The Confederate Flag needs to be removed from official places of honor, but do we really need to worry about reruns of The Dukes of Hazzard?
The people who continue to claim that the Confederate Flag is about anything other than hatred, racism, and a nation that celebrated slavery are lying to you and to themselves.
If Jim Webb runs for President, he will be the only candidate in either party who is on record defending the Confederate Battle Flag. And he’s thinking of running as a Democrat.
An important tenet of the internet is “don’t read the comments.” Well, I have violated that rule of late–which means more musings on the symbols of the CSA.
As Governor Haley pushes the South Carolina legislature to take the Confederate Flag down, the movement moves beyond the Palmetto State.
With notable exceptions, most of the Republican candidates for President are refusing to take a stand on the propriety of South Carolina flying the Confederate Flag. That’s called cowardice.
The murders in Charleston have revived a debate that should have been over a long time ago.
The Supreme Court ruled that states don’t have to grant license plates that display the Confederate flag. Their decision has the potential to seriously harm the First Amendment.
The Supreme Court is set to decide if the state can deny a license plate with the Confederate flag design because it is “offensive.”
The GOP is dominant in the Southern United States, but it’s unlikely to last as long as Democratic dominance of the region did.
The sad truth is that the bipartisanship that led to the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 no longer exists today.
GOP Whip Kevin McCarthy of California won the vote to replace Eric Cantor as the new GOP House Majority Leader. The question is who replaces McCarthy.
The notion that the past has been fully settled is simply incorrect and our debates over symbols illustrate this fact.
The history of what to call the American Civil War.
Why did House Republicans vote overwhelmingly for a bill that their own theories would find to be unconstitutional?
There’s been a bit of buzz of late about the fact that people in several states have filed petitions to secede from the Union. There shouldn’t be.
Equating opposition to the President with racism is absurd.
Virginia went Republican in every presidential contest from 1968 to 2004. It’s likely to vote for Barack Obama again five weeks from now.
Today is the anniversary of a significant turning point in the Civil War.
Is the Supreme Court risking it’s legitimacy if it strikes down the individual mandate?
Last night was the high point of Ron Paul’s 2012 campaign for the Presidency.
Madison went to Philadelphia wanting to increase the power of the central government over the states (quite a bit, in fact).
Michele Bachmann’s view of history is based in a world view that would be foreign to most Americans.
So, some bright people are surprised at new polling showing that a significant minority of Southerners have not enthusiastically embraced their ancestors’ loss in the Civil War.
It’s Lee-Jackson Day again in Virginia, and, once again, I find myself wondering why the South continues to honor a dishonorable legacy.
150 years ago today a group of men gathered in Charleston, South Carolina and made one of the gravest mistakes in American history. They should not be honored for it.
Roughly 150 years ago, the CSA was born. Is this something worthy of celebration?
Politico says 99 Democratic House seats are “in play.” They’re not. But dozens are.
The Iroquois lacrosse team has been caught in a classic Catch-22. The U.S. government won’t recognize their passports and they won’t use U.S. passports as a matter of principle.