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POSTED: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 6:44pm

UPDATED: Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 3:51pm

There is no one who has respect for the military more than me and as you get older you realize what sacrifices have been made so we could have and keep our American way of life.

But, little by little, political correctness is gnawing away at everything.

Now, there are reports saying at the Army College of War, a place in Pennsylvania where they teach our military leaders the art of war, logistics and tactics, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson's pictures should not be posted and they should not be mentioned at all.

The reason, you ask? They're Confederates. They "fought against the United States of America."

If you know anything about American history, and I don't even have to do research for this, Lee was so torn about what to do in the Civil War. The West Point graduate was the best United States officer we had at the time and was rising in military stature.

But, what to do? In the end, he decided he could not take up arms against his fellow southern countrymen and his family. Well, I don't know that  I could either.

Think about it. But,  remember this army now is not the army of Eisenhower, Patton and MacArthur, it's the army of political correctness. It's the army which still says the Fort Hood was "workplace violence."

The war college will do what it will do, but, those who know, are aware Lee and Jackson were great military tacticians and not studying them would be stupid.

Do I even need to go on?

That's my point of view, what's yours?

You can e-mail me at pov@ketknbc.com or Facebook me at KETK Neal Barton.

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Seems political correctness is so desperate to erase or past, that we'll be doomed to repeat it.

If they're going to keep Jackson and Lee, it would be only fair to add Benedict Arnold.

Eisenhower, Patton and MacArthur fought *for* this country, not against it.

The civilian leadership of the military is responsible for the PC campaign. Those who served in the Cold War years are the real unsung heroes. Many still can't speak freely about their service. The brave men and women who served silently in places like: The Phillipines from 1945-1953 against the Huks, Korea (to this day), Germany (still there), Guatamala, El Salvador, Nicaruaga, Cambodia, Laos, Panama, Granada, Lebanon, The Dominican Republic, Yugoslavia, the list goes on and on.

it's the army of political correctness. It has been , going back to or before the Korean War. All Wars are about money and power and use propaghanda to fuel it and to attract the ignorant to support it. Remember Iraq, WMDs (Lie), They attacked us on 9-11 (as Neil reported but was a lie). It was about power and money. The only 4 legit wars that I can think of, the Revolutionary, WW I , WW II and Afghanistan.

it's the army of political correctness. It has been , going back to or before the Korean War. All Wars are about money and power and use propaghanda to fuel it and to attract the ignorant to support it. Remember Iraq, WMDs (Lie), They attacked us on 9-11 (as Neil reported but was a lie). It was about power and money. The only 4 legit wars that I can think of, the Revolutionary, WW I , WW II and Afghanistan.

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