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Christmas Used to Be..

Posted Monday, November 29 Calvin E. Johnson, Jr. Christmas was, once, a wonderful time that was celebrated with family, friends and dinner at Grandma’s house. Grandpa would gather the children around the fireplace and tell them the story about Jesus Christ who was born on Christmas Day. Some people, now, call it a holiday. People [...]

Christmas Used to Be..2017-03-25T00:31:08+00:00

SCV Challenges Leno

ELM SPRINGS, Tenn. - Apr. 17 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The Sons of Confederate Veterans, one of the oldest veterans organizations in the United States, have publicly challenged NBC's "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno over comments he recently made on the program. In his monologue to open the April 10, 2007 'Tonight Show," Leno stated in [...]

SCV Challenges Leno2017-03-25T00:24:16+00:00

Heritage Destruction

Eric Johnson, architech of heritage destruction Commentary by Randy Phillips For a number of years, Governors in Georgia and some other Southern States have proclaimed April as Confederate History and Heritage Month at the request of Southern Heritage groups, but it is a voluntary action, not a law. Last Summer, the Georgia Heritage Council and [...]

Heritage Destruction2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Critic Distorts War,Slavery

by Mike Scruggs published March 6, 2007 `During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." — George Orwell It is often repeated that the victors write the history of wars. Even in democratic societies, the great preponderance of government, commercial and media power are geared to justify the cause of the [...]

Critic Distorts War,Slavery2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Year of the South

SOUTHERN NATIONAL CONGRESS COMMITTEE LAUNCHES “YEAR OF THE SOUTH” CAMPAIGN TO CREATE A SOUTHERN NATIONAL CONGRESS ALEXANDRIA, VA; February 6 -- The Southern National Congress Committee has announced a “Year of the South” campaign to establish a Southern National Congress (SNC). Thomas Moore, Chairman of the SNC Committee, observed, “Southerners will celebrate two significant anniversaries [...]

Year of the South2017-03-25T00:31:56+00:00

Blacks Object to Lee

By MARK HOLAN The Tampa Tribune Published: Jan 19, 2007 TAMPA - A Hillsborough County proclamation honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has angered some black leaders. "That's a slap in the face to every African-American, Hispanic, and every minority in the county," said Curtis Stokes, president of the Hillsborough chapter of the NAACP. The [...]

Blacks Object to Lee2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

Honor Gen. Stand Watie

01/03/07 By Severo Avila, Rome News-Tribune Staff Writer A prominent area native is the centerpiece of an exhibit at Chieftain’s Museum. Stand Watie, a native of Calhoun, was a leader of the Cherokee Nation and a brigadier general of the Confederate States Army during the Civil War. He is remembered in an exhibit that organizers [...]

Honor Gen. Stand Watie2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

SPLC Twisted Views

by Matthew Vadum Posted Dec 11, 2006 The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has one key message: The nation is boiling over with hatred and intolerance. Decades after the civil rights movement forever changed America and despite the enactment of the Civil Rights Act, the Voting Rights Act and the imposition of affirmative action, American [...]

SPLC Twisted Views2017-03-25T00:32:09+00:00

SGA Passes Resolution

Posted: 11/20/06 The Student Government Association overwhelming passed a resolution to rename Forrest Hall by a vote of 19 to 5. Forrest Hall is the building used by ROTC and was named after the Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Along with his role in the United States Civil War, Forrest was a slave trader in [...]

SGA Passes Resolution2015-04-04T20:36:20+00:00

10 Causes of Civil War

THE 10 CAUSES OF THE WAR BETWEEN THE STATES Historians have long debated the causes of the war and the Southern perspective differs greatly from the Northern perspective. Based upon the study of original documents of the War Between The States (Civil War) era and facts and information published by Confederate Veterans, Confederate Chaplains, Southern [...]

10 Causes of Civil War2017-03-25T00:32:20+00:00