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Old 08-18-2017, 06:24 PM
 
Location: Rutherfordton,NC
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Here's a liberal wish list. Better visit Mount Rushmore soon. Or the Jefferson Memorial in DC.

Here's A List Of All The Monuments Liberals Want To Tear Down So Far


Says the right wing biased web sight.
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Old 08-18-2017, 06:26 PM
 
Location: Orange County
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Idiots!!! Getting rid of statues is not going to solve the problem. Here we are doing the blame game again and this time statues are in their sights.
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Old 08-19-2017, 07:27 AM
 
Location: The South
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When government gives in to the most vocal minority's crazy wishes, you open the door to more insane demands. Those of us who opposed taking down the monuments in New Orleans New it would not change anything nor would they stop with the confederate monuments. Taking down the monuments, instead of an honest historical plaque or moving to a city/state museum, didn't ease racial tensions. It actually brought it to the surface among both blacks and whites. The Mayor of New Orleans focused so much on removing the monuments and spending a fortune to do so that he neglected the city's infrastructure leading to the failure of the pumps and flooding the city again. So what's next? Renaming roads named after confederate leaders or US Presidents who owned slaves? Tear down all museums dedicated to confederate leaders and US Presidents who owned slaves? Tear down their monuments? Oh this president said racist things so his images must go? This president used a homophobic gay slur so he must go? Will things named after Robert Byrd be renamed? What about FDR and his internment of American Japanese citizens? What about Andrew Jackson and his treatment of the native Americans? The list goes on and on. No nation is free of historical guilt unless they completely sanitized and rewrote their nation's history. The right thing to do is teach what made these leaders great in their time while acknowledging the things they did wrong. Put what they did wrong in relation to the laws and social norms of the era in which they lived. It doesn't excuse what they did, it shows the perspective from which they made their decisions. Sadly I blame the sorry state of our nation's education system for this movement.
Exactly right.
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