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Well, at least something good happened today. A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee that has represented Virginia in the U.S. Capitol for 111 years has been removed. Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam said in a statement that workers removed the statue from the National Statuary Hall Collection early Monday morning. Northam had requested the […]

Ye Olde Statue

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On June 22, 2020

Here’s a statue that definitely doesn’t need to come down. For centuries, in a picturesque Tuscan town near the Mediterranean coast, legions of pilgrims came to venerate one of Christendom

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On Complicated Statues

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On June 22, 2020
This is a fascinating time. I’ve been calling for our racist statues to be taken down for a long time and now it is finally happening at an incredibly rapid pace. This is leading to the natural debate about how far we should go. What about George Washington and Thomas Jefferson? What about statues of […]
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