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Should The Image of Slaveholding Presidents Remain On U.S. Currency?


Tomas Young, the Iraqi War Veteran who died in 2014 as the result of war injuries said to America : "I have, like many other disabled veterans, come to realize that our mental and physical wounds are of no interest to you, perhaps of no interest to any politician. We were used. We were betrayed." Since George Washington was a wealthy landowning tyrant who owned , and most likely sexually abused slaves, I suggest that his likeness, as well as that of miscreants like Jefferson and Jackson be replaced by the likeness of Civil Rights Activists, or of true American heroes such as Tomas Young.

 

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    Ronnie wrenchBiscuit (wrenchBiscuit) 2 years ago

    But the sins of a womanizer like Jimmy Swaggart can hardly surpass the cruelty of "owning" a human being. Focus on the good? John Wayne Gacy made children laugh as a clown. You are suggesting an arbitrary moral code: Presidents exempt.


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    Ronnie wrenchBiscuit (wrenchBiscuit) 2 years ago

    Thank You Eric, Shyron, M.T.. I have posted a similar topic before and got even less of a response. People are so slow to catch on. From Jesus to John Lennon, they've been told what must be done. But they still don't get it, and so they keep dying.

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    Ronnie wrenchBiscuit (wrenchBiscuit) 2 years ago

    It is not possible for a man to "move on"from the slavery of the antebellum if he never lived in that time. All a modern man can do is accept evil, or rebuke evil. We can only gather from your "snickering" remark that you accept it. I believe you!


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    Ronnie wrenchBiscuit (wrenchBiscuit) 2 years ago

    No tyrants need apply. There R enough good peeps to replace them.We should tear down everything stained with evil.The estimated cost of Iraq and Afghan wars is between $4-6 trillion. Surely The Abbey could be demolished for far less than that.