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This Kind of Stuff We Just Can't Excuse

I loosen my belt and remove my shoes So, dear, what's going on in the news They blocked the streets; tore down statues No surprise there; of what were they accused The protestors, nothing; but the statues held leftist views What? What are you saying, dear? Now I'm confused Honey, it seems that a staunch abolitionist was the first one abused Huh? An abolitionist? For what was his statue so cruelly used I don't know. He organized a militia to fight slavery; he was super-enthused -- Oh, yeah. Hans Christian Heg; maybe one of those religious yahoos Then that explains that!... Darling I'd really like to continue to schmooze -- But I promised the girls I'd help topple Arethusa of Syracuse... Notes: Hans Christian Heg's statue was, indeed decapitated today in Madison, Wisconsin. His 'crime:' He was an abolitionist who organized a group of Wisconsinites into a Union militia in order to fight against slavery in the Civil War... Go figure! Arethusa was a naiad nymph of the sacred Greek colony of Syracuse. Virgil felt that she inspired pastoral poetry. (Like the above... lol).

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Date: 6/27/2020 12:49:00 PM
It's scary what the mob-mentality can do; I think people have had enough and are frenzied, not thinking too clearly. Perhaps we haven't made the progress that we believe we have, in America. Well worded.
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Date: 6/24/2020 11:24:00 PM
Nero fiddled as Rome burned.....a house divided against itself cannot stand
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 6/24/2020 11:41:00 PM
You've got that right! ~ Honestly Abe
Date: 6/24/2020 9:01:00 PM
The world has truly gone mad, seems any statue is a target now. What about the pigeons, where are they going to go?
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 6/24/2020 9:04:00 PM
Gosh, those heartless police officers and city officials haven't even provided for the pigeons. Off with their heads (not the pigeons'). LOL. Great question, Tom!! Smiles, Gershon