U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Politics and Other Controversies
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
View Poll Results: Take them down or leave them up?
Take them down. They're offensive. 131 35.99%
Leave them up. It's history. 233 64.01%
Voters: 364. You may not vote on this poll

Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 03-06-2017, 08:38 PM
 
612 posts, read 346,851 times
Reputation: 445

Advertisements

New Orleans Confederate monuments can come down, court rules | NOLA.com

The lee statue has been up since 1884. What are your thoughts?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 03-06-2017, 08:41 PM
 
4,238 posts, read 1,808,418 times
Reputation: 3908
On one hand, I don't think we should hide from our history. On the other, I'm not keen on celebrations of traitors on public property.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-06-2017, 08:43 PM
 
Location: Here.
10,990 posts, read 9,687,069 times
Reputation: 13096
Too bad they can't remove the Democratic Party.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-06-2017, 08:46 PM
 
1,368 posts, read 357,616 times
Reputation: 970
Quote:
Originally Posted by Retroit View Post
Too bad they can't remove the Democratic Party.
The Democrat Party should be required to apologize to everyone for their support of slavery, racism, and violence from inception till today.

Last edited by CaseyB; 03-08-2017 at 07:21 AM..
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-06-2017, 08:59 PM
 
Location: Minnysoda
6,851 posts, read 6,998,882 times
Reputation: 3895
Quote:
Originally Posted by gladhands View Post
On one hand, I don't think we should hide from our history. On the other, I'm not keen on celebrations of traitors on public property.
You going to try to change the names of 10 major US Army bases?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-07-2017, 03:03 AM
 
40,217 posts, read 19,276,451 times
Reputation: 11348
I'm so sad. What a tragedy.

Pfffft...whatever. Dump the damn things in a Louisiana swamp for all I care.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-07-2017, 03:05 AM
 
1,956 posts, read 946,280 times
Reputation: 4183
Those that forget their history are forced to repeat it.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-07-2017, 03:08 AM
 
Location: Newport Beach, California
25,733 posts, read 13,980,755 times
Reputation: 10491
It is history.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-07-2017, 03:18 AM
 
24,181 posts, read 18,836,953 times
Reputation: 11001
Good, take them all down. They should never have gotten up in the first place. They belong in a Civil War museum at best, not on display out in public.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 03-07-2017, 06:00 AM
 
4,238 posts, read 1,808,418 times
Reputation: 3908
Quote:
Originally Posted by my54ford View Post
You going to try to change the names of 10 major US Army bases?
Yes.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply

Quick Reply
Message:


Over $99,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Politics and Other Controversies

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2017, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32 - Top