The founding fathers of America were slave owners, therefore we must do away with the American flag…or so the bizarre rationale will go. Throughout American history we have fought long and hard for the civil rights of various groups of people. What is important to remember is that the founding fathers created a constitutional framework for change in the government, one which civil rights leaders were able to stand upon and fight for black rights, gay rights, and other issues. Let’s not throw out the baby with the bath water in a misguided attempt to erase our own history.
About the Author
About Jack Murphy
Jack is an eight year Army Special Operations veteran who served as a Sniper and Team Leader in 3rd Ranger Battalion and as a Senior Weapons Sergeant on a Military Free Fall team in 5th Special Forces Group. Having left the military in 2010, he graduated from Columbia with a BA in political science. Murphy is the author of Reflexive Fire, Target Deck, Direct Action, and numerous non-fiction articles about Weapons, Tactics, Special Operations, Terrorism, and Counter-Terrorism. He has appeared in documentaries, national television, and syndicated radio.