Monthly Archives: August 2009

15 08, 2009

News 1374

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Both Campaigns Address Confederate Flag The Confederate flag may be the third rail of Virginia politics. Plenty of people are offended by it and think any candidate who fails to refute it entirely embraces Virginia's racist past. Plenty of people believe it's a symbol of their heritage and would disown any candidate who said otherwise. The vociferousness of Bob McDonnell's campaign's reaction to the suggestion that his staffers flew the flag at [...]

15 08, 2009

News 1373

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Deeds, McDonnell Delve Into Confederate Flag "Issue" Because everyone wants to debate this! By JIM NEWELL Updated Thu, Aug 13, 2009 The right to wave the Confederate flag in Virginia has "always" (for like 10 or 20 years, max) been a difficult issue for the state's political candidates. On the one hand, they don't want to trash the Confederate flag, which many see as a proud symbol of the state's history -- [...]

15 08, 2009

News 1372

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Myrtle Beach Affected by the Confederate Flag Debate - ACC Backs Out Posted by Will Parker August 13, 2009 The Atlantic Coast Conference recently revoked its agreement to play the league baseball tournament in Myrtle Beach. The previous agreement required the tournament to be held in Myrtle Beach from 2011 until 2013. The main reason for the ACC backing out of the agreement centers on the issue of the Confederate flag. This [...]

15 08, 2009

News 1371

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Student's Confederate Flag Suit Thrown Out Federal Judge Ruled Tennessee School's Ban On Clothing Was a Reasonable Attempt to Prevent Disruptions (AP)  A federal judge ruled a Tennessee school's ban on Confederate clothing was a reasonable attempt to prevent disruptions because of previous racial threats. U.S. District Judge Tom Varlan threw out a former student's free-speech lawsuit against the dress code at Anderson County High School and Anderson County Career Technical Center [...]

15 08, 2009

News 1370

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Confederate Flag Display Scars County Employees in Los Angeles by Kenneth Miller Special to the NNPA from the Los Angeles Sentinel Originally posted 8/12/2009 LOS ANGELES (NNPA) - Enclosed in the treasured glass display case at the Los Angeles County Hall of Records downtown is an ugly reminder of the wicked sins that African-Americans endured during slavery. Millions of people have entered in and out of the doors of the building that [...]

15 08, 2009

News 1369

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Neo-Confederate Kirk Lyons on race, immigration and what could be his final flag case At half mast 12 AUG 2009 by Dick J. Reavis One Friday morning late last month, nearly a dozen men sat on a concrete bench on the first floor of the federal building in Florence, S.C., about 90 miles southwest of Fayetteville. They were waiting for a hearing to begin in Courtroom No. 1, upstairs. The men were [...]

15 08, 2009

News 1368

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009 - CONFEDERATE HERITAGE RALLY LET US VOTE CAMPAIGN GREENVILLE SC AUG. 21, 2009 2 – 4 PM Bi Lo Center Downtown (Gather at 12 PM) The South Carolina Conservative Action Council and The Confederate States of America – Historical Preservation Society, kicks of a state wide LET US VOTE CAMPAIGN and invites you to attend the first rally in response to The NAACP and an organized media [...]

15 08, 2009

News 1367

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Vicksburg military park is inexpensive fun family trip August 10 Jackson Travel Examiner Heather Foster The Vicksburg National Military Park is a national park commemorating the Civil War era siege of Vicksburg and the soldiers that died there. It is one of only a handful of Civil War sites where both the Union and Confederate soldiers are buried together and both sides are equally recognized throughout the park. When you first arrive [...]

15 08, 2009

News 1366

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Flags of her forefathers Publish Date: 8/10/2009 Kahler honored for her work in preserving Confederate heritage Debbie Bell The Daily Record In a ceremony similar to many she had participated in during her life, the late Dinah Kahler was honored Saturday for her work in preserving Confederate heritage. In Greenwood Pioneer Cemetery, a marker was dedicated to the memory of Kahler, who was a founding member of the Margaret Howell Davis Hayes [...]

15 08, 2009

News 1365

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Are liberals seceding from sanity? The left is crazy to insult white Southerners as a group By Michael Lind Aug. 11, 2009 Back in the 1960s, Seymour Martin Lipset and Richard Hofstadter and other liberal sociologists, historians and political scientists, puzzled that anyone could support Barry Goldwater rather than Lyndon Johnson, concluded that Goldwater supporters were deranged. They didn't say so directly, of course. They said that members of the radical right [...]