation can be found in much of the scholarship into the origins and character of the Revolution that has marked the past 40 years or so of early American historiography in part because historians of the past few decades have increasingly scrutinized the role of slavery and the agency of enslaved people in driving events of the Revolutionary period.
Question: What do you do when a dragon exposes its soft underbelly?
Answer: You swing your axe right at that underbelly with every last ounce of strength you have.
I have said (and it was not very long ago) that The New York Times, in running with this 1619 Project, has jumped the shark. I'm now more certain of that than ever. They have (without realizing it) told us the very weapon that will destroy them.
The way to win against this 1619 Project is very simple: Everybody go grab your shovels! We have some historians to go dig up. I mean by this, of course, older and larger libraries (particularly but not limited to the north east, such as university libraries, or the Library of Congress) that contain plenty of these history books from decades prior. This is a massive information leak that has farther reaching implications than what anybody can see in this moment.
This is the bottom line. If the Times only wants to focus on historians in the last 40 or so years, then the remaining historians from years prior present a problem to them.
Let's amplify that problem. But since they are all dead, they aren't going to be showing up on TV. We need to drag them out from the libraries and hit that soft underbelly right where it hurts most.
Progressives have been weaponizing history for a very long time. A restoration is the cure to this ill.
Who controls the past, ran the Party slogan, controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.
We can control the past if we open-source it.
Hard to beat the motivation of Allah himself approving slavery. Still does to this day.
But the progressives have begun transferring all books to the Records Department of their newly created Ministry of Truth. None of those authors exist any longer.
Long live Winston Smith.
Your most noble and noetic Nullness, please remember to list the author of that and don’t laugh at the animals in the farm void.
https://youtu.be/naYxoZxhOr4. American Thought Leaders.
An excellent interview on a counternarrative project by Bob Woodson to refute this awful propaganda book
archive.org All kinds of stuff there.
True recall of slave trade
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