President Trump Executive Order to Build Monuments To American Heroes – A National Garden…

How do you confront the lunacy of the anti-American leftists intent on removing American monuments? Well, if you are President Donald John Trump, you build more of them.  Hence, an executive order establishing A National Garden of American Heroes:

[Executive Order] – By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1. Purpose. America owes its present greatness to its past sacrifices. Because the past is always at risk of being forgotten, monuments will always be needed to honor those who came before. Since the time of our founding, Americans have raised monuments to our greatest citizens. In 1784, the legislature of Virginia commissioned the earliest statue of George Washington, a “monument of affection and gratitude” to a man who “unit[ed] to the endowment[s] of the Hero the virtues of the Patriot” and gave to the world “an Immortal Example of true Glory.” I Res. H. Del. (June 24, 1784). In our public parks and plazas, we have erected statues of great Americans who, through acts of wisdom and daring, built and preserved for us a republic of ordered liberty.

These statues are silent teachers in solid form of stone and metal. They preserve the memory of our American story and stir in us a spirit of responsibility for the chapters yet unwritten. These works of art call forth gratitude for the accomplishments and sacrifices of our exceptional fellow citizens who, despite their flaws, placed their virtues, their talents, and their lives in the service of our Nation. These monuments express our noblest ideals: respect for our ancestors, love of freedom, and striving for a more perfect union. They are works of beauty, created as enduring tributes. In preserving them, we show reverence for our past, we dignify our present, and we inspire those who are to come. To build a monument is to ratify our shared national project.

To destroy a monument is to desecrate our common inheritance. In recent weeks, in the midst of protests across America, many monuments have been vandalized or destroyed. Some local governments have responded by taking their monuments down. Among others, monuments to Christopher Columbus, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Francis Scott Key, Ulysses S. Grant, leaders of the abolitionist movement, the first all-volunteer African-American regiment of the Union Army in the Civil War, and American soldiers killed in the First and Second World Wars have been vandalized, destroyed, or removed.

These statues are not ours alone, to be discarded at the whim of those inflamed by fashionable political passions; they belong to generations that have come before us and to generations yet unborn. My Administration will not abide an assault on our collective national memory. In the face of such acts of destruction, it is our responsibility as Americans to stand strong against this violence, and to peacefully transmit our great national story to future generations through newly commissioned monuments to American heroes.

Sec. 2. Task Force for Building and Rebuilding Monuments to American Heroes. (a) There is hereby established the Interagency Task Force for Building and Rebuilding Monuments to American Heroes (Task Force). The Task Force shall be chaired by the Secretary of the Interior (Secretary), and shall include the following additional members:

(i) the Administrator of General Services (Administrator);

(ii) the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA);

(iii) the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH);

(iv) the Chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP); and

(v) any officers or employees of any executive department or agency (agency) designated by the President or the Secretary.

(b) The Department of the Interior shall provide funding and administrative support as may be necessary for the performance and functions of the Task Force. The Secretary shall designate an official of the Department of the Interior to serve as the Executive Director of the Task Force, responsible for coordinating its day-to-day activities.

(c) The Chairpersons of the NEA and NEH and the Chairman of the ACHP shall establish cross-department initiatives within the NEA, NEH, and ACHP, respectively, to advance the purposes of the Task Force and this order and to coordinate relevant agency operations with the Task Force.

Sec. 3. National Garden of American Heroes. (a) It shall be the policy of the United States to establish a statuary park named the National Garden of American Heroes (National Garden).

(b) Within 60 days of the date of this order, the Task Force shall submit a report to the President through the Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy that proposes options for the creation of the National Garden, including potential locations for the site. In identifying options, the Task Force shall:

(i) strive to open the National Garden expeditiously;

(ii) evaluate the feasibility of creating the National Garden through a variety of potential avenues, including existing agency authorities and appropriations; and

(iii) consider the availability of authority to encourage and accept the donation or loan of statues by States, localities, civic organizations, businesses, religious organizations, and individuals, for display at the National Garden.

(c) In addition to the requirements of subsection 3(b) of this order, the proposed options for the National Garden should adhere to the criteria described in subsections (c)(i) through (c)(vi) of this section.

(i) The National Garden should be composed of statues, including statues of John Adams, Susan B. Anthony, Clara Barton, Daniel Boone, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, Henry Clay, Davy Crockett, Frederick Douglass, Amelia Earhart, Benjamin Franklin, Billy Graham, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, Martin Luther King, Jr., Abraham Lincoln, Douglas MacArthur, Dolley Madison, James Madison, Christa McAuliffe, Audie Murphy, George S. Patton, Jr., Ronald Reagan, Jackie Robinson, Betsy Ross, Antonin Scalia, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harriet Tubman, Booker T. Washington, George Washington, and Orville and Wilbur Wright.

(ii) The National Garden should be opened for public access prior to the 250th anniversary of the proclamation of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 2026.

