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The controversy of Confederate Flag was renewed across the country following last week’s racially-motivated murder of nine parishioners at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina. After Gov. Nikki Haley led legislators in a press conference where she promised that the flag would be removed from the statehouse, major retailers began to remove the …

With the Confederate battle flag becoming a renewed source of controversy following last week’s massacre at a historically black church in Charleston, S.C., several major retailers have pulled all merchandise featuring the historic symbol. But for those who haven’t yet removed the items? It’s sales bump time! Indeed, as the infamous Dixie flag is likely …

Lots of South Carolina legislators standing unified to call for the Confederate flag at the state capitol to be taken down opened the floodgates for lots of other people, businesses, and states to question their tacit endorsement of the flag. Well, you can add Virginia to the list, because Governor Terry McAuliffe wants to put an …

In an interview with Boston talk radio host Jeffrey Kuhner, Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul came out against the Confederate flag, calling it “a symbol of human bondage and slavery.” “The South Carolina flag issue; a lot of Republican candidates have taken a position on it, some say it’s an issue for states rights, it’s …

Following the announcement that South Carolina’s governor, two senators, and a score of other legislators support efforts to remove the Confederate flag from the state capitol, people turned their attention to Mississippi. Why? Because their state flag literally has the Confederate emblem on it: Mississippi took up the issue of changing the state flag in …

After days of dancing around the matter, a score of South Carolina legislators (including the governor and both of its senators) stood united to say the Confederate flag should be removed from the state capitol. The controversy over the flag renewed after pictures were uncovered of the Charleston church shooter having a Confederate flag license …

Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore jumped on the anti-Confederate flag bandwagon Friday morning, tweeting that the “someone needs [to] tear down” the “terrorist Confederate flag” flying over the South Carolina State Capitol after the Charleston shooting. Moore also demanded the media call the shooting death of nine African-American parishioners at the hands of a racist white …

In an interview on Newsmax’s The Steve Malzberg Show, Republican presidential candidate and former Texas governor Rick Perry opined that it might be time to have a discussion about taking down the Confederate flag from state capitols. “Confederate flag, a lot of people are saying it should come down from South Carolina’s State House,” host Steve …

Despite the renewed debate over whether the Confederate flag in South Carolina is a symbol of Southern heritage or a reminder of racism, it has become clear that doing anything about it will take time. That’s because deep-seated legal processes and staunch partisan (and racial) divisions make it very difficult to remove the flag from its …

Wait a minute, did Mitt Romney actually start something? Probably not, as his Twitter pronouncement regarding the need to remove the Confederate flag from its current prominence in South Carolina wasn’t the first of its kind. Current GOP candidate Sen. Lindsey Graham and othershave already given their two cents, but Romney was one of the most high-profile political …