Post Tagged with: "civil war"

Sons Of Confederate Veterans: ‘American Flag 25 Times More A Slave Flag’ Than Confederate Flag

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“The American flag flew over a slave nation for over 100 years. The Confederate flag flew over a slave nation for four years. By comparison…”

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Bill O’Reilly Just Compared ISIS To Confederacy Prior To Civil War (VIDEO)

Bill O’Reilly Just Compared ISIS To Confederacy Prior To Civil War (VIDEO)

Hey O’Reilly, the Civil War didn’t start because we invaded a country, removed their power structure, created a power vacuum, put in place a weak government, and made for the allowance of such extreme groups like ISIS to flourish.

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Nearly 4,000 Black Americans Were Lynched In The Southern States – And Their Names Will Be Documented

Nearly 4,000 Black Americans Were Lynched In The Southern States – And Their Names Will Be Documented

This is our history. And like the Holocaust, September 11th, and so forth, this is something we must never, ever forget. If this makes you uncomfortable, sad, angry, embarrassed, or horrified, good. It should. Atrocities are remembered in the most heinous ways so we can learn from their horrors and make a pledge that it will never, ever happen again.

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Republican Governor Lies About Abraham Lincoln To Hate On Taxes, Gets Fact Checked Hard

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In a pathetic attempt to drum animosity towards taxes, Ohio’s Republican governor literally put non-existent words in Abraham Lincoln’s mouth. Politifact rated this action as “Pants on Fire!” And apparently he doesn’t know that Lincoln instituted one of the first progressive taxes in order to pay for the Civil War.

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A Booth Saves A Lincoln, A Booth Assassinates A Lincoln, And Then There’s The Ford Family

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Three families, the Lincolns, the Booths, and the Fords, crossed paths, altering each other’s destinies forever. Was it fate?

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Texas Trying To Ban Federal Laws (Again)

Texas Trying To Ban Federal Laws (Again)

Because ignoring Federal laws worked out so well the first time the South tried it during the Civil War.

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Watch: College Students Struggle To Name Vice President, Ace Questions About Brad Pitt’s Love Life

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If these college kids represent our nation’s future, we may be in trouble.

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‘Gun Rights’ Nut Openly Advocates Assassinating President Obama

‘Gun Rights’ Nut Openly Advocates Assassinating President Obama

I can’t imagine WHY liberals think we should be regulating who can have guns in this country…

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Colorado School Board Member: US Ended Slavery ‘Voluntarily’

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To say that the U.S. voluntarily ended slavery is a slap in the face to nearly everyone who has ancestors who were alive during the Civil War.

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Salon: The Republican Party Is Becoming The New Confederacy

Salon: The Republican Party Is Becoming The New Confederacy

The GOP is on the cusp of declaring itself the party of Southern Christian White Power and it all goes downhill from there.

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Cliven Bundy: I Talked To God And He told Me To Start A Civil War (VIDEO)

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Apparently desperate for more attention, Nevada rancher and domestic terrorist Cliven Bundy claimed that God spoke to him prior to the standoff with federal authorities.

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The Pandora’s Box Of Corporate ‘Sincere Christian Belief’ Is A Promise Of Massive Corruption

State and federal authorities are investigating allegations of vote selling and other crimes in South Carolina's statehouse.

We’ve already seen this kind of racket before with televangelist con men like Jimmy Swaggart and Jim Bakker who publicly professed to love Jesus and laughed their asses off all the way to the bank.

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WATCH: Fox News Analyst Blames Civil War And Jim Crow On Abraham Lincoln

WATCH: Fox News Analyst Blames Civil War And Jim Crow On Abraham Lincoln

Right-wing Judge Andrew Napolitano is spreading misinformation about the true nature of slavery and the South. And Fox gave him the platform to do it.

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Why Chocolate And Roses? The Origins And History Of Valentine’s Day

Photo of Conrad Dressler's 1907 Lupercalia statue (Walker Gallery, Liverpool, UK) cc 2012 by Ketrin1407 via Flickr.

How did we get from running around in loincloths and whipping people to sending cards and flowers? This history of Valentine’s Day might surprise you.

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Absolute Proof the Civil War Was About Slavery

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There are still debates amongst Liberals and Conservatives over whether the Civil War was about slavery. The answer is found within secession documents.

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American Indian Civilization: Ten Things You Might Not Know

American Indian Civilization: Ten Things You Might Not Know

Some little-known facts about the American Indian and their contributions to American life. You may be surprised at what you learn.

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Fox News Embraces Alex Jonesian Conspiracy (VIDEO)

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Fox will do almost anything to attack President Obama, even if that means embracing a conspiracy theorist and certifiable nutcase like Alex Jones.

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52 Years Ago A White Man Turned His Skin Black In ‘Black Like Me'; Is Racial Empathy Any Closer?

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The notion of racial empathy was profoundly explored in ‘Black Like Me,’ but 50 years after MLK’s ‘dream,’ do we believe we’ll ever truly get there?

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Virginia Group Demonstrates Why Racism Is Alive And Well In America (VIDEO)

Virginia Group Demonstrates Why Racism Is Alive And Well In America (VIDEO)

A group known as Virginia Flaggers will be flying a 15 foot Confederate Battle Flag over Interstate 95, in open denial of the obvious racism the flag stands for.

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Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy, Still Faces Over 100 Years In Prison

Bradley Manning Found Not Guilty Of Aiding The Enemy, Still Faces Over 100 Years In Prison

Bradley Manning has been found not guilty on the most serious charge; aiding the enemy. However, he still faces up to 130 years in prison.

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