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Most Americans Oppose Removing Confederate Statues, WaPo Poll Finds

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More than 50% of Americans oppose removing public statues dedicated to Confederate generals, according to a Washington Post/ABC poll published Monday. The poll showed 80% of Republicans and 56% of independents oppose removing such monuments, while 74% of Democrats support ridding the country of statues commemorating the Confederacy. Nearly 60% of white people oppose their removal, as do about half of ...

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Statue Of Black Abolitionist Frederick Douglass Torn Down, Dragged To Nearby River

A Frederick Douglass statue in Rochester, New York was torn down Sunday night, The Democrat and Chronicle reported. “It’s really sad because here in Rochester the statue of Frederick Douglass has always been a face of good,” said Carvin Eison, who helped erect several statues of Douglass around Rochester. The vandalism occurred on the anniversary of Douglass’ 1852 speech that ...

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Boston Arts Commission Votes To Remove Abraham Lincoln Statue

The Boston Arts Commission unanimously voted Tuesday to take down the city’s historic Emancipation Memorial after activists demanded the statue’s removal. The memorial depicts Abraham Lincoln standing with one arm raised over a freed slave crouched on his knees. Broken chains are depicted around the black man’s wrists and the word “emancipation” is written at the statue’s base. The statue ...

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‘Why Are You Protecting It?!’: BLM Activist Berates Older Black Man Who Spoke Against Tearing Down A Statue

A Black Lives Matter activist screamed at an older Black man Friday for defending the Abraham Lincoln statue activists intended to pull down. Protesters last week promised to tear down the Emancipation Statue in Washington, D.C, depicting Abraham Lincoln standing over a kneeling slave. Activists across the country have demanded the removal of statues to protest racial inequality and police ...

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Governors And Mayors Who Pander To Violent Left Rioters Will Pay An Eventual Price

Philadelphia Mayor, Jim Kenney, criticized citizens of his city last Saturday for assembling to defend a statue of Christopher Columbus standing in Marconi Plaza, while apparently favoring and pandering to the leftist groups who have made plans to tear down this statue, as has been done in other American cities recently. It’s the most illogical thing that can be done, ...

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Protesters Chant ‘F*** That Statue’ After They Tear Down Jefferson Davis Statue

Protesters toppled a statue of Jefferson Davis in Richmond, Virginia, Wednesday night as part of ongoing nationwide demonstrations against racial inequality and police brutality. A crowd gathered, singing and chanting, to watch as the toppled statue was taken away by Richmond police, according to NBC12. The crowd is heard chanting “f*** that statue” as police placed the Davis statue on ...

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Protesters Topple, Behead Christopher Columbus Statues In Richmond And Boston

Protesters attacked Christopher Columbus statues in Richmond, Virginia and Boston Tuesday night. The Columbus statue in Richmond’s Byrd Park was toppled, set on fire, and thrown into a nearby lake, ABC affiliate WRIC News reported. The Boston statue, located in Christopher Columbus Park, was discovered decapitated Wednesday morning, according to Boston 25 News. The Richmond statue is seen ablaze after ...

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Genius Republican Pins Himself to the Mat

Political ju–jitsu is a complicated and demoralizing technique that takes something your opponent considers a strength and turns it against him. Sen. Kamala Harris experienced this during her brief presidential campaign. She considered her stint as California Attorney General an asset because Harris felt it proved her toughness to voters skeptical of a one–term female senator running for the nation’s ...

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Student Stands Against Liberal Mob Demanding Thomas Jefferson Statue Be Removed

Campus Reform correspondent and Hofstra University student Richard Caldwell petitioned to keep a Thomas Jefferson statue on campus after a liberal group attempted to have it removed. “Last March around this exact same time, there was a big issue about this. And we made the counter petition. I made the counter-protest, and we had meetings with the administrators and after ...

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Vandals Went After The Wrong Confederate Statue, Burned A World War 2 General’s Statue Instead

Vandals went after the wrong monument Thursday night and instead burned a World War 2 general’s statue in North Carolina. Major General William C. Lee’s statue was burned around 10 p.m. Thursday after “someone poured flammable liquid over the white marble statue” and set it ablaze, according to a Facebook post from the William C. Lee Airborne Museum in Dunn, ...

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Famous Statue Of Sailor Kissing Nurse Vandalized With #MeToo Statement

Vandals covered a statue in Florida depicting the iconic photograph commemorating the end of World War II in red paint Tuesday, spraying #MeToo across the memorial. Sarasota’s statue of the “The Kiss” remembers one of the most famous photographs of the 20th century. The picture photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt shows war veteran George Mendonsa kissing Greta Zimmer Friedman in Times Square on ...

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While Cities Tear Down Their Civil War Memorials, This Town Wants To Build One

At a time when the rest of the country is seeking to destroy commemorations of the Civil War, one small community in rural Maryland is attempting to conserve them. City council members in Taneytown, Maryland, excluding a single objector, have chosen to support the construction of a new Civil War memorial in hopes it will increase tourism revenue for their ...

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Take It Down – A.F. Branco Cartoon

Since we’re removing historical relics of Oppression, racism, and slavery when will they call for the abolition of the Democrat party? Political Cartoon by A.F. Branco ©2019. See more Branco toons HERE Get his latest book, “Make America Laugh Again: Vol. 2 HERE

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Snowflakes topple ‘Silent Sam’ statue at UNC; one arrested

The progressive-led war on statues took another victim Monday night as a gathering of snowflakes toppled the Silent Sam statue at the University of North Carolina (UNC) in Chapel Hill. Just before 9:30 Monday evening, about 250 people that had gathered near the statue watched it fall. The statue was toppled purposefully by members of the group who believe it, and all ...

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