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Historical Perspectives of the Confederate Flag, Civil War

Posted July 13th, 2015 at 2:43 pm (UTC-4)
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It is fitting that during the 150th anniversary of the end to the U.S. Civil War, Americans are debating the display of one of that war’s most controversial symbols: the Confederate battle flag. It’s removal Friday from the grounds of South Carolina’s capital has stoked passions on both sides of the issue, who cite “history” to sway opinion to their side.

It’s Not My Flag

Posted July 8th, 2015 at 3:00 pm (UTC-4)
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The glorification of the Stars and Bars is nothing more than the fruit of decades of revisionist history. Desperate to bring honor to a dishonorable proposition, there has been much work done to turn the American Civil War from what it was into a fight for self-governance akin to the one our founders proposed in 1776.

The Dignity of Charfleston Flies in the Face of the Left’s Uninformed, Anti-South Bigotry

Posted June 25th, 2015 at 12:36 pm (UTC-4)
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White Northern liberals explain how the South is an irredeemable cesspool of hate, while ignoring the fact that blacks are abandoning the Northern blue states in huge numbers to move to the South.

Focus of South Carolina Massacre Turns to Confederate Flag

Posted June 23rd, 2015 at 1:50 pm (UTC-4)
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As the mourning continues for the nine African Americans killed execution-style by a young white man, sentiment is growing for the removal of the Confederate flag in South Carolina, site of the massacre. The flag is a relic of the U.S. Civil War, fought 150 years ago over the issue of the enslavement of black people. It may be appropriate that the state in which the Civil War’s first shots were fired is the starting ground for the movement to take the Confederate flag down.