(iii) Statues should depict historically significant Americans, as that term is defined in section 7 of this order, who have contributed positively to America throughout our history. Examples include: the Founding Fathers, those who fought for the abolition of slavery or participated in the underground railroad, heroes of the United States Armed Forces, recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor or Presidential Medal of Freedom, scientists and inventors, entrepreneurs, civil rights leaders, missionaries and religious leaders, pioneers and explorers, police officers and firefighters killed or injured in the line of duty, labor leaders, advocates for the poor and disadvantaged, opponents of national socialism or international socialism, former Presidents of the United States and other elected officials, judges and justices, astronauts, authors, intellectuals, artists, and teachers. None will have lived perfect lives, but all will be worth honoring, remembering, and studying.

(iv) All statues in the National Garden should be lifelike or realistic representations of the persons they depict, not abstract or modernist representations.

(v) The National Garden should be located on a site of natural beauty that enables visitors to enjoy nature, walk among the statues, and be inspired to learn about great figures of America’s history. The site should be proximate to at least one major population center, and the site should not cause significant disruption to the local community.

(vi) As part of its civic education mission, the National Garden should also separately maintain a collection of statues for temporary display at appropriate sites around the United States that are accessible to the general public.

Sec. 4. Commissioning of New Statues and Works of Art. (a) The Task Force shall examine the appropriations authority of the agencies represented on it in light of the purpose and policy of this order. Based on its examination of relevant authorities, the Task Force shall make recommendations for the use of these agencies’ appropriations.

(b) To the extent appropriate and consistent with applicable law and the other provisions of this order, Task Force agencies that are authorized to provide for the commissioning of statues or monuments shall, in expending funds, give priority to projects involving the commissioning of publicly accessible statues of persons meeting the criteria described in section 3(b)(iii) of this order, with particular preference for statues of the Founding Fathers, former Presidents of the United States, leading abolitionists, and individuals involved in the discovery of America.

(c) To the extent appropriate and consistent with applicable law, these agencies shall prioritize projects that will result in the installation of a statue as described in subsection (b) of this section in a community where a statue depicting a historically significant American was removed or destroyed in conjunction with the events described in section 1 of this order.

(d) After consulting with the Task Force, the Administrator of General Services shall promptly revise and thereafter operate the General Service Administration’s (GSA’s) Art in Architecture (AIA) Policies and Procedures, GSA Acquisition Letter V-10-01, and Part 102-77 of title 41, Code of Federal Regulations, to prioritize the commission of works of art that portray historically significant Americans or events of American historical significance or illustrate the ideals upon which our Nation was founded. Priority should be given to public-facing monuments to former Presidents of the United States and to individuals and events relating to the discovery of America, the founding of the United States, and the abolition of slavery. Such works of art should be designed to be appreciated by the general public and by those who use and interact with Federal buildings. Priority should be given to this policy above other policies contained in part 102-77 of title 41, Code of Federal Regulations, and revisions made pursuant to this subsection shall be made to supersede any regulatory provisions of AIA that may conflict with or otherwise impede advancing the purposes of this subsection.

(e) When a statue or work of art commissioned pursuant to this section is meant to depict a historically significant American, the statue or work of art shall be a lifelike or realistic representation of that person, not an abstract or modernist representation.

Sec. 5. Educational Programming. The Chairperson of the NEH shall prioritize the allocation of funding to programs and projects that educate Americans about the founding documents and founding ideals of the United States, as appropriate and to the extent consistent with applicable law, including section 956 of title 20, United States Code. The founding documents include the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Federalist Papers. The founding ideals include equality under the law, respect for inalienable individual rights, and representative self-government. Within 90 days of the conclusion of each Fiscal Year from 2021 through 2026, the Chairperson shall submit a report to the President through the Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy that identifies funding allocated to programs and projects pursuant to this section.

Sec. 6. Protection of National Garden and Statues Commissioned Pursuant to this Order. The Attorney General shall apply section 3 of Executive Order 13933 of June 26, 2020 (Protecting American Monuments, Memorials, and Statues and Combating Recent Criminal Violence), with respect to violations of Federal law regarding the National Garden and all statues commissioned pursuant to this order.

Sec. 7. Definition. The term “historically significant American” means an individual who was, or became, an American citizen and was a public figure who made substantive contributions to America’s public life or otherwise had a substantive effect on America’s history. The phrase also includes public figures such as Christopher Columbus, Junipero Serra, and the Marquis de La Fayette, who lived prior to or during the American Revolution and were not American citizens, but who made substantive historical contributions to the discovery, development, or independence of the future United States.

Sec. 8. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect:

(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or the head thereof; or

(ii) the functions of the Director of the Office of Management and Budget relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.

(b) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations.

(c) This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.


July 3, 2020.

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334 Responses to President Trump Executive Order to Build Monuments To American Heroes – A National Garden…

  1. mr.piddles says:

    Speaking of Pretty Cool Ideas…

    You know the Mt. Rushmore speech was a success when the only NON-OPINION mention of it on TheShill is a bitchy little side article. Can’t find the article on the homepage? So you’ll need to look all the way to the right there… yeah the little scrolly list thing… then scroll down to item #10:

    “Trump on Mount Rushmore: ‘This monument will never be desecrated'”

    Bitch, bitch, bitch. Huh. No mention of the monument park order. I suppose, why would they?

    BTW, if you’re curious and don’t feel like dealing with it yourself, the only other mentions of “rushmore” on their home page (search by headline) were two negative OPINION pieces published several hours BEFORE the event.


