Monthly Archives: June 2009

12 06, 2009

News 1251

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Town to allow memorial bricks for Confederates Associated Press - June 10, 2009 JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee's oldest town will allow memorial bricks for Confederate soldiers to be placed in a park. The Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted Monday night to allow inclusion at Veterans Park of bricks bearing the names of Washington County soldiers who fought for the Confederacy during the Civil War. The town initially declined orders [...]

12 06, 2009

News 1250

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Statue to honor Civil War hero June 10, 2009 MIDDLETOWN -- The Town Council is considering a request by the Garland-Rodes camp of the Sons of Confederate Veterans to build a monument in town honoring Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early. The monument is proposed to be sculpted by Gary Casteel of Lexington, with a tentative location at a future residential development at U.S. 11 and Sixth Street. The monument would take about [...]

12 06, 2009

News 1249

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War of Northern Aggression Had Theological Reasons--Part One by Al Benson Jr. Although the War of Northern Aggression was fought for many reasons, economic, constitutional, and political, one of the main reasons for the war has been the most well hidden. That was the theological reason. "History" books have, for decades, almost totally ignored the theological implications of the war as though they never existed. Sad to say, many Southerners have done [...]

12 06, 2009

News 1248

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Tenth Amendment Movement Aims to Give Power Back to the States Fed up with Washington's involvement in everything from land use to gun control to education spending, states across the country are fighting back against what they say is the federal government's growing intrusion on their rights. By James Osborne Tuesday, May 26, 2009 The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the [...]

12 06, 2009

News 1247

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TN TOWN VOTES TO INCLUDE CONFEDERATE MEMORIALS AFTER WARNING FROM SLRC From: Date: June 9, 2009 Subject: [SLRC Update] FW: BULLETIN: TN TOWN VOTES TO INCLUDE CONFEDERATE MEMORIALS JONESBOROUGH, TN – The Town Council of Jonesborough, TN, on Monday night reversed its previous position and voted to allow bricks honoring Confederate soldiers to be included among those in a memorial area at its recently renovated Veterans’ Park. The town had previously [...]

12 06, 2009

News 1246

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Confederate Soldiers Have A Place In Jonesborough Memorial By George Jackson Reporter-Producer / News Channel 11 Published: June 9, 2009 Jonesborough, Tenn.—Last month, Tennessee’s oldest town celebrated the near-completion of Veterans Park. To Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Marion Light, Memorial Day Weekend was a dream come true. “It has been a labor of love and a lot of time,“ Light said. The park includes hundred of bricks, all placed to honor fallen [...]

12 06, 2009

News 1244

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Jonesborough to allow Confederates to be honored at veterans park By HEATHER RICHARDSON Published June 9th, 2009 The Confederates may not have won the Civil War but they certainly won the battle in Jonesborough. The Jonesborough Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously decided to allow bricks honoring Confederate soldiers to be placed in the newly renovated Veterans Park. The town had made the decision 10 years ago when the memorial park was [...]

10 06, 2009

Hkedgerton 331

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Back to the main articles page      An Open Report / Confederate History Month / Confederate Memorial and Decoration Day Events People often speak about Dr. Martin Luther Kings speech on the Capitol Mall that he titled the "I Have a Dream" as his finest. King remarked in that speech that he had a dream that one day the sons of former slaves and former slave owners would one day sit down at [...]

9 06, 2009

News 1243

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Plan to honor Confederate dead at cemetery near Robinson draws praise from some, apprehension from others By Wendy Gragg Tribune-Herald staff writer Sunday, June 07, 2009 At Fletcher Cemetery on Highway 77, the breeze blows unfettered across the top of the cemetery hill, the chinaberry trees offer just a hint of shade and a Union soldier lies peacefully among at least 15 Confederate veterans. Not everyone in the Robinson area knows about [...]

9 06, 2009

News 1239

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SHERMAN: RACIST, TERRORIST, MONSTER by Alan Stang June 5, 2009 In our last piece, we saw that what Union forces conducted in the South was not just a war but a reign of terror. The man who conducted that terror was General William T. Sherman. The only thing most Americans brainwashed in government schools know about Sherman is his comment, “War is hell,” which creates the utterly spurious impression that he [...]