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  • ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ star John Schneider: New ‘Christmas Cars’..

    11/09/2019 9:10:56 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 18 replies
    film to include Confederate flag controversy John Schneider might just be the world's biggest "Dukes of Hazzard" fan. The actor starred as Bo Duke in the series -- which ran for seven seasons from 1979 to 1985 -- as well the 2000 made-for-TV movie, "The Dukes of Hazzard: Hazzard in Hollywood." He has since created what he calls a "tribute" to the legacy he admires -- an independent film developed by Schneider's studio titled, "Christmas Cars." In order for the 59-year-old actor to develop a memento that “Dukes of Hazzard” fans could be excited for, the "Smallville" alum, along with his new wife...
  • Hephzibah High teacher placed on leave over Confederate flag message in classroom

    10/04/2019 9:44:07 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 38 replies
    Augusta Chronicle ^ | Oct 3, 2019 | Jozsef Papp
    A social media post about a message projected on a Hephzibah High School classroom whiteboard referencing the Confederate flag has resulted in a teacher being placed on administrative leave. The post from a parent of a student shows the projection that includes a Confederate flag and the statement, “a sticker you put on the back of your pickup truck to announce that you intend to marry your sister. Think of it like a white trash ‘Save The Date’ card.” It was reportedly used as an example of a story within a story. According to the Richmond County School System, an...
  • How the Left Gets the Statue of Liberty Poem Wrong - Greenfield

    08/22/2019 5:33:50 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 19 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | August 22, 2019 | Daniel Greenfield
    How the Left Gets the Statue of Liberty Poem Wrong No, it’s not a mandate to wreck America. August 22, 2019 Daniel Greenfield 3 Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. Being a writer means never knowing what you might be remembered for. Or how badly. That poem that Emma Lazarus became famous for was forgotten, remembered again, and has been misused, quoted out of context and transformed into a battle cry for open borders and a disastrous immigration policy. Its lines about...
  • ‘Burn a rebel flag, get a free chocolate’: NC shop owner denounces Confederate symbols

    08/12/2019 5:03:02 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 41 replies
    CBS 17 (Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc.) ^ | August 6, 2019 | By Kelly Kennedy
    HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (WNCN) - An Orange County chocolate shop owner is an unlikely voice in what’s turning out to be a high stakes game of free speech – and he is showing no signs of backing down. Matthew Shepherd says almost every Saturday a group gathers outside his chocolate shop in downtown Hillsborough waving Confederate flags. “They were calling me names, they’re calling everybody names,” Shepherd said. “They’re instigating, they’re poking, they’re blocking the sidewalk.”
  • Mississippi flag ordered out of park near Statue of Liberty [by NJ governor Murphy]

    04/26/2019 3:57:00 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 204 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 26, 2019 | Mike Catalini
    New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday ordered that the Mississippi flag, which carries a Confederate emblem, be replaced by the American flag at a state park that overlooks the Statue of Liberty. Murphy ordered the removal of Mississippi’s flag from a display of each state’s flag at Liberty State Park, a preserve of more than 1,200 acres in Jersey City that overlooks Ellis Island and Lady Liberty. Murphy is a first-term Democrat and a self-styled progressive who regularly cited the Emma Lazarus poem at the statue’s base that invites immigrants to America. New Jersey, he said, is rooted in...
  • Warren Tells Mississippians at Town Hall: Get Another State Flag Sans Confederate Symbol

    03/19/2019 6:52:02 PM PDT · by KC_Lion · 53 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 March 2019 | Penny Starr
    CNN hosted a town hall on Monday in Mississippi with presidential candidate and Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) where she answered questions on a range of issues, including the Mississippi flag, which features in its field a Confederate symbol. “Mississippi’s the only state in the country that still has the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag — do you think Mississippi should adopt a new flag?” Jake Tapper, CNN anchor who moderated the town hall, asked Warren. “Warren replied with one word — ‘Yes’ — and was met with loud applause from the crowd,” CNN reported on its event....CNN also...
  • Hospital worker fired after wearing Confederate shirt with noose to polls

