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WWII monument in Charlotte
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Posted By: Harlowe, 6/22/2020 5:46:56 PM

A World War II memorial in North Carolina’s largest city was reportedly defaced over the weekend with a hammer and sickle. The 20-foot-tall memorial, located at Evergreen Cemetery in Charlotte, contains the names of more than 500 county residents who died fighting in WWII, WBTV reported. (Snip) A portion of the WWII monument that read, “Dedicated to the memory of the Mecklenburg heroes of World War II who made the supreme sacrifice that you might live in liberty, freedom and peace,” was also covered in yellow paint.

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The photographs accompanying the article are worth seeing and worth noting the age or the individuals defacing that monument—possibly college students with no regard for the veterans of all wars who fought and gave their lives so they could exercise their free rights. Veterans of all wars who truly deserve honor, respect and dignity. --- A recently posted Fox News article by Liz Peek (“Intolerance threatens US – here’s who to blame for ‘cancel culture’) points to the intolerance of today’s college students and worth reading.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DVC 6/22/2020 5:55:37 PM (No. 453255)
Showing their true colors.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: franq 6/22/2020 5:57:07 PM (No. 453258)
Feral scum. Tell me how this expresses the angst of the people of color.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 6/22/2020 5:57:43 PM (No. 453259)
No surveillance cameras? No video footage? The fools who are looting stores are also responsible for this!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: swarfer 6/22/2020 5:59:01 PM (No. 453262)
You have to expect this sort of thing when the mob gets a free pass. It's now just mindless vandalism by stupid people who have no clue what they actually believe or want to accomplish and have no fear they will be held accountable for their actions. No one can patrol and protect all our public buildings, facilities, structures and monuments so it will continue. Better get used to it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird 6/22/2020 6:22:01 PM (No. 453278)
I didn’t see photos of those who defaced the monument. Just those trying to clean it up.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: voxpopuli 6/22/2020 6:24:39 PM (No. 453280)
i've been waiting for this.. cemeteries.. Ft SNELLING (in mpls - named after an INDIAN killer) is one of the largest veterans cemeteries.. this could get interesting really fast..
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Reply 7 - Posted by: earlybird 6/22/2020 6:25:07 PM (No. 453281)
OP is mistaken. Only photos are of those local citizens who had come to clean up the paint… There are no photos of the vandals. I went back and looked again.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: jinx 6/22/2020 6:26:58 PM (No. 453285)
Communism is on the rise with no one to stop it.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 6/22/2020 6:31:52 PM (No. 453289)
This is George Floyd's memory... Floyd was a convicted felon, a drug addict and pretty much a piece of human debris... But yet, he's a hero in the eyes of the media... and FOX as well.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Ribicon 6/22/2020 7:10:18 PM (No. 453317)
FDR, whose cabinet was rife with Soviet agents, rejected Patton's advice to destroy the Soviet Communists after defeating Germany, seeing how they were greatly weakened and we already had troops and equipment in place, and they'd only cause us problems in the future. Patton had a convenient fatal accident and here we are, actively dismantling and disavowing our own history bit by bit, just as the Communists said they aimed to have us do.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: mobiusmman 6/22/2020 8:12:48 PM (No. 453344)
The destruction and defacing of American historical statues, Western civilization monuments and religious symbols is the work of the American version of ISIS. An ignorant gang of violent sycophants indoctrinated by leftist college and university professors to be fascist zombies. Enabled and protected by leftist politicians, governors, mayors and district attorneys. Lionized by the leftist media. Enflamed and led by intellectual charlatans and self-aggrandized leaders. And funded and supported by their al-Bagdhadi -- George Soros. ,
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Harlowe 6/22/2020 8:49:17 PM (No. 453371)
#5,#7 – Oops! Most profound and sincere apology! Totally embarrassed! Too many distractions at this end. Again, sincere apology! Appreciate the advisement.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Tet Vet 68 6/22/2020 11:50:50 PM (No. 453500)
Time to find these scum and punish them so they have a lesson the world will never forget. Enough!
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Trigger2 6/23/2020 2:36:32 AM (No. 453550)
A hammer and sickle...hey, that's the logo for the demonrat murder party and it tells the true aim for all these anarchists. Where's law and order in this country? I think it's gone courtesy of Barry and his evil traveling demonrat freak show. Come Nov, never vote for a demonrat or it's Venezuela, here we come. A good example of this freak show is comrade Cuomo's no need for bail anymore law brought to NYS courtesy of the stupid voters voting for a 100% demonrat run legislature that never saw a commie brain fart that they didn't like and made into a law. Other freak shows are all the major cities run by despot demonrats. They're all cesspools.
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