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Tenn. Governor Bill Lee says he regrets wearing Confederate uniform
wvlt.tv ^ | Feb 21, 2019 | AP

Posted on 02/21/2019 8:07:55 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper

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1 posted on 02/21/2019 8:07:58 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Berlin_Freeper

This is total insanity. One cannot wear even a costume from our past? And he apologizes for it! Are costume parties out now? And what about doing an historical film?


2 posted on 02/21/2019 8:12:07 PM PST by Jane Austen (Neo-cons are liberal Democrats who love illegal aliens and war.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

If a confederate soldier is bad, what does that make a democrat? Seriously, democrats are the party of slavery. They are not just wearing the cloths, they are living the principal.


3 posted on 02/21/2019 8:12:55 PM PST by JoSixChip (He is Batman!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

He must resign immediately! Anything less applies only to a Democrat.


4 posted on 02/21/2019 8:13:54 PM PST by Rastus
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To: Berlin_Freeper

This virtue signaling horseshitz is getting way out of hand. Groups Renact civil war battles, Custer’s last stand and all manner of historical events. People need to pull their heads out of their arse or get a plexiglas belly button so they can see.


5 posted on 02/21/2019 8:15:13 PM PST by Equine1952 (Get yourself a ticket on a common mans train of thought)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Any man, or woman for that matter, who does this mea culpa nonsense to placate the PC crowd is a disgraceful, cowardly person, IMHO.


6 posted on 02/21/2019 8:15:22 PM PST by fortes fortuna juvat (Civilization is held together by the hangman's noose.)
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Unfortunately, that actually crossed my mind as I rewatched Ken Burns’ “The Civil War.” There will come a time when even historical images of the men who led and fought for the Confederacy will be purged. They’ve gotten the statues, that is next.

Sadly, this is the world we live in now.

In other words, stark raving mad.


7 posted on 02/21/2019 8:17:11 PM PST by cld51860 (Volo pro veritas)
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To: fortes fortuna juvat

Just ask Vic Mignogna. He apologized “if he made anyone uncomfortable” for consensually kissing a fan on the cheek. Boom! Admission of guilt! Fired!


8 posted on 02/21/2019 8:17:30 PM PST by Rastus
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To: Berlin_Freeper

CW battle site re-enactments are about to become verboten. Sayonara Gettysburg.


9 posted on 02/21/2019 8:21:34 PM PST by Sgt_Schultze (When your business model depends on slave labor, you're always going to need more slaves.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Have they outlawed Civil War reenactments yet?

Somebody is doing the Confederacy...


10 posted on 02/21/2019 8:22:18 PM PST by Kickass Conservative (THEY LIVE, and we're the only ones wearing the Sunglasses.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

Governor, You are a dumbass. They will not stop until they have your head.


11 posted on 02/21/2019 8:23:28 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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That commie America-hating scum boring Burns wouldn’t mind at all that Confederate anything be eradicated.


12 posted on 02/21/2019 8:24:44 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Federal-run medical care is as good as state-run DMVs.)
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To: Equine1952
“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” ― George Orwell
13 posted on 02/21/2019 8:24:48 PM PST by tcrlaf (They told me it could never happen in America. And then it did....)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

It was an OLD SOUTH party, but I guess that in and of itself would be bad enough, without the uniform.

As a side issue, I have read some concern that Civil War re-enactment will see a decline because of this kind of backlash against the CSA uniform. Some Confederate re-enactors are reluctant to continue to appear in the uniform because of irrational reactions such as this. And it’s pretty hard to re-enact a battle with only the troops from one side.

As a history buff who sees this as a great effort to bring history to life for people, I think this is a tragedy.


14 posted on 02/21/2019 8:24:48 PM PST by Southside_Chicago_Republican (The more I learn about people, the more I like my dog.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

It wouldn’t do any good to say that there were slave states in the Union, or that the war was about preserving the Union, not slavery.


15 posted on 02/21/2019 8:24:59 PM PST by Moonman62 (Facts are racist.)
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"There will come a time when even historical images of the men who led and fought for the Confederacy will be purged."

And then - and this is where this is going - it will be the men who led and fought for the Union. The founding fathers. Trust me.

This is why I don't buy any of this crap, because it will never end. There is no appeasement possible, accede to one demand and there will be a dozen more. There's also nothing wrong with chivalry, loyalty, honor, and all those things. Or is there?? Maybe Gov. Lee can explain, since he's aparently had a change of heart.
16 posted on 02/21/2019 8:37:59 PM PST by Freedom4US
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To: Berlin_Freeper

The only thing that pisses me off more than our brave new Orwelian world is a man who is ashamed of his heritage.


17 posted on 02/21/2019 8:38:02 PM PST by awelliott (What one generation tolerates, the next embraces....)
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To: Moonman62

I always felt that states rights was the camels back and slavery and the right of a state to leave the Union was the straw that broke it. Lincoln intended to preserve the Union. Doing so had to abolish slavery as part of that effort. IMO


18 posted on 02/21/2019 8:38:48 PM PST by Equine1952 (Get yourself a ticket on a common mans train of thought)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

... so he’s gonna run for Lamar’s seat?


19 posted on 02/21/2019 8:41:44 PM PST by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat/RINO Party!)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

These stupid ass people make me sick!! Hello???? Tennessee was a SOUTHERN STATE and all this didn’t start becoming a real problem until 2016. How many monuments have been moved? How many Republicans have been shamed (even though they ask for it because they won’t stand up for themselves)?? How much more are we supposed to take of this insanity??? Start giving it back to the bytchers and tell them to get over it.......it happened......at least they’re not as bad as the DEMONRATS from the past (and still bad today). Just a few short years ago the Demons had an ex KKK member that said the N word on national TV and where was the outrage??? I’ve had it!!!


20 posted on 02/21/2019 8:48:54 PM PST by Dawgreg
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