Tag: Civil War

Happy Confederate History Month

“Our new government is founded upon exactly the opposite idea; its foundations are laid, its cornerstone rests, upon the great truth that the negro is not equal to the white man; that slavery subordination to the superior race is his

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Union Victory Appreciation Month Anyone?

It’s about time that Jon Stewart weighed in on Bob McDonnell’s “Confederacy History Month” proclamation. He pokes fun at McDonnell’s omission of a certain little fact that actually led to the war; highlights the new pantsless griffin mascot at William

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McDonnell Chose to Focus on “Most Significant” Issues in Confederacy History Proclamation, Slavery Not One of Them

I wish Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA) would tell us why he decided to omit slavery from his recent proclamation, which declared April 2010 Confederate History Month. We are in luck, from today’s Washington Post: McDonnell said Tuesday that the move

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