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  •  Still? In school in Georgia in the early ... (1+ / 0-)
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    ...'50s, we got that "War of Northern Aggression" stuff. But I thought they'd toned that down a bit a few years back.

    Don't tell me what you believe. Tell me what you do and I'll tell you what you believe.

    by Meteor Blades on Mon Dec 20, 2010 at 11:22:25 AM PST

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    •  I was in Charleston about 3 years ago, (0+ / 0-)

      and heard it then.  Perhaps they have changed since then.....?

      •  it was that way last year in AL (1+ / 0-)
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        At least in certain circles that some relatives by marriage to some family members run in.

        A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.' Douglas Adams

        by dougymi on Mon Dec 20, 2010 at 11:31:51 AM PST

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    •  With the resurgence in (0+ / 0-)

      politics of those who would naturally back the Confederate mind-set, that kind of thing is growing, and has been wince W was elected, because he loosened the clamps that had been put on the Klan and similar organizations, mostly through cutting funds and redirecting efforts.

      My life is an open book, and I want a rewrite!

      by trumpeter on Mon Dec 20, 2010 at 12:24:00 PM PST

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