Symbols, like the black shirts traditionally worn by fascist organizations and now being donned by the CMC campus protesters, matter. If the protesters are really serious about healing our community, they should avoid symbols that say the opposite.
Diversity is what has made CMC a particularly rich target of opportunity for the forces now amassing on campuses nationwide. These forces dedicate themselves to promoting an even greater degree of intellectual conformity than currently exists at institutions of higher learningâ€”not to mention a dour apartheid of â€œsafe spaces.â€
Malcolm Forbes reviews "Hell Before Breakfast: America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire," by Robert H. Patton.
Patrick J. Garrity reassesses William H. Stiles's "Austria in 1848-49: Being a History of the Late Political Movements in Vienna, Milan, Venice, and Prague; with Details of the Campaigns of Lombardy and Novara: A Full Account of the Revolution in Hungary; and Historical Sketches of the Austrian Government and the Princes of the Empire".
Patrick J. Garrity reassesses William Gilpin's "The Central Gold Region: The Grain, Pastoral and Gold Regions of North America, with Some New Views of its Physical Geography; and Observations of the Pacific Railroad".
Jon A. Shields reviews "The Man in the Middle: An Inside Account of Faith and Politics in the George W. Bush Era," by Timothy S. Goeglein, and "To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World," by James Davison Hunter.
Jennifer E. Walsh reviews "The City that Became Safe: New York's Lessons for Urban Crime and Its Control (Studies in Crime and Public Policy)," by Franklin E. Zimring, and "The Collapse of American Criminal Justice," by William J. Stuntz
Jon Lauck reviews "Grassroots Rules: How the Iowa Caucus Helps Elect American Presidents," by Christopher Hull, "The Iowa Precinct Caucuses: The Making of a Media Event," by Hugh Winebrenner and Dennis J. Goldford, and "Why Iowa?: How Caucuses and Sequential Elections Improve the Presidential Nominating Process," by David P. Redlawsk, Caroline J. Tolbert, and Todd Donovan.
Peter McNamara reviews "George Washington: America's First Progressive," by W. B. Allen, "The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon," by John Ferling, and "The Political Philosophy of George Washington," by Jeffry H. Morrison
D.M. Giangreco and Kathryn Moore review "The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family," by Annette Gordon-Reed, and "In Defense of Thomas Jefferson: The Sally Hemings Sex Scandal," by William G. Hyland, Jr.
Nasser Behnegar reviews Architects of Annihilation: Auschwitz and the Logic of Destruction, and discusses the authors' theory that the holocaust was a synergy between Nazi racism and economic thinking.
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