Skip to comments.Abraham Lincoln monument torched in Chicago: ‘An absolute disgraceful act’
Posted on 08/17/2017 8:20:06 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Abraham Lincoln has joined George Washington on the list of those targeted by Chicagoans in a national debate over Civil War-era monuments.
Alderman Raymond Lopez took to Facebook Wednesday night to decry a defaced statue of the nations 16th president in the Englewood neighborhood. The giant bust appears to have been damaged after someone in the 15th Ward sprayed and ignited a flammable liquid.
What an absolute disgraceful act of vandalism. This bust of Abraham Lincoln, erected by Phil Bloomquist on August 31, 1926, was damaged & burned, Mr. Lopez wrote, a local NBC affiliate reported. If anyone has any information regarding this act, please contact the police or my office immediately.
F- Abe Lincoln, responded Quintin Mitchell, whose comment was liked or deemed funny by 160 others....
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What debate? There’s no debate. They are destroying sacred monuments. These damn media fools are as culpable as the tools who do this stuff.
Chicongoans are idiots.
Let them burn their ‘hoods down.
Not so much, I guess. Sad
I was afraid something like this would happen.
I guess word leaked out about the rail-splitters’ views on certain things that I don't think have to be mentioned here.
Next projects: Lincoln memorial, DC and then up to Mount Rushmore.
Since Washington, Lincoln, and Jackson are such horrible people to Antifa, Black Lies Matter, and other liberals then they should get rid of all their likenesses. I suggest starting by burning every picture of them that the have on every $1’s, $5’s, and $20’s they have if they are really serious about this.
Rev Sharpton is already demanding we stop funding the maintenance of the Jefferson Memorial. It’s a start.
Heh heh, who knew the folks that fought against the "Fascists" in the Spanish Civil War, named their battalion after a "Fascist".
Did you say “sacred monuments?”
Interesting that the article doesn't tell us what political orientation Alderman Lopez self-identifies as.
A woman I knew’s father fought with the Abraham Lincoln brigade. She was named Victoria after the Battle of Stalingrad. He went to the USSR for some kind of reunion. She had some Russian tea he brought back with him. This was in the 60s and nobody (except people like Sanders or Oswald) went to the USSR. I guess, looking back at it now she was a classic Red Diaper Baby.
He is a Chicago alderman. They have only one political persuasion.
The dude probably paid a punk to vandalize the statue.
Englewood is ground zero for every problem associated with inner-city Chiraq - murder leading the list.
The average IQ there is probably <60
This is NOT a national debate.
Don’t give them any ideas.
They might demand the removal of them from our currency and replace them with figures like Jesse Jackson.
Saw a ‘good’ one today..
If ‘they’ can tear down OUR heritage for stuff that happened a couple hundred years ago,
Why not put Muslim Mosques on the list because of 9/11?
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