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Tea Party Demands That Slavery Be Removed From History Books

The Tennessee Tea Party is demanding that references to slavery be removed from history books. Because it makes the Founding Fathers look horrible!
The material calls for lawmakers to amend state laws governing school curriculums, and for textbook selection criteria to say that “No portrayal of minority experience in the history which actually occurred shall obscure the experience or contributions of the Founding Fathers, or the majority of citizens, including those who reached positions of leadership.” Fayette County attorney Hal Rounds, the group’s lead spokesman during the news conference, said the group wants to address “an awful lot of made-up criticism about, for instance, the founders intruding on the Indians or having slaves or being hypocrites in one way or another."
All that shit about George Washington owning hundreds of slaves? That's just made-up criticism!

FACT: Twelve presidents owned slaves. Shhh!

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