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RE: Richmond Protests Turn Violent
(08-14-2017 10:44 AM)ark30inf Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:25 AM)VA49er Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:20 AM)Fitbud Wrote:  What happened in Virginia will only make the removal of confederate symbols faster.

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Richmond's mayor, who is African-American, has already said he's in favor of keeping the monuments but adding historical text around the building of the monuments. Makes sense to me.
Aye. I agree.

I didn't care for the Arthur Ashe monument. There are many other black Virginians that deserved it. Like Joseph Ranger of the Virginia Navy in the Rev. War or William Harvey Carney who was the first African-American awarded the Medal of Honor. Those guys should have been put there rather than Ashe. Just my opinion though.



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lol, yeah, that Arthur Ash monument looks likes he's about to beat the heck out of some kids. They just put up a statue of Maggie Walker.
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RE: Richmond Protests Turn Violent
(08-14-2017 10:25 AM)VA49er Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:20 AM)Fitbud Wrote:  What happened in Virginia will only make the removal of confederate symbols faster.

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Richmond's mayor, who is African-American, has already said he's in favor of keeping the monuments but adding historical text around the building of the monuments. Makes sense to me.
I disagree. These people fought to preserve the institution of slavery. They have no place in America.

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RE: Richmond Protests Turn Violent
(08-14-2017 10:20 AM)Fitbud Wrote:  What happened in Virginia will only make the removal of confederate symbols faster.

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No it won't, but it's adorable you think it will.
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RE: Richmond Protests Turn Violent
(08-14-2017 11:12 AM)DefCONNOne Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:20 AM)Fitbud Wrote:  What happened in Virginia will only make the removal of confederate symbols faster.

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No it won't, but it's adorable you think it will.
Did you forget what happened immediately after what Dylan Roof did?

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RE: Richmond Protests Turn Violent
(08-14-2017 11:12 AM)Fitbud Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:25 AM)VA49er Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:20 AM)Fitbud Wrote:  What happened in Virginia will only make the removal of confederate symbols faster.

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Richmond's mayor, who is African-American, has already said he's in favor of keeping the monuments but adding historical text around the building of the monuments. Makes sense to me.
I disagree. These people fought to preserve the institution of slavery. They have no place in America.

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Well, you don't live in Richmond so.......................

Richmond is a majorly African American city with an African American mayor. At least the folks in Richmond seem level headed and somewhat intelligent regarding history.
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RE: Richmond Protests Turn Violent
(08-14-2017 11:12 AM)Fitbud Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:25 AM)VA49er Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:20 AM)Fitbud Wrote:  What happened in Virginia will only make the removal of confederate symbols faster.

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Richmond's mayor, who is African-American, has already said he's in favor of keeping the monuments but adding historical text around the building of the monuments. Makes sense to me.
I disagree. These people fought to preserve the institution of slavery. They have no place in America.

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Well it's a good thing that you have no say, in anything. 04-cheers
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RE: Richmond Protests Turn Violent
(08-14-2017 11:12 AM)Fitbud Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:25 AM)VA49er Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:20 AM)Fitbud Wrote:  What happened in Virginia will only make the removal of confederate symbols faster.

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Richmond's mayor, who is African-American, has already said he's in favor of keeping the monuments but adding historical text around the building of the monuments. Makes sense to me.
I disagree. These people fought to preserve the institution of slavery. They have no place in America.

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Your Cultural Revolution will have to go deep to erase everyone from American History who had involvement in prolonging/preserving slavery. So deep that American history would pretty much be unrecognizable.

But I suspect that is the actual intent.



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08-14-2017 11:16 AM
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RE: Richmond Protests Turn Violent
(08-14-2017 10:13 AM)VA49er Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 09:55 AM)hburg Wrote:  State law prohibits the removal of any statue, at least thatcis my understanding of law. I am sure the Virginia Supreme court will uphold that law.

Not to mention the million dollar homes that line that street. The governor isn't going to want to lose all those donations.

Didn't his wife get "Clinton Cash"?
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RE: Richmond Protests Turn Violent
(08-14-2017 11:16 AM)ark30inf Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 11:12 AM)Fitbud Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:25 AM)VA49er Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:20 AM)Fitbud Wrote:  What happened in Virginia will only make the removal of confederate symbols faster.

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Richmond's mayor, who is African-American, has already said he's in favor of keeping the monuments but adding historical text around the building of the monuments. Makes sense to me.
I disagree. These people fought to preserve the institution of slavery. They have no place in America.

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Your Cultural Revolution will have to go deep to erase everyone from American History who had involvement in prolonging/preserving slavery. So deep that American history would pretty much be unrecognizable.

But I suspect that is the actual intent.



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I'm not talking about erasing them from history, I'm simply saying we shouldn't have statues honoring them.

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RE: Richmond Protests Turn Violent
(08-14-2017 11:18 AM)NIUAlum90 Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 10:13 AM)VA49er Wrote:  
(08-14-2017 09:55 AM)hburg Wrote:  State law prohibits the removal of any statue, at least thatcis my understanding of law. I am sure the Virginia Supreme court will uphold that law.

Not to mention the million dollar homes that line that street. The governor isn't going to want to lose all those donations.

Didn't his wife get "Clinton Cash"?

Not sure about his wife, but he was/is under federal investigation for campaign donations regarding him and some Chinese dude while Mcauliffe was a board member with The Clinton Global Initiative. Not sure if anything ever came of it.

Edit: Maybe you were thinking about the previous governor's wife? We sure know how to pick 'em!!
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