Baltimore Removes Four Confederate Statues Under Cover of Night
The rewriting of history has begun in full force. George Orwell warned us, and now it is happening. I’m curious to know when the closure of the memorial parks, such as the Gettysburg park will happen. I have no doubt it will happen, it is just a matter of when. Next, will come the day when schools stop teaching about the Civil War. Textbooks will deny it happened, or simply omit all reference to it. History MUST be rewritten to deny that the Civil War happened, because, even though the North defeated the secessionist South, to allow future generations to know that a war was fought at all, would be a reminder that there was once a resistance to federal power, which CANNOT be allowed. – Shorty Dawkins
This article comes from Breitbart.com
by Warner Todd Huston
In a stealth purging of history, the city of Baltimore removed four Confederate statues from city property under cover of night early Tuesday morning.
City crews began the destruction of the monuments just before midnight and finished by 5:30 a.m., the Hill reported.
The city council quietly approved the removal late on Monday in a unanimous vote.
“It’s done,” Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh told the Baltimore Sun. “They needed to come down. My concern is for the safety and security of our people. We moved as quickly as we could.”
“I did not want to endanger people in my own city,” the African American mayor said. “I had begun discussions with contractors and so forth about how long it would take to remove them. I am a responsible person, so we moved as quickly as we could. ”
The statues removed included a memorial to Supreme Court Justice Roger B. Taney as well as Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson.
Also eliminated in the middle of the night were monuments to Confederate soldiers and sailors and the Confederate Women’s monument.
Baltimore is far from the only city looking to whitewash its Confederate history in the face of violent Antifa protests. Cities in Virginia and Kentucky are also in the throes of decisions on removing Confederate monuments and statues, and several months ago, New Orleans removed four statues.