Posts Tagged “statues”

“They lost the war”

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“They lost the war”

“They lost the war” Madigan, Lipinski question honoring Confederacy By Steve Metsch U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-3rd) and Illinois Speaker of the House Mike Madigan agree that it’s not a good idea to honor Confederate Army generals with military bases and statues. A former college history professor, Lipinski urged doing historical research when it comes…

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Madigan directs removal of Stephen Douglas portrait from State House Building

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Madigan directs removal of Stephen Douglas portrait from State House Building

Madigan directs removal of Stephen Douglas portrait from State House Building Research reveals Stephen Douglas, the Democratic candidate for president against Republican Abraham Lincoln, was a slave owner. Madigan also directed the removal of statues of both Douglas and also Pierre Menard, also a slave owner. Madigan said he is directing the state to review…

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Destroying American history because of racial politics

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Destroying American history because of racial politics

Destroying American history because of racial politics The wave of attacks against symbols of the civil war is undermining the history of this nation for political reasons and is driven by a form of reverse racism. Statues and markers recognizing icons of the South from the civil war are being targeted because of reverse racism…

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Some symbols of hate are acceptable to anti-hate protestors

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Some symbols of hate are acceptable to anti-hate protestors

Some symbols of hate are acceptable to anti-hate protestors Statues of Confederate General Robert E. Lee were torn down during mob-led protests in Durham, North Carolina and in Charlottesville, Virginia this week as the media turned the events into protests against their hated President Donald Trump. But there was silence about statues with even more…

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