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In our blog, read about the political and cultural issues affecting Tennesseans written from a conservative perspective. Commentaries are typically written by David Fowler, an attorney who served in the Tennessee state Senate for 12 years before joining FACT as President.

Why Do We Have Monuments of Famous People? How to Really Tear Them Down

Why Do We Have Monuments of Famous People? How to Really Tear Them Down

Jun 26, 2020 by David Fowler

As a child I played on the Civil War monuments, markers, and memorabilia on the grounds of Missionary Ridge Elementary School. I never gave much thought to what they symbolized other than the war itself. It was recess, and I was just playing. I do kn...

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