    11/10/2018 8:53:54 AM PST · by lowbridge · 152 replies
    nypost.com ^ | November 8, 2018 | Chris Perez
    A hospital worker from Mississippi went viral this week — and is now jobless — thanks to his outfit choice on Election Day. Clayton Hickey, of Olive Branch, thought it would be a good idea to wear a Confederate flag T-shirt with a noose and the words “Mississippi Justice” emblazoned on the front. His picture was taken at the polls on Tuesday and posted online for all to see. Social media users called Hickey out for the move, with many blasting him as racist. The former cop had been wrongly identified as an election worker at first before local media outlets...
  • Baltimore: 9th Grader Sucker-Punched And Jumped by Classmates For Wearing Confederate Flag T-Shirt

    11/02/2018 6:10:51 AM PDT · by deandg99 · 75 replies
    DC Clothesline ^ | 11/02/2018 | Chris Menahan
    The media is more focused on whether the shirt was appropriate rather than the violent mob beating. On Friday, numerous Kenwood High School students in Baltimore, Maryland physically attacked a fellow classmate for wearing a shirt with a Confederate flag on it, students say. A video of the apparent brawl, wherein multiple students are seen assaulting a classmate as a teacher unsuccessfully tries to break up the mayhem, has since made the rounds on social media.
  • Stacey Abrams’s Burning of Georgia Flag With Confederate Symbol Surfaces on Eve of Debate

    10/22/2018 7:43:22 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 32 replies
    NTY ^ | Oct. 22, 2018 | Richard Fausset
    At a protest on the steps of the Georgia Capitol in 1992, Stacey Abrams, now the Democratic candidate for governor, joined in the burning of the state flag, which at the time incorporated the Confederate battle flag design and was viewed by many as a lingering symbol of white supremacy. Ms. Abrams’s role in the protest, which took place around the end of her freshman year at Spelman College in Atlanta, has begun to emerge on social media on the eve of her first debate Tuesday with her Republican opponent, Secretary of State Brian Kemp. Mr. Kemp and his allies...
  • More Confederate license plates than ever on Tennessee roads

    07/20/2018 9:44:17 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 15 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 20, 2018 | The Associated Press
    <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The number of Tennesseans with Confederate battle flag license plates has reached its highest point in a decade.</p> <p>Data from the Tennessee Department of Revenue shows that 3,273 of the license plates benefiting the Sons of Confederate Veterans were active at the end of the 2018 fiscal year, The Tennessean reported. That number represents a 72 percent increase from the end of the 2015 fiscal year.</p>
  • Black Lives Matter activist who took down Confederate flag on TV fatally shot in New Orleans

    02/07/2018 6:15:31 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 54 replies
    NBC News ^ | 02/07/2018 | Chandelis R. Duster
    A Black Lives Matter activist who made headlines after video of him wrestling a Confederate flag out the the hands of a protester in Charleston, South Carolina went viral, was shot and killed in New Orleans Tuesday. A spokesperson with the New Orleans police department confirmed the death of 32-year-old Muhiyidin Moye, who went by Muhiyidin d'Baha, to NBC News in an email Wednesday. Police said d'Baha was shot in the thigh early Tuesday morning and transported to a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries.
  • Ivanka Trump Vacation Photo Has Confederate Flag Behind Jared Kushner

    12/27/2017 3:03:47 PM PST · by janetjanet998 · 59 replies
    On the morning after Christmas, first daughter Ivanka Trump tweeted photos of her husband, Jared Kushner, and son on a boat with the caption, “this fish is a trophy!” But many Twitter users were more interested in something in the background—a Confederate flag.
  • The fabric of a community frays under Trump

    11/05/2017 3:10:07 AM PST · by T-Bird45 · 60 replies
    Boston Globe via MSN ^ | 11/5/2017 | Matt Viser
    YORK, Pa.—Are you OK? Where are you? Barbara Estep kept texting her daughter, Nylaya Way, who was not responding. Donald Trump had stunned the nation by winning the presidency the night before, and now frightening things were happening at Nylaya’s vocational high school, York County School of Technology. Racial tensions had been building in the school’s corridors, cafeteria, and parking lot throughout the historically divisive campaign. Then, hours after Trump claimed victory in the election, they boiled over as a group of white students held aloft Trump campaign signs and chanted in a hallway, “White power!’’ A brief video clip...
  • Kid Rock sounds off on Confederate flag, anthem controversies: 'Pay no attention to the garbage'

