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16. Major General (Ret.) Paul Eaton on Trump Tweets Defending Confederate-Named Bases
Wed Jun 10, 2020, 05:44 PM
Jun 2020

“Today, Donald Trump made it official. Rather than move this nation further away from institutionalized racism, he believes we should cling to it and its heritage, by keeping the names of racist traitors on the gates of our military bases. These bases were named long after the Civil War was over, by whites who wanted to fight back against progress towards racial equality. Donald Trump stands shoulder-to-shoulder with them, and against the ideals that the United States Army stands for.”
Cool... Zoonart Jun 2020 #1
Heck, I Would Not Be Surprised If He Started Naming... TomCADem Jun 2020 #23
He doesn't name military bases. I wish they'd pull down his freaking picture at those bases, too.... George II Jun 2020 #2
I would love to see the name changing of the bases marie999 Jun 2020 #3
Someone needs to tell him Mr.Bill Jun 2020 #4
areyouright? They themselves keep telling us bucolic_frolic Jun 2020 #8
I like soldiers who aren't traitors lagomorph777 Jun 2020 #25
He just keeps playing to ignorant white wing racists. It's going to catch up with him in Nov. Hoyt Jun 2020 #5
what does he know about history? handmade34 Jun 2020 #6
Many of those military people got captured. They're better than John McCain? George II Jun 2020 #7
Well, they were more racist. There's that. lastlib Jun 2020 #13
Thats OK. President Biden will take care of it after Jan. 20. /nt sdfernando Jun 2020 #9
If you really want to see his head explode (and I DO!!),,,, lastlib Jun 2020 #10
I think I will recommend that to my GOPher Congress-varmint. lastlib Jun 2020 #12
it might even make my GOPher CongressCritter's head explode yellowdogintexas Jun 2020 #20
"very Powerful Bases" is even more cringeworthy when you find out... thesquanderer Jun 2020 #11
I've been stationed at Fort Hood jmowreader Jun 2020 #14
I did AIT at Fort Polk. Ditto. JustABozoOnThisBus Jun 2020 #24
If there's no colocated other-service base there, it can't be a Joint Base jmowreader Jun 2020 #26
No one should be surprised sakabatou Jun 2020 #15
Major General (Ret.) Paul Eaton on Trump Tweets Defending Confederate-Named Bases soothsayer Jun 2020 #16
Trump makes sure to prove himself a racist asshole every day. hadEnuf Jun 2020 #17
My choice: Fort Rucker sarge43 Jun 2020 #18
Within the first week please, President Biden Maeve Jun 2020 #19
So let's rename Greensboro to Cornwallistown. mwooldri Jun 2020 #21
If you are in Wi.Mi, Oh. Pa. Fl and voted for Trump don't try to justify this and MRDAWG Jun 2020 #22
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