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I called it. Now they are trying to Remove Washington.

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posted on May, 4 2019 @ 12:12 PM
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we are creating a society of whoosies, people worried that everything is going to offend someone. Get some balls American citizens, a murial of George Washington, or a statue of a famous American confederate general is history. We have had all sorts of Jerks in our nation over the years and lately there are a bunch of fear mongering Whoosie jerks trying to make us guilty for looking at a part of our heritage.

We cannot let this kind of stuff happen, we cannot let people erase history or nobody will realize any of the mistakes we made getting here. The confederacy is a reminder of a great war that killed many people because some group of people felt they had more rights than others. Strangely those pushing to bury history are saying their rights to sensor history gives them rights that most people do not have. So those who push to erase our history are not the kind of people we want.

George Washington chopped down his parents cherry tree, maybe that means some want to axe his picture.




posted on May, 4 2019 @ 12:40 PM
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originally posted by: Justoneman

originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: Justoneman
Shouldn't we go back to Mohammed since he started the Sex Slave trade...


Pretty sure that was around long before him but change it to whomever you want, I still want the Cowboy.


Ok, I can understand and appreciate that. But if we want to start somewhere it needs to go way way back, just to set the record straight.
Yes, way way back. Egypt had slaves of course before Christ. But how about Babylon 18th century bc

Slaves in Babylon: 18th century BC Information about slaves in early societies relates mainly to their legal status, which is essentially that of an object - part of the owner's valuable property. The Code of Hammurabi, from Babylon in the 18th century BC, gives chilling details of the different Rewards and penalties for surgeons operating on free men or slaves. But it also reveals that the system is not one of unmitigated brutality. Surprisingly, Babylonian slaves are themselves allowed to own property.

Then it’s the Quakers in American colonies who take up abolitionism.

Shortly afterwards, at the time of the American colonies' fight for independence, the Quakers again give a lead. The clamour for freedom, expressed so powerfully in the Declaration of Independence, can be seen as inconsistent in a population with a large African-American minority which is not in any sense free. The issue is starkly shown when the British troops fire on patriots in the Boston massacre of 1770; the first man to fall in this demonstration for freedom is a slave, Crispus Attucks.
historyworld.net...
People need to stop listening to Communist revisionist historians like Howard Zinn
edit on 4-5-2019 by ThirdEyeofHorus because: Typo



posted on May, 4 2019 @ 12:42 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: IAMTAT
"NICE boots!...are those leather?"


'I did NOT see that banana peel!'



"Sleepin' on the ground is cold---Got any more of those free blankets you've been passing out to my tribe?"



posted on May, 4 2019 @ 02:01 PM
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a reply to: IAMTAT


Duuuuuude. I can't top that one.



posted on May, 4 2019 @ 02:31 PM
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originally posted by: Jefferton
This is something we actually agree on. Hiding from history doesn't help anyone, or anything.

This new world of sjw commandos demolishing everything in their path, must be stopped.

You nailed it, the worst part is they focus on whats in their path, infront of them. They dont care about the actual issue of slavery that still exists and is horrible. If they did, their energy would be put towards ending slavery.

I heard an off the cuff remark stating there are more slaves now today than there ever was at any giving point in history. I did not fact check that statement but i dont need to, the fact that it could be wrong by magnitudes and slavery is and will still be a current problem that they would rather ignore and disassociate by complaining about something else while at the same time righteously judge others.



posted on May, 4 2019 @ 04:42 PM
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a reply to: JustJohnny

Humm...


By Caleb Parke, | Fox News

Student activists at Hofstra University are demanding the removal of a statue of Thomas Jefferson from campus.

Ja’Loni Owens, a Hofstra student and Black Lives Matter activist, started a change.org petition that warns it will discuss “slavery, rape, eugenics, anti-black racismand claims the Founding Fathers statue belongs in a museum with proper context,not displayed on a college campus, especially not in front of a hub of student life.
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Hofstra activists want to remove Thomas Jefferson statue

Not only does the "BLM terrorist", I mean activist, wants to remove the Thomas Jefferson statue, he/she wants it only in a musseum with the proper context... Whatever the heck he/she means by "proper context"...

What were you saying?...


edit on 4-5-2019 by ElectricUniverse because: add comment.



posted on May, 4 2019 @ 04:49 PM
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Here is another...


By Raif Kareratstatue-of-George-Washington

WASHINGTON, DC: Following the nationwide uproar over the Confederate flag and the appropriateness of memorials to Confederate defectors in the wake of the Charleston massacre, University of Texas students have started a petition to remove a statue of George Washington and memorials to other founding fathers due to their lifelong ownership of slaves.
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University of Texas students petition to remove statue of George Washington

Again...what were you saying about no one wanting to remove statues/memorials to our Founding Fathers?...



posted on May, 4 2019 @ 05:35 PM
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Maybe they will replace it with a giant interactive poop map of San Francisco. It could be scratch and sniff too


(post by noisemakers removed for a serious terms and conditions violation)

posted on May, 5 2019 @ 05:26 AM
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a reply to: ElectricUniverse

it isn’t an actual news site.. it is a compilation site that copies MSM stories..


They do not even have reporters or journalist on the payroll.. they definitely do not have an investigative section lol..

