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  • Southern Poverty Law Center: ‘Our Hate Map Doesn’t Cause Anybody to Attack’

    08/06/2013 8:45:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 36 replies
    CNSnews ^ | 8/6/13 | Elizabeth Harrington
    (CNSNews.com) – Co-founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center Morris Dees said his group’s “Hate Map” “doesn’t cause anybody to attack,” despite Floyd Lee Corkins’ admission that he targeted the Family Research Council (FRC) after going to the center’s website. As Corkins told the FBI after his arrest, he learned of the FRC online, “It was a, uh, Southern Poverty Law, lists, anti-gay groups. I found them online. I did a little bit of research, went to the website, stuff like that.” Corkins attempted a mass shooting on Aug. 15, 2012, opening fire at the Family Research Council and wounding...
  • 20 Cool Things About Mobile, Alabama That I Didn't Know Before Last Week

    06/25/2013 11:33:07 AM PDT · by blam · 28 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 6-25-2013 | Julie Zeveloff
    20 Cool Things About Mobile, Alabama That I Didn't Know Before Last Week Julie Zeveloff Jun. 24, 2013, 6:17 PM Julie Zeveloff/Business Insider Mobile, Alabama, got pretty miffed several months back when I included it on a list of "miserable" cities, based on health and wellness statistics from Gallup. So when a local mayoral candidate invited me down to prove me wrong, I booked a flight. I'd never been to Mobile before, and figured it would be a good chance to learn about a new city beyond a set of numbers. I won't say that I got an unbiased view:...
  • Can Democrats Win Back the Deep South?

    06/23/2013 12:45:39 PM PDT · by NotYourAverageDhimmi · 70 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | June 23, 2013 | Molly Ball
    In the coming weeks, Hanauer and Loranne Ausley, a former member of the Florida House of Representatives, plan to launch something they're calling the Southern Project, which will conduct research and formulate messages that can help Democrats win over Southern voters. A pilot study conducted in North Carolina in February, for example, concluded that under the state's Republican governor, Pat McCrory, "there is a clear sense that hardworking taxpayers are getting the short end of the stick at the expense of big corporations and the wealthiest." The set of talking points advises progressives to make arguments "focused around fairness and...
  • Jefferson Davis still remembered in Dixie

    06/01/2013 3:13:19 PM PDT · by BigReb555 · 360 replies
    Canda Free Press ^ | June 1, 2013 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    The time is long overdue for school teachers throughout this nation to teach not only the historical facts about Abraham Lincoln, but also those about Jefferson Davis.
  • Accuse Others Of Politicizing History So You Can Politicize History

    05/06/2013 4:11:33 PM PDT · by Davy Buck · 3 replies
    Old Virginia Blog ^ | 05/06/2013 | Richard Williams
    He calls the new President of the NRA, Jim Porter, "bats**t crazy" due, ostensibly, to his referring to the War for Southern Independence (aka, the Civil War, aka the War Between the States) as "the War of Northern Aggression." Really? That term is used tongue-in-cheek at just about every non-academic WBTS event I attend - Civil War Roundtables, Reenactments, SCV meetings, etc, etc. Big deal.
  • April 26th is Confederate Memorial Day in Georgia

    04/23/2013 3:28:30 PM PDT · by BigReb555 · 67 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | April 23, 2013 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    Did you know Black Confederate soldiers are buried on the grounds of Atlanta’s Morehouse College, a 4 year historically Black college, located on the highest ground where the Battle of Atlanta was fought?
  • CHARLIE RANGEL CAN KISS ANGRY WHITE DUDE’S BIG SOUTHERN-CULTURED ASS

    01/18/2013 5:43:31 AM PST · by BO Stinkss · 8 replies
    http://angrywhitedude.com/ ^ | January 17, 2013 | AWD
  • Manly Honor - Southern, Northern & Modern Views

