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30 01, 2009

News 928

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Planners Hope Flag Doesn't Hoist Fury Members of the Confederate Veterans of America wait to hoist their flag again at their memorial site off of U.S. 92. By BAIRD HELGESON bhelgeson@tampatrib.com Published: January 27, 2009 TAMPA - Super Bowl visitors coming to the Tampa area expecting a cosmopolitan waterfront city might be surprised to see the giant Confederate flag visible from Interstate 4. Local Super Bowl organizers and community boosters met with [...]

28 01, 2009

Truehistory 128

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No Friends Of The Negro Up North From: Bernhard1848@att.net The black families were not in need of help before the abolition armies descended upon the American South spreading destruction and devastation. Both the mayor and governor below were careful to not allow the emigration of cheap labor into their respective States. But it was Governor John Andrew of Massachusetts and his abolitionists friends who found it better to pay black mercenaries to [...]

26 01, 2009

News 927

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Southern sympathizers maintain their tradition January 23, 2009 Despite the disgraceful decision by the Johns Hopkins University not to rent space to the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the United Daughters of the Confederacy, and the unfortunate support of that decision by The Baltimore Sun's editorial board ("A Civil action," Nov. 21), a very successful Gen. Robert E. Lee and Gen. Stonewall Jackson birthday ceremony was held Jan. 17. Despite the severe [...]

26 01, 2009

News 926

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Group wants to light Confederate flag during Super Bowl week Last Edited: Friday, 23 Jan 2009, 3:23 PM EST Created: Friday, 23 Jan 2009, 3:23 PM EST The Confederate Flag was taken down to repair wind damage, but was put back up Friday, January 23, 2009. TAMPA – The massive Confederate flag that flies over the intersection of Interstate 4 and Interstate 75 has been raised again after coming down for repairs. [...]

26 01, 2009

News 925

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Controversial Rebel battle flag erected again in Tampa Posted By: Tamara Hill Tampa, Florida - A local group vowed a flag would be up before Super Bowl and that's exactly what happened. On Friday afternoon, The Sons Of Confederate Veterans erected an enormous Confederate Battle Flag at a memorial park in Tampa. The 30x30 foot flag flies adjacent to I-75 bridge over U.S. 92. The group first put the flag up last [...]

26 01, 2009

News 924

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A Personal View on NASCAR Promoting Minority Involvement by BabyTate (Senior Writer) January 21, 2009 Inspiration for writing this article comes from interest in a similar perspective taken by our good friend double A and comments from Sara, LJ, and Lisa. Suggestions have been made to remove the Confederate Battle Flag of the Northern Virginia Army from the track presence in NASCAR. This is not as simple a matter as it sounds. [...]

26 01, 2009

News 923

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Lee's life complex after war Gentleness and integrity recognized; ill health a struggle William S. Connery SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES Thursday, January 22, 2009 Five months after the surrender at Appomattox, Confederate commander Gen. Robert E. Lee - the man who had said, "Then there is nothing left me but to go and see General Grant, and I would rather die a thousand deaths" - was writing, "The decision of war, [...]

26 01, 2009

News 922

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A closer look at Jefferson Davis charge Published Wednesday, January 21, 2009 “Innocent until proven guilty” is a legal maxim Americans hold dear yet one that detractors of Confederate President Jefferson Davis have ignored. Davis was charged with treason but never tried in court and therefore never found guilty of the charge. It was Davis’ wish to stand trial because he saw it as an opportunity to vindicate not only himself but [...]

26 01, 2009

News 921

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Abraham Lincoln's "Gift" to Georgia--Sherman's March Posted Yesterday at 11:26 by Al Benson Jr. Many starry-eyed conservatives continue to think that Abraham Lincoln was really sort of a homespun, loving, and compassionate individual. They have never, nor will most of them ever, come to grips with the reality of the man that allowed Sherman's atrocities to take place in Georgia, South Carolina, and other places. It never occurs to them to wonder [...]

26 01, 2009

News 920

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Confederate Gen. Lee gets his holiday in Alabama Phillip Rawls | The Associated Press Published Monday, January 19, 2009 MONTGOMERY — About 30 people gathered at the Confederate Monument on the state Capitol grounds Monday to mark the part of Alabama's dual state holiday that attracts the smallest crowds and least attention. The group came to honor Confederate General Robert E. Lee. The third Monday in January was a state holiday recognizing [...]