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The American Swastika Must Come Down!

Here’s what I don’t get about the “pride”  aspect of defending the flying of the Confederate flag on the grounds of the South Carolina statehouse.   What is there to be proud about?    817 more words

Rantology

Good News Fridays: CGP Grey Explains The Confederate Flag

The YouTube channel CGP Grey has gotten himself into a big argument about the confederate flag.  And the official confederate government did not recognize the battle flag until they just about surrendered to the north.   66 more words

YouTube

“Patriots;" Or, Why the Confederate Battle Flag is an Not an American Symbol

It has recently come to the attention of many Americans that state government buildings in states which made up the Confederacy still fly the Confederate battle flag and has since caused the reemergence of the debate over whether or not government institutions should fly the flag. 980 more words

Freedom To Use One's Own Intelligence

Thinking Out Loud #3 - Foreign Flag Waving in South Carolina

NOTE: The “Thinking Out Loud” posts are just musings on particular topics that may change with time or evidence. I may also write more thought out pieces that dissect the issues in a more in-depth manner. 1,094 more words

Culture

Confederate States of America - Declaration of the Immediate Causes Which Induce and Justify the Secession of South Carolina from the Federal Union - Yale Law School

The people of the State of South Carolina, in Convention assembled, on the 26th day of April, A.D., 1852, declared that the frequent violations of the… 218 more words

South Carolina

Heritage, Not Hate - A Yankee's Argument for the Confederate Flag

Since I was a young boy I’ve held an interest in the American Civil War. When I was 14 my father’s family took a trip to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania to tour the battlefield and it left me with a profound appreciation for a conflict that I had understood little about. 2,337 more words

Advocacy