Monthly Archives: May 2011

27 05, 2011

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Secession: An Answer to the Sovereign Debt Crisis by: Ron Holland Get ready as secession is coming soon to a failed union near you. Over the weekend, the news has been full of reports about Scotland getting ready to vote on independence from the United Kingdom after the election victory by the Scottish National Party. The UK has stated it will abide by the coming referendum but we fear the Bank of [...]

26 05, 2011

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Memorial Day Remembrance of Last Confederate Widow Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Memorial Day Remembrance of Last Confederate Widow By Calvin E. Johnson, Jr., Speaker, Writer, Author of book “When American Stood for God, Family and Country” and member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans On Monday May 30th, Memorial Day, let’s remember the men and women who sacrificed all to keep our nation free and Mrs. Alberta Martin, last Confederate Widow, [...]

26 05, 2011

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Community ponders whether to replace a Confederate statue Written by David Horn   Tuesday, 24 May 2011 (REIDSVILLE) ---  The buzz around the Rockingham County town of Reidsville is whether to replace the city's Confederate soldier statue.  The statue was seriously damaged early Monday morning when a driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into it, toppling the century-old landmark. Mark Childrey with community television station WGSR said there are mixed feelings. [...]

26 05, 2011

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W.Va. panel delays funding for Civil War event May 25, 2011 The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A state panel has delayed funding a Civil War festival that’s invited a pro-Confederacy writer to speak. The Charleston Gazette reports the West Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission awarded $11,160 in grants to four other programs Tuesday. The action was the commission’s first since four of its eight members quit to protest funding for tourist-oriented [...]

26 05, 2011

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Eighth graders hold mock trial: Jefferson Davis found not guilty May. 24, 2011 BELMAR — Resounding applause came when St. Rose Elementary eighth graders found Jefferson Davis not guilty of treason in the school’s annual mock trial event Monday at the Belmar municipal courthouse on Main Street. Three member prosecution and defense attorneys argued whether or not the Confederate States of America president’s actions violated constitutional law. “You will have to rely [...]

26 05, 2011

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Confederate Flag Causing Controversy At Cemetery Veterans Wants To Put Flag On William Harvey's Grave Deb Stanley, 7NEWS Producer May 25, 2011 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. -- Plans to put a Confederate flag on a gravesite at the Steamboat Springs Cemetery are causing some controversy. Confederate States of America flags have been placed for years on the graves of two Civil War veterans buried at Hayden Cemetery, according to the Steamboat Today newspaper. [...]

26 05, 2011

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July 4 rally plans include confederate flag burning By Kelly Dame Posted: Wednesday, May 25, 2011 A former Midland man's plans for a July 4 rally on the courthouse steps include a flag burning and protesting the government. Randy Gray of Clare, who appeared at the intersection of Eastman Avenue and Saginaw Road three years ago wearing Klu Klux Klan robes, filed a request on May 17 for a permit to use [...]

26 05, 2011

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Panel denies funds over pro-Confederate speaker May 24, 2011 Panel denies funds over pro-Confederate speaker By Phil Kabler CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- In its first meeting since half of its citizen members resigned in protest, the West Virginia Sesquicentennial Commission Tuesday awarded four community program grants totaling $11,160 -- but tabled one funding request because of the event's controversial keynote speaker. The Guyandotte Civil War Days festival committee requested a $2,547 grant to [...]

26 05, 2011

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Confederate Sign is Back in Downtown Montgomery Written by Amanda McKenzie   Thursday, 19 May 2011 A marker that features the Confederate battle flag is back in downtown Montgomery. It was removed six years ago and some people had hoped they would never see it again. The sign marks where the offices of the Confederate government stood in 1861. It has seen opposition and protests for years without success. "It makes me feel [...]

26 05, 2011

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Angels Of The Confederacy Thursday, May 19, 2011 By Bob Hurst During the War for Southern Independence, that great conflict that was waged from 1861 to 1865, there were in the Confederate Army a total of approximately 1,050,000 service members. Of these million plus individuals there were roughly 3000 who were commissioned officers. Of these 3000 officers there was exactly one who was female and her story is absolutely remarkable. Her name [...]