Why Is There No Fort Grant?

Episode 005: Why Is There No Fort Grant – California Mask Rebellion – Religious Freedom Sham

In this episode, Doug asks why there are no military bases named for President Ulysses S. Grant who won the civil war for the north and the weak arguments people make to support keeping Confederate symbols. He talks about the wild complaints about wearing masks one California county government heard, and then shines a bright light on efforts of Christian nationalists to force religion in the public schools in Ohio under the cover of COVID-19 and religious freedom.

[00:40] Why is there no Fort Grant?
[13:00} California Mask Rebellion
[22:17] Religious Freedom Sham

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Military base namesakes include slaveholders, failed generals

1860 Democratic Platform

Democratic Party

How Southern socialites rewrote Civil War history (Video)

Southern Strategy

Flags of the Confederate States of America

Swastika

The Brutal Legacy of Frank Rizzo, the Most Notorious Cop in Philadelphia History

These controversial statues have been removed following protests over George Floyd’s death

Now This News video on Facebook

Snopes fact check on masks

How Orange County leaders could resolve raging debate over coronavirus mask use

Gov. Mike DeWine signs ‘religious freedom’ bill that restores state K-12 funding cuts for some districts

BlitzWatch

Project Blitz 2.0: The Leaders Of A Christian Nationalist Drive Are Gearing Up For Their Next Big Push

‘An outright lie’: Ohio lawmaker shown to be linked to group pushing rightwing Christian bills

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