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Hiking Shenandoah - Doyles River Trail and Jones Run

I was back hiking in Shenandoah last weekend. This time I was blessed to have my friend, Diana, and her daughter with me. It was a long drive down to the trailhead and we made a couple stops at some overlooks along the way. 800 more words


Robert E. Lee, Part II: My Heirloom Portrait of the Confederate General

One fond memory of a trip to Gettysburg National Park consisted of my siblings, my cousins, and myself participating in a juvenile reenactment of the battle, complete with replica hats, jackets, and a discussion of soldierly life. 1,480 more words


Michael Moore leads audience of Broadway play to Trump Tower

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Moore has led the audience of his Broadway play to Trump Tower to protest President Donald Trump’s comments about the deadly violence in Charlottesville, … 124 more words


The one good thing that the republican President Donald Trump did for all the American peoples is that he finally told the truth on August 15, 2017. 315 more words


Baltimore removes Confederate statues

Baltimore removed four Confederate monuments early Wednesday after a white nationalist rally to protect memorials turned deadly over the weekend in Virginia.

The City Council voted unanimously Monday to remove the monuments immediately, … 237 more words

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#21: The Point of No Return

No great achievement in history has come without struggle and strife.  Our ancestors fought like hell to build a great civilization.  They advanced technology, ended slavery, enhanced philosophy and science, increased prosperity and productivity, separated church from state, and brought about relative economic liberty.   1,423 more words

Here Are the Confederate Memorials That Will Be Removed After Charlottesville

More than 150 years after the Civil War ended, the Confederacy is memorialized with statues, monuments and historical markers across the United States.

Some say they mark history and honor heritage. 962 more words