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NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 24, 2017 8:13 AM Interpol
   Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 24, 2017 8:42 AM RebelRH
   Even Yankees are having this problem Apr 24, 2017 9:00 AM Dirk Diggler
      Make one area a "confederate rememberance zone" or some shit Apr 24, 2017 9:21 AM Optimus Prime 4
         That won't work. Apr 24, 2017 9:32 AM RebelRH
         Agree. It's all in how it's presented. Make it a "good thing" and it may go over better. Apr 24, 2017 9:34 AM Herschel Krustovski
            Slippery Slope Apr 24, 2017 12:34 PM NatchezReb
               Well Apr 24, 2017 1:09 PM MemphisStatefandotSPEDSdotfart
                  Not sure that "traitors" is the right word Apr 25, 2017 7:42 AM Dirk Diggler
               How long have I been asleep? What, what year is it? 2003?* Apr 24, 2017 1:09 PM Herschel Krustovski
         Well, the Confederate Memorial museum is just off of Lee Circle in New Orleans. Apr 25, 2017 9:41 AM bigrebone
   Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 24, 2017 12:26 PM warchief
      I don't like the James Meredith statue either. Apr 24, 2017 12:47 PM Interpol
      Holy Shit Apr 24, 2017 4:08 PM HighLifeRebel
         Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 24, 2017 6:12 PM warchief
            Fighting to systematically enslave, rape, torture, and murder a very specific group of people is bad. Apr 25, 2017 6:23 AM HighLifeRebel
               The "it honors soldiers who fought for their homeland" argument Apr 25, 2017 8:06 AM MemphisStatefandotSPEDSdotfart
                  You're all over the place with those arguments. Apr 25, 2017 11:38 AM Dirk Diggler
            Holy shit Apr 25, 2017 8:03 AM MemphisStatefandotSPEDSdotfart
               I imagine some small town in Germany has a monument for their dead ww2 soldiers. Apr 25, 2017 8:21 AM Interpol
   Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 24, 2017 1:01 PM ReservoirCoolerKing
      Mixed feelings Apr 24, 2017 1:08 PM MemphisStatefandotSPEDSdotfart
   "At the time" Apr 24, 2017 1:25 PM NatchezReb
      Is this really a close call? Apr 24, 2017 4:12 PM HighLifeRebel
         HLR, for the win. Everything he said. Apr 25, 2017 1:58 PM Kudzu
   Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 24, 2017 1:57 PM TBobb
   Well I be damn Apr 24, 2017 2:04 PM Randle McMurphy
   Tearing down monuments that honor the Confederate dead is disgraceful Apr 24, 2017 2:17 PM 1 Rodimus Prime
   With or without the statues NOLA is still a shithole. Apr 24, 2017 2:54 PM Arnold Babar
      True Apr 24, 2017 3:49 PM rebelpimp
   What about this one Apr 24, 2017 4:25 PM NatchezReb
      Take the slavery argument of the question... Apr 25, 2017 6:43 AM The Big Slick
         Most of the Confederate army were poor people whose state was being threatened. Apr 25, 2017 7:32 AM Interpol
         Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 7:45 AM warchief
            The guy who knowingly bombed a Federal building. Apr 25, 2017 8:16 AM Interpol
         Like the "traitors" who rebelled against England? Apr 25, 2017 7:48 AM Dirk Diggler
            You're missing the point Apr 25, 2017 7:59 AM MemphisStatefandotSPEDSdotfart
               Why would they? Apr 25, 2017 11:29 AM Dirk Diggler
                  Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 1:28 PM MeatHead
                     Since I was trying to answer why England doesn't have monuments to the colonial rebels Apr 25, 2017 2:07 PM Dirk Diggler
                        Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 2:24 PM MeatHead
                        Have you ever been to the memorial park in Vicksburg? Apr 25, 2017 3:19 PM Herschel Krustovski
            Rich man's battle, poor man's war Apr 25, 2017 8:50 AM 1 Rodimus Prime
               Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 10:05 AM HighLifeRebel
                  I don't think you understand where I'm coming from Apr 25, 2017 2:37 PM 1 Rodimus Prime
                     Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 3:17 PM MeatHead
                     What you are saying makes sense in a vacuum. Apr 25, 2017 3:28 PM HighLifeRebel
                        They were not built to suit everyone's interest and opinion Apr 25, 2017 4:11 PM 1 Rodimus Prime
                        Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 4:13 PM MeatHead
         My dad was a prejudiced guy Apr 25, 2017 7:58 AM MemphisStatefandotSPEDSdotfart
   We can't eliminate everything that offends somebody in this country. Apr 24, 2017 6:48 PM ltreb
      But do we need to honor them forever? Once we build something it can't ever be changed? Apr 24, 2017 7:28 PM Optimus Prime 4
   Just asking out of curiosity,, what about people that are offended by all the Martin Luther King Jr Apr 24, 2017 7:12 PM Rebel Dave
      So, Martin is to blame? Apr 24, 2017 8:57 PM Randle McMurphy
      Did MLK fight to systematically enslave, rape, torture, and murder people. Apr 25, 2017 6:17 AM HighLifeRebel
      Explain to us how you and/or others are offended by MLK Jr. Apr 25, 2017 8:30 AM EmoryBellard
      What, pray tell, are you talking about? Apr 25, 2017 8:47 AM MemphisStatefandotSPEDSdotfart
      I, too, am curious to know where I might encounter these people who are offended by MLK streets. Apr 25, 2017 9:14 AM Jughead
   Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 8:43 AM MeatHead
   Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 8:51 AM MeatHead
   Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 9:02 AM MeatHead
   Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 9:07 AM MeatHead
      And ironically, today in 2017, it remains the ONLY state flag in the US to still have Apr 25, 2017 9:27 AM Herschel Krustovski
         Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 10:01 AM MeatHead
   The monument was considered a nuisance and removed. Apr 25, 2017 9:45 AM bigrebone
      I don't know why any topic pertaining to the Civil War is viewed by some as an invitation to make vague racist comments, Apr 25, 2017 10:15 AM Jughead
         Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 10:16 AM MeatHead
   Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 10:16 AM MeatHead
   Holy shit there's a lot of stupid in this thread. Apr 25, 2017 12:14 PM Clobbered in The Flat
   I don't understand why people feel the need to equivocate on this topic. Apr 25, 2017 4:01 PM HighLifeRebel
      Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 4:04 PM MSPULLINGGUARD
      "Honoring the confederate dead" is simply a somewhat socially acceptable Apr 25, 2017 4:58 PM EmoryBellard
         That's just ridiculous Apr 25, 2017 5:15 PM 1 Rodimus Prime
      That's just one instance of the stupidity in this thread that stuck out to me. Apr 25, 2017 6:27 PM Clobbered in The Flat
         The North was on the right side Apr 25, 2017 7:16 PM Dirk Diggler
   Re: NOLA taking down Confederate monuments. Apr 25, 2017 6:24 PM Judge Elihu Smails

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