Skip to comments.Former DHS Secretary: Removing Confederate Statues Is A Matter Of National Security
Posted on 08/21/2017 5:12:23 AM PDT by Kaslin
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Jeh Johnson ..... domestic enemy list. Doesn’t even rank as a polidiot..... just village idiot.....4th class.
[Jeh Johnson was and remains a threat to national security.]
Why doesn’t he just put on a bow tie and come out as who he really is? Oh, that’s right. Because a few more might figure out him, his former boss, his associates.....
Ridiculous to give an insurgent like this “press” coverage. But then, insurgency is the MSM goal.
[Yes. Because statues fly into buildings and blow up randomly.]
That’s right! I remember when those four white guy statues hijacked those airplanes on 9/11/2001. And when they shot up that gay bar in Florida. And the statue that attacked at Fort Hood in Obama’s “workplace violence”.
[This is exactly the type of thinking that characterized and directed the Obama administration and will be present during any future Democratic administrations.]
That’s correct - and we’ve had pearl-clutchers wondering on whether to support President Trump. Good gosh.
I think your first sentence summed it up completely.
If they were that bad, then why didn’t he and the Democrats remove them when they had control of the House, Senate, and Presidency?
Were they not a threat or not offensive just a short six years ago?!?
Exactly HOW did the statues change in those six years that made them become national security threats and offensive?!?
In positive news, I saw a post that the Ukraine has finished removing all the thousand plus statues of Lenin. Took them three years. But there are no more statues of Lenin there, I guess not at least in public places.
I don’t go along with the “keep the Confederate monuments so we can remember our history” argument. There is a certain honor in being represented by a statue. I don’t want statutes to Pol Pot, or Lenin, or Mao, or Idi Amin. They are an important part of history and should be remembered in history courses and the like. But I don’t want statues up of them. They don’t deserve the honor.
To me the crux of the issue is, does Lee (or Stonewall or similar) deserve the honor? No, if every statue must be of a flawless man. We’d have no statues in that case.
But yes, if in the main they are men who were pivotally honorable. I think an excellent case can be made, using nothing but historical fact, that General Lee and Stonewall Jackson, to name two, were men of great integrity, courage, humility and godliness. Helping to heal the very real divide between the North and South after the worst war in our history, statues of them show that they had a point, they did much right, they were extremely gracious in defeat, and we respect at least some of what they stood for. It does not mean everything they said and did was perfect.
Be quite and maybe people will just forget about you!
Someone needs to remind “Jeh” that his opinion is now even more irrelevant than it was when he was the hired help. New bossman in the house, Sunshine...
Suppose that I am a security consultant from an alien planet in the Altair system who just got off the flying saucer. Explain to me please why Antifa, BLM, and Muslim terrorists don't each present a more clear and present danger to pubic safety than the White Supremecists and Neo-Nazis on a purely statistical level.
Jeh got himself on TV and his wife got him off the sofa, so ... mission accomplished!
And Jeh’s boys are the ones trying to blow up or tear down the monuments. Says a lot about this affirmative action failure.
Dude looks like he needs a helmet and a drool cup. He seems to have missed the urgency of this issue during his tenure.
ALL Confederate Sites, Monuments, Battlefields, Graves, Statues were declared equal in statue to US Military in the 1950/60’s by Order of Congress. Thus defacing of any Military - US or US Confederate is a Federal Offense.