    And CNN celebrates The 4th by going all-in on “reimagining America”… ‘cuz Boston Tea Party or sumethin’. BTW, the rioters and loo… I mean the peaceful protesters… are America’s New Patriots. They’re, like, sent from the future to erase the past. (hey, I kinda like that, actually… maybe I can work it into a patriotic song…)

    John Blake says: “America sucks! But we’re at least on the right track by razing it to the ground!”…

    Actually, my suggestion: don’t read the article if you want to enjoy your Saturday. Instead, I’ll just give you the closing argument by John Blake, CNN Enterprise writer/producer:

    That’s the paradox of this Fourth of July. It is an awful time to be an American. It is a great time to look forward to a New America.

    Got it? “New America”. The Marxism rhetoric is now officially “analysis” in the digital pages of

    Liked by 14 people

    • SanJac says:

      Remaking this country in the vision of the 1619 project is being pushed heavily including teaching the lie in schools.

      Liked by 3 people

      • mr.piddles says:

        Even the Hardcore Socialists… agree it’s a bunch of race-baiting propagandist bull crap…

        Why did [the World Socialist Web Site] invest so much time and attention to the 1619 Project? In the view of the site’s editors, The New York Times is engaged in a reactionary, politically motivated “falsification of history” that wrongly centers racial rather than class conflict. “The establishment of a racialist narrative is extremely dangerous,” the Marxist theoretician David North, chairman of the site’s international editorial board, told me in a phone interview. “I cannot think of any action, intellectually or politically, more harmful to the struggle to unite the working class than an argument which asserts the primacy of race as the motivating factor in history.” His efforts to rebut the project flow from his related belief that “the uncompromising defense of the progressive heritage of the two American revolutions”––the Revolutionary and Civil Wars––“is necessary for resisting intellectual retrogression and political reaction, educating the working class, and building a powerful American and international socialist movement.”

        So everybody agrees… the FNYT is out of control and must by demolished if we’re going to save Left, Right, and Center. If you think about it: you can’t have a Left, a Right, and a Center if everything’s divided. *shrug emoji*

        More, if interested:

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      • Friskycat says:

        Can’t the department of education stop all teachings of hatred??????


      • Omega Man says:

        Trumps idea of a new park honoring historical figures of all races seems to be forward looking and good leadership instead of tearing things down.


    • Deplorable_Vespucciland says:

      “We are five days away from fundamentally transforming
      the United States of America.” ~ BroncoBama ~ 10/30/08

      He was the introduction, Phase One. Mrs. Clinton was to be the final nail in the republic’s coffin, Phase Two.

      Liked by 7 people

    • mikeyboo says:

      John Blake and all of CNN RIP-Immediately.

      Liked by 1 person

  2. bessie2003 says:

    I just love the idea that this is going to be called a National Garden.

    Gardens by their very nature are calming, purveyors of peace and beauty, and hope. Our President is simply Brilliant!

    Liked by 22 people

    • Eileen McRae says:

      Gardens feature prominently in the Bible as well. The Garden of Eden, the Garden of Gethsemane, the Garden Tomb, and Paradise. There are many verses that mention gardens…

      Liked by 9 people

    • Super Elite says:

      You do know that Islam despises statuary don’t you? Remember the 2,000 year old Buddha statues in Afghanistan which were blown to smithereens? Black Lives Matters includes Black Muslims.

      Liked by 6 people

      • Super Elite says:

        Muslims believe you should not make any likeness of anything on the earth. And it’s a fallacy. Recall the beautiful embroidered Angels in the Holy of Hollies covering the Ark of the Covenant. Some people ….. cannot think beyond the a,b,c’s of logic and art.

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      • bessie2003 says:

        Sounds like an added bonus! 🙂

        Liked by 2 people

      • Patrick Healy says:

        Super Elite,
        Not just mooslimez,
        Over here, Britain and especially Ireland is littered with the devastation of Henry 8 and a certain Mr Cromwell plus Mr Knox and Mr Calvin.
        Every Monastery, Convent , Church and Abbey were wrecked and their priceless statues and works of art desecrated in the name of so called religion.
        But we got over it and forgives and forget.
        Happy independence day and thank God for your great President.

        Liked by 7 people

    • elderama says:

      I think that there are So So many more American heros who might be considered for the greatness garden, No other country can boast so much greatness, KEEP AMERICA GREAT

      Industrialists, scientists: William Shockley, Robert Noyce, colonel john stevens, pierre dupont, john D Rockefeller, William C Durant, Andrew Carnegie, jack Northrop, asa candler, Horace Fairbanks, Vannevar Bush, steve jobs, Thomas Watson, Charles flint, JP Morgan, William cooke, Cornelius vanderbilt, henry ford, elias howe, Isaac singer, Samuel morse, Thomas Edison, cyrus mccormick, eli whitney, Robert fulton, alexander g bell, nikola tesla, Samuel morse, john browning, Charles goodyear, ben franklin, George westinghouse, geo pullman, Bernard Kroger, geo eastman, king Gillette, Elisha Otis,
      Charles francis Jenkins, philo Farnsworth, vannevar bush, steve jobs, Thomas Watson, Charles flint, asa candler, Horace Fairbanks, jack Northrop, jeff bezos, mark zuckerberg, bill gates, sergey brin, larry page, elon musk

