Monthly Archives: February 2011

23 02, 2011

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Nathan Bedford Forrest: War Hero or War Criminal? 17 Feb 2011 Les Smith MEMPHIS, Tenn. - 2011 is the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War. Along with being the first grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, Nathan Bedford Forrest has become one of the most controversial characters in American history and it may surprise you to learn some of the things he did, right here in Memphis. More [...]

21 02, 2011

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Mike Wilson - 2/18/2011 Message Mr. H.K. I want to thank you for responding to my daughters (Michaela Wilson) email concerning her schools blindness to our true heritage. Not to mention her first amendment right to free speech. I heard form a mutual friend (Melissa Capps) that today you were at a school in flat rock, my daughter was so excited to know that you were there, she attends Flat Rock middle [...]

19 02, 2011

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Who was Nathan Bedford Forrest? Posted: Feb 11, 2011 HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - The Mississippi division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans recently proposed a new state license plate commemorating the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. One design features Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, and the decision to include him has been widely criticized.   Why? Who was Nathan Bedford Forrest? Not only was Forrest the mascot of The University [...]

19 02, 2011

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History tells real story of Forrest By MICHEAL KELLEY Recently with the situation and discussions at MTSU about the demands of an "insulted" student to change the name of the Forrest ROTC building several Letters to the Editor and op-eds in the DNJ have discussed Forrest in terms of the folk legend that has come to be accepted as history. Even people writing in support of Forrest have made the same fundamental [...]

19 02, 2011

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Post-America--Is there any truth left? By Al Benson Jr. Years ago now, a pastor who is a friend of mine did a lecture series on American history. He ended his series with “reconstruction” in the South and took it no further. Someone once asked him why he had stopped at “reconstruction” and his answer was “because everything after “reconstruction” is post-America.” In other words, the War of Northern Aggression and the ensuing [...]

19 02, 2011

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My Associations with Liars, Bigots, and Murderers My Associations with Liars, Bigots, and Murderers by Thomas J. DiLorenzo I speak of course of my recent visit to the U.S. House of Representatives to testify at Congressman Ron Paul’s first hearing on the Fed as chairman of the House Financial Services Committee. The Rayburn House Office Building, like most government office buildings in Washington, D.C., is a very creepy place. Knowing that the [...]

19 02, 2011

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A Congressman Takes Cheap Shots at Thomas DiLorenzo Friday, February 11, 2011 Ha! Here's more fallout from Rep. Lacy Clay's snarky comments about Dr. Thomas Lorenzo and the League of the South, published in the Economic Policy Journal: Clay attacks DiLorenzo for being affiliated with the League of the South. As best I can tell from the web site, the League is a group of southerners Fed up with big government, who [...]

19 02, 2011

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The Economist Strikes Back! Friday, February 11, 2011 Wednesday, we reported on Rep. Lacy Clay's misinformed and hateful remarks toward Thomas DiLorenzo and the League of the South during hearings Rep. Ron Paul held on the Federal Reserve. [Above is a link to a] video of that hearing. Clay opens the curtains to reveal his vast ignorance and total lack of class at 51:00 in. As you can see, DiLorenzo had [...]

19 02, 2011

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Should a KKK Leader Get a Commemorative License Plate in Mississippi? Mississippi Republican Governor Haley Barbour has another race controversy on his hands. A few months ago, Barbour, who is considering a 2012 run for president, minimized an anti-black group that controlled his town during the Civil Rights era. This time, the NAACP is asking him to step in and stop a license plate commemorating a founding member of the Ku Klux [...]

19 02, 2011

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Haley Barbour's Dixie problem Friday, Feb 11, 2011 Will Mississippi's governor have to take a stand on Nathan Bedford Forrest, the notorious Confederate general? By Steve Kornacki This morning brings news that Haley Barbour, Mississippi's second-term governor and a former Republican national chairman, will be feted at a lavish D.C. fundraiser in a few weeks, with organizers each pledging to raise at least $10,000 for his PAC -- the clearest signal yet [...]