Monthly Archives: November 2009

24 11, 2009

News 1498

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The South As Its Own Nation The eleven Confederate States – Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia -- plus Kentucky and Oklahoma currently form the most consistent and cohesive political South. The premier US publication tracking congressional votes and US politics, the Congressional Quarterly. The same South appeared in a highly significant 3-9 March 2007 special report in London’s influential Economist magazine. State by [...]

24 11, 2009

News 1497

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FITS Confederate Flag Poll: The Results Are In By fitsnews November 22, 2009 A plurality of FITS readers say the Confederate battle flag should not be moved from its current location – on the north lawn of the S.C. State House grounds behind a Confederate soldiers’ monument. With a whopping 1,500 responses received over just three days, 40% of FITS readers said that the flag should stay where it is. Meanwhile, 31% [...]

24 11, 2009

News 1496

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Glenn Beck Misses the Point (Again) 22. Nov, 2009 Josh Eboch After weeks of teasing his audience with cryptic allusions to “The Plan,” on Saturday, Glenn Beck revealed key aspects of a new strategy he believes will help to restore constitutional sanity to American government. It won’t. Given a perfect opportunity to embrace the concept of Jeffersonian federalism and state sovereignty as a check against the federal leviathan, Beck instead opted to [...]

24 11, 2009

News 1495

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Miss the fight song but not Rebel chant By Charles M. Dunagin McComb Enterprise-Journal Thursday, November 19, 2009 McCOMB -- I have attended all the Ole Miss home football games this fall, having purchased season tickets along with paying a tariff to keep them where they are. Like a number of other fans around me, I wasn’t even aware of the controversy over “the South will rise again” chant until it was [...]

24 11, 2009

News 1494

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The Meaningless(ness) Of Flags By fitsnews November 20, 2009 “Y’all have stirred up a hornet’s nest now,” a friend of ours emailed our founding editor today, referring to a story we posted Thursday regarding the Confederate flag. Actually, we have Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mullins McLeod to thank for that, as we were merely covering the Confederate flag issue within the context of his “jobs plan,” which called for the Stars and Bars [...]

24 11, 2009

News 1493

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Candidate for governor raises Confederate flag issue Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 The Confederate flag must be removed from the State House grounds if South Carolina is to attract jobs, according to one Democrat running for governor. Thursday, Mullins McLeod, a Charleston attorney, released a plan to create jobs and reopened an old S.C. wound about whether it's appropriate to fly the flag on Capitol grounds. "We are not going to compete in [...]

24 11, 2009

News 1492

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The Confederate Flag Debate Is Back! By fitsnews November 19, 2009 Just like that, the on-again, off-again debate about the Confederate flag is back “on.” Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mullins McLeod has poured gasoline on the highly-flammable subject by including the flag’s removal from the State House grounds in his jobs plan, which was unveiled Thursday. “It is time for us to send a clear and unambiguous signal to the rest of the [...]

23 11, 2009

Hkedgerton 355

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Back to the main articles page      Black Confederates Dear Mr. Marcotte, I was truly honored as I am always when I learned that Mr. Gary Price has suggested that you contact me to speak to your Camp and schools during so called Black History Month. As I and the many Southern compatriots who are now celebrating the Seven Year Anniversary of the Historic March Across Dixie that began in my home town [...]

23 11, 2009

Facebook 061

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Laura McAllister - 11/22/2009 Wall Posting I just wanted to say "hello" H.K. and let you know I was thinking about you. You are truly a blessing for us to all be thankful for and I hope you have a very nice and bountiful Thanksgiving surrounded by those who love you.

19 11, 2009

News 1491

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Mullins McLeod ready to take Confederate Flag down Posted by Greg Hambrick Thu, Nov 19, 2009 As the topper on a job proposal, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mullins McLeod said Thursday that the state needs to bring down the controversial Confederate Flag on the Statehouse grounds and put it in a museum where it belongs. The whole debate sends the wrong message about South Carolina, McLeod said. "The Confederate Flag debate continues to [...]