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The Single Stupidest Conservative Talking Point

With a blog post title like this, I confess that there are lots of stupid conservative talking points. But the winner is “derp, modern Democrats are the real racists because Jefferson Davis and Robert Byrd were racists” is in fact the single stupidest conservative talking point. Of course the National Review, noted magazine of segregationists […]

Richmond’s Jefferson Davis Statue Vandalized with ‘Black Lives Matter’

10 months agoNews : Mediaite

As controversy over public displays of Confederate symbolism moves beyond just the Virginia Army's rebel flag, statues of Confederate leaders have now come under fire. A Richmond, Va., monument to Confederate President Jefferson Davis was vandalized this week as a result.

It’s Not About the Confederate Flag, It’s About What the Flag Means

A hundred fifty years after the end of the Civil War, the Confederacy is on the run. Statues of Jefferson Davis are under fire in Kentucky, so is the flag at Veterans Memorial Park in Wichita. Parents want to replace the Vestavia Hills Rebel Mascot near Birmingham. Show More Summary

UPDATE: #BlackLivesMatter Criminal Gang Vandalizes Jefferson Davis Monument in Richmond

Black Lives Vandalism– Black Lives Matter criminals vandalized another Confederate Statue, this time in Richmond, Virginia. The protesters spray-painted “Black... The post UPDATE: #BlackLivesMatter Criminal Gang Vandalizes Jefferson Davis Monument in Richmond appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

While We're Doing The Flags, Here Are Some Other Confederate Things We Should Get Rid Of

A frat that honors Jefferson Davis. A U.S. senator who loves Jefferson Davis's desk. A giant, giant carving of Jefferson Davis. Stop with the Jefferson Davis. In the wake of the shootings in Charleston, an amazing national groundswell of support has built for removing the Confederate flags that have flown from state capitals throughout the South. Show More Summary

Moscow Moves to Vote on Rehonoring Soviet Secret-Police Chief

The talk in the United States is of taking down symbols of the Confederacy — Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell expressed his support for removing Jefferson Davis’s statue from the Kentucky state capitol this week. But in Russia the talk is of restoring the worst symbols of the Communist era to prominence. Show More Summary

Even Jefferson Davis's Great-Great-Grandson Thinks the Confederate Flag Should Go

Bertram Hayes-Davis has spent more time than most looking at the Confederate battle flag. It comes with the family. Hayes-Davis, 66, is the great-great-grandson of Jefferson Davis. He serves as president of the Beauvoir Foundation, which...Show More Summary

Kentucky’s AG Joins Calls to Remove Jefferson Davis Statue

Jack Conway, the Kentucky attorney general and Democratic nominee for governor, called Wednesday for the removal of a statue of Jefferson Davis from the Capitol rotunda in Frankfort.

Texas’ Confederate Memorial Attacked By Black Lives Matter, Jefferson Davis’ Statue To Be Removed?

10 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

Texas’ Confederate memorial located at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas has been vandalized by the Black Lives Matter movement. Although the Jefferson Davis statue was attacked before the Charleston church shooting as reminder of racism and slavery, many are now reconsidering whether or not the Confederate statue should be removed. Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell Backs Removal of Jefferson Davis Statue from Kentucky Capitol

10 months agoNews : Mediaite

Following South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's call for legislators to remove the Confederate battle flag from state grounds, another state-sanctioned Southern image has come under fire several hundred miles away: The Kentucky capitol statue of Jefferson Davis, the first and only President of the Confederate States of America.

Students Push For Removal Of Confederate Statue At University Of Texas

10 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Students at the University of Texas at Austin have renewed their calls to remove a statue of Jefferson Davis, who served as president of the Confederacy during the Civil War, from the school's campus. Activists have redoubled their efforts...Show More Summary

Mitch McConnell Calls On Kentucky To Move Jefferson Davis Statue

10 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) called on his home state of Kentucky to consider moving its statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis from the prominent perch it now commands at the state legislature to...Show More Summary

The Jefferson Davis Statue at the University of Texas Should Be Removed

The killing of nine African-American congregants at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17, 2015 by a racist terrorist (I'll use that term even if the Director of the FBI won't do so)Show More Summary

The Confederacy is not our heritage

11 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The real heroes of the Civil War I grew up in Kentucky barely 30 miles from the Jefferson Davis Monument. I've strolled the cemeteries full of time-rounded headstones and walked the battlefields where uniform buttons and the pale oxidized lumps of Minie balls still peek from the ground after a hard rain. Show More Summary

Who's Up For Some Weird Grilled Meat And Jefferson Davis Pie?

11 months agoSports : Deadspin

The Woe of Cooking is an ongoing fiasco where the guy who does the Beer Idiot unearths the weirdest, grossest recipes he can find in The Joy of Cooking. Last week he cooked Quick Fish Loaf; this time he’s settling for red meat and pie. Okay have fun. Read more...

Woodbridge man killed crossing major intersection

A man was killed crossing Jefferson Davis Highway in Prince William County early Friday morning.Noe Zarte Mares, 44, of Woodbridge, was struck by a tractor-trailer at about 4:15 a.m., county police said.Read full article >>

Jefferson Davis Statue Defaced At University Of Texas

12 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

Jefferson Davis statute defaced at University of Texas because some students felt the “ties to slavery” memorial should be removed. In April, a majority of University of Texas (UT) student government representatives voted to remove the Jefferson Davis statue and sent their resolution to college officials. Show More Summary

Jefferson Davis Capture Site in Fitzgerald, Georgia

12 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

Most people believe the American Civil War ended on April 9, 1865 when Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee surrendered to Union Army Commander Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House. In reality, the war did not officially endShow More Summary

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