Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: Confederate flag

Tennessee legislators strip $250.000 from Memphis for removing Confederate statues

Republican-dominated House in Tennessee voted to strip away $250,000 from Memphis’ bicentennial celebration next year in retaliation for removing the historical monuments.

A New Memorial Day Tradition — Burning The Confederate Flag

"Burn and bury" kits that allow people to print out their own Confederate flag at home, suitable for burning.

VIDEO: 'This Flag Comes Down Today:' Bree Newsome Scales SC Capitol...

Bree Newsome, a 30-year-old African-American woman, scaled the 30-foot flagpole outside the South Carolina State Capitol and unhooked the Confederate flag. While she was arrested, her actions went viral.

Never Patriotic: The Real Meaning of the Confederate Flag

There are a few important clues about the true meaning of the Confederate flag that few know about. While the debate over the Confederate flag intensifies, here is the true meaning of the seditious symbol.

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GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

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The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

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