Monthly Archives: September 2010

16 09, 2010

News 1914

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Lee High students request mascot Proposal calls for Confederate general By Maria Longley and David Ress Staff Writers September 15, 2010 Students at Robert E. Lee High School want the school to have a mascot, but the proposed character might stir up controversy. Katie Dice and Keosha Crawford asked the Staunton School Board on Monday for permission to have a mascot that resembles the school's historical namesake in Confederate uniform. The board [...]

16 09, 2010

News 1913

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Rebel flag still waves in Highland Posted by Max Brantley Wed, Sep 15, 2010 KAIT in Jonesboro reports extensively here to debunk a rumor that an order had come down to do away with Highland High School's rebel mascot and to end the flying of Confederate flags at Highland games. Highland graduates like Billy Yates who used to carry the flag at football games; were understandably up in arms. "I don't understand [...]

15 09, 2010

Hkedgerton 391

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Back to the main articles page      Defending the Cofederate Flag On Tue, Sep 14, 2010, Sgt James - wrote: Dear HK, I just wantend to inform you that I am doing a research paper on, "Defending the Confederate Flag" at school. I choose this topic because I wanted to inform my classmates and teachers as well on the true meaning. I was shocked to hear what I heard from one girl [...]

15 09, 2010

News 1912

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Museum of the Confederacy to break ground on Appomattox branch By Michael E. Ruane Washington Post Staff Writer Friday, September 10, 2010 The pen that Gen. Robert E. Lee used to help end the Civil War. The elegant uniform he donned that day in 1865. The sword he carried to the momentous surrender of his army. These three iconic relics of the Confederacy, along with hundreds of other artifacts of the doomed [...]

15 09, 2010

News 1911

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Statement on Glenn Beck Rally from the League of the South GuestAuthor On Saturday, 28 August, we witnessed–in the flesh–a false dichotomy in Washington, DC. Not that this ought to surprise anyone. To paraphrase a prominent Southern statesman, George Wallace – “There isn’t a dime’s worth of difference …” One on side, we have Al Sharpton and his merry band of Perpetually Angry Colored People screaming and shouting to “Reclaim the Dream” [...]

15 09, 2010

News 1910

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Speaking Of Burning Things...Liberal Says Confederate Flag-Torching Scheme DOA Evan McMorris-Santoro September 10, 2010 Burning symbols in public has developed something of a bad reputation this week, so perhaps this is no surprise: the Oregon progressive blogger's plan to organize Confederate flag burnings at 9/12 tea party rallies this weekend appears to have gone basically nowhere. JC Christian, the pseudonymous blogger who hatched the plan as a way to expose tea party [...]

15 09, 2010

News 1909

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Winchester has history of Confederates 9/13/2010 It was on July 15, 1863 when the Confederate raiders rode into Winchester, Adams County. The leader of the rebel troops was General John Hunt Morgan, a native of Lexington, Kentucky. Immediately upon entering the village, the Confederate soldiers began entering many of Winchester's stores, livery stables and barns that had fodder for horses and whatever other buildings that the rebels could take whatever they needed [...]

15 09, 2010

News 1908

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African American Confederate soldier to be honored Saturday Published: September 13, 2010 PETERSBURG - The 7th annual Richard Poplar Day Memorial will honor Pvt. Richard Poplar this Saturday during National POW/MIA Recognition Week. The public is invited to this program which will start at 11:30 a.m. at Memorial Hill in Blandford Cemetery. A Petersburg resident and member of Company H, 13th Virginia Cavalry, Pvt. Richard Poplar was captured alongside other members of [...]

15 09, 2010

News 1907

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Bunnell's Sadie Strickland, 'Real Daughter' of Confederate soldier, dies at 100 By JULIE MURPHY Staff writer September 13, 2010 The only thing bigger than her true Southern belle, Dolly Parton-like hairdo was her heart, friends and family said. Sadie Strickland, 100, died in her Bunnell home shortly before midnight Friday with family and hospice care workers at her side. "It was something to know Sadie," said Margaret Whitaker -- one of Strickland's [...]

15 09, 2010

News 1906

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Southern Poverty Law Center Completes Its Descent Into Madness Monday, September 13, 2010 From Legal Insurrection: I have written many times before about the Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization to which I contributed for many years back in the late 1970s and 1980s, when SPLC was fighting Klan groups. In the past two decades, however, after the Klan ceased to be a significant force in the nation, the SPLC has descended [...]