Skip to comments.Williamson vows to rescind military medals, remove Andrew Jackson's Oval Office portrait
Posted on 08/19/2019 10:53:18 AM PDT by Kaslin
Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson, calling for a national "atonement" over the treatment of Native Americans, vowed Monday to rescind medals of honor for those who fought against them and even take down President Andrew Jackson's portrait from the Oval Office if she's elected.
The spiritual author, who has gained a devoted following in recent weeks for her memorable debate performances, called for a new era of American history with Native Americans during an appearance at the Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum.
"We can atone. We can make amends," Williamson said. "And if and when I'm president of the United States, we will. We will begin by taking that picture of Andrew Jackson off the wall of the Oval Office."
Jacksons presidency was notoriously marked by the signing of the Indian Removal Act, which resulted in violent conflicts between Native Americans and the U.S. government amid the relocation of thousands of Native Americans.
Williamson called the portrait "one of the greatest insults."
She then took aim at another symbol from that historic period, vowing to withdraw military medals of honor for those who fought against Native Americans.
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How many votes do the Injuns have?
We already have, we gave them sovereignty over their tribal lands and let them build cash cow casinos..........
I see the Land of the Lost Party has the skeestak as today’s spokesperson.
I guess it’s time to demand reparations for the descendants of everyone killed by raiding Indians. Tapping into casino revenues would be a good place to start.
Will the Hogwarts professor return the bust of Churchill to England too?
If she gets the nom, she’ll take Warren as a running mate.
This approach to the American Indian, with what she’ll do as POTUS, and what Warren represents to natives everywhere, is sure Dynamite. Trump will have no chance
What is she up to now? .25%?
Not about Andrew Jackson. It’s about rewriting history and destroying our pride in our country. He who controls the past, controls the future; and he who controls the present, controls the past.
I'm not a betting man but I will bet whatever amount and say that the American people aren't dumb enough to bite on what this woman's chewing.
Rescind military medals. Really?
That doesn’t sound like love, Marianne.
That sounds like vengeance.
I guarantee Old Hickory would have some choice words for this modern-era witch.
Communists do so love to rewrite History...
America’s new Yogini.
Oh hell, let’s do something really radical, and replace Jackson on the 20 with the Rosenbergs. Quit pussy footing around.
The worst thing we did to native Americans was give them land as reservations. We should have simply given them citizenship, end of story.
An irrelevant person vows what?
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