Monthly Archives: August 2011

30 08, 2011

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Football, Cheerleaders and the Band Played Dixie Friday, August 26, 2011 By Calvin E. Johnson, Jr., Speaker, Writer, Author of book “When America stood for God, Family and Country” looking for a publisher and member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Do you remember the crisp-cool autumn days of high school and college football when…. The Ole Miss Cheerleaders and school Mascot Colonel Reb lifted the spirit of fans who waved [...]

26 08, 2011

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Diversity is old hat in Texas... A land very different from the blue blood east coast, Texas has long been a melting pot of many different cultures by Mark Vogl Thursday, August 25, 2011 It's Texas, the land of tall tales, legends, and a magic that to this day makes it unique among the unique.  Where other parts of the America have been assimilated into a kind of vanilla milk toast extension [...]

26 08, 2011

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Freedom Is Slavery By Al Benson Jr. Walter Williams is an economics professor at George Mason University. I have always found his articles, which appear often in our local paper, to be insightful and penetrating. He writes many of them in such a way that he seems to be using them as little teaching capsules--trying to pass along a little information on the economy or on political issues to a public-school-"educated" public [...]

26 08, 2011

Hkedgerton 431

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Back to the main articles page      Cumming Pictures / An Open Letter On Tue, Aug 23, 2011, [] wrote: HK, it was a pleasure seeing and being with you at the Cumming, GA, SCV meeting last night. Here are a couple of pictures Doug Allen, Roswell, GA ************************************************* From: HK Edgerton [] Date: Fri, Aug 26, 2011 To: John Adair [] Dear Lt. Commander Johnny & King Doug, It was truly an [...]

22 08, 2011

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1865: The Beginning of Universal Servitude in America by  Steve Scroggins Most people believe that 1865 marked the ending of slavery in America… and they are wrong.  Yes, chattel slavery ended with the ratification of the 13th Amendment, but political slavery was established in its place and has progressed to include tax slavery for income earning adults and debt slavery for the yet unborn.     “Honor, justice, and humanity, forbid us tamely [...]

22 08, 2011

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Florida Veterans Hall of Fame Friday, August 19, 2011 By Bob Hurst It seems that the well-intentioned plan of the Florida Legislature to create a Veterans Hall of Fame has become embroiled in controversy. The controversy has centered around two primary areas - the inclusion of the sitting governor as a nominee for induction into the Hall and the inclusion of six former Confederates, all of whom also served as governor of [...]

17 08, 2011

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Confederate flag sparks controversy at historic Atlanta cemetery Aug 11, 2011 ATLANTA -- It's one of the oldest cemeteries in Atlanta, and filled with history. But a group of protestors is calling for some of that history to be removed. "I want an explanation," says Rev. Benford Stellmacher. "But most of all, it's offensive and I would like to see it come down." Wednesday, Rev. Stellmacher led a group to the southwest [...]

17 08, 2011

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Pro-Confederacy speaker dropped from grant request August 11, 2011 The Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The state will give matching funds to a Civil War event in Cabell County after organizers dropped a pro-Confederacy speaker from their grant request. The Charleston Gazette reports that the state Sesquicentennial Commission approved $1,715 for Guyandotte Civil War Days on Wednesday. The annual festival re-enacts an 1861 raid by Confederate soldiers. Festival organizers had [...]

17 08, 2011

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Man Dressed As Soldier Stands Guard At Former Statue Site Mayor Supports New Statue Representing All Service Members August 12, 2011 REIDSVILLE, N.C. -- A man dressed as a Confederate soldier stood guard Friday next to the site where a Confederate monument formerly stood in downtown Reidsville until it was broken in a traffic crash in May. Jamie Funkhouser calls himself a Southern heritage activist and said he represents those who want [...]

17 08, 2011

News 2280

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Confederate Soldier Stands His Ground By: Danielle Battaglia Published: August 14, 2011 Despite the Reidsville Confederate Monument officially departing his post on Scales Street, another soldier is taking his place and standing up for what he believes is right. On Friday morning, Jamie Funkhouser, the confederate soldier who came to Reidsville in June to raise awareness for the city council meeting discussing the future of the monument, returned to bring awareness to [...]