Skip to comments.Confederate Toppling Looms Over Debate About Other Statues
Posted on 08/21/2018 4:10:09 PM PDT by Midwesterner53
Toppling of Confederate statue in North Carolina could make it harder to negotiate a resolution to the fate of other such monuments in the state. CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) Protesters at North Carolina's flagship university took advantage of a non-confrontational police response to topple a century-old Confederate statue that's long been the target of critics who say it symbolizes racism.
Now, backlash over the Monday night takedown could make it harder to negotiate a resolution to the fate of other Confederate monuments in the state including three on state Capitol grounds being debated Wednesday by a state historical commission.
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These Union Do-Nothing cops make me wonder why should we support them in the BLM protests over the national anthem.
Screw them all that “Din-Do-Nuttin”
All involved should prosecuted and collectively fined enough to replace the statue.
Gen Albert Pike was the leading Freemason of his day, a confederate general and founder of the KKK.
It will be interesting to see if anything happens to his statue in DC.
Erected in 1913 as a memorial to the Confederate alumni who lost their lives
in the American Civil War and all students who joined the Confederate States
Army. More than one thousand members of the university fought in the American
Civil War in either the Northern or Southern armies, comprising at least 40%
of the student body.
A modest proposal: How about legislature of North Carolina suspend all state appropriations to the university (over $400M/year, I think) until the:
* The President of the Unviersity and the chief of the university police are fired.
* The university restores the statue to its original state
* The university identifies all participants in this act of vandalishm, expels or fires them, and prosecutes them to the full extent of the law.
Why looky there! You got a picture of Bill Clinton’s new statue. Im sure hes just as proud as he can be.
Che Guevara? Fidel Castro? Karl Marx? Malcolm X? MLK? Nat Turner? Barack Obama?
I’ve got a feeling that, over the long run, there are people who are laughing and cheering today that are not going to be very happy in the future...
I want Sam put back and the vandals arrested. NO NEGOTIATIONS with these stupid ignorant terrorists.
[No problem with this statue here]
Of course not. Liberals love Obama so why not his spiritual father, too?
And some of them post here at FR.
Who on FR is cheering this sort of thing? My ancestors fought in the Civil War for the Union, one was grievously wounded at Spotsylvania Court House. I see no justification for this destruction.
Those statues are part of American history, whether they want to admit it or not...
I can’t right off the bat name anyone, but in the past few months since this statue debacle began, there have been some comments on here condoned some of it...
Sorry...Not condoned, but favored it...
There are at least a couple of trolls operating here IMHO
Where the heck is that demonic thing located??
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