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Re: “Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

Oak is right, it's time to turn this whole thing into a Monty Python sketch.

proceed

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Posted by CL Mullins on 05/24/2017 at 9:33 AM

Re: “Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

If it's all about preserving history to the people that don't want the statue moved, maybe one of them can explain the historical significance of having the statue remain at it's current location as opposed to moving it and the remains to Elmwood Cemetary.

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Posted by nobody on 05/24/2017 at 9:26 AM

Re: “Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

Marti - if you think moving a grave is the same as desecrating, then it's already been desecrated. The current burial location is not the original burial location. Therefore, it's not eve the location that Forest picked for himself.
How can you "historical preservationists" be upset about moving the statue and the remains back to its original location?

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Posted by nobody on 05/24/2017 at 9:14 AM

Re: “Lord Stanley Comes to Tennessee

Fun Fact: The only former SPHL (Southern Professional Hockey League) player to have his name put on the Stanley Cup was Scott Darling who played for the Mississippi Riverkings (Southaven). Scott Darling was a member of 2014-2015 Chicago Blackhawks team.

http://riverkings.com/news/posts/riverking…

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Posted by Charlie Eppes on 05/24/2017 at 8:57 AM

Re: “'Sun Records' Pitched to Amazon, CW

Love the show hope it comes back

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Posted by jamie on 05/24/2017 at 7:50 AM

Re: “Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

Desecrating a grave is against the law. Pandering to racists to expunge history is stupid.

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Posted by Marti McCorkendale on 05/24/2017 at 7:44 AM

Re: “Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

@Mia - Maybe it's just pining for the fjords.

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Posted by OakTree on 05/24/2017 at 6:02 AM

Re: “Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

BP45, parody is near dead.

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Posted by Mia S Kite on 05/24/2017 at 5:04 AM

Re: “The White League

Bric-a-Brac,, but you know back in Lithuania in 1588, ad hominem was considered medium level flattery. And people celebrating racist murder usually wind up pleading insanity anyway, so this gives you a head start.

Posted by Mia S Kite on 05/24/2017 at 5:02 AM
Posted by BP45 on 05/24/2017 at 12:38 AM

Re: “Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

I think this thread could use some much needed diversity!
I'm thinking 60+YO white men who don't live in Memphis (where the history statues are located) who voted Trump AND are HUGE lovers of history should speak up. Extra points if your retired MPD living in Lakeland! We need your insight and heart (!) our history could get all squashed without YOU! Please represent your demographic before it's too late (literally).

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Posted by BP45 on 05/24/2017 at 12:32 AM

Re: “'Sun Records' Pitched to Amazon, CW

More Sun Records please. Loved it!!!! Better entertainment than vampires or zombies.

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Posted by Linda Leonard on 05/23/2017 at 11:58 PM

Re: “'Sun Records' Pitched to Amazon, CW

PLEASE GIVE US MORE SUN RECORDS!!! They JUST introduced Carl Perkins...We want the QUARTET to get together...and we want to learn more about Carl Perkins!!!

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Posted by Good Ol Boy on 05/23/2017 at 11:33 PM

Re: “The White League

Mia,

Ad hominem is all you've got. It shows.

Posted by Bric-a-Brac on 05/23/2017 at 11:33 PM

Re: “Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

It is unAmerican to remove Monuments and statues regardless of the intention ! The state of Tennessee made the right call in Memphis and I applaud the Commission ! Radical changes to our
Acknowledgement of American history and our past - warts and all - will backfire and the silent
Majority will awake and fill with a renewed resolve / This helped Trump win the election .

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Posted by Randy Hendon on 05/23/2017 at 10:34 PM

Re: “Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

I'm waiting until someone want to take down the Lincoln Memorial. I don't think it will EVER happen, but some idiot will come up with some resolution asking for its removal.

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Posted by Andy 1 on 05/23/2017 at 9:31 PM

Re: “Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

Here in NOLA, the legal argument to end them all (in my opinion) is the monuments were privately funded, yet were on public land, i.e., local government could do whatever they wanted with them. I wonder if there's such a clause in Memphis? It's certainly worth further research.

If you haven't yet listened to Landrieu's latest statement on what the removal of the monuments means, please do. He presents the moral reasoning which I also feel allows no further argument for honoring murders, rapists, and traitors.

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Posted by Educator on 05/23/2017 at 9:24 PM

Re: “'Sun Records' Pitched to Amazon, CW

Try History Channel.

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Posted by Larry Bailey on 05/23/2017 at 8:56 PM

Re: “Mayor: Memphis Situation Different from New Orleans on Confederate Statues

Top Five Reason For The Civil War:
1. Incivility
2. Kill off as many Crackers as possible to push up profits for plantations
3. Campaign donations from the statuary business
4. Those other guys
5. Slavery

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Posted by crackoamerican on 05/23/2017 at 8:08 PM

Re: “'Sun Records' Pitched to Amazon, CW

Sure enjoyed season 1. Was hopping for more. All the chacracters were great.

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Posted by Frank Gray on 05/23/2017 at 6:51 PM

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