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Jason Murray

Jason Murray

@Doc Samson - I can't show you screen shots in this comment section, but trust me, that I sent a letter to the governor asking him to resign. I also wrote other Dem officials as well asking for them to weigh in as well. Suffice it to say that the claim that Dem constituent majority lacks …

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@Journey2goremtns1 - I don't know, I don't recall any Democratic Presidents sending around unidentifiable Federal Police forces that shoved folks into unmarked vans nor clubbed Combat Veterans that opposed them while imposing Federal will over the wishes of the local government and popula…

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@Bernie Mac - Strom Thurmond, Mike Pence, Trent Lott, and Jesse Helms come to mind immediately of course. That said, here are some more:

1960s – Arthur Ravenel Jr., South Carolina State Representative, later U.S. Representative from South Carolina (1987–1995)

1960 – Claude R. …

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captain - for it to be history we would need to put up placards on every historical monument that say "this is in remembrance of folks who defended a government based upon white supremacy. They lost, but because we failed at reconstruction we have lies like this statue around to paint a p…

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@Bernie Mac - Racist southerners (who championed slavery, the KKK, Jim Crow, and Segregation and now champion Jim Crow 2.0) mostly abandoned the Democratic Party after 1964 when President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act on July 2, 1964. This shift has continued over time and Pr…

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@travelingmamma - Have you been the Auschwitz? I have. It is not a memorial to the National Socialist German Workers' Party - it is kept as a condemnation of the National Socialist German Workers' Party and a memorial to their victims.

For confederate statues to be equivalent to a p…

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wterry4 - It was not the North that decided that the war was foremost about slavery, but rather the South. In fact, they were quite clear about in their writings, their constitution, and in public addresses such as, for example, the infamous cornerstone speech:

"its foundations are …

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Scrambling to protect a monument to treason and white supremacy is exactly what I expect from the generational white supremacists who often post here (and mostly don't even live here anymore).

Even if all efforts by the majority of non-racist-glorifying-residents fail, the confedera…

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The council has chosen to delay by stating this is about money. Fair enough as we do have a pandemic going on. If however, the alleged money barrier is removed and Covid has passed, then we will know it's really only about white supremacy for anyone still opposed. Suffice it to say, that …

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Jason Murray commented on Letter to the editor: Imagine that

Arguments about racism concerning the national anthem appear to stem from a reference to slaves in the 3rd verse in which their deaths are referenced with glee. There is substantial evidence that this is a reference to a regiment of former American Slaves called the Colonial Marines who w…