Let Ole Miss be Ole Miss By Robert Lee Long Published: Wednesday, November 11, 2009 I am not an apologist for the Southland that I love, nor do I make excuses for the racist demagoguery and violent excesses of its often tumultous history. However, the decision by the University of Mississippi to abolish the playing of the beautiful anthem “From Dixie With Love,” is just downright silly and foolish. Political correctness run [...]
Confederate flag swept to sidelines in Homestead parade Written by ELGIN JONES HOMESTEAD _ A handful of Confederate flag wavers who wanted to participate in Wednesday’s Veterans Day parade were relegated instead to spectators on the sidelines. “This is a great day, but also a sad one,” said Gary Kalof, commander of a Sons of Confederate Veterans camp in Miami-Dade County. He watched the parade from a sidewalk. “This is what the [...]
A call to war! From: Valerie Protopapas, firstname.lastname@example.org Date: November 12, 2009 Subject: Please disseminate if you wish to do so. A call to war! I recently watched Bill O’Reilly as I often do. I like O’Reilly personally. I believe that he is intelligent and sincere. He does not stand for prevarication or attempts to weasel out of answering hard questions and for that he should be praised. On the other [...]
Back to the main articles page United States Veterans Day Parades / An Open Report On Saturday, November 7, 2009, at the invitation of the local American Legion Post in the beautiful City of Clinton, Tennessee, the Sons of Confederate Veterans would fall in rank and began to march in a parade held to honor the U.S. Veterans. Ironically, as other Veteran organizations across the country have chosen to ban the Sons [...]
Arik Jeffcoat - 11/10/2009 Wall Posting Thank you very much for all you do. Keep up the good work!
Richard Bushong - 11/11/2009 Message Subject: schedule Can't wait til I hear you talk again keep on going and may the south wind blow hard on you always.
Ole Miss Fight Song Banned at Games Last Update: 11/10 JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones is asking the band to stop playing "From Dixie With Love" after some Ole Miss fans continued chanting "the South will rise again" at the end of the medley. The student-run newspaper, The Daily Mississippian, reported Tuesday that Jones wrote about his decision in a letter to the university community. Jones said [...]
Ole Miss chancellor halts song with segregationist baggage By Jody Callahan Posted November 10, 2009 Ole Miss fans won't be hearing the song "From Dixie With Love" at athletic events anytime soon. Because some fans continued chanting "The South will rise again!" at the end of the song despite requests to refrain from doing so, Chancellor Dan Jones has asked the school band to discontinue playing the song. Many associate the chant [...]
SCV Issues Statement on VFW Flag Ban in Homestead Florida Wednesday, November 11, 2009 Sons of Confederate Veterans Headquarters Columbia, TN The Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) has been informed that they may not march in the Homestead, Florida Veteran's Day Parade with the Confederate Battle Flag. The SCV is quite surprised by this anomaly. The SCV honors and respects the members of the VFW, in fact many veterans are members of [...]
Jeffrey Scott Rice - 11/9/2009 Message Subject: keeping up the good work I am most grateful for your service to restoring honor to all people of the Confederacy. A history lesson of the truth is GREATLY needed and I can think of NOONE greater to deliver this than you. Thanks for all you do. your friend Scott Rice