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Black trans activist Marsha P. Johnson
should replace Christopher Columbus
statue in Elizabeth, petition says

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Posted By: Ribicon, 7/1/2020 11:19:54 PM

Will Marsha P. Johnson one day return to Elizabeth? A petition gaining momentum this week calls for Johnson, a leader in the gay liberation movement and a pioneer in the fight for transgender rights, to be recognized in her hometown in place of a Christopher Columbus statue. The petition to replace Columbus with a tribute to the Black trans activist has so far drawn more than 86,000 signatures.(Snip) “I think that the LGBT and queer community should be able to learn more about historic figures from their own community,” Da Silva said. “I’ve always said that Marsha was more recognized in New York City

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Marsha P. Johnson, AKA Malcolm Michaels Jr., was a bLACK, homeless drag queen with raging, untreated mental illness who traded sex for food, infected who knows how many other Gay-Americans with the deadly AIDS, walked the streets naked when the fancy struck, was occasionally violent without provocation, and finally wound up dead in the Hudson River at age 46. By modern lights, this, rather than the bold explorer Christopher Columbus, is a powerful role model worthy of great esteem. This unfortunate was also the subject of a Göøgle tribute for Pride Month.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: NYbob 7/1/2020 11:28:54 PM (No. 463849)
Boy do I hope there are enough normals left in the USA. I also hope they are fed up with watching the elites damaged children run amuck. If for some reason a majority everywhere doesn't wake up and vote right, in overwhelming numbers, the firestorm of destruction will be biblical and I'm almost ok with that. That black sheriff in Florida who is ready to deputize lawful gun owners has the right idea. Some training would be nice, but you go to war with the army you have.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: anniebc 7/1/2020 11:34:16 PM (No. 463855)
That's not how it works, kids. You don't get to tear down our history (never mind the dems heroes; it is what it is/was) and erect your own on our dime. If you want to redefine America, you'd better pay for it out of pocket. Yours, not ours. The nerve of these do nothings. When you erect your monuments, be prepared to see them torn down. You reap what you sow.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: wilarrbie 7/2/2020 12:04:52 AM (No. 463867)
And there it is. Not simply the zeal to tear down the existing, however flawed, amazing America - here is a taste of with what they wish to fill the void.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: chumley 7/2/2020 12:18:47 AM (No. 463872)
That is more ugly than anyone should be allowed to have. A statue? Maybe outside an abstinence place.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: earlybird 7/2/2020 12:20:12 AM (No. 463873)
Transvestite. A man who dresses and styles himself as a women. Full stop.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Heraclitus 7/2/2020 12:41:23 AM (No. 463895)
NO!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: SALady 7/2/2020 12:41:43 AM (No. 463897)
People don't want to admit it, but we are deep into Civil War 2 as I write this!!! The lie-berals freaks are fighting it daily. The LGBTXYZABC perverts, the ANTIFA thugs, the race baiters of all lie-beral groups (especially BLM) -- they are out there fighting and winning battle after battle with no opposition!!! It could be a bloodless coup (since conservatives refuse to write back), but they just are too violent by nature to not draw blood every chance they get -- especially since they don't have to worry about spilling any of their own!!! We must start fighting back, or it will be too late by the time we decide we must!!!!!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 7/2/2020 1:10:07 AM (No. 463912)
Let's see an insane person or a great explorer? That's so hard a choice to make. Not actually, there is no possible comparison between the two and the mentally ill person isn't in any sane running at all.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: MrDeplorable 7/2/2020 2:43:44 AM (No. 463948)
Naming something after a Schizophrenic, Homosexual , Insane Transvestite? Hey, those initials work for me.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: globalwarmer 7/2/2020 4:48:11 AM (No. 463959)
I'll go help pull that one down.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: KatieJo 7/2/2020 5:00:52 AM (No. 463965)
Words fail me. This needs to stop.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 7/2/2020 6:41:07 AM (No. 464007)
Maybe they could commission an original piece of sculpture, something like "The Rape of the Sabine Sodomites," or something like that....
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Reply 13 - Posted by: lakerman1 7/2/2020 9:44:58 AM (No. 464226)
beam me up, Scotty. There's no intelligent life in NJ.
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