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28 09, 2011

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By |2011-09-28T14:12:48+00:00September 28th, 2011|H.K. Edgerton|Comments Off on Hkedgerton 434

Back to the main articles page      An Open Report / Confederate Heritage Youth Day / Ellenboro Fair I was overcome with delight when I arrived once again at the site of the City of Ellenboro Fair on Friday evening, September 23, 2011 to find the men of the Rutherford Rifles Camp 2044 donned in the uniform of the Southern soldier, and the table that Commander Jim Kennedy had set up surrounded by [...]

27 09, 2011

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Common Myths about the Civil War. Part 6 of a Series Saturday, September 24, 2011 Mike Scruggs The most common misconception about the Civil War, and perhaps all of American history, is that President Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves. Several years ago, when I was Chairman of the Board of a classical Christian school comprising school grades K through 12, one of the fourth grade classes voted Abraham Lincoln their favorite U.S. [...]

27 09, 2011

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The Birth of American Imperialism by Thomas J. DiLorenzo In The Costs of War (edited by John Denson), historian Joseph Stromberg referred to the Spanish-American War of 1898 as a "trial run" for the American empire. The war had nothing to do with national defense and was purely an act of imperialism on the part of the U.S. government, which gained control over Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Philippine Islands. It [...]

27 09, 2011

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Reidsville Confederate monument reignites controversy Ira Tilley addresses the press about the potential for a lawsuit against the City of Reidsville regarding the Confederate monument. By: Danielle Battaglia September 25, 2011 The Reidsville Confederate monument debate has once again become a hot topic in Reidsville, after the Historical Political Action Committee held a press conference at Mural Park on Thursday to discuss an eight-page letter sent to city officials suggesting the city [...]

27 09, 2011

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'I won't back down and I'm not a racist': Woman defends flying Confederate flag in black neighbourhood By Daily Mail Reporter 26th September 2011 A South Carolina woman has said she will continue to fly the Confederate flag outside her home, despite heavy opposition from the predominantly black neighbourhood where she lives. Annie Chambers Caddell has been criticised by neighbours who have protested outside her house and built a large wooden fence [...]

27 09, 2011

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Group Threatens Lawsuit Over Damaged Confederate Statue Statue Destroyed By Driver Who Fell Asleep September 22, 2011 REIDSVILLE, N.C. -- Four months after a driver crashed into Reidsville's Confederate monument and toppled it, emotions are still running high over what to do about it. Monument supporters this week sent the city a letter threatening legal action if the monument isn’t returned to downtown Reidsville, where it stood for more than 100 years. [...]

27 09, 2011

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Business Owners Want Reidsville's Confederate Statue Rebuilt FOX8 Staff Writer September 22, 2011 REIDSVILLE, N.C. (WGHP)— A group of Reidsville business owners has formed a committee in opposition to the city's decision not to replace a toppled Confederate statue. City manager Michael Pierce said he received the letter from the Historic Political Action Committee two days ago. It is the first time the city has heard from the committee, Pierce said. "Nobody [...]

27 09, 2011

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Quiet Down On Silent Sam 09/22/11 There’s protesting for a cause that needs championing — and then there’s protesting for the sake of protesting. Earlier this month, a protest group calling itself the Real Silent Sam was engaging in the latter. On Sept. 1, the group called attention to the statue in McCorkle Place depicting a Confederate soldier standing upright and carrying a rifle. The group held this protest with the stated [...]

27 09, 2011

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HPAC and the Reidsville (NC) Confederate Monument From: northcarolinasouth Date: Sat, Sep 24, 2011 Subject: [NCSouth] HPAC and the Reidsville (NC) Confederate Monument To: NCSouth@yahoogroups.com The Reidsville (NC) Review reports below that HPAC has raised serious legal questions about the under-the-table agreement between the City of Reidsville and the United Daughters of the Confederacy to remove Reidsville's Confederate monument. The monument is public property, and decisions about the monument should be made [...]

23 09, 2011

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Chuck Hord - 9/22/2011 Message Dear HK please keep Reidsville NC. Confederate Monument in your prayers as we go into our fight to have it restored to it's original place and rebuilt to it's Glory as a Monument to the soldiers that gave there lives for you and I! I appreciate all you do for the South and the Confederacy! ************************************************** Dear Chuck, Reidsville is foremost on my mind at this time. [...]