Lolwut of the Day: Jeb Bush Says the Problem With the Confederate Flag Wasn’t the Confederacy

Treason, slavery, civil war - not problems
245Scout
12/23/15 9:24:57 pm
re: #80 wrenchwench If I remember correctly, that is the world's biggest building. At least it used to be. I'm not sure if it still holds the record.

Here’s our amazingly tone-deaf Jeb Bush statement of the day, as he actually tells an audience there was no problem with the Confederacy or the Confederate battle flag — the problem is what the flag came to represent in the 20th century. In the 19th century, the Confederate battle …

Video: Ken Burns on the Civil War: It Was About “Slavery, Slavery, Slavery”

The Confederacy was holding onto the idea that some humans should be able to own other humans
535Ace-o-aces
8/24/15 3:22:24 pm
re: #405 Backwoods_Sleuth NOBODY TOLD ME I WOULD HAVE TO READ THINGS I DISAGREE WITH!!!!! Remember, women who complain about being stalked and harassed are oversensitive SJWs, but Christians can freak out over having to read that gay people are ...
Politics
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George Takei Apologizes for Calling Clarence Thomas a “Clown in Blackface” (But Not for Criticizing Him)

A classy statement
281The Very Reverend Battleaxe of Knowledge
7/03/15 9:16:27 pm
re: #265 Bird in the Paw Centipedes are a freakshow anyway. With all those identical segments just like an annelid worm, coupled with the front six being fused into a perfect arthropod head, if they were extinct and you found ...
Opinion
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Right Wing CO School Board Member: The US “Voluntarily Ended Slavery”

Right wing history
167Swift2991
10/03/14 4:54:19 pm
It's true: my great-grandfather happily left his home and his new bride and son to join the Light Artillery, and participate in a lot of the worst battles in the West: Shiloh and Stones River and Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge. ...

The National Review Cover That Speaks Volumes About Movement Conservatives

Still fighting the Civil War
63Areopagitica
6/06/13 9:33:33 pm
Its funny. When my wife and I visited the National Museum of American History in DC last summer, one exhibit contained examples of newspaper editorial and cartoon attacks on Lincoln by crazy secessionists and slaveholders. It was really creepy that ...
Politics
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About Scott Terry - CPAC Slavery Defender and “Disenfranchised Whites” Illustrated

Right wing racism erupts at CPAC
234majii
3/17/13 6:05:05 pm
re: #1 freetoken I'm black, older than Smith, and even though he doesn't seem to know it, I know that the racists in the GOP have no more regard for him than they have for any other Person of Color, ...
Wingnuts
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