Monthly Archives: May 2012

29 05, 2012

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Topic: America's Future - THE SOUTH IS RIGHT! 150 years after the great divide in America, reality seems to be proving that the South was right on everything but slavery, lets look! by Mark Vogl (conservative) Friday, May 25, 2012 The Kennedy brothers, Donnie and Ron shook book stores across the land when their book The South Was Right boldly proclaimed a view which asserts that the original founders of America were [...]

29 05, 2012

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NC dispute over Confederate statue goes to court The Associated Press Wednesday, May 23, 2012 REIDSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A judge is expected to rule later this week on a request to block the United Daughters of the Confederacy from spending insurance money to create a new statue of a Confederate soldier in Reidsville. Another Reidsville group, the Historic Preservation Action Committee, requested the injunction because it says the United Daughters of [...]

29 05, 2012

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Vandals topple Confederate grave markers May 23, 2012 By Dal Cannady METTER, GA (WTOC) - The stone marker for William Bowen stood more than a century through weather and time in Candler County's Lake Church Cemetery. But a vandal's callous moment left it on the ground. That's hard for descendents like Hugh Daughtry to understand. "I don't have too high an opinion of this and hope they find who did this and [...]

29 05, 2012

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Group raises Confederate flag near Paducah Confederate heritage band to add memorials at site May. 22, 2012 PADUCAH, KY. — A Confederate history organization has raised a Confederate battle flag in western Kentucky near Interstate 24. The Paducah Sun reports about 300 people attended the hour-long ceremony Saturday on private land in Reidland at exit 16. The flag measures 12 feet by 18 feet and will be a permanent fixture on the [...]

29 05, 2012

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The Big Lie Tuesday, May 22, 2012 THE BIG LIE BY BOB HURST Well, here we are once again firmly enmeshed in "silly season". "Silly season", to me, is the last six months before the presidential election in this country. Since these events occur every four years, and since I've been around for awhile, I've experienced many of these and what I find most irritating and exasperating is the constant pronouncements during [...]

22 05, 2012

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Southern History Resources For Homeschoolers (and others) May 18, 2012 By Al Benson Jr. It seems to me that in the battle for the preservation of Confederate and Southern heritage and culture we need to be aware of some of the resources that are out there for folks to utilize. Too often we lose the battle because we show up unprepared to deal with an adversary that has been trashing our heritage [...]

22 05, 2012

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Confederate monument issue goes to court The North Carolina United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) and the Historic Preservation Action Committee (HPAC) will go head-to-head in court Monday morning over theReidsville Confederate Monument. By: Danielle Battaglia | GoDanRiver.com Published: May 19, 2012 The North Carolina United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) and the Historic Preservation Action Committee (HPAC) will go head-to-head in court Monday morning over the Reidsville Confederate Monument. HPAC filed [...]

17 05, 2012

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I Think There Are A Few Confederates In The Crib Posted on May 16, 2012 by Al Benson Jr. Over the years I have written articles for several blog spots and web sites  which have elicited me email that I can only describe as “highly uncomplimentary” in nature. Years ago, one writer accused me of writing some of what I wrote because I was “angry about integration.”  Sorry to disappoint him, but [...]

17 05, 2012

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Confederate infantryman honored in descendents' ceremony By: Scott Marshall The Amherst New Era-Progress May 09, 2012 Descendents of a Confederate infantryman laid to rest in a quiet Amherst County cemetery near the Little Piney River gathered Sunday to bestow a unique honor. They honored Joshua “Boss Josh” Campbell, who fought with the 13th Virginia Infantry, in a ceremony presented by the Kirkwood Otey Chapter 10, United Daughters of the Confederacy. The UDC [...]

17 05, 2012

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Charleston begins to address black history with Robert Smalls memorial by Will Moredock On the night of May 13, 1862, slave and harbor pilot Robert Smalls and a crew of slaves commandeered the Confederate steam transport CSS Planter in Charleston Harbor while its officers were ashore. He made his way up the Cooper River to pick up his wife and children and the families of the crew. He then slipped out of [...]