    12/29/2012 8:03:28 AM PST · by Davy Buck · 9 replies
    Old Virginia Blog ^ | 12/11/2012 | Richard Williams
    ". . . when I served as a Magistrate for the Commonwealth of Virginia, I was intrigued to find out that it was still a misdemeanor in Virginia to impugn a woman's "virtue and chastity . . ."
  • A Walton’s 40th Anniversary tribute

    09/15/2012 3:42:16 PM PDT · by BigReb555 · 56 replies
    Huntington News ^ | September 13, 2012 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    The ambitions of the Walton children included: John-Boy who wanted to be a writer, Jim-Bob an aviator, Mary Ellen a nurse and Jason a musician who loved playing Grandma’s favorite song “Carry me back to Ole Virginia.”
  • Southern Poverty Law Center Website Put FRC on ‘Hate Map’

    08/16/2012 5:35:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 33 replies
    CNS News ^ | Elizabeth Harrington
    (CNSNews.com) – The man who shot a security guard at the Family Research Council (FRC) on Wednesday was “given a license” to do so because of groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) that have labeled the FRC a “hate group,” said FRC President Tony Perkins. The conservative Christian group is posted on a “Hate Map” on the SPLC’s Web site. There are 13 groups listed for the District of Columbia on the “Hate Map,” and the Family Research Council is among them, according to the SPLC, because of its support for traditional marriage and Christian morality.
  • 41 rockets slam into Southern Israel

    06/19/2012 11:36:14 AM PDT · by Bevo · 49 replies
    Israel National News ^ | June 19, 2012 | Gil Ronen
    41 Rockets Slam into South, IAF Strikes Kill Six Terrorists killed Monday were an Egyptian and a Saudi, who dedicated attack to Osama Bin Laden. By Gil Ronen First Publish: 6/19/2012, 6:36 PM (Flash 90)Forty-one terrorist rockets slammed into southern Israel between midnight and 8:30 p.m. Monday. The IAF has carried out three strikes on terror targets in Gaza in the last 24 hours, killing at least six terrorists. An IAF strike Tuesday afternoon severely injured a man who was on a motorcycle, Gaza sources said. Hamas has taken responsibility for the rocket fire at the Negev. It said it...
  • Southern States Gingrich's Last Chance?

    March 13, 2012 Southern states Gingrich's last chance? 2012 candidate weighs in on primaries
  • GOP bid down to Southern 'do or die' - Santorum, Gingrich face long odds with Tues. loss

    03/12/2012 7:02:43 PM PDT · by SmithL · 34 replies
    Memphis Commercial Appeal ^ | 3/12/12 | Bartholomew Sullivan
    WASHINGTON -- Mississippi has not been "used to mattering" in presidential politics, according to one close observer. But on the heels of hosting 2008's most important presidential debate, along comes Tuesday's Republican presidential primary with the potential to alter the course of the 2012 race for the White House. Along with Alabama, Tuesday's primaries in the Deep South are "do or die" contests for both former Pennsylvania senator Rick Santorum and former House speaker Newt Gingrich and should shape the race as either a three-way long slog into summer or a two-person contest going forward. Few expect front-runner former Massachusetts...
  • HOW TO INSTALL A SOUTHERN HOME SECURITY SYSTEM

    03/03/2012 8:11:47 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 31 replies
    March 3, 2012
    HOW TO INSTALL A SOUTHERN HOME SECURITY SYSTEM 1. Go to Goodwill and buy a pair of size 14-16 men's work boots. 2. Place them on your front porch, along with a copy of Guns & Ammo Magazine. 3. Put four giant dog dishes next to the boots and magazines. 4. Leave a note on your door that reads ...... Bubba, Me and Marcel, Donnie Ray and Jimmy Earl went for more ammo and beer. Be back in an hour. Don't mess with the pit bulls. They got the mailman this morning and messed him up bad. I don't think...
  • Newt Seeking 'Super' Southern Comfort

    March 1, 2012 Newt seeking 'Super' southern comfort Gingrich confident in strong showing on Super Tuesday
  • (Playing The Race Card) Commentary: You’re Going to Celebrate BHM With Fried Chicken, Really?

