6 Myths About the Confederacy, Debunked

One word: slavery
221CriticalDragon1177
6/26/15 8:00:06 pm
Kragar, These people obviously don't care that much about "history." What they really care about is their agenda.

Time to clear up some misinformation. 1) “It wasn’t about slavery.” It was totally about slavery. How do we know that? Because the Confederate States were very clear about that particular fact in their Declarations of Secession. Take Mississippi for example: Texas went as far as declaring Slavery “the …

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The Only Confederate Flag We Ever Need to Remember

The white one
512wrenchwench
4/10/15 12:40:09 pm
re: #509 b_sharp It's all trial and error. Good luck! My doc gave me something to try for less dizziness. All I got was the 'side-effects', dry-mouth and fatigue. More coffee!
Rightwing meme on race
Margaret Thatcher and Robert Mugabe

About President Obama Shaking Raul Castro’s Hand…

Famous handshakes throughout history
445jogiff
12/11/13 5:24:28 pm
I don't really have a problem with Churchill shaking Stalin's hand. The real problem is that that disrespectful commie, Roosevelt, is remaining seated. Hasn't he ever heard of respect?

Rare Photo of A-Bomb Cloud Found in Hiroshima

Two minutes after
128po8crg
1/12/13 3:14:03 pm
re: #1 Dark_Falcon Certainly "was reasonably believed at the time to result". There's a case that the Soviet invasion of Manchuria and Korea was also a major factor in Japanese decision-making. Getting those three hammer blows (ie, Hiroshima, Nagasaki and ...

Ta-Nehisi Coates: Slavery Is a Love Song

The human cost
38subterraneanhomesickalien
12/03/12 11:00:13 pm
re: #20 CriticalDragon1177 When you analyse the particular flavor of Libertarianism of the group of bloggers that write for the site, and also their views on the value and rights of labour in general(be it slave, indentured, poor working class, ...