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The Confederate monument known as “Old Joe” – Speech by Chairman Tubbs

Michael Hill posted in League of the South. Michael Hill September 24 at 4:52pm Below is a copy of a speech prepared by Florida LS State Chairman Michael Tubbs to be delivered to the Alachua County Board of Commissioners. The speech is in regards to the proposed [and now, sadly, approved] removal of the monument [...]

The Confederate monument known as “Old Joe” – Speech by Chairman Tubbs2017-03-25T00:22:34+00:00

Dispelling the Myths

History books, the media, the school systems, etc abound in falsehoods and inaccuracies of Confederate and Southern history. This fact sheet will help to clarify and dispell some of these rampant inaccuracies. MYTH  -   The War of 1861 - 1865 was fought over slavery. FACT  -   Terribly untrue. The North fought the war [...]

Dispelling the Myths2015-09-28T17:55:08+00:00

No serious historian argues that Forrest organized the Ku Klux Klan

Nathan Bedford Forrest founded the Ku Klux Klan! Forrest was the Grand Wizard of the KKK! Whenever a controversy concerning Confederate cavalry general Nathan Bedford Forrest arises these statements are sure to appear in print, in electronic media, and on broadcast news.[1] These statements have been repeated so often that they have been accorded the [...]

No serious historian argues that Forrest organized the Ku Klux Klan2017-03-25T00:22:34+00:00

Alachua County will give ‘Old Joe’ Confederate statue to museum

County will give 'Old Joe' Confederate statue to museum   In this July 9 file photo, Jeanne Galligan, right, argues with a man who did not want to give his name about the removal of a Confederate statue outside the Alachua County Administration building in Gainesville. Matt Stamey/Gainesville Sun By April Warren Staff writer After [...]

Alachua County will give ‘Old Joe’ Confederate statue to museum2017-03-25T00:22:35+00:00

Hastings MI: School asks students not to display Confederate flag

School asks students not to display Confederate flag Associated Press8:22 a.m. EDT September 23, 2015 Hastings school district asks students not to have symbol on their vehicles or clothing during school hours. (Photo: daboost, Getty Images, iStockphoto) 663CONNECT 23TWEETLINKEDIN 79COMMENTEMAILMORE HASTINGS, Mich. — A school district in western Michigan has asked students not to display [...]

Hastings MI: School asks students not to display Confederate flag2017-03-25T00:22:35+00:00

History must be purged!

Friday, September 25, 2015 History must be purged! This past week our local “big town” newspaper, The Gainesville Daily Worker Sun published an editorial calling for the renaming of the Alachua County Public Schools Administrative Center. The center is named for Edmund Kirby-Smith, Confederate General, Educator, and proud son of Florida. I’ll spare you the [...]

History must be purged!2017-03-25T00:22:35+00:00

Revisiting 25 Years of Revisionist Claptrap

Revisiting 25 Years of Revisionist Claptrap By Gail Jarvis on Sep 24, 2015 With its usual promotional hype, PBS re-broadcasted its 1990 program The Civil War. This 25-year-old program, along with Jazz and Baseball constitutes Ken Burns’ trilogy on racial relations. Wanting to make the Civil War “comprehensible to a contemporary audience”, Burns chose to [...]

Revisiting 25 Years of Revisionist Claptrap2017-03-25T00:22:35+00:00

Dozens support Confederate flag at school meeting

Dozens support Confederate flag at school meeting Buy Now Nick Mariano, The Southern Harrisburg school students gathered Tuesday night at the middle school with plans to address school board members over the Confederate flag. September 22, 2015 9:45 pm  •  By Nick Mariano (18) Comments HARRISBURG — Trenton Byrd has been wearing a Confederate flag belt [...]

Dozens support Confederate flag at school meeting2017-03-25T00:22:35+00:00

HERITAGE ALERT IN DALLAS, TX

HERITAGE ALERT IN DALLAS, TX Columnist asks “When will the Dallas Schools do the right thing and get rid of Confederate names?” http://dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com/2015/09/when-will-dallas-schools-do-the-right-thing-and-get-rid-of-confederate-names.html/ Sharon Grigsby is the author of the article and she can be reached by e-mail at sgrigsby@dallasnews.comRemember Southerners should be respectful and considerate with those people who disagree with us. We are [...]

HERITAGE ALERT IN DALLAS, TX2017-03-25T00:22:36+00:00

Va Flaggers: Confederate Air Force Takes Flight in the Capital of the Confederacy

Subject: Va Flaggers: Confederate Air Force Takes Flight in the Capital of the Confederacy To: Last week, a group known as "The Defenders for Freedom, Justice & Equality" announced that they would hold a press conference at the Jefferson Davis Monument in Richmond, on the opening day of the UCI Bike Races, easily the largest [...]

Va Flaggers: Confederate Air Force Takes Flight in the Capital of the Confederacy2017-03-25T00:22:36+00:00