Happy Robert E. Lee Day

Posted On: Monday - January 16th 2023 4:10AM MST
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He was born in 1807, and General Robert E.Lee's birthday is this Thursday, not today. However, one may want to celebrate it today, so as to save some of that "Long-Covid" excused sick bank pay for another time.

Whether you work in an office or not, Office Holidays website says today is the holiday, at least in Alabama and Mississippi.* Since we have respect for neither the race-hustler loudmouth Martin King nor those cucks who voted to make a remembrance of him, Peak Stupidity choses to go along with Alabama and Mississippi and remember the great General Lee.

The Globalists and the ctrl-left want to bury these thoughts, but the real history is that General Robert E. Lee was respected by both sides of the War Between the States, officers and plain old Johnny Rebs and Billy Yanks alike. He was respected for fighting for his country (Virginia) and for doing a superb job at it.

I don't think the American military of today has anyone with the character and integrity of Robert E. Lee.


PS: I went through a few biography/history sites to find an unbiased short biography to link the reader to but got nowhere so far. You'd be best off doing a careful search or obtaining an older book.

* Georgia used to celebrate Robert E. Lee on the day after Thanksgiving, but they turned that into the lame "State Holiday", which almost everyone takes off anyway. That particular "Black" Friday may be a good day to visit a downtown retail establishment to observe the latest unpleasantness and appreciate General Lee that much more...

Wednesday - January 18th 2023 11:05AM MST
PS I believe that the Robert E Lee was a steamboat. The Jerry Garcia Band had “The Night They Drove Ol Dixie Down” in regular rotation.

It sounds like heresy coming from me, but I never loved Jerry’s version; didn’t hate it, but never walked out after a show thinking “ Damn, they didn’t do “The Night They Drove Ol Dixie Down” …
The Alarmist
Tuesday - January 17th 2023 8:49PM MST

One last thing ...

Tuesday - January 17th 2023 8:30PM MST
PS: Mr. 5th Column, how realistic is the movie "A Bridge Too Far" about Operation Market Garden?
Faculty Lounge Fifth Column
Tuesday - January 17th 2023 2:06PM MST
PS O/T-Russia enters the Poseidon "nuclear tsunami" underwater torpedo drone into service as the RF General Jack D. Rippers call for Englandistan to be erased.
About the turnover of generals in the SMO, it worked out very well for the former UK in WWII during the North Africa campaign.
The only loss after Montgomery took over was a bridge too far in Holland which was an ambitious plan to shave months off the war.
Monday - January 16th 2023 8:03PM MST
PS: Agreed, Alarmist. Indeed Nathan Bedford Forrest and his gang out "West" wanted to continue it as a guerrilla war. That'd have been even worse for the country (s)
Monday - January 16th 2023 7:57PM MST
PS: oops, my bad. It was "there goes Robert E. Lee" the man.
Monday - January 16th 2023 7:47PM MST
PS: I don't consider any cause lost, Mr. Blanc, even some simple PC language thing that I'm still fighting - goes along with the song by The Band, as covered by Joan Baez.

Dieter, speaking of the Night they drove old Dixie down, it was a different time, you understand ... [said as by the Professor with elbow patches in that Old Negro Space Program video, as a parody of interviewees in Ken Burn's documentaries] It was not a bad thing to sing about the Old South and the war between Americans that had been over for only a century at that point (still plenty of people whose grandfathers could have told them about the war). Anyway, the lyric is "there goes the Robert E. Lee", I guess the name of a train?

Great song! Though it was already in the era in which history, especially the racial sort, was being "revised", one could still be impartial and see the side of a rebel family, torn apart, and a land destroyed. Yeah, Sherman oo did a helluva lot of damage to Atlanta, Columbia, and onwards.
The Alarmist
Monday - January 16th 2023 3:17PM MST

It was Virginia that cucked cuckier than all the others.

The United States as we knew it growing up would have never been what it was without Robert E. Lee, who told his honorably surrendered forces to put down their weapons and go home rather than take to the hills and swamps of the South to wage extended partisan warfare against the Northern aggressors.

Without Lee, for better or worse, the American Century (20th) would likely have never happened, and the British Empire might still be the dominant power on Earth today, and that certainly would have been a tragedy.

“A nation which does not remember what it was yesterday does not know where it is today.”

— Robert E. Lee

Stars and Bars Forever
Monday - January 16th 2023 12:19PM MST
PS Great generals gonna general and Lee is up there with Rommel in taking doing more with less to another level.
Maybe all presidents should come from a military background?
Love the meme of preezys of the steezy (H/t-Jimmy) in uniform featuring Slick Willie in HS band outfit and Barry Soetoro in tribal garb.
Dieter Kief
Monday - January 16th 2023 11:05AM MST

The Band:...there was Robert E. Lee proud 'n' brave...The Night They Drove Ol' Dixie Down

- looked it up on wikip - Richmond looked terrible after the fact

Still wonder, why Joan Baez was so taken in by the song. -

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - Wikipedia
Adam Smith
Monday - January 16th 2023 10:54AM MST
PS: ℍ𝕒𝕡𝕡𝕪 ℝ𝕠𝕓𝕖𝕣𝕥 𝔼. 𝕃𝕖𝕖 𝔻𝕒𝕪❕


Monday - January 16th 2023 10:07AM MST
PS You certainly are fighting the Lost Cause.
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