It’s an interesting piece over at The Federalist: The danger in thinking this way is that eventually you lose hold of the past. Some Americans, especially on the Left, would be fine with that—the past was full of unenlightened racists and homophobes, after all, good riddance to them. For them, the past is an ever-present […]
The city had a temporary victory when a court denied an injunction against opponents, who want to keep Confederate-era statues where they are. However, the case will probably be appealed to a state court and delay the removal of the statues. Photo by Ron Cogswell
The Washington Post with the latest: A state advisory panel is calling for major changes to “Maryland, My Maryland,” a Civil War-era song that urges Maryland to join the Confederacy, bashes “Northern scum” — and has survived as the state anthem despite six previous efforts to eliminate it. The panel offered six recommendations, including replacing […]
The purge continues, writes the Free Beacon: “A Confederate statue in Alexandria, Va., is the latest memorial associated with the Civil War to be branded “problematic” by Democrats.” “Alexandria Councilman Justin Wilson (D.) hinted Thursday that the Appomattox statue at the intersection of Washington and Prince Streets in Old Town should be removed.”
It’s an interesting take on defending or not defending the flying of the Confederate flag. This isn’t an endorsement of either, but it’s a different take than what you see on TV or hear on the radio.
5/25/2016 - America’s War on the Confederate Flag is a War on the Past
1/29/2016 - Will New Orleans Remove Confederate-Era Statues?
12/28/2015 - Everyone is Offended: Panel Recommends Replacing the Civil War-Era State Song of Maryland
6/26/2015 - Liberals’ Purge of American Civil War hits D.C. Area with Appomattox Statue
6/19/2015 - Column: Why Conservatives should Hate the Confederate Flag