Monthly Archives: September 2012

27 09, 2012

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Lynyrd Skynyrd rebel flag flap has me thinking: How do you define racism? Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Janita Poe O.K. Let me get this straight. I'm reading the 189-comment thread under Lynyrd Skynyrd guru Greg Richter's column on last Friday about the band's display-not-display-will-display-again saga over the Confederate Battle Flag. The majority of the commentators are making the argument, some quite vehemently, that the rebel flag is not a pro-slavery [...]

27 09, 2012

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Selma City Council votes to stop work on Nathan Bedford Forrest monument Selma City Council votes to stop work on Nathan Bedford Forrest monument Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 The Associated Press SELMA, Alabama — The Selma City Council voted tonight to stop work on a monument in honor of Confederate Civil War General Nathan Bedford Forrest at a city cemetery. The council voted 4-0 with two members abstaining to stop all [...]

27 09, 2012

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Man takes protest over marker to City Hall By Ashley Rader Dressed in a Confederate uniform and waving the “Stars and Bars,” Bill Hicks held a one-man protest outside Elizabethton City Hall Monday morning in response to the Historic Zoning Commission’s decision to deny placement of a Confederate memorial at downtown’s historic Veterans Monument. Hicks donned a jean wool uniform, the style worn by 19th century Tennessee infantry, while waving and holding [...]

27 09, 2012

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Back to the main articles page      An Open Report / The Ellenboro Fair For five days I would along side Commander Jim Kennedy and other members of the Rutherford Rifles Camp 2044 of the Sons of Confederate Veteran attend the Ellenboro Fair in Ellenboro, North Carolina for the second year running. In September of 2011, the Sons were initially denied a booth and a presence at the Fair, because the Principal of [...]

25 09, 2012

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Lynyrd Skynyrd rethinks Confederate flag retreat September 24, 2012 As of this weekend, Chick-fil-A is no longer the latest commercial interest roiled by an attempt to disengage from the culture wars. That honor has shifted to Lynyrd Skynyrd, now in its 42 year as the South’s premier rock band. Earlier this month, in a CNN interview touting the band’s latest album, “Last of a Dyin’ Breed,” guitarist Gary Rossington – the group’s [...]

25 09, 2012

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It was ALL about slavery Saturday, September 22, 2012 Unemployment is still terrible, but there's still plenty of work in historical revisionism. Here's the latest on the ongoing reinterpretation of the War Between the States, or the Civil War, I mean, The War to Free the Slaves. Courtesy of the Huffington Post: Issued 150 years ago this week, President Abraham Lincoln's initial proclamation that he would free the South's slaves is enjoying [...]

25 09, 2012

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UDC Friends of Forrest Pavers to Support Selma Live Oak Cemetery Confederate Circle Renovations Sunday, September 23, 2012 As you all are aware, we, the Friends of Forrest, are in a full blown war with our local domestic terrorist, Rose Sanders, her husband Senator Hank Sanders and now they have brought in the national organizations that have been waging war on our heritage & culture for years. Let me assure you...WE HAVE [...]

25 09, 2012

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More Leftists in Selma September 24, 2012    By Al Benson Jr. As the situation in Selma continues we find that more leftists are coming to the aid of those that wish to remove the Forrest monument. Now they claim the monument in on public property. All along I have been informed that it is on private property, land that is owned by the United Daughters of the Confederacy. So which is it? [...]

25 09, 2012

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Group to rededicate Civil War battlefield in public ceremony Saturday, September 22, 2012 BY IVY MOORE The Sumter Sons of Confederate Veterans will hold a rededication ceremony and blessing of the Dingle's Mill Civil War Battlefield at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29. SCV member Robert L. Brown said the purpose of the ceremony is "to recognize those volunteers who have donated time, effort and resources to the improvement and protection of [...]

25 09, 2012

News 2754

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Skynyrd will still use Confederate flag, Gary Rossington says Friday, September 21, 2012 Greg Richter The Birmingham News Lynyrd Skynyrd set off a firestorm among their own fans when they said in a CNN interview that they no longer used the Confederate Battle Flag because of its association with racism. Gary Rossington, the only original member still in the band, now says on the band's website that the rebel flag will still [...]