Monthly Archives: February 2008

27 02, 2008

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Lawmaker wants Confederate flag license plate The Associated Press February 25, 2008 TALLAHASSEE - A Panhandle lawmaker wants a "Confederate Heritage" license plate to join the 109 specialty tags already available in Florida. The extra $25 motorists would pay for the tag would go to educational programs run by Sons of Confederate Veterans, graveyard maintenance and museum exhibits. Rep. Donald Brown, R-DeFuniak Springs, filed the bill (HB 1007) last week. The plate [...]

26 02, 2008

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Wilmington, Abolition and the Underground Railroad Overview: Most Americans are familiar with the term “underground railroad” and understand it to be the extensive network of planned escape routes with secret stations and coded messages along the way that assisted black slaves in the American South in escaping to freedom and a better life in the North and in Canada. The same is believed about North Carolina regarding slaves longing to escape northward, [...]

22 02, 2008

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Secession Movement in Cary NC Writing in the Raleigh (NC) News & Observer, columnist Ruth Sheehan points out that many relocated Yankees in Cary NC have finally grasped the Confederate concepts of local autonomy and states rights. With the federal government providing incentives for the Wake County school system to "diversify" its schools, "a group of Cary parents, with the support of Town Council member Don 'Robert E. Lee' Frantz, has proposed [...]

18 02, 2008

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Local Group Threatens Lawsuit To Return Confederate Flag The Sons Of Confederate Soldiers Want The Flag Returned To The Ringgold Depot Will Carr February 15, 2008 Heritage or hate? That's the controversy that continues to swirl around the confederate flag. And now one Georgia organization is threatening to sue. They want the Ringgold City Council to hang the confederate flag at the historic Ringgold Depot by the middle of next week. Back [...]

16 02, 2008

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Jesus The Rebel By Cole Kinney 21 January 2008 The title shocks at first glance. But then, so did Jesus. At first glance, second, and on into the centuries or, as the New Testament puts it, into the ages of the ages. Jesus of Nazareth? A Rebel with a capital R? To those who actually know New Testament theology, which is to say, those who know their scriptures, the picture does not [...]

16 02, 2008

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Confederate flag not racist The Confederate flag is not racist. Various groups have distorted the real meaning of the Confederate flag. The Confederate flag represents all Southern, and even Northern, Confederates regardless of race or religion and is the symbol of less government, less taxes and the right of the people to govern themselves. It is flown in memory and honor of our Confederate ancestors and veterans who willingly shed their blood [...]

12 02, 2008

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Back to the main articles page      My Schedule Due to the  debts that I incurred on the Re-union March Across Dixie, I have cancelled the planned March to the Cumberland Gap of Tennessee in April.  It has been my desire for the last ten years to go there to find Ms. , Jeanie Cabelle ;  a dear lady who left a message on my answering machine that literally fueled my desire to [...]

9 02, 2008

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Cato's "Neo-Confederate"! Posted by Thomas DiLorenzo at February 6, 2008 In a very learned and thoughtful essay, Jim Powell explains the downside of Lincoln's war, something that has never before been discussed by the Neo-Lincolnites at the Cato Institute. I've made most of the same points in my writings, as has Tom Woods. Jim's days of being associated with Cato may be limited. But read his books, FDR's Folly, Wilson's War, and [...]

6 02, 2008

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South tortured by plan to employ black soldiers Monday, February 04, 2008 The Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor occurred Dec. 7, 1941, a "date which will live in infamy," and sometime around mid-1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt decided that for political, diplomatic, coalition and military reasons, "it was of the utmost importance that American forces be in contact with the enemy in 1942." We invaded the Pacific island of Guadalcanal in [...]

6 02, 2008

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Confederate flag not racist symbol to everyone Tuesday, February 5, 2008 It grieves me that John McCarthy sees the Confederate flag in such a negative light (letter, Jan. 28). Just last year, in Austin, Texas, at the 100th Anniversary of the Terry's Texas Ranger Monument, homage was paid to those Northerners and Southerners, blacks, whites and Hispanics, who fought together in that cavalry regiment. New York, Ohio, Vermont and Illinois were honored [...]