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Category: Culture

Critical Race Theory

The discussion of Critical Race Theory (CRT) is permeating multiple levels of conversation. Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Army Gen. Mark Milley testified yesterday before Congress defending recent military training that includes CRT by stating “a lot of us have to get much smarter on whatever the theory is.” (The real question is not whether the military is studying CRT but if it is implementing it. And if it is being implemented, what potential impact that might have on our military.) CRT is fast becoming America’s new institutional orthodoxy so we need to know what it is.

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Honoring our Nation’s History — a Trip to Mt. Rushmore

This past month for my 64th birthday, I asked Tracy if we could visit Mt. Rushmore in Keystone, South Dakota. I had been inspired to travel there while watching our nation’s Fourth of July celebrations last year when Governor Kristi Noem hosted President Trump and the First Lady. It was an extravagant, patriotic celebration and it set off a desire to include a visit on my absolute “bucket list” items.

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