      Scientists: Jonas salk, Crawford long, roy hertz, karl paul link, albert Einstein, nikola tesla,neil deGrasse Tyson,john forbes nash,Richard feynman, Robert openheimer, john von neumann,George Washington carver, grace hopper,linus pauling,Terence tau, William james sidis, enrico fermi, j.allen hynek,Rachel carson,Donald knuth,Edward teller,Robert goddard,john james Audubon, Charles sanders peirce, john bardeen,Jerome horwitz,Alfred north whitehead, Norbert wiener, neil Armstrong, buzz aldrin,alan shephard, sally ride, ellen ochoa, Antonia novello

      Authors: Herman Melville, wm Faulkner, mark twain, ernest hemingway, edgar allan poe, ayan rand, john steinbeck, F. scott fitzgerald, harper lee, laura wilder, pearl buck, Emily Dickenson, toni morrison, alice walker, Margaret Mitchell, clara barton, helen keller, louisa may Alcott, henry David Thoreau, nathaniel hawthorne,ralph waldo emerson, henry Longfellow , maya angelou, norman Vincent peale, dale Carnegie, Sandra Cisneros, isabelle allende, Oscar hijuelos

      Athletes: Michael Jordan, babe ruth, alex rodriguez , lou Gehrig,willie mays, yogi berra, ty cobb, billy Sunday, mickey mantle, Richard rodriguez, joe dimaggio, derek jeter, muhamad ali, George foreman, joe louis, evander holyfield, jim brown, otto graham, jerry rice, wayne gretzky, jesse owens, willie mays, jack nicklaus, joe louis, hank aaron, justin gatlin, Jackie joyner kersee, Michelle kwan, kristi yamaguchi, peggy fleming, andre Agassi, jimmy Connors,A.J. Foyt, Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt, mario andretti

      Actors: Henry fonda, jack lemmon, walter mathau, dustin Hoffman, cary grant, alan Rickman, marlon brando,Gregory peck, al pacino, tony Curtis, jimmy stewart, john wayne,Audrey Hepburn, Katharine Hepburn,greta garbo, judy garland, bette davis, grace Kelly, joan Crawford, lauren bacall, Lucille ball, Marilyn Monroe, Charles chaplin,Michael Jackson, Sammy davis jr, martha graham, fred Astaire, greg hines, gene Kelly, Michael flatley, Isadora Duncan, ginger rogers

      TV personalities: Judith sheindlin, mary tyler moore, johnny carson, walter chronkite, peter Jennings, dick van dyke,carrol o’connor, jean stapleton, larry hagman, dick clark, Julia child, David letterman, red skelton, Barbara walters, oprah winfrey, joan rivers, jack benny,, dan rather, regis Philbin, andy rooney diane sawyer, art linkletter martha stewart, tom brokaw howard Cosell, larry king

      Thought leaders: Susan b Anthony, Frederick douglas, john dewey, laura Spelman Rockefeller, mary mcleod Bethune,Horace mann, William O douglas, noah webster, joel osteen, fulton sheen, cotton mather,james Dobson, henry ward beecher, father divine, Charles Grandison Finney, joseph smith, brigham young, bob smith, Charles Taze Russell, Elizabeth ann seton, James gibbons, jerry falwell, john carroll, L. ron Hubbard, Mary Baker Eddy,William Miller, Wallace Fard Muhammad, john cardinal O’Connor,Martin Luther King Jr, Richard Allen, Richard John Neuhaus, roger Williams, William Jennings bryan

      Theater, arts, film: Lincoln Kirstein, George Balanchine, leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, john Williams, aaron copland, Andrew Lloyd weber, john Philip sousa, neil simon, steven Spielberg, billy wilder, Harvey Weinstein,Stanley Kramer, Samuel Goldwyn, jack warner, louis mayer, George lucas

      Entertainers: Bessie smith, billie holliday, marian Anderson, ella fitzgerald, johnnie cash, dollie parton, tammie wynette, elvis Presley,maria callas, josh groban, Aretha franklin, patsy cline, stevie wonder, Liberace, Eminem, Jay-Z, Elvis, Madonna, Prince, Janis Joplin,Hank Williams, David bowie, Etta james, Smokey robinson Tina turner, mick jagger,roy orbison, little Richard, stevie wonder,Otis redding, bob Dylan, ray Charles, nat king cole, jerry lee lewis, buddy holly, paul whiteman, louis Armstrong, duke ellington, selena Quintanilla, selena gomez, ricky martin, carlos santana, rita moreno, Anthony quinn, carmen miranda, Jennifer lopez, eva longoria, George lopez, marc Anthony, Gloria estafan

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      • bessie2003 says:

        Great list.

        Might need more than one National Garden to accommodate these individual Spirits of America!


      • elderama says:

        add sam walton, richard/maurice mcDonald, jack welch, bernie marcus, walt disney. . .


        • elderama says:

          and jerome robbins, cecil b demille…
          **also, since old people like history and want to honor our heritage I think this effort will help bring back the senior vote to Trump


  3. Chieftain says:

    Perfect response; great!

    Liked by 3 people

  4. jay says:

    The park should include an area to see and remember the destruction. The antifa members must be put on display as the monsters they truly are.

