Monthly Archives: January 2007

18 01, 2007

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NCAA revisits Confederate flag policy Updated 1/18/2007 By Steve Wieberg, USA TODAY Amid calls for a broader crackdown, the NCAA is re-examining its policy against staging championships in states that display the Confederate battle symbol. The association's Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee will begin weighing options during meetings Monday and Tuesday in Indianapolis. At stake is Clemson's and other schools' eligibility to host baseball regionals and subregionals. No recommendations are expected next [...]

18 01, 2007

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Rev. Louis Coleman's "Interesting" Connections Al Benson Jr. As it is probably known to all in the Southern Heritage Movement by now, the Rev. Louis Coleman of the Justice Resource Center in Louisville, Kentucky has been making a fuss over Confederate symbols at Allen High School in Floyd County, Kentucky, over in Appalachia, a bit of a way from his native stomping ground in Louisville. Rev. Coleman is supposed to speak to [...]

18 01, 2007

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Confederate flag case leads to second suspension By Christine Byers ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH 01/11/2007 FARMINGTON — A student's gesture to support his friend --who was suspended from Farmington High School for wearing a cap and T-shirt with the Confederate flag — landed him a suspension of his own Wednesday. Robert Scaggs, 15, got a one-day suspension after he disobeyed Associate Principal Susan Barber's request to turn a T-shirt with the words, "The [...]

17 01, 2007

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Forrest controversy opens forum for issues, discourse Robert K Glenn Much has been written about the appropriateness of the name Nathan Bedford Forrest on the Military Science Building on the MTSU campus. ["Movement rises to axe 'Forrest' from Hall," Nov. 20 I would like to clarify one or two points and elaborate on what the university's position is on this issue. The university annually receives numerous resolutions from the Student Government Association. [...]

17 01, 2007

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Praise For Lee And Jackson By Pastor Chuck Baldwin January 16, 2007 January is often referred to as "Generals Month" as no less than four famous Confederate Generals claimed January as their birth month: James Longstreet (Jan. 8, 1821), Robert E. Lee (Jan. 19, 1807), Thomas Jonathan Jackson (Jan. 21, 1824), and George Pickett (Jan. 28, 1825). Two of these men, Lee and Jackson, are particularly noteworthy. This is especially true, [...]

17 01, 2007

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Rebels in Rome: The Catholic Church and the Confederacy in Civil War America Philip Gerard Johnson REMNANT GUEST COLUMNIST (POSTED 01/09/07 Over the past few decades the number of mainstream historians who have begun taking a more sophisticated look at what really transpired before, during and after the War Between the States has been on the rise. This is welcome news since in the case of the so-called Civil War (in [...]

17 01, 2007

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Texas Congressman Ron Paul files for GOP presidential bid JOE STINEBAKER Associated Press HOUSTON - Ron Paul, the iconoclastic nine-term congressman from southeast Texas, took the first step Thursday toward launching a second presidential bid in 2008, this time as a Republican. Paul filed incorporation papers in Texas on Thursday to create a presidential exploratory committee that allows him and his supporters to collect money on behalf of his bid. This will [...]

17 01, 2007

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A Confederacy of Dunces Ann Coulter VICE PRESIDENT Al Gore, Bill Bradley and John McCain have all denounced the Confederate battle flag as representing slavery and have demanded that it be removed from all public buildings. Whenever I hear white people somberly opining that the Confederate battle flag symbolizes slavery, I can't help wondering who their friends are. Do their friends support slavery? Does anyone -- apart from a few demonstrably insane [...]

16 01, 2007

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School Confederate flag controversy update Thursday, January 11, 2007 (KMOV) - Some parents are outraged and so are some students, and they say they're not going to take it. They say their school district is violating their rights they're going to fight back. Before much of the world was awake, their battle cry went out. A cry for justice, they say, a cry for their free speech. It's been a civil rights [...]

16 01, 2007

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NAACP protests Robert E. Lee's birthday celebrations January 12, 2007 State workers got the day off in honor of Confederate Generals Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee. Two hundred years after his birth, Lee continues to stir controversy. A few miles from the state capitol, members of the NAACP and Virginia Anti-War Network gathered at the base of Monument Avenue's centerpiece in protest. The Lee statue is the only one Virginia owns [...]