Monthly Archives: October 2011

27 10, 2011

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Confederate flag and causes of secession collide with 2012 election Rick Perry and Texas bring history to today's election, in some very important and major ways. by Mark Vogl (conservative) Tuesday, October 25, 2011 If the issue of the approval for the Sons of Confederate Veterans Specialty plates revolved only around the honorable service of the men who served the Confederacy defending Texas from Union attack, the debate would be brief, the [...]

27 10, 2011

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Honoring Heritage at Green Hill Cemetery By Ned Jilton October 23rd, 2011 Nestled among stores, businesses and the baseball field in Elizabethton is Green Hill Cemetery, a cemetery that holds an amazing amount of Tennessee history for its modest size. On Saturday members of the Son of Confederate Veterans, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Order of Confederate Rose along with Civil War reenacting units of Company B, 19th TN and Company F, [...]

27 10, 2011

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Group of Houston leaders oppose proposed Confederate Texas license plate by Tiffany Craig KHOU 11 News October 23, 2011 HOUSTON — A group of leaders from Houston is taking a stand against a proposed Confederate flag license plate for Texas. “The Confederate flag is a symbol of oppression,” said Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee. “The brutality of slavery and it is a symbol of fear and intimidation.” The specialty plate is sponsored [...]

27 10, 2011

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Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston Texas (Race Baiter) 10.23.2011 Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston Texas (Race Baiter) Flag Creates a Flap for Texas License-Plate Sheila Jackson Lee... Her family must have been Southern sympathizers.... Reason for battle flag in hand?? What say you? PoP "We cannot allow the state to issue a symbol of intimidation," U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston, said to a crowd of community leaders outside the Civil Courthouse in downtown [...]

27 10, 2011

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OUT OF OUR PAST: Gen. Robert E. Lee: Proud, brave enigma Oct. 24, 2011 After the first day of the battle of Gettysburg, a handful of Company B skirmishers from Wayne County that belonged to the Iron Brigade's 19th Indiana were captured. Richmond's 19-year-old Benjamin Duke and 18-year-old George M. Bunch; Dalton's 18-year-old William M. Locke and 27-year-old John Markel; and Hagerstown's 20-year-old William Castator, were all taken prisoner and later would [...]

27 10, 2011

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Don't 'Dis' The Confederate Flag When On Vacation Southerners love their heritage and along with that passion and pride cometh the Confederate Flag. By Lynn K. Loyd October 24, 2011 A recent news report focused on the Confederate Flag and the right of a South Carolina woman to raise it on a flagpole in her yard. Annie Chambers Caddell is the woman in question and her ancestors, she said, fought in the [...]

27 10, 2011

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Virginia Flaggers CALL TO ACTION! 10.24.2011 These past four weeks have been laying the groundwork for a mass flagging taking place this Friday, October 28th. Even if you cannot attend this event, your help is desperately needed. We need a full court press of the VMFA, starting Monday morning. PLEASE call the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and let them know that you have heard from the VA Flaggers about what the [...]

27 10, 2011

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GEORGIA POWER FACING LAWSUIT AT PLANT WANSLEY Sons of Confederate Veterans October 24, 2011    PRESS RELEASE  (Atlanta - October 24, 2011)  In recent weeks, employees acting under the authority of Georgia Power removed flags from the graves of veterans in the Old Yellow Dirt Cemetery.  After the flags were replaced by family members of the deceased veterans on October 8, Georgia Power again removed the flags.  A spokeswoman for the Southern [...]

27 10, 2011

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Old Jubilee's Near Miss Saturday, October 22, 2011 By Bob Hurst Those of you who are regular readers of this series will possibly recall that the October 2010 article was about a missed opportunity by the Confederacy to capture Washington after routing the Federal Army at the Battle of First Manassas. That situation involved General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's desire to follow the fleeing yankees into the practically undefended city and capture the [...]

27 10, 2011

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Challenging censorship Thursday, October 20th, 2011 Posted by DENICA YOTOVA Premiere exhibit dares public to explore social and economical issues through paintings A unique collection of Stanley Moros’ paintings was presented at Georgia College as a series for the first time on Oct. 12. A number of paintings, such as the Rainbow Flags, are making their premiere in his exhibit called Banderas- Stanley Bermudez Moros, which is housed in Blackbridge Hall Art [...]