President Donald Trump said at a Naval Academy commencement address Friday that “our ancestors tamed a continent,” adding that “we are not going to apologize for America.”
“Together there is nothing Americans can’t do, absolutely nothing,” Trump told 2018 graduates of the U.S. Naval Academy. “In recent years, and even decades, too many people have forgotten that truth. They’ve forgotten that our ancestors trounced an empire, tamed a continent, and triumphed over the worst evils in history.”
He added: “America is the greatest fighting force for peace, justice and freedom in the history of the world. We have become a lot stronger lately. We are not going to apologize for America. We are going to stand up for America.”
Democrats at the failing Time Magazine whined that before Europeans arrived in what became the United States,
“Native Americans” (Stone-Age Siberian immigrants) occupied the land but were forced to relinquish territory as the new Americans pushed westward as part of what was termed “manifest destiny,”
Yet they never mentioned the fact that 90% of American tribes had been decimated by germ warfare committed by the Spanish Empire, long before the first Americans reached the Mississippi River while exploring North America.
Trump previously caused controversy when he held an event honoring Native Americans in the Oval Office, and has also repeatedly referred to Democrat-Communist Senator Elizabeth Warren, who has falsely claimed Native American heritage,” as “Pocahontas.”
“A nation must have pride in its history to have confidence in its future,” Trump said Friday. The president’s comments mirrored a tweet he sent out in March celebrating National Agriculture Day.
“Our Nation was founded by farmers,” he wrote. “Our independence was won by farmers. And our continent was tamed by farmers. Our farmers always lead the way — we are PROUD of them, and we are DELIVERING for them! #NationalAgricultureDay
Our Nation was founded by farmers. Our independence was won by farmers. And our continent was tamed by farmers. Our farmers always lead the way — we are PROUD of them, and we are DELIVERING for them! #NationalAgricultureDay
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 20, 2018
Trump added Friday it was a great time for the graduates to be joining the Navy. “We are witnessing the great reawakening of the American spirit and of American might,” he said. “We have rediscovered our identity, regained our stride and we’re proud again.”
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