By: Tyler Cowan | 08-19-2017 | News
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Honorable Confederate History Advocate Kicked out of College

“Terrorists go home, terrorists go home” the enraged crowd cried in screeching monotone. The howls interspersed with chants of “racists go home” as Allen Armentrout stood at attention in salute. A rifle (legally) brandished upon his back and holstered pistol (likewise) at his side. The mob formed crowded him with an assault of obscene gestures. An ugly, angry shouting match that was not matched by his side as he stood, eyes raised at attention. The event occurred after the tragic crash that led to the death of one and injury of many. Allen, in a sort of zen-like reverie kept his gaze at the Lee statue as he saluted.

<i>CNN</i> describes the lead-up to the event:

<blockquote>“"This is our town," a man told Armentrout. "Your people have killed us. You tore up our town. You ruined business. This statue is coming down."

"No, it's not," Armentrout responded. "The state of Virginia has a law that protects monuments like this."

"The statue is coming down," the woman insisted, standing face-to-face Armentrout. "I'd like to see it come down," he responded. "I'd like to see you try."</blockquote>

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In the end, with the crowd’s outraged ire growing to a fevered pitch, he had to be escorted by police officers to safely escape the angry crowd. A woman recording the event from her cellphone offered smarmy commentary, “Can’t walk out of the park by yourself, so proud and brave,” of having to be protected by police escort. The officer, exasperated, dropped a heavy payload of truth bombs: “You want another day like Saturday don’t you.”

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Allen was a Pensacola Christian College student on the way up, but he is now being banned from the school according to News 12 in Armentrout’s home state of North Carolina. His statement to the TV station, especially considering his apparent earnestness, is heart-wrenching.

<blockquote>"I have been released from my school and will be unable to return to college to finish my senior year. I'm processing this and making adjustments to my life to compensate for this scrutiny."

From the college’s statement:

The statement continued, "Pensacola Christian College recognizes the dignity and value of all people, and we respect the history of America. We encourage individuals to exercise discernment and seek to build reconciliation, especially during a time of mourning like Charlottesville is experiencing."</blockquote>

Fallout from the viral footage of Armentrout is just the latest case of the most recent media fueled witch hunts. An Arkansas man was “outed” as a racist based on circumstantial evidence that proved faulty.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">These pathetic, soulless cadavers expelled the silent Confederate Allen Armentrout for his peaceful protest in the face of hate ad vile. <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; DSA Cop (@Just2Learn1234) <a href="">August 19, 2017</a></blockquote>

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<h2><strong>“I went up there to represent what I believe is right.”

- Allen Armentrout

Video from Tuesday showed Armentrout — wearing a Confederate uniform and carrying a Confederate flag — standing and saluting a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee at Charlottesville's Emancipation Park. He was surrounded by a crowd that chanted "terrorist go home." Armentrout stood in a motionless salute until he was peaceably escorted away from the scene by police.

Touching sentiments shared, Allen (like many concerned with Southern Heritage) was concerned that the actions of fringe racists would dishonor symbols of the south that KKK and other groups had “latched on” to Confederate and Southern History. Allen hoped to share the “true history” which he asserted was not based in racism and hate.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">&quot;They need to know that what [my ancestors] fought for wasn&#39;t slavery and oppression.&quot; Your ancestors are proud of you, <a href="">#AllenArmentrout</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Gaius Gracchus (@THE_VAPID_NAME) <a href="">August 19, 2017</a></blockquote>

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It was the removal of the statue of General Lee in Lee Park (commonly known as Emancipation Park now) that formed the impetus for this massive gathering of people from across the country, various groups and many unaffiliated with any group. Contrary to popular belief, many groups in attendance and other similar organizations like Patriot Prayer and the Proud Boys have been labelled “white supremacist hate groups” by the media despite boasting members of multiple races.

Since the horrible events transpiring when Antifa, BLM and others faced up against white nationalists, right wingers, libertarians and free speech advocates brawling in the street and the tragic loss of Heather Heyer the media has attempted to paint all attendants with racists and Nazis in the thickest of brush strokes. It seems however that of some of the “fine people” in attendance, Allen Armentrout would certainly be one.

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Anonymous No. 6868 2017-08-19 : 04:50

It is sad to see our nation on the brink of a cultural revolution similar to Mao Zedong's huge failure in China. As we lose ground and culture to the marxists and muslims so eager to destroy all that they disagree with, we must come to the realization that they are already fighting a war against us and we need to retaliate before it is too late.

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