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Confederate Toppling Looms Over Debate About Other Statues
www.usnews.com ^ | 8/21/18 | Waggoner and Drew

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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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: dixie; purge; thugs
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Leftists thugs are not obligated to obey the laws of the land because no one will enforce those laws when they are violated. These keystone cops apparently stood by and let these anarchists do their dirty work with the full knowledge and approval of the university administration. Meanwhile, their UNC face book page has been scrubbed clean of more than 360 negative comments and not a single comment remains that has not passed their censors. These actions are going to bring reactions eventually that will not be pretty at all.
1 posted on 08/21/2018 4:10:09 PM PDT by Midwesterner53
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To: Midwesterner53
No problem with this statue here:


2 posted on 08/21/2018 4:17:22 PM PDT by Slyfox (Not my circus, not my monkeys)
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To: Midwesterner53

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”


3 posted on 08/21/2018 4:18:56 PM PDT by RedMonqey ("Those who turn their arms in for plowshares will be doing the plowing for those who didn't.")
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To: Midwesterner53

All involved should prosecuted and collectively fined enough to replace the statue.


4 posted on 08/21/2018 4:23:40 PM PDT by yuleeyahoo (The nation which can prefer disgrace to danger is prepared for a master and deserves one. Hamilton)
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To: Midwesterner53

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.


5 posted on 08/21/2018 4:27:48 PM PDT by Vic S
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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.

6 posted on 08/21/2018 4:30:05 PM PDT by deport
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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.


7 posted on 08/21/2018 4:30:25 PM PDT by CaptainMorgantown
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Why looky there! You got a picture of Bill Clinton’s new statue. I’m sure he’s just as proud as he can be.


8 posted on 08/21/2018 4:33:41 PM PDT by SgtBob (Freedom is not for the faint of heart. Semper Fi!)
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To: Slyfox
Whose statue will replace the one removed by the American Taliban?

Che Guevara? Fidel Castro? Karl Marx? Malcolm X? MLK? Nat Turner? Barack Obama?

9 posted on 08/21/2018 4:53:24 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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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...


10 posted on 08/21/2018 4:56:06 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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I want Sam put back and the vandals arrested. NO NEGOTIATIONS with these stupid ignorant terrorists.


11 posted on 08/21/2018 4:58:07 PM PDT by Adder (Mr. Franklin: We are trying to get the Republic back!)
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To: Slyfox; SkyPilot; null and void; Roman_War_Criminal

[No problem with this statue here]

Of course not. Liberals love Obama so why not his spiritual father, too?


12 posted on 08/21/2018 4:58:20 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: JBW1949

And some of them post here at FR.


13 posted on 08/21/2018 4:59:16 PM PDT by Pelham (Yankeefa, cleansing America one statue at a time.)
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To: Pelham

That’s true...


14 posted on 08/21/2018 5:01:49 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: Pelham

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.


15 posted on 08/21/2018 5:02:42 PM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard ( Flag burners can go screw -- I'm mighty PROUD of that ragged old flag)
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To: Pelham

Those statues are part of American history, whether they want to admit it or not...


16 posted on 08/21/2018 5:03:06 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd; Pelham

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...


17 posted on 08/21/2018 5:04:48 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: Wyrd bið ful aræd

Sorry...Not condoned, but favored it...


18 posted on 08/21/2018 5:05:59 PM PDT by JBW1949 (I'm really PC....PATRIOTICALLY CORRECT!!!!)
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To: JBW1949; Pelham

yep

There are at least a couple of trolls operating here IMHO


19 posted on 08/21/2018 5:06:59 PM PDT by SaveFerris (Luke 17:28 ... as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold ......)
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To: Slyfox

Where the heck is that demonic thing located??


20 posted on 08/21/2018 5:07:15 PM PDT by Crucial
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