ERASING THE PAST, FAIR AND BALANCED

rixlibris

News flash, Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest and his wife were found hiding in a grave in Memphis, Tennessee.  Experts are confused as to how the couple remained unnoticed for 110 years.  Nonetheless, the city council has elected to root them out and cart them off to, who knows, maybe a land fill somewhere northwest of Hahira, Georgia.

The removal of all things Confederate has now officially moved from the sublime to the ridiculous.  Unless the suspected hidden agenda, that the University of Tennessee wants the land for expansion, is true.  In that case it makes perfect sense.

No matter, the General is out of favor and has to go.

I fear that in this frenzy to whitewash the past we are neglecting to be fair and balanced.  So far only the sins of the South have been featured.  If we are to be fair then historic figures from the other side…

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