Captain America #1

Captain American punching Hitler was once controversial

In 1941, the people of the United States got their first taste of a superhero known as Captain America. This star-spangled soldier introduced himself to the world by punching Adolf Hitler in the face. Can’t get more American than that, right? Too bad Cap’s creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby got death threats over it. …

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Superman

When Superman defeated the KKK

Superman has fought many evils during his 80 years of existence, from Lex Luthor’s  kryptonite robot to Lois Lane’s attempt to become a singer. His bravery and determination have helped him come out the winner every time. However, none of them quite compare to his biggest victory: the time he defeated the Ku Klux Klan. …

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Happy Holidays

“Happy holidays” is not part of a war on Christmas

As Christmastime takes the United States by storm, the controversy surrounding appropriate season’s greetings rears its ugly head once again. Wish somebody “Happy holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas,” and you risk stumbling into an unexpected controversy. After all, “Happy holidays” is a neutered statement enforced by the gutless politically correct culture we live in, right? …

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