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Harold Meyerson has a column in today's Washington Post Opinion pages: Today’s GOP is the party of Jefferson Davis, not of Lincoln Though incendiary, it is a remark I've heard made before, but ...
by subir
Comment Count 64 comments on Wed Apr 08, 2015 at 09:34 PM PDT with 137 Recommends
It's long past time to value every life equally. I can't tell you what it's like to be black in America today. I can't tell you what it feels like to watch young black people be killed because of ...
by Ian Reifowitz
Comment Count 295 comments on Sun Feb 23, 2014 at 12:00 PM PST with 98 Recommends
"South Carolina is at war with this federal government and this administration," is what Rick Perry, and not Jefferson Davis, told a wildly-cheering debate audience in my current hometown of Myrtle ...
by Tortmaster
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Apr 14, 2013 at 03:54 AM PDT with 35 Recommends
The City Council off Memphis voted 9-0 Tuesday to approve temporary new names for three parks that honored the the Confederacy. The former names were Forrest Park, Confederate Park and Jefferson ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 09:00 AM PST with 44 Recommends
President Obama's gun control proposals have predictably�and disturbingly�spawned protests with names like "Gun Appreciation Day" and the Feb. 23 "Day of Resistance." But with their bills calling ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 66 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2013 at 01:17 PM PST with 55 Recommends
The life of President Abraham Lincoln is now venerated legend. The legacy and history of the first and only President of the Confederacy, however, is not so well known. Jefferson Davis was ...
by cabaretic
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Oct 15, 2012 at 06:24 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Interesting story in the May issue of Harper's , about the rebuilding of the Jefferson Davis "Presidential Library" in Biloxi, Mississippi, which was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Many ...
by RobLewis
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Apr 23, 2012 at 10:25 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
In the wake of diaries by JayinPortland, Jewish Teens ...
by Navy Vet Terp
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Jan 02, 2012 at 03:31 PM PST with 26 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 80 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 07:02 PM PST with 31 Recommends
Secession Sesquicentennial - Say that three times fast 150 years ago tomorrow, the State of South Carolina announced their intentions to secede from the Union, struck up the band, and started ...
by Renzo Gasolini
Comment Count 27 comments on Sun Dec 19, 2010 at 02:21 PM PST with 28 Recommends
The media establishment needs to quit kidding themselves - Rand Paul is representative of the Republican party.
by VotingTeamster
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun May 23, 2010 at 05:52 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Haley Barbour has an interesting history of winking at racism. A little noticed 2004 incident highlights it. In light of all this, and the new radical twist that the Sons of Confederate Veterans ...
by harto
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Apr 13, 2010 at 01:51 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The cool thing to do these days if you’re in a state legislature is to ...
by NextTenWords
Comment Count 42 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2009 at 03:10 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
I offer a haiku "in honor" of our favorite Gov. Demagogue: Palin's wailin' North "I am the GOP Queen! Brains don't mean jack $hit!" On this date in 1861, Jefferson Davis was elected ...
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 283 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2008 at 06:47 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Cross-Posted at my blog (new address) . The party of Lincoln nominated a secessionist for Vice President? Somewhere in Springfield, the ...
by The Bagof Health and Politics
Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Sep 02, 2008 at 06:20 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
We keep hearing of how the Republicans are the party of the south, and will take those morals and values to the whole country. We see bigots like George Allen take up the mantle, and Trent Lott ...
by nathanrudy
Comment Count 59 comments on Wed Dec 20, 2006 at 07:20 AM PST with 23 Recommends
by joegarcia
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Nov 17, 2006 at 09:39 AM PST with 0 Recommends
by Unitary Moonbat
Comment Count 96 comments on Sun Oct 01, 2006 at 06:46 PM PDT with 88 Recommends