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View Poll Results: Take them down or leave them up?
Take them down. They're offensive. 133 36.14%
Leave them up. It's history. 235 63.86%
Voters: 368. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 03-06-2017, 09:38 PM
 
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New Orleans Confederate monuments can come down, court rules | NOLA.com

The lee statue has been up since 1884. What are your thoughts?

 
Old 03-06-2017, 09:41 PM
 
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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.
 
Old 03-06-2017, 09:43 PM
 
Location: Here.
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Too bad they can't remove the Democratic Party.
 
Old 03-06-2017, 09:46 PM
 
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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 08:21 AM..
 
Old 03-06-2017, 09:59 PM
 
Location: Minnysoda
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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?
 
Old 03-07-2017, 04:03 AM
 
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I'm so sad. What a tragedy.

Pfffft...whatever. Dump the damn things in a Louisiana swamp for all I care.
 
Old 03-07-2017, 04:05 AM
 
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Those that forget their history are forced to repeat it.
 
Old 03-07-2017, 04:08 AM
 
Location: Newport Beach, California
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It is history.
 
Old 03-07-2017, 04:18 AM
 
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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.
 
Old 03-07-2017, 07:00 AM
 
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Originally Posted by my54ford View Post
You going to try to change the names of 10 major US Army bases?
Yes.
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