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Parade of Confederate veterans, Jacksonville, Florida, 1914 In the past, although not so much lately, I’ve received comments when writing about issues such as the Civil War that all of this discussion of the past really isn’t that important and why are we wasting time on it. Now, if the Trump administration has convinced everyone […]

Down Goes Davis!

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On May 11, 2017

In these horrible times, one doesn’t have much to cheer. Here’s something! Authorities removed a statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in New Orleans early Thursday, as protester

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Memorial Day

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On May 26, 2014
Another Decoration Day, another day to remember the Union crushing southerners committing treason to defend slavery. Two best tweets of this Memorial Day: The creation of Arlington National Cemetery is still one of history's great fuck-you gestures. — Tim Murphy (@timothypmurphy) May 26, 2014 I held my wounded sergeant in my arms. "Fret not," he […]
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