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The Era of Absurdity

We are officially in the era of absurdity. President Joe Biden has asked those who are unvaccinated to wear masks to protect the...

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Virginia Removes Robert E. Lee Statue From State Capital

Virginia Removes Robert E. Lee Statue From State Capital

RICHMOND, Va. — One of the nation’s largest Confederate monuments — a soaring statue of Robert E. Lee, the South’s Civil War general — was hoisted off its pedestal in downtown Richmond, Va., on Wednesday, bringing to an end the era of Confederate statues in the city that is best known for them. At 8:54 a.m., a man in an orange jacket waved his arms, and the 21-foot statue rose into the air and...

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RICHMOND, Va. — One of the nation’s largest Confederate monuments — a soaring statue of Robert E. Lee, the South’s Civil War general — was hoisted off its pedestal in downtown Richmond, Va., on Wednesday, bringing to an end the era of Confederate statues in the city...

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