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I understand what is going on, and that scares me. We are knee-jerking, we are not thinking logically and we are supporting an idea that will ultimately destroy us all. That is that anything that offends anyone needs to be terminated and that history isn't important. What do they say...those who don't learn history are bound to repeat it? We are going in the right general direction, but we are going to extremes and following the dream of a utopia that is based upon untruths, lies and that is opposed to logic.
originally posted by: calstorm
a reply to: smitastrophe
Sure, I guess, for a railroad attorney who advocated for property seizures of hard working land owners to expand the railroads.
originally posted by: WeAreAWAKE
So lets say for a moment that smoking pot is legal. Doesn't matter what you substitute there...just using pot as a hypothetical. Some people smoke it...some don't. Then, a few years from now pot is made illegal. So...do you then, when pot is illegal go back and condemn people who smoked it when it was legal? Of course not. How many President's wives couldn't vote in the past? Are they bad people too?
What do they say about hindsight? This is all getting ridiculous. If someone follows the rules of law, and then the law changes, you can't go back and call them guilty of something that wasn't illegal.
And I'll take that one step further. If someone does something illegal today and it gets legalized a few years from now...I say they are still guilty not because of the specific act, but of breaking the law at the time.
originally posted by: iDope
originally posted by: Blowback
a reply to: iDope
Presidents Whom Owned Slaves: 4 Are on Currency
does this mean the Federal Reserve Bank will have to be taken down ?
Let me ask you this. If this became a discussion, slave owners on our currency in the MSM, especially now, would it not envoke the question that a change should be made? Especially if the Confederate Flag gets banned it would have to be a talking point. Especially the Presidential memorials glorifying men whom owned slaves. It would all have to come down, it is the same symbol in the end, is it not?
Welcome to the age of the Nike Nickel, Microsoft Windows quarter (4 windows make a dollar), Viacom 20 dollar bill that streams TV on face of bill.