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Why Celebrated Autobiographer Laura Ingalls Wilder is Now Considered Politically Incorrect

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When it comes to celebrated American children’s literature, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s classic Little House on the Prarie series are the cream of the crop.

The autobiographical series have graced the reading lists of young people in the US for decades, and for good reason. They’re fun, engaging, and the first-hand accounts of frontier life Wilder wrote to document her own fascinating childhood are an invaluable account of a definitive time in our nation’s history.

Along with Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the Little House series give a snapshot of American life from the perspective of those who lived it that provide rich insight into our history.

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But it appears Mrs. Wilder’s books may be going the way of “Huckleberry Finn”…they’ve been slapped with the scarlet letter: they’re politically incorrect. 

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In my humble opinion, this is nothing short of a downright outrage.

Fox News has the story:

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s name is set to be removed from a major children’s book award after concerns were raised about the “Little House on the Prairie” author’s depiction of certain races in the early-to-mid 20th century.

The Association of Library Service to Children’s (ALSC) board voted unanimously on Saturday to rename the “Laura Ingalls Wilder Award” as the “Children’s Literature Legacy Award.”

The association, which took the vote at its board meeting in New Orleans, said the vote “was greeted by a standing ovation by the audience in attendance.”

Wilder is best known for her “Little House on the Prairie” novels, which the ALSC has stated “includes expressions of stereotypical attitudes inconsistent with ALSC’s core values” based on Wilder’s portrayal of black people and Native Americans.

Huckleberry Finn has been battling it out with political correctness for decades now, largely due to the fact that one of the principal characters, a runaway slave, is named N—- Jim. This definitely makes for some awkward read-alouds in today’s classrooms, but the novel is nonetheless one of the most significant in the canon of American literature and Jim himself is portrayed in far from a derogatory light by Mr. Twain.

To add Wilder to the list of politically incorrect authors though, is almost beyond comprehension.  Huckleberry Finn is at least fiction, and the Little House books are autobiographical. 

When you hear people call those on the left ‘fascist’, this is why. To try to cover up or downplay celebrated autobiographical works that contain language we now, in our desperate attempt to reverse past racism, consider uncomfortable and inappropriate, is to try to rewrite history to better suit the narrative.

And it the progress we’ve made to arrive at today’s current standards is to be properly understood, shouldn’t we be able to keep these snapshots of what life once looked like?

It seems that in the fight for political correctness, there are far too many babies being thrown out with the bathwater.

 

 

 

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Tucker Carlson: ‘Damning’ Evidence Against Hunter Biden ‘Vanished’ After Being Sent To Me

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During his Wednesday evening show, Tucker Carlson dropped a bombshell regarding the Biden crime family. No need to chit-chat. Let’s just get right into it. From Fox News: Tucker didn’t describe the documents other than to say they were damning, and that they came from a new source and related to the Biden crime family. Tucker received word that the documents had been sent to him while he was in LA interviewing Tony Bobulinski for yesterday’s blockbuster interview. He asked his producer in New York to send them to him as quick as he could. Tucker said they used a very comment package courier, one that we would all be familiar with, but that the document never arrived. WATCH: https://twitter.com/TuckerCarlson/status/1321608055549775872?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1321608055549775872%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftherightscoop.com%2Fwatch-tucker-says-damning-hunter-biden-documents-suddenly-vanished-after-they-were-sent-to-him%2F Here’s a clip from Carlson’s interview with former Biden business partner, Tony Bobulinski… https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1321255239132041217?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1321255239132041217%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3%2Ccontainerclick_1&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fbiden-whistleblower-i-think-joe-biden-and-the-biden-family-are-compromised-by-china ANOTHER: https://twitter.com/DailyCaller/status/1321250891882811394?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1321250891882811394%7Ctwgr%5Eshare_3%2Ccontainerclick_1&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fbiden-whistleblower-plays-tape-of-biden-allies-responding-to-him-going-public-youre-gonna-bury-all-of-us

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Biden’s Brother Confronted About Family’s Foreign Biz Deals, Walks Inside & Won’t Answer

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A book that was released not too long ago details how multiple members of the Biden family became rich thanks to Joe’s position as vice president of the United States. In other words, Joe leveraged his public position as one of the most powerful men in the world to his advantage, which in turn benefitted his relatives. When confronted on Wednesday evening, Jim Biden was virtually speechless. From Fox News: EXCLUSIVE: Jim Biden, the brother of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, refused to answer questions Wednesday when approached by Fox News outside a house in Maryland about claims the former vice president had knowledge about the family’s overseas business ventures. Approached at a residence on the Eastern Shore, Jim Biden repeatedly rebuffed questions in his driveway as Fox News asked questions from a distance in the street. CONTINUED: “I don’t want to comment about anything,” Jim Biden said. Asked if he cared to answer questions, Biden said: “Nope.” What more do Democrats need to know about Joe and his corrupt family? Are there any gaffes, racial or just plain ignorant, that he has yet to make? Has he done anything to benefit America during his decades in public service? Come on, people. Get over the hatred of Trump so America can finally move forward. WATCH: https://twitter.com/SteveGuest/status/1204047480809279488?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1204047480809279488&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.weaselzippers.us%2F Reactions: And yet the man had no idea his son was using his connection to get big paying Burisma job. The more I see of Joe the less I like him. — jeffrey churchill (@chilljat) December 9, 2019 Biden has always had a lot to say on foreign policy. And he’s always been wrong. — AgainstTrumpDude (@TheAmishDude) December 9, 2019 He jumps right into intimidation every single time he’s challenged. Textbook verbal assault. — Salt… (@Salt__Radio) December 9, 2019 This is what Dems believe…

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