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Well, here it is, folks

 

August 27, 2017



Schools in Oklahoma City are going to spend much-needed education money to change the names of four schools because they are named after Civil War veterans. Who are these school names offending? One name change is from Stonewall Jackson to something else. How many kids going to school there know or even care who he was as long as they can get a good education and be safe?

Around the country there is an outcry from total idiots to remove all the statues with confederate generals on them. I also saw somewhere that because he owned slaves, George Washington's statue should be removed.

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Reader Comments(1)

maesz45 writes:

Jim, I usually like your columns. First & foremost, you ordinarily stick to the facts as they are & do not quote, as facts, things which are not. But, not for the current column. Most of the statues in question were erected in the 1920s & 30s--then, again, in the 1960s. Next, you claim owning slaves is the reason they need to come down: They were traitors, pledged allegiance to the Confederacy, fought against the United States of America & killed Americans. Shall there be a statue of bin Laden?

 
 
 

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