The South Carolina Senate voted Tuesday to remove the Confederate Flag from the state Capitol grounds, sending the bill to the state House, and hopefully, eventually, to Gov. Nikki Haley’s desk. This is very bothersome for state Sen....Show More Summary
The South Carolina Senate has voted to remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the state capitol. The House still has to vote, and Gov. Nikki Haley has already urged that the flag be moved. The flag was moved from its position atop the capitol dome back in 2000. Show More Summary
South Carolina's Republican-controlled Senate voted 37-3 to remove the Confederate Flag from State House grounds today. The bill, which required a two thirds majority to pass, now moves on the House and then Gov. Nikki Haley, who has said she wants the flag gone. In 2000 the flag was removed... More »
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is expected to sign a bill that would allow the removal of the Confederate flag from the grounds of the statehouse. According to the State, South Carolina lawmakers are currently on vacation, but will return to work after the Fourth of July holiday. Show More Summary
I saw Gov. Nikki Haley's response to the call to take down the Confederate Flag above the state capital in South Carolina. I believe she meant every word she said. The main purpose of her speech was to call for the overdue and hasty removal of the flag. Show More Summary
The killing of nine black churchgoers by a white gunman, Dylann Roof, in Charleston, S.C., sparked a nationwide debate over the Confederate battle emblem. Some, including Gov. Nikki Haley (R), have argued that the flag should be removed from the Capitol grounds. The South Carolina Legislature followed suit, voting overwhelming to open debate on the […]
Last week, a man gripped by hate walked into a church and shot nine innocent people in cold blood. How does a community begin to process an act of such unqualified evil? Part of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s (R) response was to call for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the grounds […]
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s denunciation of the Confederate flag last week has in some ways overshadowed her refusal to act in other areas related to structural inequality, such as refusing to expand health-care access to low-income...Show More Summary
“FROM TEA PARTY STAR TO A LEADER OF THE NEW SOUTH” is how a Washington Post headline describes Nikki Haley, as if there’s some contradiction. I don’t see one (unless you’re referring to the various tax breaks New South politicians have long used to lure corporations to relocate).
Fresh off her PR victory of calling for the end of Confederate history, this weekend South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley called for the removal of cotton balls from the her state citing the long history of racism the product represents.Show More Summary
Cynthia Hurd "lived by the motto, 'Be kinder than necessary,'" Gov. Nikki Haley says; Tywanza Sanders and Susie Jackson also mourned
Early this morning, South Carolina activist Bree Newsome scaled the flagpole outside the statehouse in Columbia where the Confederate battle flag was still flying and took it down herself: While Republican governor Nikki Haley had called...Show More Summary
REFUTING RADAR ONLINE’S RACIST ATTACK ON NIKKI HALEY.
This sounds like a great cause! The Confederate flag has become somewhat of a hot topic once again after the tragic events in Charleston. South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is even calling for the flag to stop flying over the state's capital — and she's not the only one sick of the symbol! [ Related: Sean Hannity Says [...]
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley and Al Sharpton met for the first time today and shared a hug at the funeral services for the Charleston shooting victims.
NASCAR, the country's premier car racing organization, has come out in support of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley's push to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds, but it does not plan to ban fans from bringing the flag to races. Last week, nine African-American worshippers were killed in a Charleston church. Show More Summary
PREFERENCE CASCADE: Republican Nikki Haley’s decision to call on the the South Carolina legislature “to remove the Confederate battle flag from the Capitol grounds in Columbia,” James Taranto writes, “appears to have set off a ‘preference cascade,’ a concept the Tennessee legal scholar Glenn Reynolds discussed in a 2002 essay about the post-9/11 outpouring of […]
People are right to praise the politicians in South Carolina who have finally come around to wanting to disown the Confederate battle flag. The post Should We Praise Nikki Haley? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Jon Stewart put defenders of the Confederate flag on blast Wednesday night during the Daily Show, calling it a “archaic symbol of racist insurrection.” Even South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley asked that the flag that flies near the capitol...Show More Summary
EXPUNGING WOODROW WILSON FROM OFFICIAL PLACES OF HONOR. As I indicated in my post yesterday, I support Governor Nikki Haley’s initiative to remove the Confederate battle flag from government buildings. Now that we are expunging the legacy of past racism from official places of honor, we should next remove the name Woodrow Wilson from public […]