Thursday, February 22, 2018
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VA Gov. McDonnell Apologizes, Withdraws Confederate History Month Proclamation

Virginia Gov. Robert F. McDonnell recently declared that he will no longer move forward with a proclamation to claim April 2011 as “Confederate History Month.”

Southern Lawmakers Having Secession Flashbacks

Concerns over “secession” talk are justified considering the history behind the most deadly war ever fought by Americans and on American soil. Not to say we’ll be witnessing any type of domestic armed insurgency any time soon, but it’s worrisome to hear elected officials toy with volatile political language during times of economic downturn. It’s interesting that no one has called for an investigation into Rep. Wamp’s (R-TN) comments, considering he’s taken an oath – as a federal officeholder – “ … to protect and defend the Constitution.” Should Wamp give up his seat?

James Parks: Arlington Cemetery Section 15, Grave 2

James "Uncle Jim" (I'm sure he was someone's uncle, for sake of argument) Parks was born on the plantation now known as Arlington National...