Monthly Archives: May 2009

27 05, 2009

News 1188

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NAACP Condemns ACC by Ron Aiken, May 22nd Let me make one thing clear from the beginning: I detest the Confederate Battle Flag that flies on the State House grounds for ethical and economic reasons. I believe that, like many flags from the past, it belongs in a museum, not in a place of prominence. After all, South Carolinians have participated in at least 10 wars, by my unofficial count (Revolutionary War, [...]

27 05, 2009

News 1187

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Council members sit on committee that approved Confederate flag BY ELGIN JONES HOMESTEAD — Five of the seven Homestead city council members serve on a committee that authorized the display of the Confederate flag in last year’s Veterans Day parade, the South Florida Times has learned. The news came as a shock to some former members of the Homestead/Florida City Human Relations Board who sought to ban the controversial flag from taxpayer-funded [...]

27 05, 2009

News 1186

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NASCAR sponsors may face boycott over Confederate flag BY ELGIN JONES The Miami-Dade branch of the NAACP has set its sights on NASCAR, Homestead’s major national attraction, in its fight against the Confederate flag. The civil rights organization will first reach out to officials with the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, seeking to enlist their help in efforts to ban the controversial symbol from city-sponsored events. If that does not [...]

27 05, 2009

News 1185

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The President and the Confederacy By Kirk Savage Saturday, May 23, 2009 In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson dedicated a large bronze memorial to the Confederate dead in a special section of Arlington National Cemetery, the foremost shrine to the Union armed forces. Wilson exulted that only in a democracy could a people once so bitterly divided come together again so proudly. U.S. presidents since then have continued to pay tribute to this [...]

27 05, 2009

News 1184

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Why Obama Should Give Neo-Confederate Bigots What They Want This Memorial Day A BUZZFLASH NEWS ANALYSIS by Meg White Ever since Woodrow Wilson's administration, American presidents have been honoring a group with racist and secessionist undertones, which is influenced by religious extremism. This Memorial Day, President Barack Obama will have the choice to either break with this shameful tradition or continue it. My advice to him is this: Keep it going. Presidents [...]

27 05, 2009

News 1183

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Will President Obama Send a Wreath to Confederate Memorial at Arlington? Scholars Appeal to Obama to End Presidential Tradition on Memorial Day By KAREN TRAVERS May 23, 2009 On Memorial Day, President Barack Obama will participate in an annual presidential tradition -- a public wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.   But the day may be marred by a brewing controversy over whether [...]

27 05, 2009

News 1182

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Dear President Obama: Please Don't Honor the Arlington Confederate Monument 5-19-09 By Edward Sebesta and James Loewen This letter was written by Edward Sebesta and James Loewen and signed by the scholars listed below. May 18, 2009 President Barack H. Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama: Since the administration of Woodrow Wilson, presidents have sent annually a wreath to the Arlington Confederate Monument. Prior [...]

27 05, 2009

News 1181

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American capitalism gone with a whimper 27.04.2009 Source: Pravda.Ru It must be said, that like the breaking of a great dam, the American decent into Marxism is happening with breath taking speed, against the back drop of a passive, hapless sheeple, excuse me dear reader, I meant people.     True, the situation has been well prepared on and off for the past century, especially the past twenty years. The initial testing grounds [...]

27 05, 2009

Hkedgerton 328

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Back to the main articles page      Buncombe Civil War trail markers dedicated On Friday May 22, 2009, I would learn from the Honorable Roger McCredie, the Director of the Southern Legal Resource Center, that the Buncombe County Tourism and Heritage Council would hold a Dedication Ceremony to unveil the so called North Carolina Civil War Trails Buncombe County Markers. When I heard that 6 of the 13 markers would include the voices [...]

22 05, 2009

Hkedgerton 327

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Back to the main articles page      War Memorial Jonesborough, TN Dear Joe, Just like East Tennessee State University, it looks like I will have to make a business call on the City of Jonesborough as soon as my schedule and funds permit, and I shall. Your brother, HK ************************************************** On Thu, May 21, 2009, Joe Adkins - wrote: My Brothers H.K. and David, I'm asking for your help on this one. [...]