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2017-08-19 Home Front: Politix
Madison Mayor Removes Confederate Cemetery Markers
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Posted by Glenmore 2017-08-19 12:07|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [496 views ]  Top

#1 They are US veterans now. You are desecrating veteran's graves.

Prepare for the whirlwind.
Posted by DarthVader 2017-08-19 12:36||   2017-08-19 12:36|| Front Page Top

#2 Darth, I doubt they like any veterans - or servicemen - in Madison.
Posted by Glenmore 2017-08-19 13:10||   2017-08-19 13:10|| Front Page Top

#3 Shallow, virtue-signaling act of a politician trying to appease his base and get 30 seconds of attention. The memorials to the Confederacy were erected in memory of lost sons who had died for a cause they believed in. They are part of American history, and recognition of their sacrifice and valor does nothing to promote slavery or institutional racism, that was decided by the outcome of the civil war. Being respectful of their lives was meant to be an act of healing and re-unification for a torn and divided nation, and to let us move forward to a common future for everyone. All these acts of disrespect do is worsen the already near-toxic race relations that Obama percolated in the past eight years. We are rapidly heading back to the 1950's with genuine acts of segregation, by blacks, and a sense of victimhood/entitlement that is undergirded by black racism against whites that is becoming epidemic.
Posted by NoMoreBS 2017-08-19 13:12||   2017-08-19 13:12|| Front Page Top

#4 This $hit is getting ridiculous.

It's way beyond ridiculous. It's, also, a lot smarter than what they been doing so far - now they don't attack all whites (except themselves) but only Southerners ("first they came for the Jews").
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-08-19 13:22||   2017-08-19 13:22|| Front Page Top

#5 Not even the dead are safe from these communist bastids. Imagine, given the opportunity, what they might do to the living.
Posted by Besoeker 2017-08-19 14:07||   2017-08-19 14:07|| Front Page Top

#6 It is bad juju to mess with the graves of people's relatives. Those who are doing this desecration ought to give some thought to the idea of how they would feel if their mother's or father's graves were destroyed in someone's pissed-off fit of pique. How would they feel if one of their relatives were killed as the result of someone's ignorant actions. Yes, this $hit is getting ridiculous.
Posted by JohnQC 2017-08-19 14:23||   2017-08-19 14:23|| Front Page Top

#7 Some burial ground 'desecration' is acceptable, some isn't. I suppose calling it a double-standard would be.... racist.

‘Desecration’: Protest against bulldozing of Native American burial grounds for Dakota pipeline
Posted by Besoeker 2017-08-19 14:29||   2017-08-19 14:29|| Front Page Top

#8 Really Paul is that the way to treat your most loyal voters?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2017-08-19 14:46||   2017-08-19 14:46|| Front Page Top

#9 If I didn't dislike the commenter, I'd be inclined to give that last comment Snark 'O The Day.
Posted by Raj 2017-08-19 15:40||   2017-08-19 15:40|| Front Page Top

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