    Bring the destroyed statutes to one area – and area of prayer, reflection and remembrance of what transpired in the summer of 2020.

    Photos of the BEFORE AND AFTER of these great monuments. What theses men mean, who they were, what they accomplished, what they stood for.

    Show photos of the antifa villains, the videos, and the arrests. Future generations need to learn from this moment.

    Liked by 7 people

    • Amy2 says:

      I’m not sure I’d want to give them the satisfaction of showing pictures of what they did. Ignoring people is the best revenge.


      • Kay123 says:

        Sorry Amy…. I can’t agree with silence is the answer.
        We need to condem, criticize, beat them down with
        OUR REVENGE…. our hate… our spite.

        To say nothing is to approve of them and their terrorizing.

        We need to stomp this out…..and “NIP IT IN THE BUD.”

        We failed to act on the “Occupation of Minneapolis” and
        we basically surrendered our country and Constitution
        to the lowlife….slithering…yellow bellied… snakes.
        The demonCraps were so emboldened….even they
        could not believe how easily we “gave up.”

        We need to hold the Mayors and any other leaders “accountable.”
        A lowly ….”dysfunctional, deranged mayor”… cannot become
        our HITLER!!
        Didn’t they take an oath to protect… defend… against insurrection??
        IF NOT….WHY NOT? They are “traitors” above all else… and need to
        do jail time like any other lawless thugs.

        We are all part of a “UNITED STATES”…. not totally “separate states.”
        Those that try to rip our country apart… state at a time
        is a horrendous offense.

        Those “freekin hippies” that think they “own” their own little
        world bc they got enough “votes “….
        but.. “refuse” to uphold the Constitution should be

        TREASON …. against the Constitution and all
        American citizens.

        Jail them NOW !!!

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        • mikeyboo says:

          Merely jailing these people is way too generous. These people should be “jailed” and the ground salted immediately thereafter.

          Liked by 1 person

        • Amy2 says:

          I’ve always believed “silence is acceptance,” my point was we should not give them free advertising by showing pictures of what they did at the new national garden. It memorializes their repulsive actions. The garden should speak for itself.


    • farmerren says:

      A remembrance of some kind, showing what evil is capable of, of attempting to remove our past is a good idea Jay. I don’t know how it would be depicted but it should show how the greatness of America/Americans overcame (!) the dark period.

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      • Super Elite says:

        We have nothing to fear from the future except we forget the way God has led us in the past.

        Liked by 2 people

        • Kay123 says:

          Yes….. but God had weapons we can’t use.

          God only helps those who help themselves.
          Higher Intelligence??? Not where I live!!! /s


      • ms doodlebug says:

        Monuments usually have a plaque engraved with information. Brochures are another way to inform visitors of ‘when, why, and by whom the Garden was established. I have books from different places I’ve visited that go into detail about the site. Like the National Parks, a web site with the story of the Garden can be used. A page on Facebook maybe?

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    • old deplorable owl says:

      Jay – we could do the “perp” part on the cheap. After they’re hauled out of the gas chamber, just send them out to be bronzed. The old fahts will know what I’m talking about – I think I may still have my baby shoes someplace.
      Added benefit – after a year or so they might even smell just like they did in life.


    • rebelinme2 says:

      I would prefer that they show pictures of the damage near the entry gate before you enter and see the restored statues that the terrorists defiled. Every one should be restored and displayed at the cost of the ones who damaged them.

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      • montanamel says:

        How about we just chain them to their handy work “just outside” the new Garden(s)…? And, after they expire, let the birds and bugs carry them away…leaving only bones in chains for all time to see and know…

        I know…kind’a harsh…. but, I agree, they need to be “seen” for all time remaining for the thugs and bandits they are.

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  5. Snellvillebob says:

    I realized what they were doing about 20 years ago when it was announced the George Washington never chopped down a cherry tree. At first I thought the left might have started that story 150 years ago just to denounce it as bunk at a future date.
    Now I have to wonder just who the “historians” who debunked it were. George Soros was hiring 20 years ago. Was there really a cherry tree? Have Leftists been emulating Winston Smith? (1984 char.)

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  6. Todd says:

    Neil Armstrong also…

    Liked by 7 people

  7. wodiej says:

    Wonderful idea!


  8. Charlotte Powell Brooks says:

    Admiral Rogers.
    General Flynn.
    Sydney Powell.

    Liked by 5 people

  9. TreeClimber says:

    Well, I know one place we’ll be taking the boys in a few years…

    Liked by 2 people

    • Yippeekiyay says:

      TreeClimber, my dad was big on road trips. I have a lot of fond memories and I’m sure you and your family will too. We lived in CA at the time so we went through Arizona and Texas. We went to the Alamo and then up to Mt. Rushmore. Great way to learn about our American history.

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  10. trishinsouthernillinois says:

    The first Patriot to fall for our country, Crispus Attucks, a black man shot & killed by the British…the shot heard ’round the world.
    That American should be included!

    Desmond Doss, recipient of the Medal of Honor WWII. According to fellow soldiers, he performed 100’s of death defying acts of heroism at different times. The movie Hacksaw Ridge, depicted a day on top of the ridge, his buddies say he did these things on many different days.
    That American should be included!

