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Statuary Rape
Original Material | 8/26/2017 | By Laz A. Mataz

Posted on 08/26/2017 9:13:55 AM PDT by Lazamataz

Statuary Rape

A curious madness has swept the American left as of late: There is a hatred and a desire to tear down every monument and statue that 'offends' them.

Leaving aside the fact that there is no American right to remain unoffended, what started as a focus on Confederate statues has spread to every manner of marker or memorial.

Let us consider:

  1. A Houston man attempted to destroy a Confederate statue at the General Dowling Monument.... with a bomb!

  2. The 'offending' statue need not even be of a particular person, when, in Durham, protesters illegally toppled a statue of a generic Confederate soldier.

  3. AntiFa activists, mistakenly believing Confederate soldiers were buried at Gettysburg, planned to desecrate gravesites of Civil War casualties. On the official, government front: The Mayor of Memphis called for the digging up of Confederate graves, most notably, that of Nathan Bedford Forrest. This is in direct violation of Public Law 810 of 1958, which makes provision for treating Confederate soldiers as US veterans in the context of grave memorials and other veterans' benefits.

  4. The editor if Vice Magazine incredibly called for the razing of Mount Rushmore.

  5. Calls for statue removal now even extend to those of Christopher Columbus and Philadelphia's Frank Rizzo.

  6. Not even the statues of Catholic Saints are safe, when the mass hysteria that has gripped our nation extended to Saint Serra, and his statue was desecrated.

  7. The madness even extends to names. ESPN removed an announcer from calling a football game because his name was Robert Lee.

  8. Even more absurdly, the names of the animals of Robert E. Lee are even subject to attack: Traveler, a mascot of the USC, was condemned since it shared a name with of Robert E. Lee's horse.

If the name of a horse owned by Robert E. Lee is now forbidden, I shudder to think what comes next. Will the girl's names of Georgia and Virginia be stricken from the list of acceptable names, because those States joined the Confederacy? Will Mason canning jars be banned, because they remind someone -- somewhere -- of the Mason-Dixon line? Will flocks of geese, flying south for the winter, be shot out of the sky by crazed leftists, because "South" is now an expletive?

To the left, I say this: The comparison of your behavior to the behavior of MiniTruth (the Ministry of propaganda in the novel '1984',) is an obvious one. Further, to strike the statues that you object to makes you no different than ISIS, who regards any monument not directed towards the furtherance of Islam a "Haram" -- or forbidden -- thing. Finally, by deleting any statue of a historical figure, you diminish the publics' awareness of history -- and in so doing, increase the chance we will repeat that history. Perhaps these are your true goals, but if they are not, then I suggest you stop directing your rage to inanimate objects.

Besides, I would add, not even people of color share your priorities. In a recent poll, it was shown that Black Americans do not want Confederate statues removed.

This all started with the hysterical overreaction to the existence of the Confederate battle flag that occured after it was found that Dylann Root, a shooter who attacked a South Carolina church posed in one picture with such a flag. I wrote an editorial about that topic. I was not yet aware just how far this hatred of inanimate objects would go.

In conclusion, I would like to remind the American left that the urge to destroy inanimate objects that they do not favor will inevitably become an urge to destroy the people they do not like.

And there begins the Fascism and tyranny of which you so routinely, and inaccurately, accuse President Donald Trump.


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1 posted on 08/26/2017 9:13:55 AM PDT by Lazamataz
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To: Lazamataz

Image for thumbnail when crossposting to Facebook.

2 posted on 08/26/2017 9:15:57 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The "news" networks and papers are bitter, dangerous enemies of the American people.)
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To: Lazamataz

Bttt.

5.56mm


3 posted on 08/26/2017 9:16:33 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: TheOldLady; Cyber Liberty; CatherineofAragon; melissa_in_ga; Slings and Arrows; ...
My first of four upcoming editorials.

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4 posted on 08/26/2017 9:17:56 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The "news" networks and papers are bitter, dangerous enemies of the American people.)
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(hat tip Viking2002)....... these whining Antifa types and social agitators are about 1/10th of 1% of the domestic population, concentrated in about 1% of the continental land mass......

It's only the ignorance of the MSM that permits wall-to-wall coverage of these incoherent activities and inane demands.

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You've got this moron----Dirty Democrat NY Cong Yvette Clarke----undermining the US government---tearing down Confederate statues (to switch the focus from her crimes).

This idiot---NY Democrat Cong Yvette Clarke--- actually approved a $120,000 "write-off" of tax-paid tech Equipment Linked To the treasonous Paki/Awan clan.

AND GET THS The missing govt-issue tax-paid devices included many iPhones and iPads. At $800 each, Cong Yvette Clarke's $120,000 write-off would force taxpayers to pay for 150 electronic items for her staff of 16......that's about 10 iPhones and iPads each.

DIRTY DEMOCRAT CLARKE'S HYPOCRISY IS JAW-DROPPING.

