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by Veiko Hessler ALL ACROSS America a great iconoclasm is happening. What started with murmurs of disapproval and the banishing of suspect symbols has become an out and out torrent of inchoate rage against collective memory. In towns and cities across the South, Confederate monuments that have stood…
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ON FEBRUARY¬†6th, the rancid city council of Charlottesville, Virginia voted 3-2 to remove a statue of the great Robert E. Lee and rename Lee Park. The fact that the beautiful statue has been there since 1928 and is protected by Virginia law means very little to the lawless and (so much for the) tolerant…
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