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What Trump Got Right About Charlottesville

Donald Trump's right, Lindsey Paris-Lopez admits: Thomas Jefferson was a major slave owner. Thus, he's a good starting point for talking about the racism embedded in the United States and American hypocrisy when it comes to living into the best of our ideals. We could better live into our ideals of equality and justice by removing Confederate monuments and teaching real history.

President Trump and the Cause of the Civil War

As critics scoff at President Trump's recent remarks suggesting an Andrew Jackson presidency might have prevented the Civil War, Dr. Tracy McKenzie points out the fairness of suggesting that the Civil War may not have been inevitable. But he also argues that the current president's stirring of the people's passions against the government would have been more likely to fuel than abate civil war.