    02/19/2012 7:45:45 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 94 replies
    BET ^ | Feb 16, 2012 | Danielle Wright
    Commentary: You’re Going to Celebrate BHM With Fried Chicken, Really? Is Black History Month turning into a stereotypical holiday? I love Black History Month because it serves as a time to acknowledge the contributions of little-known Black inventors, learn the struggles of Black ancestors and celebrate the victories of how far Black people have come as a whole. Companies, schools, churches and organizations across the country organize events to pay tribute, but is there an appropriate way to honor Black History Month? After recent reports in the news, I’m thinking the answer to that question may be "yes." In a...
  • Southern Preposterous Lie Center has a new employee, and they gave him an assignment: me.

    02/06/2012 6:47:10 PM PST · by Nachum · 29 replies
    Sipsey Street Irregulars ^ | 2/6/12 | Mike Vanderboegh
    <p>I'm a freelance journalist, currently doing magazine work for Southern Poverty Law Center's "Hatewatch" news blog and "Intelligence Report" magazine. My current assignment is to write a half-dozen. 400-word profiles, including one on you, for the IR magazine.</p> <p>Obviously I can find a lot about you on the Internet, but would like to extend this opportunity for you to say something about yourself -- what you represent and what you don't represent, some biographical background, place of birth, military experience, college, work experiences, political-religious philosophy, etc..</p>
  • Illegal Immigrant Beat Toddler to Death: Cops

    11/25/2011 5:29:03 PM PST · by moonshinner_09 · 35 replies
    NBC Connecticut ^ | Nov 25, 2011 | Bob Connors
    A 23-year-old man charged with killing his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter appeared before a judge Friday. Police arrested Fredy Alexander Chingo Riz, of Willimantic, on Thanksgiving Day. State police began an investigation Wednesday night after the victim, 3-year-old Athena Angeles, was taken from her home at 112 Hope Street in Willimantic to Windham Memorial Hospital in cardiac arrest. She died at the hospital. Thursday, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner concluded the toddler died of blunt abdominal and chest trauma and ruled the death a homicide, police said. Chingo Riz, an illegal immigrant here from Guatemala, admitted to police he...
  • Mohler says Penn State scandal holds lesson for Southern Baptists

    11/12/2011 9:54:56 PM PST · by Alex Murphy · 2 replies
    Associated Baptist Press ^ | November 09, 2011 | Bob Allen
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (ABP) – A Southern Baptist seminary president said Baptist churches should pay heed to the child sexual abuse scandal tarnishing Penn State University and immediately report any credible report of child abuse to legal authorities. “Sometimes Christians and indeed those in churches or Christian institutions seem to have the protective instinct that we need to find out more before going to any legal authority with that kind of suspicion,” Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky., said Nov. 8. “We need to get over that reluctance,” Mohler said. “We have to leave it to...
  • Health System Reflects Greece's Ills

    11/11/2011 7:54:24 PM PST · by Steelfish · 6 replies · 1+ views
    Wall St. J ^ | November 12, 2011 | CHARLES FORELLE
    NOVEMBER 12, 2011 Health System Reflects Greece's Ills BY CHARLES FORELLE ATHENS—A few years ago, George Gianakouras, a retired salesman of hotel supplies from the Greek port town of Volos, was feeling sluggish. His doctors diagnosed heart disease. He was given cardiac drugs and scheduled for angioplasty and stenting at a hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece's second city. Like nearly all Greeks, Mr. Gianakouras was covered by a state social-security fund, which paid €10,000 ($13,600) for the hospital bill. There was one more thing: Mr. Gianakouras said he gave his surgeon "black money"—€5,000 in cash—to perform the operation. "If you don't...