From the midweek edition of the Morning Jolt: Look Who’s Reticent About Removing Confederate Statues in Virginia! Pop quiz, Virginians: Find the distinctions between the positions of Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam on the issue of Confederate statues: “Our history is our history,” Gillespie said. Show More Summary
The Republican speaker of Texas’ House of Representatives called Tuesday for the removal of a plaque that honored the Confederacy from the state’s capitol building, making him the state’s most prominent GOP member to take such a hardline stance on the issue. State Rep. Joe Straus (R-San Antonio)...
Today, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus, joined the continuing push to take down Confederate monuments by calling for the removal of a plaque at the statehouse entitled the “Children of the Confederacy Creed” that asserts the Civil War “was not a rebellion, nor was its underlying cause to sustain slavery.” House Speaker Joe Straus is calling […]
History and heritage are powerful words in American politics. Just days after bloody white supremacist rallies in Charlottesville last month, Donald Trump argued that a growing chorus of voices calling for the removal of Confederate statues would inevitably lead to the removal of monuments honoring the Founding Fathers – tantamount to heresy. Show More Summary
A powerful Texas Republican is calling for the removal of a Confederate marker in the state Capitol that rejects slavery as an underlying cause of the Civil War. Republican House … Click to Continue »
The California Assembly called on Congress to censure President Donald Trump after his comments about Charlottesville, VA, during a time of violence including a protest to remove a Confederate statue of Robert E. Lee in the city. On Friday night, Democrats in the State Assembly passed the...
The Master Race sure does take a fuckload of Ls.
DALLAS, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Workers in Dallas removed a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from a park on Thursday, with police on hand to provide protection after the mayor said the monument was a symbol of injustice and the city council voted to bring it down. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Authorities in Dallas, Texas have removed a statue of Robert E. Lee from a pedestal in a park named for the Confederate general. In a statement, the city’s mayor Mike Rawlings said the council had voted to tear down the four metre high monument which he described as a symbol of Injustice Dallas...
In an unannounced move, Dallas police brought a crane to Lee Park where workers removed a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee and hauled it away. (Sept. 14)
It’s kind of funny to see the very same people who cheer for states’ (local) rights cite national polls in the debate about whether Confederate monuments should be removed or […]
Brian Kilmeade Asks If Liberals Are Going To Remove 9/11 Memorials Monday morning marked the 16 year anniversary of the tragic terrorist attacks on September 11th, and almost everybody paid their tributes in a respectful manner. Then, there’s ‘Fox &
Authored by Jeremiah Poff via TheCollegeFix.com, Still ‘under review by campus leadership’ While many colleges across the country are rushing to rename buildings and remove statues of Confederate leaders and other controversial historical...Show More Summary
Leaders of a historic Cincinnati church are considering whether a pair of Confederate memorials should be removed.
A remote mountain peak in Nevada's Great Basin National Park is getting more attention since deadly race-based violence in Virginia last month sparked new calls for removal of Confederate monuments. … Click to Continue »
Relics of the past should be preserved, for the sake of history, art, and future generations. But the current frenzy to demand removal of (and in some cases actually violently destroy) Confederate monuments, and even American monuments threatens to erase large swaths of American history -- noble and deplorable alike.
I really need to stop asking the question “Can they get any more ridiculous?” because apparently some of them are taking that as a challenge. I don’t know what the
A sad day for fans of racist marble.
A judge has lifted a restraining order clearing the way for Dallas to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Court documents show U.S. District Judge Sidney Fitzwater … Click to Continue »
“I’m disgusted to be an American!"