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1st Came for Southerners

Tuesday, November 07, 2006 Well, look who’s warning us about the Federal government overstepping its constitutional restraints—the liberal Consortiumnews: Though not understanding the full import of their actions, the American voters will have endorsed the elimination of the “unalienable” rights handed down to them by the Founders, instead allowing “plenary” – or unlimited – power [...]

1st Came for Southerners2017-03-25T00:30:51+00:00

Point at Relevant Issues

Editorial: Point anti-Confederate cannons at issues that matter April 26, 2007 The mini-flap over Shreveport's first black mayor signing a proclamation observing April as Confederate History month strikes us as musket shots fired in the wrong direction, another civil war of futility. Better that critics find more significant targets for their efforts and outrage. Try [...]

Point at Relevant Issues2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Lexington, VA War

Lexington, Va. War Against Confederate Heritage From: pamba1@aol.com http://www.rockbridgeweekly.com/rw_article.php?ndx=6757 My mother's family is from Rockbridge County and I have visited many times. I have to tell you that the main reason I bring my friends and family to Lexington is to visit all things Confederate, from Lee Chapel to Stonewall Jackson's grave site. My roots [...]

Lexington, VA War2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

None Fared Well

By Charles Culbertson/contributor It was over. The South's beloved Gen. Robert E. Lee had surrendered his starving, tattered Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox, effectively ending the War Between the States. But for the defeated people of the South, including those in Staunton, the April 1865 surrender didn't immediately translate into peace. Lincoln, who wanted [...]

None Fared Well2017-03-25T00:31:46+00:00

Fragmented Future

Multiculturalism doesn’t make vibrant communities but defensive ones. by Steve Sailer In the presence of [ethnic] diversity, we hunker down. We act like turtles. The effect of diversity is worse than had been imagined. And it’s not just that we don’t trust people who are not like us. In diverse communities, we don’t trust people [...]

Fragmented Future2017-03-25T00:31:51+00:00

A Crutch For blacks

Mychal Massie Posted: January 30, 2007 Virginia state Del. Frank Hargrove, R-Hanover, may not have been politically correct when he addressed a proposed resolution calling for Virginia to apologize for slavery, but in the purview of this essayist he was far from incorrect. Hargrove was correct in saying: "The present Commonwealth [of Virginia] has nothing [...]

A Crutch For blacks2017-03-25T00:31:58+00:00

Carrying the Cause;Unity

By Betty B. Chandler January 11, 2007 H. K. Edgerton is on a mission. He has crisscrossed several states to bring a powerful message to people of southern ancestors and others who would distort history. He was in Unicoi County this week to speak his message about historical fact and misguided fiction concerning racism, bigotry [...]

Carrying the Cause;Unity2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Riding with Forrest

Man's great-grandfather rode with Forrest By SCOTT BRODEN Ray Goad is glad to tell the true history — not myths — about how his great-grandfather rode with Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest. The 79-year-old Goad has read many books about Forrest and has followed stories on the recent controversy about whether the university should continue [...]

Riding with Forrest2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Name Change MTSU

Basil Childress Gentlemen, My father was a WWII veteran. His father a WWI veteran. His older brothers Korean War vets and his youngest brother was killed in action in Vietnam in 1969 (serving in the unit portrayed in the movie We Were Soldiers). My dad’s great grandfather was Cpl George Washington Childress, 10th Kentucky Cavalry [...]

Name Change MTSU2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Lincolns Slavery Amend.

State archives to display Lincoln's slavery amendment 10/24/2006 9:43 AM By: Associated Press RALEIGH -- An amendment to the U.S. Constitution that was signed by President Abraham Lincoln but never ratified will be on display at the North Carolina State Archives on Wednesday. The amendment, sometimes called the "Ghost Amendment," would have prohibited Congress from [...]

Lincolns Slavery Amend.2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00