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19 10, 2011

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How Hollywood fried our brains Friday, October 14, 2011 How Hollywood fried our brains "White men captured Africans and sold them into slavery." "The Confederacy seceded so it could keep its slaves." "The Civil Rights Movement pulled blacks out of poverty." If you got your history from Roots, or, Lord help you, from Ken Burns, the three "facts" listed above are just some of the flotsam that's seeped into your consciousness thanks [...]

19 10, 2011

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Why did the South secede? Saturday, October 15, 2011 In the comments section of this post, the pro-Lincoln blogger and general pest formerly known as Billy Yank demands to know why seceding Southerners didn't state the economic tensions contributing to their decision to exercise their right to self-government. After all, he insists, EVERYONE KNOWS the South seceded to preserve slavery. We're here for you, man. As I stated in the original post, [...]

19 10, 2011

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Controversy grows around Confederate Texas license plates by MARK WIGGINS KVUE News October 14, 2011 AUSTIN -- From those supporting high schools and universities to those sporting logos of professional sports teams like the Houston Rockets, the more than 100 specialty license plates offered by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) are a chance for many to make a statement. Now some say a proposal by the Sons of Confederate Veterans, [...]

18 10, 2011

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Confederate plate vs. Buffalo Soldiers plate By Rodger Jones/Editorial Writer rmjones@dallasnews.com Thu., Oct. 13, 2011 One fascinating defense of the proposed Confederate license plate in Texas is one advanced from Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson, based on the assertion of equivalence between Old South soldiers and Buffalo Soldiers. Read on. He'll explain. Patterson's office has sponsored development of the Sons of Confederate Veterans license plate, which is pending before the Department of Motor [...]

18 10, 2011

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Confederate Flag Debate Sparked in Tennessee Cemetery Oct 13, 2011 Confederate Flag Debate Sparked in Tennessee Cemetery There's a battle brewing at a Tennessee cemetery over the Confederate flag. The Sons of Confederate Veterans planned on dedicating a Confederate flag at Green Hill Cemetery later this month, but a local historical society says "no way". The society says they don't have an issue with a few Confederate flags in the cemetery, but [...]

18 10, 2011

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Honest Abe Wasn't Honest By Pastor John Weaver John Chapter 18 beginning with verse 37: "Pilate therefore said unto him, art thou a King then? Jesus answered, thou sayest that I am a King. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Everyone that is of the truth heareth my voice. Pilate sayeth unto him, what is [...]

18 10, 2011

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Recounting the Dead September 20, 2011 By J. DAVID HACKER Even as Civil War history has gone through several cycles of revision, one thing has remained fixed: the number of dead. Since about 1900, historians and the general public have assumed that 618,222 men died on both sides. That number is probably a significant undercount, however. New estimates, based on Census data, indicate that the death toll was approximately 750,000, and may [...]

18 10, 2011

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The Tenth Point (of the Communist Manifesto) Part 4 Friday, October 14, 2011 by Al Benson Jr. Today we see a giant, monster public education bureaucracy, financed by Washington (with our money). There is, after all, nothing quite like financing your own destruction. Horace Mann and the Order notwithstanding, we have as much crime, poverty, and sin as we ever had--more in fact. We should be able to look back at how [...]

14 10, 2011

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Back to the main articles page      An Open Report / Reidsville, NC On October 5, 2011, standing alongside Jamie Funkhouser and several other men and women who were donned in period garb and uniforms of the Southern soldier, I would post my colors at the site where the Confederate soldiers monument had once stood at the traffic circle in Reidsville, N.C.. As I stood there listening to the accounts of the so [...]

13 10, 2011

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Back to the main articles page      Time to go on the offense / An Open Report The time is upon those of us who call ourselves Southern to have a gut check and a different plan of action. The one symbol that accurately define us as Southern is the Christian Cross of St. Andrew. Yet our citizenry is beat down for our love for that symbol, and especially the honorable part that [...]