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    Quote Originally Posted by pjohns View Post
    Several thoughts come to mind, e.g.:

    (1) To tear down the statue seems like a symbolic attempt to eradicate southern history; and many of us are thoroughly opposed to that.

    (2) It is my understanding that the counter-protestors--i.e. the "progressives"--were troublemakers bused in from Washington, DC.

    (3) That said, the original protestors were apparently infused with members of the KKK and American Nazis--which are hardly representative of those of us who adhere to mainline conservatism.

    All in all, it is a clash that some of us wish that both sides could (somehow) lose...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister D View Post
    Sigh...

    If I meant let small minorities inside a state decide how the teh people of Virginia, South Carolina, Alabama etc. wish to understand their past I would have used different terms.

    I do, however, know why you drive a truck for a living. Stick with what you are good at. Whoring yourself out to bethere isn't it.
    Where did you get the idea I drive a truck for a living?

    City park, decision made by city council, who were elected by city population.

    Where's the problem here?
    You better hope life gives you some water and sugar too or that's gonna be some crappy lemonade.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crepitus View Post
    Where did you get the idea I drive a truck for a living?

    City park, decision made by city council, who were elected by city population.

    Where's the problem here?
    You don't make a good impression.

    I didn't say there was a problem. I said let the people of the states in question decide how they want to remember their past. Now if I meant let a city council or a tiny minority within a state decide I would have said something different. Understand now, hoss?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense View Post
    It's embarrassing that Trump had to put a caveat on his condemnation. It's also embarrassing that there aren't stronger condemnations here of these white supremacists and this assault and murder.

    When the the far left protests, some here condemn all the left. I certainly won't lump all the right in with these white supremacists, but it would be nice to hear more condemnation.
    I am sickened by what happened today in Charlosttesville. Watching the different news outlets, I noticed that the white protesters were referred to as "white nationalists," "neo-Nazi's," and so on. The other side were called "counter-protesters." Hmmmm, BLM should have been called "black nationalists," or "black supremacists," right? The media did a fine job perpetuating the racial divide, and ramping up the violence by their mere presence.

    I noticed some of the protesters were veterans, you know, people that fought for our country and our right to protest? Nationalists? Really?

    Trump condemned the violence, unlike Obama who invited members of BLM to the WH.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mister D View Post
    You don't make a good impression.

    I didn't say there was a problem. I said let the people of the states in question decide how they want to remember their past. Now if I meant let a city council or a tiny minority within a state decide I would have said something different. Understand now, hoss?
    Are those people not a part of their state?
    You better hope life gives you some water and sugar too or that's gonna be some crappy lemonade.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Crepitus View Post
    Are those people not a part of their state?
    I'm part of NJ. Should I decide what monuments our major cities have?

    Jesus...

    Now hike up your skirt. bethere wants to smack your bare ass.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KathyS View Post
    I am sickened by what happened today in Charlosttesville. Watching the different news outlets, I noticed that the white protesters were referred to as "white nationalists," "neo-Nazi's," and so on. The other side were called "counter-protesters." Hmmmm, BLM should have been called "black nationalists," or "black supremacists," right? The media did a fine job perpetuating the racial divide, and ramping up the violence by their mere presence.

    I noticed some of the protesters were veterans, you know, people that fought for our country and our right to protest? Nationalists? Really?

    Trump condemned the violence, unlike Obama who invited members of BLM to the WH.
    Terms have meaning, a person doesnít get to assign labels just because they donít like the labels one side has.

    There can be a whole separate discussion why BLM consists of a lot of different chapters and such, like the Tea Party, which I know several would not like the party to be judged by a few.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boris The Animal View Post
    What "healing"? That every American becomes a snowflake Leftist? that's not healing.
    dos vedanya, comrade.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bethere View Post
    So trump doesn't have to decide immediately like obama does that it is terrorism or not?

    Sweet.
    You notice how Trump doesn't have to be nearly as perfect as Obama had to be. Who knew all the constitutionalists here really didn't care for that piece of paper as much as they pretended to the last eight years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Safety View Post
    You notice how Trump doesn't have to be nearly as perfect as Obama had to be. Who knew all the constitutionalists here really didn't care for that piece of paper as much as they pretended to the last eight years.
    Wut?
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