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Protesters want Balbo monument in Chicago removed

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posted on Aug, 23 2017 @ 10:30 PM
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Some protesters in Chicago are calling for the removal of a long standing monument that symbolizes Fascism.

The monument has been in Chicago since 1933.

It's the Balbo Monument

The thing was gifted to Chicago by wait for it ......

Famous Fascist Benito Mussolini of all people !!

Democrats have ruled continuous and strong in Chicago since 1931, and have been exceptionally proud of the Famous monument.

Now the Mayor is open to "suggestions" all of a sudden.

IRONIC from several angles.

Italo Balbo

Protesters want Balbo monument in Chicago removed


As protesters across the United States continue to call for the removal of Confederate monuments in the aftermath of a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., anti-fascist protesters in Chicago are now demanding a monument gifted by Italian dictator Benito Mussolini be taken down.

About 50 protesters, some of whom traveled from Rockford and Indiana, gathered around the Balbo monument in Burnham Park, where they railed against city officials for allowing a greenish breccia column to stand as a tribute to a fascist regime.

The monument is an ancient Roman pillar seated atop a large stone base that reads, in part: "Fascist Italy with the sponsorship of Benito Mussolini presents to Chicago" this commemoration of a flight by Balbo "in the 11th year of the Fascist Era."






posted on Aug, 23 2017 @ 10:36 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

Maybe they don't want to destroy it?
Maybe they want to drag it down to the DNC headquarters and erect it there as the new symbol of the Leftist movement.



posted on Aug, 23 2017 @ 10:37 PM
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Someone needs to slap the stink out of these protesters, hand out job applications and they'll disappear quick!



posted on Aug, 23 2017 @ 10:39 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

And tear up all the roads it traveled on to get there, oh and cut off the hands of those who installed it. And if that's not possible we'll claim reparations from existing family members.

Seriously though, this level of irony has no unit of measure.



posted on Aug, 23 2017 @ 11:04 PM
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But have they come up with a reason to tear down the statue of liberty yet?
They will.



posted on Aug, 23 2017 @ 11:06 PM
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People busy trying to remove historical statues of bad people now if only all of these people had that same motivation for current bad people.



posted on Aug, 23 2017 @ 11:07 PM
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Reminds me of the chinese revolution back in what, the 70s where they tore down all their historic and significant landmarks which ultimately lead to the lost generation. fools.



posted on Aug, 23 2017 @ 11:08 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

I can't keep up any more.


Why, what is going on with all the outcry for monument removals?




This started with one flag at one place.

One flag.



posted on Aug, 23 2017 @ 11:34 PM
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Yes, but what about Balboa monument in Philly?



posted on Aug, 23 2017 @ 11:46 PM
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they will remove all the statues, all the monuments, all the flags, ....destroy everything they can.
and we? we will do nothing but watch, watch and complain weakly, and one day we will wake up
to nothing...nothing will be left and we will wonder why someone didn't do something.



posted on Aug, 24 2017 @ 12:17 AM
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a reply to: pirhanna

You know i was thinking of that just the other night.It will not surprise me one little bit.



posted on Aug, 24 2017 @ 12:20 AM
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A fascist is pretty different from a Confederate.



posted on Aug, 24 2017 @ 12:24 AM
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If they go after the Rocky statue its going to get real.



posted on Aug, 24 2017 @ 12:40 AM
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But have they come up with a reason to tear down the statue of liberty yet?


Well.

The statue is based on the Roman Goddess Libertas. The heart of the ancient Roman empire was Rome which is also the capital of modern day Italy, which as we know used to be fascist. BOOM, strike one.

The sculptor was a FREEMASON. KABOOOOM, it's # coming down.



posted on Aug, 24 2017 @ 01:14 AM
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mothman statue comes down and the ATS militia will be gunning up quick.



posted on Aug, 24 2017 @ 05:05 AM
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a reply to: xuenchen





posted on Aug, 24 2017 @ 07:03 AM
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I think the major reason to be very worried is not so much the actual removal of the statues etc but just why is this ideology and these few snowflake anarchist being pandered to? Why are they being accommodated instead of laughed off the streets? This bending over backwards to tiny minorities is getting well out of hand. Some are attempting to change the USA from the inside simply to fit with their beliefs or fake sense of outrage, and what must be very galling for US citizens is these people are being permitted to change things and have been given the bigger voice.
Odd



posted on Aug, 24 2017 @ 07:28 AM
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Why are they being accommodated instead of laughed off the streets?


who's to know they aren't?
the opening poster who must have protectraciststatues.com as his search engine of choice never follows anything up, just other uneducated types retorting under the same delusion.

also remember, it's the opening poster offended by the thought of (in this case) a fascist symbol being removed, not a statue of a great man who did something or an historical event but, a gift from mussolini, maybe the op is offended by the way anti fascists dealt with him?
it never ends up well for fascists.



posted on Aug, 24 2017 @ 07:57 AM
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a reply to: xuenchen

I'm trying to understand why they care so much about these monuments and I really think they want a nationless country with no Identity or maybe something entirely new.

I don't understand the motive except for far left no nation one world government type situation.



posted on Aug, 24 2017 @ 08:04 AM
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Trump should just pass an executive order that all statues of any kind anywhere in the USA all be removed immediately. Robert E Lee, Lincoln, Washington, Mickey Mouse, etc.

Then would Liberals be happy?



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