Report from Louisiana: Still Fighting the Civil War

By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – As the descendant of a Confederate soldier and as a member of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, I have what I consider a vested interest in the Confederate monuments issue that has been raging ever since Dylan Roof decided to walk into a church in South Carolina and kill … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: Still Fighting the Civil War

Report from Louisiana: Revisionist History and Confederate Monuments

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – The fight to preserve American History has now moved to Baltimore with the latest attack coming from the Special Commission to Review Baltimore’s Public Confederate Monuments.  Their recommendation is to move an equestrian statue of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson which depicts the two men right before the 1863 … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: Revisionist History and Confederate Monuments

Our Offended Culture

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT --  History will remember us as the generation that was offended by everything. Where will it end? A couple of news stories caught my eye this week: the first was that the Sons of Confederate Veterans are filing suit against the City of Natchitoches after being forbidden to march in their … Continue reading Our Offended Culture

Confederate Flag Shark Jumping: Digging Up Corpses In Tennessee

By A.P. Dillon Ignorance of history is alive and well in America. With no end in sight, the outrage industry has jumped the shark nationwide over the Confederate flag. The rest of the country isn't fairing much better as D.C. residents called for the removal of the Jefferson Memorial and Confederate memorials continue to be vandalized despite … Continue reading Confederate Flag Shark Jumping: Digging Up Corpses In Tennessee

DeRay McKesson & Friends release their inner Dylann Roof

You might have noticed lately a rush to remove the Confederate Flag from public & private spaces on the grounds that Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof was shown in photo waving the Confederate flag. The argument is removing of the Confederate flag from any place of honor becomes a simple matter of honoring those murdered at a … Continue reading DeRay McKesson & Friends release their inner Dylann Roof

Hey Walmart / Amazon / eBay (& CNN) what about this stuff

All over TV today we saw Walmart declaring they were pulling the confederate flag because it was a symbol of hate, slavery and many were offended by it. eBay, Sears, and Amazon quickly followed suit in pulling items with the rebel battle flag. Now while no honest person will deny what the Reb flag meant … Continue reading Hey Walmart / Amazon / eBay (& CNN) what about this stuff

Ban the Confederate Flag & The Soviet Flag, & Che Too

Before I even get started let's make a few things clear. 1.  While I've lived my whole life in Massachusetts.  I have no dog in the Confederate Battle Flag fight, my people came here in the early 20th century.  I have no ancestors who fought on either side of the Civil War and I don't … Continue reading Ban the Confederate Flag & The Soviet Flag, & Che Too