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23 06, 2011

News 2218

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Racial Racketeering for Fun and Profit: The Southern Poverty Law Center Scam by Thomas J. DiLorenzo "I have great respect for the Southern Poverty Law Center." ~ Congressman Lacy Clay (D-Banksters) "Instead of monitoring "hate" and "extremism," they [the SPLC] are concerned with tarring patriotic Americans who oppose their left-wing agenda as haters and extremists." ~ Former Congressman Tom Tancredo "When you get right down to it, all the SPLC does is [...]

23 06, 2011

News 2216

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Historical Distortions Commentary by Frank Gillispie 6/21/11 So a few brave historians have come forward to say that Sarah Palin was correct about her Paul Revere comments. I wonder if they would care to correct some of the other distortions of history that are being taught in our schools. For example: It was NOT a Civil War! I challenge any of my readers to look up a proper definition of the term [...]

23 06, 2011

News 2215

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SOBRIQUETS Wednesday, June 22, 2011 SOBRIQUETS By Bob Hurst When I was young I truly enjoyed hot weather. It was easier to get loose for sports and I just enjoyed the sensation of heat on my skin. As I approached 40, however, things began changing for me. I was still playing competitive tennis but it was getting harder. My knees, back and shoulder (for some reason) didn't seem the same as they [...]

23 06, 2011

News 2214

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Macon mayor responds to Dodge County confederate flag controversy June 21, 2011 Patrick Davis Macon Political Buzz Examiner On Monday, June 20th, Macon mayor Robert Reichert –according to his spokesman Clay Murphey—plans to talk more extensively about his views in regard to the Confederate flag controversy in Dodge County. Reichert is running for re-election as Macon mayor and the Macon-Bibb branch of the NAACP wanted to hear his response in regard to [...]

23 06, 2011

News 2213

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The Past in the Present Reenactors bring American Civil War to life By Mary Schons Friday, June 17, 2011 Reenactors are people who recreate historical events. Reenactments are typically done for the public, to entertain and educate. Reenactments of battles and communities during the Civil War are among the most popular, especially as the United States marks the war's 150th anniversary in 2011-2015. Reenacting is an American tradition. Before the Civil War, [...]

21 06, 2011

Hkedgerton 420

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Back to the main articles page      Black Confederates On Tuesday, June 14, 2011, the Asheville Citizen Times newspaper would carry on its front page a story about a Black man who had traced his ancestry and found that his great grandfather had served in the Confederate army, and had received a pension for his service. Nothing uncommon about this, but he would relate that he was so surprised to find this out, [...]

20 06, 2011

News 2212

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Chickens Come Home to Roost Commentary by J. A. Davis 6/18/2011 "It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future." attributed to --Yogi Berra Reading some of the most recent polls on various subjects (e.g., Retirement Anxiety, Economic Downturn, Disapproval of Congress, etc.) relating to public opinion is an interesting avocation even though they are more reflective of the moment rather than what they could be a year from now. Rather than [...]

20 06, 2011

News 2211

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A Fiscal Quarrel Called The Civil War by Devika Patel June 03, 2011 Confederates are a misunderstood bunch. April marked 150 years since the first shots were fired at Fort Sumter, launching the Civil War. Though hostilities didn’t last half as long as Vietnam or even our current Afghan skirmish, it’s the war that killed the most Americans and also is believed by many to be the most justified of our nation’s [...]

20 06, 2011

News 2210

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The Gettysburg Reunion of 1913 by Calvin E. Johnson, Jr., 6/17/11 America will celebrate her 235th birthday on July 4th! Fifty years had passed since the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1st- 3rd, 1863, when the Veterans of Blue and Gray braved the summer heat to meet again in Gettysburg. America celebrated her 137th birthday, nearly a century ago, when....From June 29 to July 4, 1913, 53,407 Confederate and Union Veterans of the [...]

20 06, 2011

News 2209

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50 to 80 million Americans are descendents of a Confederate soldier! 150 years after the War for Southern Secession, a conservative estimate would say 1 in 6 Americans are southern by blood! by Mark Vogl (conservative) Friday, June 17, 2011 The numbers are stunning, but the formula to get them is pretty conservative. To begin with, the estimate assumes 500,000 as the number of Confederate veterans who had children. This reflects half [...]