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Author of ‘Little House on the Prairie’ Has Named Removed From Major Award, Here’s Why

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The crusade of the left for political correctness continues to wreak havoc on the arts and on the great history of our nation, as liberals set their sights on Laura Ingalls Wilder.

A division that is part of the American Library Association has removed the Little House on the Prairie author’s name from a prestigious award because they don’t like her portrayal of minorities in the best-selling classic of American literature.

These people really think you can fix the problems of the past by erasing them and pretending that they never happened. It’s truly tragic.

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According to the association’s website, the board of the Association for Library Service to Children unanimously decided to change the name of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal to the Children’s Literature Legacy Award. The decision came Saturday at a meeting in New Orleans.

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The ALSC said that Wilder “includes expressions of stereotypical attitudes inconsistent” with the organization’s “core values of inclusiveness, integrity and respect, and responsiveness” and noted that the author’s “legacy is complex” and “not universally embraced.”

According to the organization’s website, “The Children’s Literature Legacy Award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a significant and lasting contribution to children’s literature through books that demonstrate integrity and respect for all children’s lives and experiences.”

Wilder received the first award in 1954. The award was subsequently presented as the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal every five years between 1960 and 1980, every three years between 1980 and 2001, every two years between 2001 and 2016, and annually since.

A majority of the “Little House on the Prairie” books were published between 1932 and 1943 and were based on Wilder’s upbringing in the Great Plains in the 1800s.

Something the left can’t seem to wrap their tiny brains around is the fact that if you don’t acknowledge the mistakes of the past, if you don’t talk about them in context and understand them, you’ll be condemned to repeat them.

Like it or not, our past if full of ignorance about race and nothing will change that. People just didn’t understand a lot of things back then, but we have, step-by-step worked on getting past that.

However, to completely pretend a person’s accomplishments don’t matter simply because they held views common to the time that are no longer held today is ludicrous. Wilder contributed much to our culture and society through her work and provides a snapshot of the era in which she grew up.

Ignoring all of that rich history, even the mistakes that were made, is to set up future generations for failure. Then again, maybe that’s precisely what the left wants to begin with.

Source: TheBlaze

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Southern Restaurant Scorched After Refusing to Serve Unvaccinated People

The unvaccinated are quickly becoming second class citizens in America.

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In these late-stages of the pandemic, there are a number of emerging plot lines that almost seem more controversial than those that we experienced at the beginning of this fiasco, and it makes us wonder if some of it isn’t just for show. For instance, in the restaurant industry, where just about every businesses owner is struggling mightily, there are a number of different approaches to dealing with this latest “delta” variant of COVID-19.  This is of particular note now that many establishments had reopened during the lull in cases, and are now hanging on for dear life during “delta”. But one restaurant in the deep south has thrown their prosperity aside, and are making the controversial decision to serve only vaccinated customers. An Atlanta restaurant is making the bold decision to serve only customers who are fully vaccinated. Argosy Restaurant and Bar, located in East Atlanta Village, is one of the first businesses in Georgia to mandate with signs that say “No Vax, No Service.” The company owner made the decision earlier this week after he and several of his employees, who were all fully vaccinated, contracted the virus as breakthrough cases. The owner has suggested that these breakthrough cases were worse for business than treating the unvaccinated as though they are second class citizens. “We did it strictly as a business decision after multiple staff members tested positive,” said restaurant owner Armando Celentano. “We had to close down during a busy weekend, losing out on tens of thousands of dollars.” The decisions certainly stirred up a great deal of conversation on social media, where the restaurant received both praise and criticism for its decision.

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US Women’s Soccer Team Skips Representing U.S.A. at Opening Ceremony

The ultra-woke U.S. women’s soccer team — big losers thus far — decided to skip representing the U.S.A. during the Olympics opening ceremonies.

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The ultra-woke U.S. women’s soccer team — big losers thus far — decided to skip representing the U.S.A. during the opening ceremonies at the Tokyo Olympics Friday. The famously anti-American soccer team claimed that they could not attend because they were scheduled to attend practice during the opening event, according to WXIA-TV. “Obviously we can’t be there, I don’t know who scheduled us to practice at this time,” chief anti-American team star Megan Rapinoe told the media. The women’s soccer team was all about protesting against the U.S.A. during its first Olympics game this week but lost to New Zealand in a crushing 3-0 final. Rapinoe added that this year’s gams are different than past games. “It looks quite different and feels quite different than in the past, but all of us are thrilled to be here,” she said. Team members Abby Dahlkemper and Rapinoe enacted a lame “private parade” and posted it to Twitter: https://twitter.com/USWNT/status/1418557013739536390 The America-hating women’s soccer team was not the only American team that skipped the opening ceremonies. Both the women’s and the men’s U.S. gymnastics teams also skipped the ceremonies. They similarly held their own version of the parade” https://twitter.com/InsideGym/status/1418539840564572160 Follow Warner Todd Huston on Facebook at: facebook.com/Warner.Todd.Huston.

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