This is the Monument to Gen. Beauregard. He is interred nearby in Metairie Cemetery.

2016 Update: I guess we have to talk about this

This Monument is now classified by Mayor Landrieu as a symbol of White Supremacy.  I was under the impression that it was a symbol of State Sovereignty and Federalism (trigger warning: WORDS!), not that anyone who went to public school knows what that means.   But I bet they know what “cultural appropriation” is. Thus goes the Oberlinification of the world.

See its ravages:

Question to Adults: Who won the American Civil War?

I bet that all of these kids have strong opinions about those nasty statues over in New Orleans.

My personal opinions is that…

That, my friends, is a chicken big enough to feed an army!

Originally posted March 2009