Friday, April 02, 2010
conservatives have pushed the state school board to rewrite guidelines, downplaying Thomas Jefferson
playing up such conservatives as Phyllis Schlafly and the Heritage Foundatio
challenging the idea that the Founding Fathers wanted to separate church and state
The Jamestown settlers? Socialists
Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, Ill-informed professors made up all that bunk about him advocating a strong central government.
Theodore Roosevelt ? Another socialist. Franklin D. Roosevelt ? Not only did he not end the Great Depression, he also created it.
Joe McCarthy ? Liberals lied about him. He was a hero.
"History in the popular world is always a political football," said Alan Brinkley , a historian at Columbia University . "The right is unusually mobilized at the moment."
FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT