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July 18th, 2021 - 7:09 pm § in Politics

The Confederacy’s founding principle

“The constitution [of 1787] … rested upon the assumption of the equality of races. This was an error. … Our new government is founded upon exactly the opposite idea; its foundations are laid, its corner-stone rests, upon the great truth that the negro is not equal to the white man;[...]

October 17th, 2017 - 8:24 am § in Misc.

Racism

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July 17th, 2017 - 6:29 pm § in Misc.

Do Not Let This Noble Flag Fall

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November 13th, 2016 - 12:08 pm § in Misc.

AFTER TRUMP: Dishonoring American Veterans

Jeremy Sher Donald Trump was AWOL at the country’s Veterans Day events — but his supporters are seen in Petaluma, California, with their traitorous Confederate flags. Don’t start telling me they’re just expressing pride in their region’s Southern heritage. Not in Petalu[...]

August 25th, 2015 - 8:10 pm § in Misc.

Honoring the heritage

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July 26th, 2015 - 11:23 am § in Misc.

How to Take a Shit in South Carolina, Mississippi, Texas, Georgia, Arkansas, North Carolina, Florida, Virginia

TAKE IT ALL DOWN The twisted cross flag was not in common use until after Lee died. BUT it was never some affectionate symbol .. in part because Lee himself rejected any symbol glorifying the confederacy as a form of treason. The twisted cross was a symbol of Jim Crow, of lynchings and white sheets.[...]

July 26th, 2015 - 9:15 am § in America

SOUTH CAROLINA: Honoring Americans, ALL Americans

While most Americans mourn the Charleston 9, tearing down the hateful flag was a small and much belated step.  Even this  has hurt the real feelings of some white Southerners who want to feel pride in their heritage. Let me suggest another way.  Even though my ancestors have been here for only a[...]

July 19th, 2015 - 8:50 am § in Misc.

PHOTOGRAPHY: The New South

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June 27th, 2015 - 7:52 am § in America

Howsit SC said it could not lower the damned flag to half mast?

Bree Newsome, a 30-year-old youth organizer from Charlotte, North Carolina and James Ian Dyson also from Charlotte, climbed a flagpole in Columbia early on Saturday morning and removed the Confederate flag flying in front of the capitol building. Sadly, the damned flag was raised again at South Ca[...]

June 26th, 2015 - 10:29 am § in Uncategorized

Cop fired for Confederate selfie

Despite its racist image, South Carolina is emerging as the toughest state in the country on misbehaving cops. It’s virtually the only state that’s prosecuting killer cops (with the exception of Baltimore’s recently-elected black district attorney). A few days ago, after last week&[...]