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The South is Different

Actually, to the genes, argued a noted historian By Heidi Dawley Nov 13, 2006 It led to the bitterest war, fought nearly 150 years ago, and as is fitting of great wars, the surrender was a moving one, among the most moving in American history, as Robert E. Lee offered his sword to Ulysses S. [...]

The South is Different2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

MI Returns Battle Flag

By Judith Person THE WASHINGTON TIMES Today, Michigan will return to Virginia its spoils of war — the Civil War, that is. About 50 representatives of the state of Michigan will turn over to Virginia officials a Confederate First National flag — known as the "Stars and Bars" — that was plundered by Union troops [...]

MI Returns Battle Flag2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Kesting Takes Heat

Thursday, March 29, 2007 By Amanda Casciaro Marietta Daily Journal Staff Writer MARIETTA - A proclamation Cobb Commissioner Annette Kesting presented to the Georgia Division Sons of Confederate Veterans on Tuesday has sparked mixed reactions from south Cobb residents. The board's sole black representative said Wednesday she's not sure why the proclamation, which honors those [...]

Kesting Takes Heat2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

R.Paul Announces

Texas Republican says nation has strayed from Constitution Posted: March 12, 2007 U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, a Texas Republican known for his libertarian views, today announced he will vie for the GOP presidential nomination next year. "We have lost our way and strayed from the free society our Founders secured for us in the Constitution, [...]

R.Paul Announces2017-03-25T00:31:43+00:00

Center of Attention

By Joy E. Cressler/Staff Writer Feb 21, 2007 The parents of the two girls who brought Confederate flag purses to school filed a federal lawsuit Feb. 9 against Burleson High School Principal Paul Cash and the Burleson ISD school board, asking the court to force the school to let them carry the purses on campus. [...]

Center of Attention2017-03-25T00:31:50+00:00

Student Suspended

Forreston Students Protest Suspension Over Confederate Clothing By Laura Gibbs 13 News What goes on in the south isn't always acceptable to those here in Northern Illinois. That's the lesson that many Forreston High School students got as they spent the day in trouble. The students say Friday, they were told not to wear confederate [...]

Student Suspended2017-03-25T00:31:57+00:00

Name Change Criticized

US talk show host decries ‘politically correct’ name change of the Confederate Museum Tuesday, January 16, 2007 A US talk show host has criticised the “politically correct” name change of a Bermudian museum in an online column. Pulitzer Prize-nominated Les Kinsolving, who hosts a daily radio show for WCBM in Baltimore, takes issue with Rogues [...]

Name Change Criticized2017-03-25T00:32:01+00:00

Conf. Statues in UT

Powers to appoint advisory panel. By Ralph K.M. Haurwitz AMERICAN-STATESMAN STAFF Wednesday, December 27, 2006 A stroll past the statues shaded by live oaks along the South Mall of the University of Texas suggests that the university has a soft spot for the Confederacy. After all, four of the bronze figures were leaders of the [...]

Conf. Statues in UT2017-03-25T00:32:06+00:00

Thorough Debate

MTSU is taking the right approach to a new debate over Forrest Hall, the military science building named for the embattled Confederate general. Instead of reacting at the first sign of student complaints about the recognition of Nathan Bedford Forrest, the university is opting for a civil discourse on the matter, one in which "town [...]

Thorough Debate2017-03-25T00:32:10+00:00

Return of Jeffersonian

The Return of a Great Jeffersonian by Thomas E. Woods, Jr. Abel Upshur’s A Brief Enquiry into the True Nature and Character of Our Federal Government is one of the finest and most systematic defenses of the Virginian states’ rights school of constitutional interpretation ever written – and yet hardly anyone today has even heard [...]

Return of Jeffersonian2017-03-25T00:32:17+00:00