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posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:20 AM
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Lord these folk are idiots. I can't even soften that with our old southern standby reserved for the terminally confused: God Bless their little heart.

God Bless their little hearts though. I'm not sure if this counts as empathy for their cause but I just got a mental picture of them erecting statues of SJWs instead...can you imagine "scream at the sky lady" in bronze?




posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:24 AM
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a reply to: intrepid




I didn't know that Germany was still in control of Poland.


There would be only heroic SS-statues on this world if they were. And Ausschwitz would still be up and running, we both know that.
This debate wouldn't even be an issue after all, cuz those iconoclast Bolsheviks would've been shot instantly for their vila attacks on white supremacy. I bet some people don't see the irony with that, given their own demands for the sake of some "innocent statues" and such...




posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:26 AM
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The people that support this type of behavior think that even though most of the soldiers were to poor to buy shoes they had to support slavery if they fought for the south.

Defending their homes, their families, none of that could have possibly gone into their decision to carry weapons in the war.


Some rich guys were doing it for slavery... so obviously anyone that fought had to support slavery.

That's what we are having to fight against, I keep asking them since the last veteran for the south died in like the 1950s can they please point out which statues were put up for racist reasons and which were put up to honor the soldiers... oddly enough nobody ever answers.



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:27 AM
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The way I see it is who cares about the stupid statue?

The history of the civil has essentially been covered up. It doesnt matter in the long run and its an issue being used to drive a narrative.

Scrww it. If knocking over a useless statue stops them from voting us into a socialist tyranny then so be it.



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:32 AM
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a reply to: Irishhaf

Would you support a statue of Dick Cheney being erected to celebrate the soldiers that fought in the War in Afghanistan?



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:36 AM
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a reply to: network dude

It always amazes me the amount of energy people spend on senseless anger and hate.

A statue is only powerful if you give it that power.

That same energy could be used to help a child with schoolwork, volunteer at a homeless shelter, or how about this, if statues mean so much, paying homage to a statue that you like....



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:40 AM
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Kind of curious how you connect a politician to a soldier, where all the statues I am aware of either are depicting the average soldier or some general, and I think a couple of Davis.


But even davis was a soldier, the guy didn't want to be the president of the south he wanted to lead a unit in the war but when he was elected he felt it was his duty to follow the will of the people.

He is actually an interesting guy to read up on, shame the north tried hard to wipe him from the records.



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:41 AM
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Newsflash:

Gigantic Dick Erected

Non-PC crowd demands it's destruction after Dick Cheney stated publicly, that it doesn't represent his person and the artist abused the comission in order to criticise his policies.


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posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:42 AM
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originally posted by: PublicOpinion
a reply to: Xcalibur254

Newsflash:

Gigantic Dick Errected

Non-PC crowd demands it's destruction after Dick Cheney stated publicly, that it doesn't represent his person and the artist abused the comission in order to critizise his policies.



Dude. That's the Washington monument.



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:45 AM
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a reply to: Grambler

And maybe, just maybe in the future, robots will be given human rights. "Can you believe that back in the early 21st century there were people that were woke enough to remove offensive statues from the past, and yet they used robotics as slaves! What monsters, lets remove them from history"

Yea, the robots will be trash talking us because of the way we treated machines. "He used that toaster for years. When it broke, he just threw it away. Like garbage. That bastard!"



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:51 AM
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originally posted by: Xcalibur254
a reply to: network dude

What heroic things did Jefferson Davis achieve? Why is he deserving of numerous statues in his honor?


that depends on which side you were on. Remember, there were two sides.



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:54 AM
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a reply to: intrepid

Pharao Phallussus the Third agrees with you. "Wholeheartedly".




posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 10:54 AM
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originally posted by: Xcalibur254
a reply to: Irishhaf

Would you support a statue of Dick Cheney being erected to celebrate the soldiers that fought in the War in Afghanistan?


If one was erected, would you feel the need to destroy it?



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 11:16 AM
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originally posted by: The GUT
Lord these folk are idiots. I can't even soften that with our old southern standby reserved for the terminally confused: God Bless their little heart.

God Bless their little hearts though. I'm not sure if this counts as empathy for their cause but I just got a mental picture of them erecting statues of SJWs instead...can you imagine "scream at the sky lady" in bronze?


God bless their pointy little heads.



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 11:19 AM
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a reply to: network dude

I wouldn't oppose anyone who felt the need to.



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 11:24 AM
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Its simple

Its fascism, parading around claiming not to be fascist , all the while destroying monuments, burning ,books, suppressing free speech on campuses, beating people they dont agree with , and destroying buildings.

They are Nazis, plain and simple, they just arent attacking Jews.



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 11:26 AM
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originally posted by: Xcalibur254
a reply to: network dude

I wouldn't oppose anyone who felt the need to.


so if the front of your home was upsetting to someone, and they felt the need to remove it, you would be good with that?



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 11:30 AM
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At least I did research -- instead of going with emotional drama.

Removing these statues from the "public square" and putting them in a more appropriate place -- does not affect, dismiss, or change history.


The vast majority of them were built between the 1890s and 1950s, which matches up exactly with the era of Jim Crow segregation.” According to the Southern Poverty Law Center’s research, the biggest spike was between 1900 and the 1920s.

In contrast to the earlier memorials that mourned dead soldiers, these monuments tended to glorify leaders of the Confederacy like General Robert E. Lee, former President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis and General “Thomas Stonewall” Jackson.


www.google.com...



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 11:33 AM
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I see we have now entered in to the land of hyperbole.

That said, in most places if the front of your house is found to be offensive or unsatisfactory, thanks to things like HOAs, you will be required to change it.



posted on Aug, 21 2018 @ 11:33 AM
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originally posted by: Annee
At least I did research -- instead of going with emotional drama.

Removing these statues from the "public square" and putting them in a more appropriate place -- does not affect, dismiss, or change history.


The vast majority of them were built between the 1890s and 1950s, which matches up exactly with the era of Jim Crow segregation.” According to the Southern Poverty Law Center’s research, the biggest spike was between 1900 and the 1920s.

In contrast to the earlier memorials that mourned dead soldiers, these monuments tended to glorify leaders of the Confederacy like General Robert E. Lee, former President of the Confederacy Jefferson Davis and General “Thomas Stonewall” Jackson.


www.google.com...


how about a mob tearing one down? Is that something you celebrate?




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