Stewart says "Nothing is worse than a Yankee telling a Southerner that his monuments don't matter," but he's wrong. Defending them is worse
"Due to safety concerns, we believed it was very important to take all necessary precautions to protect the safety of all personnel involved in the operation.”
"Inspired by Trump, his former Virginia chair runs the 'most openly Confederate-friendly campaign in recent memory'"
The call complains that “Trump talks about our flag like it’s a social disease.” Defending the right to own other people IS a social disease
A Mississippi man was arrested Sunday, for throwing a bomb into a Wal-Mart to protest the retailer for halting Confederate flag sales.
A crowd of around 300 pro-gun protesters assembled outside the Roseburg airport to protest the President's visit.
Everything bad about America that the rest of the world sees increasing, and Americans feel, is purely Republican and it is truly pathetic
High emotions and heavy security accompanied the event, as the flag which was flown above the state house before it was moved in 2000 to the grounds to fly next to a Confederate Soldier Monument, was taken down. As it came down, the crowd chanted U-S-A, U-S-A.
Donald Trump's truly vicious remarks targeting Hispanic immigrants exposed conservative racism that permeates the Republican base
After Southern Republicans demanded that a vote be included on whether or not the Confederate flag should be displayed at federal cemeteries as part of the bill to fund the Department of Interior, Speaker Boehner was forced to pull his own bill, and Democrats pounced and proposed a resolution that would remove any state flag that contains the Confederate flag from the Capitol.
The final vote was 94-20 for removal and it came at 1:11 a.m. on Thursday morning.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton issued a statement refusing to back down from the racism issue, saying we have a lot of "unfinished" business left in order to confront and act on the inequalities that still exist in our country.
Many Americans of all races today refer to any of the Confederacy's flags as "the white supremacist's flag" and they would not have been wrong during the Civil War and they are certainly not wrong in the 21st Century
The Republican version of damage control is spreading all through the South as Republican Gov. Robert Bentley ordered the Confederate flag to be taken down from the state capitol.
There is a conservative meme traveling the Twittersphere that makes it appear Clinton-Gore in 1992 were all about the Confederate-vote. In response to my post the other day, Ted Cruz Whines as Republicans Get Called Out for Their Symbol of Racial Hate appears this tweet:
Nearly a week after a true and loyal Confederate racist brutally murdered nine innocent African Americans worshipping in a building they assumed was a safe sanctuary from Confederates, and after several days of negative publicity and pressure, both Governor Haley and Senator Graham suddenly think that maybe a symbol of treason and racism is not playing well with decent Americans.
Amazon has become the latest retailer to announce that they are pulling all Confederate flag merchandise off of their website.
Fischer ignores 150 years of history since Lincoln, including the GOP's Southern Strategy to attract all the racists over to their party
In a desperate attempt to hide their role in pushing the GOP's racist rhetoric, Fox News is claiming that the Confederate flag is the flag of the Democratic Party.
John Oliver said that the Confederate flag is one of those symbols that should only be used to help us identify the worst people in the world.