Should Monuments To Union Soldiers Be Removed?

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  1. Shirley Martin

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    I have been reading about monuments in honor of Confederate soldiers being removed or torn down. There was one recently vandalized in Durham, North Carolina. I have to admit, that made my heart ache. Out of curiosity, I decided to see if there are any monuments to Union soldiers. I have found that there are some but to my surprise, they are in the south. Get this, monuments to Union soldiers paid for and put up by Southerners. They are intended to honor those brave men, black and white, who fought so honorably for what they believed was right, as did the Confederate soldiers. There were no bad men in that war only men defending their rights as they saw them.

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    This one is at Vicksburg, Va. UnionSoldiersSailors.jpg

    This one is at Baltimore, Md. Union soldier -- fence buitl by confererate veteran.jpg

    These two are in Florida.

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    Now, my question is: should these monuments also be removed?
     
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    they think tearing everything down will erase it from our minds and history. morons
     
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    Well in my opinion if they are removing one side's monuments...then they should remove the other side's too.
     
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    agreed Babs lets start here

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    :)
     
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    this one to

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    Pislosi wants confederate statues removed from the capitol now/ the ones she's walked by for over 30 years

    Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is calling on Speaker of the House Paul Ryan to join Democrats in supporting legislation to remove all Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol in the wake of the deadly events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

    correction. that's Islamic democrats

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/pelosi-calls-for-removal-of-confederate-statutes-from-capitol/


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    Confederate soldiers are considered United States military veterans, and even received a pension. Those behind the agenda to remove Confederate statues couldn't care less about race relations or history, and would probably welcome the destruction of Union war heroes as well, because the real goal is destruction of our society. If you remember, Obama said that we would have to change our history in order for his agenda to be achieved.
     
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    Agree!
     
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    I saw this on Facebook today and I like it!


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    I like that. I hope everybody that see it will take it to heart.
     
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    This is just like everything else....all poppy
    cock.....these statues have been here for years and were never a problem.
    Wait until they start renaming streets ...we already have school here being forced to change names...it is Ridiculious and costly ! So No...leave the dang statues alone.
     
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    they got one here in KC. a confederate monument

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    in an unrelated story race baiting BLM is going to try and close up Dollywood. to much north and south??? no link yet heard this on local TV
     
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    Ive never been to Dollywood and I'll probably never go but to close it is just CRAZY! Where will it all end?
     
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    my wife and her girl friends went last year and had a ball. I think this is a bad place for them to show up. she's got tons a friends down there
     
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    OK here's the story on Dolly Parton and BLM

    One particularly ruthless Black Lives Matter activist didn’t like what this notable white woman had done in her neck of the woods and recently showed up to destroy all that Dolly has built. Perhaps she thought the singer would be an easy target found out how wrong she was when Dolly brought hell on this racist woman trying to shut down her “Dixie Stampede.”

    http://trumpviralvideos.info/fierce...oman-who-tried-to-destroy-her-dixie-stampede/
     
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    Trumpviralvidedos? Lolol
     
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    She better leave Miss Dolly alone. She makes me mad, I'm gon' open up a whole can of whupass on her. :D
     
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    this BLM gal was concerned the racist pot had cooled off. so Dolly seemed to be a soft target. I;ll see your can of whupass and raise you 2
     
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    Removing statues is rewriting history.
    Tha Nazis tried to do it with the Jews and they almost succeded Communists have tried it too, most successfully with modern " China", which properly should be designated Greater Manchuria .
    They would like to wipe Tibetans off the face of the earth too if they could get away with it.They have no more " Historical Claim " to tTibet than they have the so-called China sea.

    Before we veer too far off topic ,however, what i am really trying to say is that, whether it is replacing sexist, racist ,imperialist streetnames with P.C. alternatives or removing statues it is pretending history didn't happen and when we forget the dark parts of history-that is when we are most in danger of repeating them. All Historic Revisionism is sick and degenerate . It is the Administrative equivalent of Genocide.it is burying your head in the sand to avoid confronting the real underlying problems.
     
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    When I see the destruction on monuments to Confederate soldiers, I am reminded of the destruction of these statues:

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    In Tokyo, Hokkaido University's professor emeritus of Buddhism Kotatsu Fujita said: "I cannot believe the Taliban will destroy the big Buddhas."
    "Even though the statues are in Afghanistan, they are really world heritage sites now. I strongly doubt the Taliban's understandings of cultural heritage."
    All Japan Buddhist Association secretary general Kijo Nishimura said the destruction "must be avoided as much as possible under any circumstances."
    "Once you destroy something, you can never get it back. We have an important responsibility to leave these statues to our descendants ... ," he said.

    But those ba$tards blew them up.
     
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