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Celebrating their 'homey,' George Armstrong Custer
« on: October 06, 2010, 06:06:33 AM »
The idea that a town would be so proud of someone who failed so utterly has been one of my lifelong sources of amusement. But in 1910, the State of Michigan perpetrated a statue commemorating Custer in his more-or-less-adopted home town of Monroe, Michigan. And now, purely by accident yesterday, I found a banner hanging over a prominent street entering town, and....






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Re: Celebrating their 'homey,' George Armstrong Custer
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2010, 06:46:21 AM »
Only liberals would celebrate an egotistical power hungry racist with a statue in the center of town....

Wait, are we talking about Marx, Lenin, or obamamy here? :D
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Re: Celebrating their 'homey,' George Armstrong Custer
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2010, 07:03:05 AM »
Only liberals would celebrate an egotistical power hungry racist with a statue in the center of town....

Wait, are we talking about Marx, Lenin, or obamamy here? :D

Factually, we are talking about a town so desperate for a VIP that they settled on an immigrant who just happened to live with an older sister until he married a local judge's only daughter, then got himself killed in as spectacular a military failure as any our Army had suffered on U.S. soil.

Meeeeshigooon, my Meeeeeshigooon........

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Re: Celebrating their 'homey,' George Armstrong Custer
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2010, 07:58:21 AM »
The idea that a town would be so proud of someone who failed so utterly has been one of my lifelong sources of amusement. But in 1910, the State of Michigan perpetrated a statue commemorating Custer in his more-or-less-adopted home town of Monroe, Michigan. And now, purely by accident yesterday, I found a banner hanging over a prominent street entering town, and....




If Obama has his way,someday we will see all kinds of public celebrations,statues and plaques erected to B.O.He is trying hard to construct a legacy.

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Re: Celebrating their 'homey,' George Armstrong Custer
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2010, 09:00:19 AM »
Well, on the surface the similarities between Obama and Custer are in fact fairly strong. Neither listened to their scouts, and both went into battle over-confident and over-extended.

This image should have posted much larger, above. Here's the plaque portion. Take note of what got left out....


 

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