I have a suggestion for the people who want to use taxpayer money to change the name of the Robert E Lee High School. Instead of helping our young adults get a education with our taxpayer money, put you money where your mouth is. If you are serious in changing the name of the high school, then start a go fund me account or how ever you want to raise the money. And when you have raised enough money to get the name changed without using taxpayer money. Then go to the school board and ask for a name change.

Leslie Haas

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Susan Cummings

The monetary cost has no place in this discussion. We're too poor to do the right thing? If that's the case, then we are morally bankrupt.

BayTX

Ms. Cummings – What are your credentials on REL?

You are entitled to your opinion about REL, but he was a product of his time. I wonder how people will judge you in 50 years as a product of your time – my guess is not very good. Baytown is a diverse city, and we all get along except when people like you stir the pot! Black people I know do not agree with you and your group of friends at all!

As Booker T. Washington said, “There is a certain class of race problem-solvers who don't want the patient to get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only an easy means of making a living, but also an ‘easy medium through which to make themselves prominent before the public.’” In the end, will you really be considered prominent when you help to tear this town and country apart?

Should George Washington and the others have not seceded from Great Britain? Are they all traitors?

Do you consider all the men who fought and died for Texas's freedom from Mexico as traitors, or should Texas have stayed under the rule of General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna?

As a bleeding heart, why don’t you get involved with doing something about modern-day slavery, or is that too much physical work for you since you would not be able to sit at a computer and sling out your hatred?

You do know this is a free country, and you do not have to live in Baytown if you do not like it here!

rmartin

Yes like not buying Nike or Apple for using forced slave labor in China. Lebron James and Kapernick are unAmerican....

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