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  11. 4gypsybreeze says:

    This is beyond AWESOME! In my mind I can imagine it….but no matter what I imagine, I know it will come up short.

    History told in statues at an outdoor setting. I can see the sidewalks….the trees….fountains….and even the statues.

    I know it will be beautiful!

    And didn’t Pelosi recently make comments about removing some of the statues in Statuary Hall? Well by golly on Monday President Trump should have them ALL removed until the National Garden has a spot for them!

    I can’t wait! It is so exciting and I will definitely go to the Garden.

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    • Kate says:

      4gypsy, perhaps a statue and remembrance of an elk would be attractive in the garden.

      Liked by 1 person

    • Bluto Ruffian says:

      Remember that Trump is a MASTER Builder. Just look at his beautiful wall and know that there is so much secret and advanced technology we will never know about. He will be out of office in 2024 and would probably bid to have his company be the main contractor. United States National Garden by Donald Trump. YES!


      • rebelinme2 says:

        A National Garden by Donald Trump is particularly savory when juxtaposed with the ‘obama library’ that seeks to glorify obama himself, while Our President once again seeks to glorify America and her Heroes.

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  12. McGuffin says:

    Our President is brilliant! He fixed the problem of statues scattered across the country that are being torn down and defaced by putting our proud statues in one location that will be guarded.
    THEY cannot beat him. No wonder they hate him so much.

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  13. Deplorable_Vespucciland says:

    William Barrett Travis, Nicolai Tesla, John Phillip Sousa, Henry Ford, George Washington Carver, Chuck Yeager, Robert Hutchings Goddard.

    Build the garden of American Heroes.
    Who’s gonna pay for it? China.

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    • goddessoftheclassroom says:

      I would direct a donation on my federal tax form. Heck, I’d love to subscribe to particular statues!

      One of my inspirations is Annie Sullivan, Hellen Keller’s teacher.

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    • lokiscout says:

      I’ll take some flack for this one but…….. Wernher von Braun!
      Never would have made it to the moon without him. Probably would never have tried.
      Anyway just the musings of an old retired Spacecraft Engineer in a July 4th Saturday morning.
      Happy Birthday America and the best to all my Treeper Friends!
      I LOVE this President!

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      • ganesh says:


        he was a Nazi and a Hitler suck up – way more interested in his fancy rockets than the thousands and thousands of British (and Americans) he killed launching them at the UK

        the US spirited him out of germany post war and used him for our own purposes

        he was not a hero, a patriot, or exemplary

        he was a mass murderer, a nazi, and a tool

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        • lokiscout says:

          Flack recognized. I will stipulate your concerns but he was a genius Engineer contributing more to the development of launch vehicles for space exploration (and yes missile boosters) than any other single individual. The Saturn-V that carried our astronauts to the moon was his baby. But that’s what the “race to the moon” was all about. To get public patriotic buy in for the expenditures to develop the heavy lift launch vehicles for our ICBM’s. If Russia had “spirited” him away we might well be speaking Russian today.
          As for the death and destruction caused by his V-1 and V-2 (unguided) ballistic missiles I wonder how that would compare to General La May’s fire bombing of Tokyo and the Japanese home Islands. War is hell I saw it first hand in Vietnam.


    • old deplorable owl says:

      DV – Nicola Tesla

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  14. Don TUFTS says:

    Yes chamberlin that story needs to be taught to our school children.


  15. Dave says:

    Nikola Tesla, not only transformed America, but the WHOLE World! They have to put a statue of him in there as well! And why are there no Native Indians on this list? Are only sports jerseys allowed to keep the memory of Native Americans in the American psyche?

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    • goddessoftheclassroom says:

      Whom would you suggest? I’d love to learn more.

      Liked by 1 person

    • Kay123 says:

      Dave I asked that question also. But remember someone
      started a carving near the Mt. Rushmore mountain.
      It is a major job to CARVE A MOUNTAIN SCULPTURE.

      Fame usually doesn’t come until after death. Things change…
      people change…. and usually takes a hundred years to insure
      any “bad ventures”…surface and are scrutinized.

      Were fighting the “Native Americans”…. (right or wrong)
      so not many have helped in the settling “this country.”

      They had their own …..government… land….heroes….
      businesses….some laws…etc., etc. They chose not to join USA.
      Now…. see how that worked out? Unless it has changed
      I don’t think they were allowed to vote as they wanted to be a
      separate Nation. They claimed their land before the
      states were formed. Only fair….said Supreme court.

      Things not always fair…. remember we had
      DemonCraps back then too.
      (hmmm lots of John Roberts)

      One thing is sure…. If the US hadn’t defended “their
      Nations”….the Japanese and Chinese would have
      taken over long time ago. 🙏 It is what it is.

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    • Aeyrie says:

      Some Native American possibles:

      Sacagawea, guide to Lewis and Clark. Sarah Winnemucca interpreter and Army Scout. Susan LaFleche, first Native American physician (when any woman studying to become a physician was being resisted). Chief Seattle. The WWII Code Talkers. Greg “Pappy” Boyington, Medal of Honor winner.

      The following men you may not categorize as American Heroes; however, they were Native heroes who fought for the cause of their peoples – Geronimo, Sitting Bull, Cochise, Crazy Horse.