    09/11/2017 10:58:29 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 9 replies
    ap/foxnews ^ | 9/11/17 | Sasha Savitsky
    Kid Rock says his critics are "Wasting Time." The rocker shared a lengthy response to recent criticism about his upcoming concerts in Detroit saying the backlash to his use of the Confederate flag at concerts is politically motivated. "Pay NO attention to the garbage the extreme left is trying to create! (and by
  • No Good Deed G,oes Unpunished or “Harvey the Hawk Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things”

    08/31/2017 7:02:54 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 16 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 8-31-17 | MOTUS
    You may have heard about Harvey the Hawk who freaked out in the hurricane, took shelter in a guy’s cab and wouldn’t leave. So the guy decided to take him home till he could find a shelter to rehab him. Everyone thought this a sweet story of a bird bonding with his rescuer -- until politics intruded, as they always do with the left. Apparently the good Samaritan had some, um, non-politically incorrect decorating tastes. Harvey the Hawk visits his benefactor’s well stocked bar – no wonder he has to go to rehabJazz Shaw has the rest of the story:...
  • Hillary staffer TRIGGERED by rescue boat in Houston with Confederate flag

    08/27/2017 4:12:30 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 84 replies
    Twitchy ^ | August 27, 2017 | Greg P.
    Meet Logan Anderson, a former staffer for Hillary Clinton’s campaign. She’s been triggered by this boat with a Confederate flag on it rescuing people in Houston: She then tweeted she’d let the hero rescue her, but then take his flag: I would absolutely get on that boat, by the way. And then, when they dropped me off, I'd tear off the flag and drop it into the flood.
  • Six Flags Over Texas will not remove Confederate flag

    08/18/2017 9:36:07 AM PDT · by bgill · 23 replies
    mySA ^ | August 17, 2017 | Fernando Alfonso III
    Six Flags Over Texas has flown the Confederate States of America flag since the park opened in 1961, and that is not going to change despite growing pressure around the country following the violence in Charlottesville. The "Stars and bars" was the first official flag of the confederacy. It flies alongside the American flag near the entrance to the park.
  • Confederate flag 'looking' tiles to be changed in subway [NYC: honoring NY Slimes owner Ochs]

    08/18/2017 9:00:13 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    WNYW, Fox 5, NYC ^ | Aug 18 2017 11:32AM EDT
    The MTA says it is going to “modify” tiles in a Manhattan subway station that people have complained look like Confederate Flags. The pattern of tiles have been in the Times Square station for almost 100 years. The architects are said to have installed them to pay homage to the Southern roots of former New York Times newspaper head Adolph S. Ochs. The MTA has claimed the tiles actually are meant to honor Times Square’s nickname as the “Crossroads of the World” and are not Confederate Flags. …
  • Confederate flag flew proudly at a major Irish sporting event

    08/15/2017 9:57:07 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Irish Central ^ | August 14, 2017 05:35 AM | Niall O’Dowd
    Two Irish groups regularly fly the Confederate flag and one of the flags was seen on television on Sunday at a major sporting event despite the weekend deaths in Charlottesville and the white supremacist supporters widely waving the Confederate flag. It also flew Sunday at Dublin’s premier sporting grounds in Croke Park in Dublin. Supporters of the Cork team, which played Waterford in the All-Ireland hurling semifinal before over 72,000 people in Croke Park, were seen flying the flag during television coverage of Sunday’s game. The Cork hurling and football teams are known as “The Rebels” and have long used...
  • Charleston attorney goes on criminal rampage over Confederate flag

    06/26/2017 10:16:45 AM PDT · by Godebert · 111 replies
    NARRATIVE COLLAPSE ^ | June 25th, 2017 | NARRATIVE COLLAPSE
    A 44-year-old white female has been arrested in Charleston for a criminal rampage over a novelty Confederate flag license plate. It took place yesterday at the Charleston Battery, a popular area for tourists. Lee Ann Walters is accused of tearing a novelty license plate off of a truck. Then she backed into the driver, causing a knee injury, and fled the scene. Witnesses say she nearly wrecked her car into concrete pylons trying to flee. She had children in the car with her. The victim was able to write down her license plate number and she was quickly apprehended. Walters...