Sunday, August 12, 2018
It's Time To Remove Confederate Plaque From Capitol Bldg.
The plaque pictured above is in the Texas Capitol Building, and was placed there in 1959 (likely in response to the civil rights demonstrations that were starting to grow at that time). It is not only offensive to have a plaque honoring an enemy of the United States, but the plaque contains an obvious LIE -- that the Civil War was not fought over slavery. The plaque is an abomination to all decent Texas of all colors, and it needs to be removed.
Here is what the editorial board of The Dallas Morning News had to say: