View Poll Results: Should America tear down the Statue of Liberty?

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    Re: Should America tear down the Statue of Liberty?

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    Accidentally voted yes, meant to vote no.
    I always knew you were a commie.
    I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality. - MLK

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    Re: Should America tear down the Statue of Liberty?

    Quote Originally Posted by digsbe View Post
    Accidentally voted yes, meant to vote no.
    Freudian slip, no doubt.
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    Re: Should America tear down the Statue of Liberty?

    Quote Originally Posted by X Factor View Post
    Freudian slip, no doubt.
    It was just a cigar, I swear!
    So follow me into the desert
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    Re: Should America tear down the Statue of Liberty?

    It could be improved.

    So follow me into the desert
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    Re: Should America tear down the Statue of Liberty?

    Quote Originally Posted by Amadeus View Post
    I resent the idea that liberals are breathing pieces of copper.
    I do too. That's an insult to copper.
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    Re: Should America tear down the Statue of Liberty?

    I am not going to vote in this poll because it is obvious starting with the OP, the lack of understanding behind the Statue of Liberty also known as the goddess of liberty "Libertas". The symbolism is significant. And she can be linked to the philosopher Cicero and his thinking. Cicero was profoundly influential upon the moral and political thought of the founders. Cicero spoke about why a republic is the most desirable form of government and how an ideal republic should be structured. It's a shame that obviously many are not aware of that. But then again we are no longer a country that encourages a classic liberal arts education.

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    Re: Should America tear down the Statue of Liberty?

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    HELL NO! The French helped us in the Revolutionary war btw


    Plus on a side note: They invented French fries!

    Where would a lot of people be without French fries?

    What I like best about the Statue of Liberty is that a lot of xenophobes don't like it.

    That's an excellent reason to keep it
    Last edited by shrubnose; 11-14-14 at 06:07 AM.

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    Re: Should America tear down the Statue of Liberty?

    Quote Originally Posted by AlabamaPaul View Post
    Breaking laws has nothing to do with liberty, does it?


    When the colonies launched their revolutionary war for liberty in 1776 they were violating English law.

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    Re: Should America tear down the Statue of Liberty?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gaius46 View Post
    No.

    I get to see her on a fairly regular basis since I work about as far south in Manhattan as one can get without having to swim for it.
    I like having the constant reminder of what the country is supposed to be about.


    Good point.

    But some people will never get it.

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    Re: Should America tear down the Statue of Liberty?

    Quote Originally Posted by APACHERAT View Post
    The reason why you believe it is because you were indoctrinated to believe it.

    In layman terms, the Statue of Liberty sends a message to the rest of the world, stay the **** home and look at what we were able to accomplish.
    You are capable of doing the same thing in your own country.






    I never got that message from the Statue of Liberty.

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