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Univ. of WI rejects plaque accusing Lincoln of mass murder




The University of Wisconsin, Madison is ignoring a student government demand for a disclaimer on an Abraham Lincoln statue accusing him of complicity in the death of 38 Native Americans.

Several student activists insisted without substantiation that Lincoln "played a huge role in the massacre," but Chancellor Rebecca Blank countered that Lincoln actually played a "restraining role" in the matter.



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  1. The esteemed spokesperson for “Wunk Sheek” said that the UW must, ““acknowledge the impact that it is having on their students who have to encounter the statue on a daily basis.”
    Funny – I had to walk past that very Lincoln statue every day for four years and somehow managed to emerge emotionally unscathed.

  2. So, even the liberation of hundreds of thousands of slaves isn’t good enough for these U of W-Madison Communists?
    Now they even have to call LINCOLN a “murderer?”
    I was born white, which now, whether I like it or not, makes me a racist.
    I am proud of my heritage and our inclusive American culture, which now makes me a xenophobe.
    I value my safety and that of my family and appreciate the police and legal system, which now makes me a right-wing extremist.
    I think and I reason, therefore I doubt much that the main-stream media tells me, which makes me a reactionary.
    WOW! And I used to think I was just a regular AMERICAN !