I just read (that's the problem...I read too much) where St. Louis is taking down a confederate monument in Forest Park, by the end of this month. Why? Because a few fine folks, including the mayor, believe it is racist.
Have you people lost your ever living minds?
First of all, why are we spending tax dollars to remove a statue that has been up for years? Why now?
Second, why are leaders and organizations in this nation becoming so afraid of offense? They don't seem to care when it is offending Christian groups or history buffs. Just thought I'd throw that out there.
Third, why is the city bowing to pressure of an elect few? What about the thousands in and around the St. Louis area who appreciate our rich history? Hello! I've never received a phone call about this monument. Why didn't I get a say?
Here's the thing. People need to grow a backbo…