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Legally or because it would be stupid?
OMG !!! Drop the subject!
Perfect, 1817-1825... People need to relax. It was feelings almost 200 years ago! Not too long ago blacks had to sit on the back of buses, why dont we boycott buses. Or the White House being built by slaves, and now a black president lives in it?! Oh Lord. Slavery was a common belief back 200 years ago. Yippie Lake Calhoun!
I don't know about anyone else but when I think of Lake Calhoun I don't think of this man who was pro-slavery. When I think of Lake Calhoun, I think of the trendy uptown urban lake amongst its fellow chain of lakes sisters. Nothing more. It's good to know the history but for those of us who grew up enjoying this lake, I think the name has developed its own meaning.
Pretty lame, Milhouse. Go plant a tree or rescue a dog if you want to contribute something good to society.
who is the liberal twit bringing this up?? does he have to pay for the time a public employee is spending on this dribble???
Do we have to change the name of everything to reflect current beliefs?
this is the stupidest thing I've seen in the paper for a long long time.
The only legacy that Hubert Humphrey left was the 60,000 men he killed in Vietman! He pushed that war for Lyndon Johnson to drive his political career. History has told us that this war was a waste of money, resources, and human life. We still deal with the injured war veterans today. So what do we do to reward this killer? We put his name on buildings and build a legacy around him. Now we want to name a lake after him? I thought Minnesota was a top State for Education!
We allow the states in the south to keep their names, why are we changing our lakes?
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