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Erasing History, or Editing it?   General Confusion

Started Jun-13 by Jenifer (Zarknorph); 2445 views.
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From: Jenifer (Zarknorph)

Jun-25

ElDotardo said:

Still, I don't see what difference that makes - it's placed on public property isn't it?

No.  It's on private land and the guy who bought it died.

Legal red tape is holding it up, not communist beliefs.

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From: Jenifer (Zarknorph)

Jun-25

This isn't BLM.

June 19, 1986 was the day of a massive battle between the Peruvian Communist party and the People's Guerilla party against the Peruvian state.

Reference

It makes no sense for BLM to have any connection to the day.

It would, however, make the day June 19th sour for others.

Why would they sabotage their own movement?

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Jun-25

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From: Jenifer (Zarknorph)

Jun-27

bml00

From: bml00

Jun-27

Whether it is American or European or even Asian history there are elements of dreadful bloodletting but it is part of the Jigsaw that has bought forth democracy and to eradicate or destroy brings the perpetrators into the same league as ISIL .

I agree with Trump it is unacceptable to erase the past which is part of the landscape that bought forth the US or the Uk or France etal

BM

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From: SQUADDYB

Jun-27

Only a short while ago, I saw that someone was still selling chunks of the Berlin Wall (allegedly) on line.

MEDDLY

From: MEDDLY

Jun-27

Formerly sold as Moon Rocks...LOL

SQUADDYB

From: SQUADDYB

Jun-27

No doubt.....and there are morons who will buy the rocks...:>) 

Shipped from Nigeria? LOL

PTG (anotherPTG)

From: PTG (anotherPTG)

Jun-27

is it authenticated?

Pieces sold for as little little as $13.

So cheap? Collecting experts say the chief problem is that there’s a lot of wall to go around: By one estimate, the wall could have yielded as many as 480 million golf ball-sized pieces. (Hey, even if Derek Jeter wore two pairs of socks every game, you’re still looking at only roughly 650 socks a season.)

On top of that, it can be difficult to determine authenticity. Sure, a seller may say they’re offering a genuine piece of the Berlin Wall, but proving that fact can be difficult. Nonetheless, Volker Pawlowski, a Wall memorabilia seller and expert, has said that the wall concrete “has a unique structure,” which makes it easy for him to discern the real wall from the wannabe wall.

Still, it’s not as if the Berlin Wall has gone completely bust. Larger slabs, particularly those covered in graffiti from the time of the fall, can command solid prices. A Berlin auction house sold one such slab in 2008 for around 7,800 euros (or roughly $10,000), according to Paul Fraser Collectibles, a British memorabilia specialist.

“The Wall and its pieces stand as one of the most important and unique memorabilia artifacts of the 20th century,” noted Paul Fraser Collectibles on its website.

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From: Jenifer (Zarknorph)

Jun-28

Really worth watching


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