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Response to Slantable’s Nicole Bailey

I typically do not respond to criticisms of my writing, yet after my “Nationalism, Not Conservatism” article received some commentary over at Slantable, I felt inclined to formulate a refutation of sorts out of respect for The Virginia Advocate. Although the author (Nicole Bailey) does write eloquently, emotion quickly overtakes her thesis and causes the Leftist labels which I brought up in my original piece to emerge. Because her counterargument is so flimsy, she relies heavily on selective omission of what I wrote…

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The Problem with “Che” — A Cuban-American Perspective

It is a common sight in malls, on the streets, and especially in college campuses: a shirt with the image of a bearded man with a shaggy mane wearing a beret. Yet for those whose lives and whose families were directly impacted by the horrifying handiwork of Ernesto “Che” Guevara, that sight is an all-too common reminder of how easy it is to forget—or, perhaps more terrifyingly, to rewrite—history.

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