Thursday, May 18, 2017

Robert E. Lee is going down! This is a good example for Dallas, Texas. FRIDAY, Updates Continue Friday Lunch update Evening Update

Title of above article is, "Barricades, no parking signs crop up near Lee Circle signaling possible removal of state." It has a date time of May 18, 2017 4:29 pm.

Sounds like it is going to happen soon. This will be a great example to Dallas, Texas to take down their Robert E. Lee statue. This is the blog to take down the Robert E. Lee statue in Dallas, Texas.

I will update as this happens. Multiple reports of barricades going up and expectation that the Lee statue is going down.

Many commercials at this page.

You can see video at this page.

7:56 CST

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu is going to speak on the removal of the monuments Friday.

Well I am retiring for the night. I will update in the morning.

Back up for 15 minutes with this update. Title is "All signs point to removal of New Orleans' Robert E. Lee statue imminent."  They expect the statue will be removed Friday morning. Only a handful of protesters showed up so far. The pro-Confederates and neo-Confederates have given up.

The Robert E. Lee statue is coming down during the day.

Picture gallery.

It is a national story.

It is an AP news story.

Mitch Landrieu is going to give remarks on the removal of the four Confederate landmarks.

"Special address on removal of monuments form New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu set for Friday."


You can watch it live at this website. It is their websites lead story and it is the first thing you see on the home page. The equipment is there. It is huge.

Neo-Confederates angry. Their world is going under.

Plans in place for former locations of Confederate monuments.

Louisiana House bill to protect monuments uses term, "War Between the States." The title of the article is, "Ar Louisiana House members Monuments Men or Confederate fanboys?: Opinion."

Winter Institute helped New Orleans address Confederate monuments

Back to work. I will update this evening.

Evening updates
Best online place to watch is

I am watching on Periscope when available. The neo-Confederate make all sorts of nonsensical historical claims.

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has issued a statement.

The guys doing the work are really brave. They are way, way up high, and they are exposed to any crazed individual that might shoot. I don't know if I could do the job.

Ask Trump not to send a wreath to the Arlington Confederate monument.

The Nola live feed seems to be getting overloaded. I am going to try to find another live feed.

Back to Nola.


Mayor Mitch Landrieu's speech.

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