  16. Mike Van says:

    I love that picture of “THE BOSS”!!! I think i know who he’s talking at.😂😂😂

    Liked by 3 people

  17. WeThePeople2016 says:

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  18. Super elite covfefe999 loves her President! says:


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  19. jx says:

    This is great, but it can not be a substitute for statues and memorials around the country. To have them all in one place would be put them out of sight and out of mind. Whether a statue or memorial is federal, state, or municipal it should be a federal felony to deface damage or destroy any of them.

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  20. MfM says:

    I’m not great with slogans, but I want to Alinsky the leftists who say Rushmore should be removed. They are so big on saying that Confederate statues need to be removed because they were the losing side.

    So for all those saying to remove Rushmore because it’s sacred native ground, you lost the war guys, it stays.

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  21. Kaco says:

    Paul Revere, Patrick Henry, Oliver Perry, lots more to include in this list.

    Liked by 3 people

    • Ad rem says:

      Found you in the bin Kaco….. 😦

      Liked by 1 person

      • Kaco says:


        Eddie Richenbacker, Alvin York, lots of great heroes.

        Liked by 2 people

        • auntiefran413 says:

          Jimmy Doolittle, the pilot — his name escapes me — of the Enola Gay, Harry S Truman (without ol’ Harry we’d all be speaking Japanese). There are just SO MANY!


          • Your Tour Guide says:

            My grandfather play poker with Jimmy Doolittle.

            My great grandfather didn’t have a car, but Doolittle
            had a motorcycle. He hitched the wagon that my great
            grandfather and grandpa had to his cycle, and pulled
            them into town.

            Doolittle lived in southern Ohio at the time, and did
            barnstorming exhibits in the area.

            There’s the distinct possibility that Jimmy Doolittle was
            the reason that my grandparents got married. They met
            at a county fair in Adams County, Ohio. Always wondered
            if Doolittle gave grandpa the ride into town.

            Grandpa was a very quiet, modest man. Didn’t hear the
            stories about Jimmy Doolittle until grandpa was about 80.


        • auntiefran413 says:

          Jimmy Doolittle, the pilot — his name escapes me — of the Enola Gay, Harry S Truman (without ol’ Harry we’d all be speaking Japanese). There are just SO MANY!


    • ann says:

      Jonas Salk, first polio vacinne.

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    • ann says:

      Henry Knox.


  22. Kaco says:

    This is a great idea to combat the anti-American sentiment from the Left. I hope to see these National Gardens put in every state as a center for education, maybe a part of the National Parks.

    Next, we need to work on education. We are dealing with the products of our own educational system.

    Liked by 3 people

    • jx says:

      First the feds provided funding then standards and that single point of control was exploited by communist terrorist Bill Ayers. And Bush had Duncan Arne work with him.

      Liked by 1 person

  23. Harvey Lipschitz says:

    Obama’s white kinfolk hail from Butler County in Kansas.
    How about a portrait of him there on a grain elevator?


    • Kay123 says:

      I’m all for donating to the Obomber Library Fund…
      (but only…if I can draw up the floor plan.)

      A 2 foot x 2 foot…”one holer”…. complete with
      1980 Sears catalogue hanging on the wall…..
      for comfort… ya know?
      On the door a cutout which says…


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  24. Magabear says:

    Speaking of statues and monuments, I spent a good part of today driving and walking thru Valley Forge Memorial Park. So tranquil there, sometimes hard to imagine all the activity that was going on there some 240 years ago. Took Patriots from all the states to make it all happen. God rest their souls.

    Shame that the visitors center and the usual July 4th activities are closed this year due to the Constitutions kryptonite, WhuFlu. 😕 Somehow I doubt Gen. Washington would’ve shutdown the encampment due to a virus.


  25. fred5678 says:

    This EO, the occasion and location of the announcement, and the TIMING and the collaterally damaged TARGET (Antifa, BLM, Democrats, MSM, Liberal educators, and other assorted villains) — when we needed it the most — is the most brilliant single stroke of genius by VSGPDJT so far.

    I am amazed at how QUICKLY this EO was created.

    Liked by 1 person

  26. RyderLee says:

    So Many Thanks and Blessings to
    Our Most Awesome President Trump !

    He Never Wavers and Always Finds the Solution !

    We Certainly Love Our President !

    Happy 4th of July to All !!! 🧨💥💫

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  27. fractionalexponent says:

    Need a special garden for Democrat statues, Rosie O’Donnell, Michael Moore, Al Gore, Anthony Weiner, Jeffrey Epstein, Blasey-Ford, Jim Acosta, Comey, Brennan, Clapper, McCabe, Strzok, Jussie Smollet, Mueller, Rosenstein, Bolton, Cuomo …….

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    • Great idea! We could paint them brown, and display them in a toilet bowl shaped fountain with a trap door bottom. It could be set with a timer to do “Repeat Performances” like the fountain in front of the Treasure Island Casino in Vegas. I can almost hear the FLUSHHHHHHHH sound coming over the loudspeakers now, and see them swirling into a vortex leading down down down…


  28. FreyFelipe says:

    “Ashleigh Brock is no longer enrolled at Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas after the outrage mob demanded “serious consequences” in response to her Tik Tok videos wherein she simply stated that “all lives matter”

    The university immediately responded to the Twitter cancel mob by condemning the student, claiming what she shared on social media is “not reflective of the Christian values” of their institution.”

