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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #50 on: June 22, 2020, 06:30:10 PM »

I'm confused. I thought antifa and their supporters were claiming their anarchy is just like our WW2 "antifa" soldiers fighting in Europe. Yet they deface WW2 monuments with the hammer and sickle.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/wwii-monument-charlotte-defaced-hammer-sickle
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #51 on: June 22, 2020, 06:40:31 PM »

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Somewhere between Sunday evening and Monday morning, it was defaced with references to communism, including a hammer and sickle and the words: “Glory to the day of heroism June 19, 1986.”

The phrase is a reference to a prison massacre in Peru, in which some 224 people were killed by the military after a series of riots.

Are they running out of excuses to vandalize or something? What the heck does that have to with a WW-II monument?
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #52 on: June 22, 2020, 07:29:08 PM »

Is defenestration possible through the overton window?

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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #53 on: June 22, 2020, 07:30:38 PM »

I get called retard everyday at work.  Stupid Airbus.

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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #54 on: June 22, 2020, 08:10:19 PM »

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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #55 on: June 23, 2020, 08:37:49 AM »

"I'm a foolish old man that has been drawn into a wild goose chase by a harpy in trousers and a nincompoop."

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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #56 on: June 23, 2020, 09:02:41 AM »

Rhode Island needs to change its name.


Chickens had slavery connections?
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #57 on: June 23, 2020, 09:08:50 AM »

So to erase my past all I got to do is change my name and it goes away?
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #58 on: June 23, 2020, 09:15:20 AM »

You know this could be a lot of states and cites for that matter.

Or we could just say the past is in the past and get on with life. Crazy talk I know.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #59 on: June 23, 2020, 09:23:03 AM »

I just had a thought of what could be high on their list of replacement names, Obama something. But someone will probably complain that's racist because it's the smallest state.

Obamastan
Obamana
Obamasey
Obamaland
 
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #60 on: June 23, 2020, 09:52:31 AM »

So to erase my past all I got to do is change my name and it goes away?

Until they change their mind.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #61 on: June 23, 2020, 09:53:50 AM »

I am waiting on Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee to change her name.  And send back her diploma that she received from Yale (who was also a slave owner, slave trader). 
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #62 on: June 23, 2020, 10:01:05 AM »

Boston is considering taking down a "racist" statue of.... Abraham Lincoln:

https://nypost.com/2020/06/15/boston-considers-removing-statue-of-lincoln-with-freed-slave/

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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #63 on: June 23, 2020, 10:42:49 AM »

The issue is more the fact that the freed slave is kneeling before Zod, I mean Lincoln,  I can understand that. That hit me the instance I saw the photo.
We're we suppose to have flipped the bird to kneeing before a man in 1776?
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #64 on: June 23, 2020, 10:58:55 AM »

The issue is more the fact that the freed slave is kneeling before Zod, I mean Lincoln,  I can understand that. That hit me the instance I saw the photo.
We're we suppose to have flipped the bird to kneeing before a man in 1776?

Isn't the statue meant to represent he's telling the freed slave to get off of his knees, he's no longer a slave? The depiction looks to me as the former slave is rising, not getting down to kneel.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #65 on: June 23, 2020, 11:28:01 AM »

Isn't the statue meant to represent he's telling the freed slave to get off of his knees, he's no longer a slave? The depiction looks to me as the former slave is rising, not getting down to kneel.

I thought that as well but it could just as easily be interpreted as the just freed slave kneeling before his white savior.  It's one of those things that can be simultaneously seen both ways.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #66 on: June 23, 2020, 12:36:59 PM »

The Lincoln statue was paid for by contributions from freed slaves:

"This monument was erected by the Western Sanitary Commission of Saint Louis Mo: With funds contributed solely by emancipated citizens of the United States declared free by his proclamation January 1 A.D. 1863. The first contribution of five dollars was made by Charlotte Scott. A freedwoman of Virginia being her first earnings in freedom and consecrated by her suggestion and request on the day she heard of President Lincoln's death to build a monument to his memory."


Those racist monsters!  Tear it down!   :mad:

Here's another racist statue in the same vein:



"Lifting the Veil of Ignorance"

We need to tear this one down as well.



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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #67 on: June 23, 2020, 12:58:58 PM »

I thought that as well but it could just as easily be interpreted as the just freed slave kneeling before his white savior.  It's one of those things that can be simultaneously seen both ways.

I agree, just looking at a pic it could be.  That's why context is so important.

I would hope that the context provided by Pb is on a plaque somewhere near the statute so if anyone is confused as to it's intent it can be clarified.

Given that the historical context of that statue is both easy to find, reliably from primary sources, and not the least bit about subjugating the kneeling man, folks wanting to remove it are proving themselves ignorant and churlish.

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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #68 on: June 23, 2020, 01:02:28 PM »

I agree, just looking at a pic it could be.  That's why context is so important.

I would hope that the context provided by Pb is on a plaque somewhere near the statute so if anyone is confused as to it's intent it can be clarified.

Given that the historical context of that statue is both easy to find, reliably from primary sources, and not the least bit about subjugating the kneeling man, folks wanting to remove it are proving themselves ignorant and churlish.

Aren't most mobs?

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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #69 on: June 23, 2020, 01:16:20 PM »

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Keep a man ignorant and no whip is required
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #70 on: June 23, 2020, 01:36:00 PM »

I'm confused. I thought antifa and their supporters were claiming their anarchy is just like our WW2 "antifa" soldiers fighting in Europe. Yet they deface WW2 monuments with the hammer and sickle.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/wwii-monument-charlotte-defaced-hammer-sickle

Has anyone informed Antifa that the anti-fascists going ashore on D-Day (at least the American ones) were racially segregated? Just curious.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #71 on: June 23, 2020, 01:40:32 PM »

Has anyone informed Antifa that the anti-fascists going ashore on D-Day (at least the American ones) were racially segregated? Just curious.

Racial segregation is cool again
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #72 on: June 23, 2020, 01:42:12 PM »

Racial segregation is cool again

Not the way the Greatest Generation did it.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #73 on: June 23, 2020, 01:45:49 PM »

Not the way the Greatest Generation did it.

Six of one, half a dozen of the other.
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Re: Cancel Culture is Getting Ridiculous
« Reply #74 on: June 23, 2020, 01:52:52 PM »

Six of one, half a dozen of the other.

Math is racist.
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