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2019-06-17 Home Front: Culture Wars
Rethinking hero status: Was Martin Luther King Jr. a monster?
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-06-17 05:40|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [307 views ]  Top

#1 What's unfathomable to me is how an entire nation can allow itself to be brought to it's knees at the altar of guilt, citing inaccurate historical depictions and blatant panhandling for 'respect' by openly un-American communities.
Posted by Dron66046 2019-06-17 09:15||   2019-06-17 09:15|| Front Page Top

#2 ...Am I the only one who remembers hearing about this twenty-something years ago?

Mike
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2019-06-17 12:03||   2019-06-17 12:03|| Front Page Top

#3 I never hero-worshipped him.

He was at best a flawed human who did some good things while having socialistic views, and who was drifting even further left before his assassination.

He would have been like Jesse Jackson or John L. Lewis (but more sonorously articulate) had he lived.
Posted by charger 2019-06-17 14:48||   2019-06-17 14:48|| Front Page Top

#4 Agreed, charger. He did advocate having the father in the household and doing your best at what you do, so there's that.

Don't know if he would have gone 'Full Grifter' like one of the other two you mention (not John L.).
Posted by Mullah Richard 2019-06-17 16:43||   2019-06-17 16:43|| Front Page Top

#5 Mike: No, I remember it too. I think though it was just rumors then. Nobody with pull had come forward claiming to have heard the tapes by the FBI. That's the difference now. This also might have been planned as "soft" release since the tapes are supposed to be declassified in... what, 2024?
Posted by Charles 2019-06-17 19:15||   2019-06-17 19:15|| Front Page Top

#6 Isn't everyone, in their time?
Posted by Skidmark 2019-06-17 20:52||   2019-06-17 20:52|| Front Page Top

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