Damnatio Memoriae for the 21st Century?

The Tactical Hermit

Why the current trend to ERASE Southern and Confederate History is Dangerous for America

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{Damnatio Memoriae} is the latin phrase literally meaning “condemnation of memory” in the sense of a judgment that a person must not be remembered. It was a form of dishonor that could be passed by the Roman Senate upon traitors or others who brought discredit to the Roman State. The intent was to erase someone from history, a task somewhat easier in ancient times, when documentation was much sparser.

In a recent article in Stars and Stripes, it was revealed that Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has decided to strike Confederate Memorial Day and Robert E. Lee’s Birthday from the state calendar. This of course follows in the wake of the recent decision to remove the Confederate Battle Standard from the South Carolina Statehouse. As this “political bandwagon” gains steam, it appears that every weak-minded and spineless politician, regardless if…

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