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    Posted: Aug 15 2017 at 10:39am
The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
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What's next digging up the Confederate cemeteries ?
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Good point. Why is it we don't have a statue of King George III ? How about a statue of Benidect Arnold ?
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The King George one was removed and made into musket balls 



Guess it's time to remove Washington from Mt. Rushmore 
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Those who learn their history from youtube clips are the reason this country has been so DUMBED-DOWN.
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This old tune is still relevant today. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwcKwGS7OSQ

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Next up the Communists statues in American

Then the Bill Clinton ones
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I can't remember who it was, but one of the Civil War participants had a great quote when talking about whether these statues should have ever been erected:

"As regards the erection of such a monument as is contemplated, my conviction is, that however grateful it would be to the feelings of the South, the attempt ... would have the effect of ... continuing, if not adding to, the difficulties under which the Southern people labour.  I think it wiser not to keep open the sores of war but to follow the examples of those nations who endeavored to obliterate the marks of civil strife, to commit to oblivion the feelings engendered..."
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What is the line of a statue being removed.........What's ok and whats not.

What about those that owned slaves ?
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It was the same man who all this fuss is about.  Gen Lee wrote those words in a letter to Gen Rosser in 1866.............  While we are at it, would someone enlighten me as to the connection between Franklin, Ohio and Gen Robert E. Lee.  A birth, a battle, a speech, a relative perhaps?  I can understand a monument or physical remembrance of him at Appomattox or West Point but.....Franklin, Ohio?  Seems the monument in question was placed there by the Daughters of the Confederacy.  For what reason I have no idea.
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Judging by the date on the monument. Circa 1928. That was a time of large influx of southerners to this area. I would guess it was an issue of transferring their past to their present.
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