Tag Archives: Statues

Historians warn against rushing to take down statues

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s not just about Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson. The national soul-searching over whether to take down monuments to the Confederacy’s demigods has extended to other historical figures accused of wrongdoing, including Christopher Columbus (brutality … Continue reading

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2017 The Great 2017 Statuary War

The war currently being waged against Confederate monuments seemingly came from nowhere, but it’s quickly becoming a fierce and brutal conflict. That was made clear when those self-appointed champions of justice triumphantly toppled the statue of a Confederate soldier in … Continue reading

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Civil War re-enactors and the complexity of the Confederate statue debate

Speaking this weekend in Hillsboro at the 19th century-themed Living History Event, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant refused to criticize the statue memorializing Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Yet the general also refused to tolerate racism during Reconstruction, when bigots tried … Continue reading

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When Will They Be Knocking “Racist” Statues Down in New Hampshire?

Defacing and vandalizing property is not new for the left so when the party of inclusive excellence gets to excluding bits of history they’ve decided is objectionable historical monuments beware. Civil war icons of the south and enablers of slavery are being pulled down–or in … Continue reading

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