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Re: The Confederate Flag Debate

Postby dzrtdwg » Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:36 am

Nationwide debate over Confederate monuments intensifies
The number of people in favor of KEEPING the monuments is more than double the number who want them removed.
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Re: The Confederate Flag Debate

Postby wildrose » Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:46 am

'Slam Dunk'! Charles Barkley Brings 'Voice Of Reason' To Monument Debate (Brace For Backlash)
Basically, Barkley says that there are better things to worry about. Some of those things include: 1) Getting a good education, 2) Stop killing each other, 3) Develop economic opportunities. In other words, Barkley says, don't waste time on things that are insignificant, such as statues.
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Re: The Confederate Flag Debate

Postby sandman » Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:36 pm

Are we in danger of erasing history across the country?
I'm against removing historic statues. I think the comparison to book burning is valid.
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Re: The Confederate Flag Debate

Postby drdesert » Thu Aug 24, 2017 4:01 pm

Confederate monuments that still exist in the US
It almost seems like the only reason CNN posted this video is to remind the public that there are more monuments to remove. That way they will be able to guarantee more protests, counter-protests, and any violence that goes with them. This political correctness on steroids has gone way too far. People in support of keeping these monuments need to stand their ground and maybe even do something to gain a little ground in this battle against political correctness on steroids!
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Re: The Confederate Flag Debate

Postby CrustyOldFart » Sat Aug 26, 2017 12:02 pm

Why monuments matter
We don't shut down mosques when Muslims commit crimes, so why take down Confederate memorials after the recent altercations in the southeast?
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Re: The Confederate Flag Debate

Postby desertrat » Tue Aug 29, 2017 4:28 pm

‘Can’t buy a statue, can buy a flag’: Spike in Confederate flag sales as tensions flare across US
Backlash against the current wave of political correctness which has triggered leaders to remove historic statues.
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Re: The Confederate Flag Debate

Postby mrgreen » Thu Aug 31, 2017 7:38 pm

Warning of bloodshed with new map of Confederate monuments
The social justice whiners are at it again. They expect everyone else to treat them with tolerance, but they refuse to treat anyone else with tolerance.
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