JMU, the depositor of history, the perpetrator of knowledge, and the promoter of the ideal that for people to remain free, they need to be educated, has abandoned its historical mission. The present names of its buildings represent the historical stepping stones leading to our present progress toward the vision of our Founding Fathers. However, the board of visitors and administration are succumbing to the socialists/communist efforts to completely change America.

The historical names of its buildings, as well as the historical statues throughout our nation, are reminders of who we are and the suffering and sacrifices that were made to get us where we are today. To change them, or destroy them, is to try to make us ignorant of our history and who we are.

Why is JMU in such a hurry to surrender to the anarchists? Keep the progress we have made! Do not change a thing.

Dr. L. W. Roller

JMU Faculty Emeritus

Mount Sidney

(24) comments

Donald

Is it not time to demand that MasterCard change its racially biased name? And should not a master key be called instead an “all inclusive key”? Should not a petition be started to demand that Mr. Bates change his title from Master to something more racially sensitive? And let us not forget to address renaming The Masters golf tournament – they apparently rejoice in gathering in one place and celebrating mastery.[whistling]

LVW

Wow, what a crazy rant.

sammy708

Where did Dr. Roller get his degrees from..................ECPI?

Canoe12

I find it especially humorous that an Education Professor believes that history will be erased if buildings are renamed or historical statues are placed in a museum! Did I miss the textbook burning at JMU? ☺😆

weld

Excellent letter LW. The liberals at JMU (Alger, the faculty, and the brainwashed students) are destroying what once was a half decent University. By the way, Mr. Alger’s wife, Mary Ann, is the main person who calls the shots at JMU. Jonathan’s main job is to say “Yes Mam, I’ll do what you say”.

sammy708

Weid....Why would you name anything after TRAITORS who took up arms against our country. Change is on the way, whether you like it or not. JMU is still decent and moving forward. You can not accept change. You must not be married because you know who's in charge. HEHE!

newshound

Changes are welcomed ... forced coercion from one standpoint IS NOT.

prodigalson

Excellent letter Larry! The people who are he!! bent on re-naming the buildings at JMU are the same lunatics who are attempting to tear down statues of Ulysses S. Grant, Abraham Lincoln, and George Washington. Meanwhile, they don't care at all about the fact that their university is named after James Madison, a man who, himself, owned slaves. These people are literally too stupid and arrogant to recognize their own hypocrisy. We need to put a stop to this nonsense before this mob of angry, hate filled Demokkkrats destroy our country.

sbsheridan

How do you make the jump from socialists, communists, and anarchists to hypocrites and dummies, to Democrats?

sammy708

Prodig............Shut your filthy mouth.

bishopsboy

sammy, yours is the typical liberal response born in ignorance of other's 1st Amendment Rights.

St. Prodigal, continue to be an oracle of truth.

prodigalson

Thank you my Royal Zambian Brother. We need to continue to keep Sambo and Mother Superior in our prayers, that they will make the transition from darkness into light.

Driller

Dad aka Pretzelman aka bb, St Prod wouldn't know the truth if it him in the face like a sledge hammer.

bishopsboy

Now, son (aka Driller), one day you'll respect St. Prodigal for telling the truth.

DANT

sammy708 say that to prodigal sons face....chicken!

Driller

Dant, Why are you calling anyone out. Do you think any of your cheerleaders 35 years ago would say half of the names they have called me to my face. I very much doubt it and you're included.

prodigalson

Thank you for coming to my defense Dant. Poor Sambo has been on the Demokkkrat plantation so long, he doesn't recognize it when someone comes to rescue him. Let's keep him in our prayers.

Programmer

Driller, thank you for your service, it's not any conservative calling you names for serving your country.

Driller

Pretzelman Jr. Remember round up the Republican Saudis and destroy them, before they destroy the Country.

prodigalson

Good evening Driller, and thank you once again for your kind words. I know you're likely in a bad mood because of the record jobs report that came out this morning (over 5 million new jobs created last month), but I think you Demokkkrats need to face the fact that you're not going to be able to hold the economy down until the election in November. I'll give you this: you've made a valiant effort, forcing everyone to stay home, scaring and shaming citizens who wish to go out in public and lives their lives in a normal fashion, government imposed shutdowns of restaurants, stores, factories and other businesses, rioting, looting, and creating general mayhem. Yes, you've given it the old EMU college try, but Driller Harvey Hunter Diana, you have failed. And now, the economy is coming back, people are coming out of their homes, going to restaurants, spending money, going to Church (I know you Demokkkrats really hate that one), and generally, living their lives and going about their business. By the time election day rolls around in November Harvey Driller Diana Hunter Canoe, this race isn't even going to be close because the economy will be booming, and Creepy old Joe Biden the rapist will be tucked away in a memory care unit with oatmeal dribbling down his chin. I wish you well in your search for truth, my brother.

DANT

LOL.....great post prodigalson...again you leave driller speechless!

bishopsboy

St. Prodigal, I agree with DANT, this is one of your best posts, particularly the imagery of demented old rapist and pedophile Joe Biden in a memory care unit with his breakfast rolling down his face - sad, but humorous at the same time..

sammy708

Prodig.……...It maybe true about November of what you say, IF WE ARE ALL NOT DEAD! Ask Dr. Trump about that.

Programmer

Sammy, what death are talking about? It's Democrats that promote death starting from the womb.

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