One of the first things a Southerner learns about the Civil War is that the victor gets to write all the history books. That is what it is called a Civil War and not the War of Northern Aggression. They are still rewriting history to this day. The all-black city council of New Orleans wants to remove all traces of southern folklore heroes in the name of diversity. Get a life.If they remove all traces of the War Between the States, will they no longer have a claim to slavery? I think it is something more. It is racial. They want to ensure that whites have no heroes and no heritage. It smacks of revenge to me.
As Written By John Binder for Breitbart News:
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — The removal of Civil War-era monuments is underway after almost two years of calls by Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) to remove four that he deemed “racist”.
The Liberty Place monument is the first of four monuments to come down under the direction of Landrieu and a Democrat-majority city council, which voted in 2015 to remove the monuments, according to FOX 8 News.
Landrieu said the Liberty Place monument was “the most offensive of the four,” as crews of city workers began removing it in the middle of the night at around 1:30 a.m. Central Time.
Also on the chopping block for removal is the Robert E. Lee monument at Lee Circle, the Jefferson Davis statue, and a monument near City Park dedicated to PGT Beauregard.
At the height of the heated debate over removing monuments in New Orleans, a poll by WWL-TV showed that 68 percent of New Orleans residents opposed the removal or renaming of monuments. Only 18 percent at the time supported removals.
While addressing the issue today, Landrieu reiterated to local media his claims that removing the monuments is about…….
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