Southern Town of Lexington, Virginia, Bans Flying Of The Confederate Flag – Political Correctness Run Amok!

More Hyscience Sep 8, 2011, 3:58 pm

My paternal grandfather, Jeronimo, was a wise and learned man. Not because he attended college – he barely completed a primary education – or had a worthless piece of paper hanging on the wall attesting to his societal compliance with attending classes to be indoctrinated by a Marxist ideologue professor at a university, having learned little or nothing, like most kids nowadays; but because he was an avid reader and loved knowledge for its own sake.

He loved to quote old Spanish Proverbs, one of which was: “The line between the sublime and the ridiculous is a tenuous one.” He was so right!

In our politically correct sublimity we have not only long crossed that tenuous line into the ridiculous, but are way out there into the totally absurd and asinine!

For instance, recently, the City Council of the town of Lexington, Virginia, a town so intertwined in its history with the Confederacy and the South, and where the main tourist attraction and what puts the town on the map today, is its history and the fact that the two greatest generals of the Confederacy, Generals Robert E. Lee and “Stonewall” Jackson, are buried there, voted to ban the flying of the Confederate flag in the township from city-owned poles, demonizing the historical relic as “offensive and divisive”, no doubt trying in the zeal of their “white guilt” and “political correctness” gone wild, to assuage “Eternal Black Grievance” and “Eternal Black Victi

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