    Ashleigh Brock is an American Hero and the “Christian” University that threw her to the wolves has no Christina values whatsoever.


  29. ontoiran says:

    this is one of the most beautiful ideas of my lifetime. seriously. there are so many people who have risked and oftentimes given EVERYTHING for this nation. I could see this being a national park that could take days to appreciate

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  30. vigiles24 says:

    I like that photo of Trump on Mt Rushmore. Let’s get started on that right after we finish the wall.


  31. MaineCoon says:

    Tom Edison contributed a lot of inventions – the incandescent light bulb, phonograph, film, movie camera, electric pen, mimeograph, and more.

    Liked by 1 person

  32. treehouseron says:

    This is an amazing Executive Order, wow. He specifically forbids them to erect statues of Socalists. Holy Hell.

    Liked by 1 person

    • ann says:

      Particularly like the provision thst “statues be lifelike or realistic representations of the persons they depict, not abstract or modernist representations”. 🇺🇸


  33. treehouseron says:

    I’m sure hundreds and hundreds of statues will eventually be added, As a son of West Virginia, I’d like to be one of the first to suggest Brigadier General Chuck Yeager.

    No supporting explanation necessary.

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  34. USA-Patriot says:

    At Mount Rushmore
    God Bless The USA (Home Free Cover) (All Vocal) (A Cappella)

    God Bless the U.S.A. (featuring Lee Greenwood and The United States Air Force Band)

    Making of “God Bless The U.S.A.” feat. Lee Greenwood and the U.S. Air Force Band


  35. Tornarosa says:

    Edwin Armstrong – Inventor of the superheterodyne vacuum tube radio that replaced crystal radios.
    Charles Lindberg – Lucky Lindy Aviation pioneer and goodwill ambassador extraordinaire
    Mary Dyer Martyred by hanging on Boston Common June 1 1660. Her crime was refusing to give up her Quaker religion or leave Boston . Outrage fueled drive for religious freedom.

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  36. Bob Bobby says:

    Didn’t see any mention of the Confederate statues that have been destroyed being fixed & placed in his bullshit heroes garden. I wouldn’t piss on most of the people he mentioned. If we can’t have our Confederate war heroes included then we shouldn’t have any statues for anyone.


  37. Magabear says:

    Benjamin Rush would be one of my dark horse picks to be included. One of those founding fathers few know about but was a very important person during the Revolutionary War.


  38. Broadsman says:

    Add John Philip Sousa to the list of American heroes deserving of a statue. Few more powerful and stirring messages of American patriotism have ever been created.


  39. Broadsman says:

    Add John Philip Sousa to the list of American heroes deserving of a statue. Few more powerful and stirring messages of American patriotism have ever been created.


  40. Conservative_302 says:

    My family’s trip to Mt Rushmore is a fond memory of my childhood. Think about that guy who loved our country so much, he decided to carve a tribute on the side of a mountain of our president. They should build a statue of him. I can’t recall, but they probably have one at Mt. Rushmore. That dude made America great. His work is awesome.


  41. victoryintruth says:

    Amazing! President Trump continues to make America great. To desecrate or destroy our history is the epitome of subversion. It is the deliberate teaching and propagation of lies about our country’s principles and history that has produced our present un-American generations. So far, ONE man stands in this gap: President Donald J. Trump.


  42. johnnyreb says:

    Anyone caught in the act of defacing or attempting to remove any of these likenesses maybe subject to immediate execution. Rule .308, subsection 5.56.


  43. kay says:

    As long as they put up a statue to Lloyd Hall I’m good. The guy went to Western Electric Co to report for a job he had been told by mail was his. When he got there they took 1 look at his skin color and said no job for you. Lloyd Hall didn’t let that stop him. He went on to receive 100 patents and saved humanity by making food safe to eat. He was President of 1 company and then went on to be chief chemist of the research division at another before retirement.

    America wouldn’t have a lot of the food we eat in the summer without this great man.


  44. montanamel says:

    And….on an ENGINEERING note: … This “where to put it” needs to be LARGE, as in 100’s of acres – for sure, for sure… perhaps a section or two… AND, along with this, think infrastructure…hotels, roads, off ramps, parking, mass transit…maybe even a railroad track, eh?…Nothing opened up the West like the RR did…golden spike and all…

    We have a serious Earthquake zone called the New Madrid in SE MO….it can do 9+ mag that means anything near, like 3 or 400 miles would have to be designed for EQ Zone 6 or higher!…And, think basic weather too…. no flooding allowed, so it has to have “some elevation” for protection, along with F5 twisters being “possible” or CAT 5 ‘Cane’s….

    In all honesty…. I would rather a “SERIES” of Gardens…at least 4 or 6…. with a “few shared ones, like Washington/Jefferson/etc…but, mostly “unique” one-off’s for each site….give American families a reason to get out there and hit the road – TEACHING their kids history along the way… (Ban teachers from any input or employment within the Garden system….they had their shot and blew it all to _ell….).

    Build it BIG, Build it safe, and Build it honest to history….but, JUST BUILD IT….




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