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A tantrum over Tubman:
Shaheen steamed over Jacksons

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Posted By: NHChemist, 5/28/2019 9:00:19 PM

New Hampshire’s Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is among those incensed that Donald Trump has spiked plans to put Harriet Tubman’s likeness on the U.S. $20 bill. It would be in place of President Andrew Jackson who, like Shaheen, was a Democrat. Trump has said that the Tubman effort is just “pure political correctness.” Sort of like the political correctness Shaheen’s party has been engaged in recently to rename events (such as Jefferson-Jackson Day fundraisers) because those Democrats were slave owners.

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Democrat projection and desire to change history on full display by my senator. That she is an ignorant ignoramus is an understatement.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Tallgrass Palms 5/28/2019 9:14:10 PM (No. 85910)
Get a life!! Throw a tantrum over something important. like controlling the flood of illegals coming across our borders.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 5/28/2019 9:38:53 PM (No. 85915)
Tubman on the twenty-dollar bill? No and hell no!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Immanuel Goldstein 5/28/2019 9:44:24 PM (No. 85917)
I say change the $20.00 bill. Harriet Tubman should be celebrated. She was a woman, a Republican gun toting abolitionist. The Republicans should celebrate her as a feminist icon. The NRA should celebrate her because she was pro 2nd amendment; and as a black, gun toting Republican woman champion of freedom the Democrats would have a hard time approving of her face on the bill.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: john56 5/28/2019 9:44:33 PM (No. 85918)
I guess they are going to call the Jefferson-Jackson dinners the Clinton-Obama dinners because all they do is give those yahoos a bunch of loot.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird 5/28/2019 10:06:47 PM (No. 85920)
Yay, President Trump!!!!! KAG!!!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Muncsdad 5/28/2019 10:33:56 PM (No. 85925)
Nice to see the Union Leader abandon its NeverTrumper stance. That may have happened awhile ago, but first editorial I’ve seen. I personally have no problem of ADDING a Tubman $20, along with he Jackson Bill. But replace? No. MAGA!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: radrelic 5/28/2019 11:10:43 PM (No. 85938)
Make a commemorative dollar like for others non Presidents
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JL80863 5/28/2019 11:13:49 PM (No. 85939)
There is an established tradition of honoring former presidents on our paper currency. Harriet Tubman was not a president. She most certainly is an American heroine and there are other ways to honor that gallant lady. President Trump was absolutely correct about the effort to place her on the 20 dollar bill. The proposal was a deliberate trap set by a failure of a president who wished to race bait and promote discontent in our republic.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: IdSpud 5/29/2019 12:16:29 AM (No. 85947)
Perhaps we should substitute Martin Luther King day with Harriet Tubman day in light of all the current revelations. Why are we getting upset with Jackson and many of the other founding fathers. It was part of our history.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Omen55 5/29/2019 1:00:07 AM (No. 85952)
Put her on the $2 bill & replace Jefferson. That should make dem happy.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 5/29/2019 2:06:48 AM (No. 85964)
Good news. I'd hate to have to avoid the $20 bills. Have you SEEN that woman? Makes Michelle look like a beauty. It would be a shame to make a $20 that caused people to get ill when they look at it.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: PChristopher 5/29/2019 5:29:38 AM (No. 85999)
I can see a Tubman Twenty being as popular as a Susan B Anthony Dollar. Don't remember those? There's a reason.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: chumley 5/29/2019 5:41:30 AM (No. 86003)
One of the planks of the communist party is to create a cashless society. This should help that along quite a bit.
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