Also there is NOTHING you cannot prove if your burden of proof is “some random American high school student said X,Y or Z.. ..”



posted on May, 5 2019 @ 05:30 AM
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a reply to: ElectricUniverse

From Fox it has some chance of being a “real story”.. it isn’t from “thebazarr.com” or whatever the other nonsense one was..


It still doesn’t address the fact there is nothing you cannot prove if your burden of proof is “some random American high school student said..”

Do you have anyone with any actual authority ever saying it??


An elected official or spokesman for some big mainstream left wing group.. you know someone who should actually matter.. .



posted on May, 5 2019 @ 05:40 AM
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a reply to: rickymouse

The only thing we are creating is corporate marketing departments freaked out because of the shifting dynamics surrounding the interney have totally screwed monetization of advertising ..

It has all the corporations scared to death they will lose the few advertisers still buying ads through traditional mediums (T,V commercials, newspaper ads exc.)


So ANY controversy sends their PR departments screaming into the night.. forgetting that the people pissed about whatever almost never consume that product..


For example: fufu liberals were not watching duck dynasty in the first place.. so it doesn’t matter how many fufu liberals they pissed off in the first place..


The same with Nike and kapernic.. old white conservatives are not nike’s Target audience anyway lol.. it doesn’t matter if mike pisses them off..


No liberal conspiracy to turn the frogs gay required.



posted on May, 5 2019 @ 06:56 AM
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a reply to: JustJohnny

But yet it is happening. Can you turn off that liberal conspiracy please before a lot of someones suffer. Some may give all.



posted on May, 5 2019 @ 01:02 PM
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originally posted by: Bluntone22
a reply to: network dude

Do they realize that the school is named George Washington?

Maybe they should replace his mural with one of the people that sold their ancestors in the first place.


Next thing you know Washington, DC also gets renamed.



posted on May, 5 2019 @ 01:20 PM
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I would like to hear from someone who honestly believes that removing art depicting our history will somehow make things better.


Then you probably want to go and ask this question somewhere else.
Because you wont find that is this community.



posted on May, 5 2019 @ 01:23 PM
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a reply to: musicismagic

IDK...
Shouldn't that be " are those in power really retarded these days?



posted on May, 5 2019 @ 03:01 PM
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a reply to: network dude

There is history and there is mythology. Most art, especially political art, is to further an idea in the artist's head.

As a relevant example, in the case of confederate statues, the majority of them were put in place as a "stick to the blacks" move in reaction to the civil rights act and desegregation. This was the intent of whoever commissioned a sculptor to create them. In the case of the confederate carving on Stone Mountain in Georgia, both the benefactor and the carver shared the same point of view.

Back to the matter at hand, the school is calling for the mural to be removed and archived. It isn't suitable for the population of San Francisco. It's up to the local school district. They aren't calling for destruction... just to remove it from the school in a highly progressive city in a wildly diverse school district. Besides, it has the corpse of a native American on it.

Perhaps you would prefer the approach that Georgia is taking. It recently passed a law that bars removal of confederate monuments, even if the city or municipality agrees that the art is an eyesore or no longer reflects the values of a community. It removed the ability to make a decision at the local level, and it isn't surprising this effort was led by the right-wing majority Georgia government.

Washington, like all of the founding fathers, are defined by the mythology surrounding them. If I were giving a critical assessment of this mural, I would say it magnifies George Washington by casting him in color. This is in contrast to the figures he is sending away, which are painted in monochromatic colors and facing away from him. The corpse of the subdued native American is positioned face-down, where he has been stripped of humanity and dignity by subjecting him to an eternity with his face in mud.

There are myriad reasons why this mural does not belong in the school. At the time, it may have been a fit. But it's not today. I would not take the authority from the local school district by forcing them to keep it in place, as would happen in Georgia.



posted on May, 5 2019 @ 03:20 PM
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a reply to: rickymouse

I think the confederate statues are a different story as many were resserected by racists. Also, how is removal of a statue from a park or publuc square destroying history?



posted on May, 5 2019 @ 03:28 PM
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a reply to: icanteven

Great post. It should be decided at the local level and we should be aboiding what Georgia did. I see no reason to keep the mural up if many want it removed. Do kids really want to walk past slaves and a dead native American everyday?



posted on May, 5 2019 @ 03:36 PM
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originally posted by: OGMechDaddy

originally posted by: Bluntone22
a reply to: network dude

Do they realize that the school is named George Washington?

Maybe they should replace his mural with one of the people that sold their ancestors in the first place.
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The first person to own a slave in America was a black man! Matter of fact he sued and won a case against the state of Virginia to be the first legal slave owner! He set the precedent for all other slave owners in America. Yup if it wasn't for A black man slavery in America might not of even started.

face2faceafrica.com...


Very Interesting but colored people were still looked down upon even if free.



Johnson died in 1670. In August of the same year, an all-white jury ruled that “Anthony’s original land in Virginia could be seized [from his surviving family] by the state “because he was a Negroe and by consequence an alien.”


No doubt that there were cases of all races partaking in slavery. It still doesn't discount the persisting mentality that whites were superior throughout American history.

Anyway.. Interesting story.
edit on 5-5-2019 by blueman12 because: (no reason given)




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