Democrat Cong Yvette Clarke's payroll records indicate she has 16 employees......why did Cong Clarke need so many electronics for that small staff? (smirk--- another way pols steal from taxpayers is one conclusion).

According to ace reporting by The Daily Caller, her chief of staff (who Cong Clarke directs) casually signed off on what appears to be a theft ring operating inside the Democrat Congressional Caucus. The facts suggest the Awan gang was running the oldest of scams......selling computer gear out the back door after first reporting it stolen to authorities. (hat tip The Daily Caller)

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Cong Yvette Clarke describes herself as a "Caribbean-American."

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Remember, taxpayers.....dirty Democrat Cong Yvette Clarke's 120,000 dollar "write off" is JUST ONE of the Dmocrats the Paki clan IT'ed for.

None of the 80 odd Democrats the Paki clan IT'ed have been audited for similar financing scams.

And if more than one Democrat did the Yvette Clarke Write-off Act, this indicates "organized crime".....they should all be prosecuted under RICO.

5 posted on 08/26/2017 9:18:10 AM PDT by Liz (Four boxes to defend liberty: soap, ballot, jury and ammo; used in that order.)
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To: Lazamataz

Curious madness indeed. Those statues have been there for 100 years, and never bothered anybody. Now, all of a sudden, they all have to come down? Curious.


6 posted on 08/26/2017 9:18:39 AM PDT by real saxophonist ( YouTube + Twitter + Facebook = YouTwitFace.com)
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To: Jeff Chandler
Please feel free to crosspost to your website, Headline of the Day
7 posted on 08/26/2017 9:19:34 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The "news" networks and papers are bitter, dangerous enemies of the American people.)
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To: Lazamataz

Democrats have had success in mobilizing mob mentality. They will continue to push and push this until it runs its course, whenever that may be.
They have nothing else except to move further left as suggested by Pocahontas.
Hopefully, that move will lead off a cliff before more damage can be done. It’s sad and embarrassing to the USA to watch.


8 posted on 08/26/2017 9:19:37 AM PDT by Sasparilla ( I'm Not Tired of Winning.)
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To: LS

I promised you a ping. This is one of four editorials that I will be authoring this weekend. Please feel free to share your thoughts!


9 posted on 08/26/2017 9:20:34 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The "news" networks and papers are bitter, dangerous enemies of the American people.)
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To: real saxophonist

I thought the title was kinda witty.... a play on the phrase, “statutory rape”. :)


10 posted on 08/26/2017 9:21:57 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The "news" networks and papers are bitter, dangerous enemies of the American people.)
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To: Lazamataz

Yeah, I noticed that. I like it.


11 posted on 08/26/2017 9:23:56 AM PDT by real saxophonist ( YouTube + Twitter + Facebook = YouTwitFace.com)
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To: Lazamataz
the urge to destroy inanimate objects that they do not favor will inevitably become an urge to destroy the people they do not like.

They already may have arrived at that point.

12 posted on 08/26/2017 9:24:13 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: Lazamataz

Nice job Laz.


13 posted on 08/26/2017 9:26:35 AM PDT by KC Burke (If all the world is a stage, I would like to request my lighting be adjusted.)
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To: BenLurkin

Oh, I know. It’s just a reminder to the sane among us.


14 posted on 08/26/2017 9:26:51 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The "news" networks and papers are bitter, dangerous enemies of the American people.)
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To: Lazamataz

A recent comment asked: “How long is it going to be before leftists start burning down libraries, with the idea that ‘Books make people become fascists’?”


15 posted on 08/26/2017 9:27:51 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Hitler’s Mein Kampf, translated into Arabic, is "My Jihad")
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To: Lazamataz

Many Confederate soldiers and officers fought honorably for this nation in the Spanish-American War. Many gave their lives protecting this nation while others were part of the rebuilding after the Civil War.

They are all US citizens and not some evil people.

We even separate our feelings about NAZIs between those who carried out atrocities versus those simply serving their nation.


16 posted on 08/26/2017 9:27:58 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (The largest and most dangerous hate-group in the US is now the Democratic Party)
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To: KC Burke

Thanks, KC. Three more editorials to write. HUFF PUFF!


17 posted on 08/26/2017 9:28:31 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The "news" networks and papers are bitter, dangerous enemies of the American people.)
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To: Lazamataz
In conclusion, I would like to remind the American left that the urge to destroy inanimate objects that they do not favor will inevitably become an urge to destroy the people they do not like.

Well put.

18 posted on 08/26/2017 9:28:39 AM PDT by 2111USMC (Aim Small Miss Small)
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To: BenLurkin; Lazamataz

Steve Scalise is evidence they have.


19 posted on 08/26/2017 9:29:06 AM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: FreedomPoster

I know. I direct the comment, obstensibly to the left, but in reality to those Americans who have not lost their f***in minds yet. LOL


20 posted on 08/26/2017 9:30:15 AM PDT by Lazamataz (The "news" networks and papers are bitter, dangerous enemies of the American people.)
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