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Charlottesville and Confederate statues

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

August 22, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinionspolitics

Let’s be real here.  Conservative or not, it is not in your best interest to defend the actions of the white supremacists who rallied in Charlottesville last Friday and Saturday. Nor should you deny that these people are...

Confederate statues: should they stay or should they go?

Sean W. Cooper, Staff Writer

June 28, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Opinion / Columns, Opinionspolitics

On May 19th, the New Orleans Police Department gathered around a 16-foot, bronze statue of Robert E. Lee, standing on a 60-foot base, as they prepared for the monument to be taken down. This was the last Confederate statue to stand i...

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