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Republican South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed legislation Thursday afternoon that will remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the statehouse and place it in a museum instead. Haley made explicit reference to the death of nine people in Charleston’s Zion AME Church at the hands of a racist shooter as the catalyst for …

Hartland, Minnesota, firefighter Brian Nielsen has been suspended after flying a Confederate flag during an area Fourth of July parade. Nielson hung the Confederate flag beside an American flag on the back of a fire truck. He explained that he did it as a way of “demonstrating against political correctness.” According to CBS Minnesota, Nielson found …

California Democratic Congressman Jared Huffman submitted an amendment to a bill funding the National Park Service that would block private groups from decorating the graves of Confederate soldiers with Confederate flags. The proposal is only aimed at states that celebrate Confederate Memorial Day, namely Georgia and Mississippi. The Andersonville and Vicksburg cemeteries are the only federal cemeteries in those …

On July 2 2015, NASCAR officials released a statement asking fans to “refrain” from displaying Confederate flags at NASCAR facilities and events. The request comes on the heels of a Breitbart News report that Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag at the July 5 Coke Zero 400. According to NBC News, NASCAR’s …

Who and/or what has done more damage?  The Confederate Flag or the blacks who destroyed Baltimore, MD and Ferguson, MO.? Why not throw out Obama and Congress? They have hurt us more than the Confederate ever has and ever will. https://youtu.be/S499CKt2Spc ©2015 The Daily Rant. Website: www.mychal-massie.com

Following the renewed national discussion on the controversy surrounding the Confederate flag, retailers, manufacturers, and many other organizations have all picked up the trend of distancing themselves from it and any related confederate paraphernalia. During his radio show on Wednesday, Sean Hannity questioned if there was any point in removing the flag when there are so many …

Retailers, manufacturers, and miscellaneous organizations have all been competing with each other to distance themselves from the renewed frenzy surrounding the Confederate Flag’s controversy. Government agencies officially adopted the trend on Thursday, when NBC News reported that the U.S. National Park Service will also be removing confederate paraphernalia in wake of the massacre that left nine …

Apple has jumped on the anti-Confederate flag bandwagon by removing any games from its App Store that include the Confederate flag in-game. “As of the writing of this story, games like Ultimate General: Gettysburg and all the Hunted Cow Civil War games are nowhere to be found,” writes iOS gaming site Touch Arcade. The developers of …

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 of their …

For quite a while now, especially in the realm of race, this country has left the gravitational pull of the rational earth. Insanity and mob rule seem to reign supreme, with only very limited opposition. How else could you explain an obvious lie like “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” causing black people, spurred on by the …

On Monday, a veritable race of sorts began as major companies and retailers publicly announced they would no longer produce or sell the Confederate flag. Walmart, eBay, Amazon — if you were to walk out into a strip mall and throw a rock, chances are you’d hit a commercial entity that no longer wants anything to do …

A CNN report on Confederate flags took a turn when a worker at a Confederate merchandise store went on a profane tirade against the CNN crew. This individual, who did not wish to be named, said things like “Are we on your fucking agenda today?” and “You’re stirring shit up.” CNN’s Ed Lavendera said it …

Another organization has jumped on the publicity bandwagon of declaring the Confederate flag an outdated symbol with no relevance to modern America. On Tuesday, NASCAR released a statement giving its agreement with Gov. Nikki Haley‘s call to remove the flag from the South Carolina statehouse after the Charleston shooting. “As we continue to mourn the …

A black South Carolina student defended the Confederate flag to CNN’s Hala Gorani today, saying he has one to honor an ancestor who served during the Civil War and it doesn’t strike him as a racist symbol. Byron Thomas explained that he’s proud of South Carolina for giving black troops pensions after the South lost …

Amazon has become the latest online retailer to make the decision to ban Confederate flag-themed merchandise from their website in the wake of a widespread backlash. Amazon joins Walmart, Sears and eBay in banning Confederate flag merchandise. Earlier in the day, sales of the flag on Amazon surged as a result of its an on other online …

Ever since the Charleston shooting, the Confederate battle flag has been a source of national commotion that has been touched on by media figures and politicians alike. In the aftermath of Gov. Nikki Haley‘s announcement to remove the flag from atop the South Carolina State house, major retailers from Amazon to Walmart and eBay have been adopting the …

Yesterday, Rush Limbaugh wondered aloud how the Confederate flag somehow became a “Republican problem.” Now that nearly every major conservative has called for the flag’s removal from the statehouse in South Carolina, the radio host thinks the American flag might be next. “The next flag that will come under assault, and it will not be long, …