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Honoring our heroes

Last night I clicked through the channels once last time before turning off the television and meandering back to bed. I’m glad I did.

That is how I stumbled on… 291 more words

Journalism

Why Can't We Use The Militia To Defend Ourselves?

Now that the Bundy Militia has decided that eating dinner at home is better than freezing in the administration building on the Malheur Preserve, I decided to spend a bit of time reading about the whole notion of militias, if only because the bunch at Malheur seem convinced that they represent some kind of unquestioned Constitutional mandate to protect liberty and justice forever. 618 more words

Blogs

Reading William Dunning

Reconstruction scholarship had hit the news this week, with Hillary Clinton giving her questionable take on the matter. Others have written well on her poor understanding of the era and her decision that, finding herself in a hole, … 1,970 more words

Violence

Controversial Costumes Spark Debate Over Punishment

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Mound Westonka High School is getting a lot of attention after an annual charity dodgeball tournament — and not for the amount of money raised. 310 more words

News

High School Students' Questionable Costumes Raise Concern At School Event

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Several high school students face consequences because of what they wore to a yearly fundraiser.

At least seven Mound Westonka High School students wore costumes that some felt resembled garb worn by members of the Ku Klux Klan during Wednesday night’s dodgeball event at the school. 341 more words

News

Georgia Lawmaker Defends Confederacy & KKK; Claims Hate Group Made “People Straighten Up”

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UPDATE: 1/29/2016 3:10 P.M. 

State representative Tommy Benton doubled down on his comments about slavery to WSB-TV Atlanta, defending the actions of the Confederacy and comparing slaves caught in the wake of the Civil War to “property.” 934 more words

National

Georgia Lawmaker Defends Confederacy KKK, Claims Hate Group Made “People Straighten Up”

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UPDATE: 1/29/2016 3:10 P.M. 

In a video provided by Better Georgia, state representative Tommy Benton doubled down on his comments on slavery by defending the actions of the Confederacy. 950 more words

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