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  • Historical Ignorance and Confederate Generals

    07/22/2020 3:14:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 587 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 22, 2020 | Walter E. Williams
    The Confederacy has been the excuse for some of today's rioting, property destruction and grossly uninformed statements. Among the latter is the testimony before the House Armed Services Committee by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley in favor of renaming Confederate-named military bases. He said: "The Confederacy, the American Civil War, was fought, and it was an act of rebellion. It was an act of treason, at the time, against the Union, against the Stars and Stripes, against the U.S. Constitution." There are a few facts about our founding that should be acknowledged. Let's start...
  • Army secretary open to renaming military bases named for Confederate generals

    06/08/2020 11:12:24 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 64 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 08 2020 | Jennifer Griffin, Bradford Betz
    U.S. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy is open to renaming military bases named after Confederate generals, an issue getting increased attention in recent weeks amid nationwide protests against police brutality and racism following the death of George Floyd, Fox News has learned. A senior Army official told Fox News on Monday that McCarthy did not plan to change the names unilaterally, but instead will seek bipartisan support to do so. U.S. Army installations named after Confederate generals include Fort Benning in Georgia and Fort Bragg in North Carolina. “We must recognize history is important, but we must come together and have...