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It’s interesting that liberals and Obama-lefties have little to say when the U.S. flag is trampled and burned by anti-American anarchists and Muslims.   They call it “free speech” and “freedom of expression.” But they somehow justify condemnation of the Confederate Flag as a ‘hate symbol’.   For millions, the Confederate Flag is a symbol …

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Attendees at a party allege a group of Confederate flag supporters made racially-charged and intimidating gestures towards them.

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“Swastikas are a symbol of hate for some people, too. And yet they still exist in museums and places like that,” Carson said.

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While the man never outright identifies himself as a Klansman or an affiliate of the KKK, he defends his choice of shoes because of their “red and black and white” color scheme.

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Anthony Hervey, a 49-year-old African-American man well-known in Oxford, Mississippi for his flamboyant pro-Confederacy advocacy, was killed in a car crash Sunday afternoon. In an interview with the Associated Press, Hervey’s passenger Arlene Barnum said the accident happened after a car full of young black men pulled up alongside them looking angry. Hervey allegedly yelled something back, …

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Back in 1865, when the Civil War came to an end, Oklahoma was neither part of the Confederacy, nor was it even its own state at the time. Nevertheless, when President Barack Obama reached Oklahoma City on Wednesday to attend an interview for a documentary on the criminal justice system, his motorcade was greeted by a …

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The Detroit chapter of Al Sharpton‘s National Action Network plan to meet with General Motors executives to ask them to drop their sponsorship of Kid Rock over his display of the Confederate flag in performances. The GM-owned Chevrolet brand is one of the sponsors of the Detroit-based rocker’s summer tour. In a statement to the Associated Press, Rev. Charles Williams …

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The NAACP has passed a resolution calling for Mississippi to change its state flag which includes the Confederate logo. Jackson County NAACP President Curly Clark said that information was announced Tuesday morning at a NAACP national convention in Philadelphia. “Whereas, the State of Mississippi now remains the sole state in our country to embrace a …

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On July 9 2015, the New Orleans City Council undertook the “legal process” of declaring Confederate statues “nuisances” within the city, so that those statues can then be removed. According to The Times-Picayune, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) urged the council to take this action. For example, one of the statues is of General …

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Former President Jimmy Carter said on CNN today that “very few” still view the Confederate flag as a racist symbol, but it should still be taken down because of the strong feelings it holds for some. Jake Tapper asked Carter, a former Georgia governor, for his thoughts on the flag, the fact that Georgia’s current …

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The debate surrounding the Confederate Flag has reached the happiest place on Earth. Walt Disney World joined the ever-expanding list of businesses and associations fleeing from the flag’s controversy on Wednesday, after removing it from a history exhibit in one of its parks. The banner previously flew in Epcot’s American Adventure theater, where guests saw it …

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The Confederate flag came down from its designated flagpole on the South Carolina Capitol grounds at 10 a.m. ET on Friday morning. Many other entities, be they private organizations like Disney theme parks or governmental agencies like the National Park Service, have already done the same in the wake of the Charleston church shooting in June. …

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After an astonishingly quick vote, South Carolina’s lawmakers voted to remove the Confederate battle flag from its state house grounds. Republican Gov. Nikki Haley signed the removal into law on Thursday afternoon. It came down in less than five minutes. Here’s the full video of the ceremony, via ABC News: Source:

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After the Confederate flag came down this morning at the South Carolina state capitol, Governor Nikki Haley spoke with CNN’s Don Lemon about the tough but necessary decision to take it down. Haley said taking the flag down means “one less reason to divide” people in South Carolina. Lemon brought up the complaints from pro-flag …

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Rock musician Kid Rock, who often uses the Confederate flag as a prop in his performances, defiantly responded to recent criticisms of its use in a quote given to Fox News. “Please tell the people who are protesting to kiss my ass,” the statement read in its entirety (which Fox News’ Megyn Kelly appropriately watered …

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Representative Jenny Horne (R) took the the floor of the South Carolina House of Representatives Wednesday night and delivered an impassioned appeal that the House follow the state Senate’s example and vote to remove the flag from a memorial before the statehouse. Horne was actually arguing that the bill to remove the flag not be …

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On the same day the South Carolina legislature voted to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds, Republican members of the House of Representatives in Washington D.C. considered an amendment loosening restrictions on the flag on specified federal lands. House Democrats had earlier approved three measures restricting the use of government funds for flying the …

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