Post Tagged with: "civil war"

GOP Lawmaker: KKK Grand Wizard Was ‘One Of The South’s First Civil Rights Leaders’

GOP Lawmaker: KKK Grand Wizard Was ‘One Of The South’s First Civil Rights Leaders’

According to this Tennessee lawmaker, a KKK Grand Wizard and Confederate General who slaughtered black Union soldiers after they surrendered was “one of the South’s first civil rights leaders.”

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Texas Rep. Still Doesn’t Understand History, Blames Dems For Confederate Flag (VIDEO)

Texas Rep. Still Doesn’t Understand History, Blames Dems For Confederate Flag (VIDEO)

Yet another stupid right-winger who failed history. It’s called the Southern Strategy. Google it.

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‘Not Racist’ Racists Petition To Remove African-American Monument From S.C. State House

‘Not Racist’ Racists Petition To Remove African-American Monument From S.C. State House

“Since ‘they’ took down ‘our’ flag, ‘we’ will take down ‘their’ monument.” That doesn’t sound racist at all, does it?

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The 1970’s ‘History’ Book That Taught Southerners How Great Slavery Was (IMAGES)

The 1970’s ‘History’ Book That Taught Southerners How Great Slavery Was (IMAGES)

If you grew up reading this crap in school you’d probably be a Confederate flag loving racist too.

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Top 5 Stupid Things Pseudo-Christian Said This Week

Top 5 Stupid Things Pseudo-Christian Said This Week

What stupid things did the pseudo-Christians say this week?

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Tea Party Leader Sets A Date In 2016 For The Beginning Of The Next Revolution

Tea Party Leader Sets A Date In 2016 For The Beginning Of The Next Revolution

An “Assembly Of The States” is being proposed for 2016 that will most certainly mark the beginning of the conservative dream of another Civil War.

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FL County Voted To Fly The Confederate Flag Again– In A Possibly Illegal Election (VIDEO)

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Yep, more of this nonsense.

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Crazy Right-Wing Preacher Says Confederates Will March On The North And Win This Time (VIDEO)

Crazy Right-Wing Preacher Says Confederates Will March On The North And Win This Time (VIDEO)

You won’t believe what Pastor James David Manning has to say this time. It’s wrong on so many levels.

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Possible Irony Alert: Is Rebel Flag Held In Place at South Carolina Capitol With A Chain? (IMAGES)

Possible Irony Alert: Is Rebel Flag Held In Place at South Carolina Capitol With A Chain? (IMAGES)

Bill Parent thinks that the Confederate flag — which was replaced after Bree Newsome took it down — is now chained in place. What do you think?

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NY Post Film Critic Misses The Point Over Charleston, Wants Iconic Film Banned (VIDEO)

Movie Poster From Gone With The Wind

The NY Post has just made one of the most misguided calls, comparing the current debate on the confederate flag against the movie “Gone with the Wind.”

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Jon Stewart Takes Down Whiny Confederate Flag Supporters (VIDEO)

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Jon Stewart took on Confederate flag supporters on Wednesday night, and he ripped them a new one.

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Senator Pinckney’s Body Escorted By State Police In Uniforms That Look Eerily Similar To Confederacy Uniforms (VIDEO)

Senator Pinckney’s Body Escorted By State Police In Uniforms That Look Eerily Similar To Confederacy Uniforms (VIDEO)

WTF South Carolina?!

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Right-Wing Radio Host: Confederate Flag Is South Carolina ‘Heritage’ (AUDIO)

Right-Wing Radio Host: Confederate Flag Is South Carolina ‘Heritage’ (AUDIO)

Racist radio host Michael Berry feels that the Confederate flag is a symbol of South Carolina’s “heritage.” Maybe he should re-think that.

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This Right-Winger Throws Hissy Fit Over Gay Marriage — Threatens Secession And Mass Exodus

This Right-Winger Throws Hissy Fit Over Gay Marriage — Threatens Secession And Mass Exodus

This better not be just to get our hopes up. Don’t make promises you can’t keep…

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The Beautiful Origin Of Memorial Day Conservatives Don’t Want To Talk About

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We must never forget this fact: Memorial Day was first celebrated by newly free Black slaves in Charleston, South Carolina at the end of the Civil War to remember hundreds of Union soldiers buried in a mass grave.

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Driving Through Jesusland

Driving Through Jesusland

The Bible Belt works awfully hard to convince everyone that they love Jesus and America the most. Who are they trying to convince?

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3 Massive Issues That Prove The GOP Is Under Heavy Neo-Confederate Influence

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We know the GOP is the party of the South, but are they also, really, the party of the neo-Confederates?

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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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