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How Dixie Rules the GOP

The Super Tuesday primaries underscore how super Southern our presidential nominating process has become.

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George Zimmerman Joins Forces With Anti-Muslim Gun Seller to Push Confederate Flag Art

If someone had entered, in some mythical headline generator, all the key ingredients to produce the perfect mashup of utter racist nonsense from recent American history, this might be it.

Posted on Aug 18, 2015 READ MORE


That Time a KKK March Was Set to the Oompah Sounds of a Rogue Sousaphone

When members of the Ku Klux Klan marched to keep the Confederate flag flying in South Carolina on Saturday, a clever objector came up with a priceless and highly effective form of protest, which was captured on video and immediately went viral.

Posted on Jul 22, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN



VIDEO: South Carolina Removes Its Confederate Flag

On Friday, South Carolina took its Confederate flag down from the grounds of its State House, where it had flown for more than 50 years.

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Hillary Clinton Calls Charleston Shooting an ‘Act of Racist Terrorism’

Hillary Clinton made a definitive statement Tuesday on the June 17 mass shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel AME Church that will no doubt set the tone for much of her latest campaign for the presidency.

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GOP Losing Dixie Chicks

Southern women are turning away from the Republican Party, due to the president?s handling of the war.  As one Southerner put it: ?As a mother you worry, ‘Am I going to lose my baby boy?’ A mother’s view about war is often going to be a lot different than dad’s is.?  (h/t: AMERICAblog)

Posted on Sep 7, 2006 READ MORE


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Songs of Protest

The Nation magazine notes that just as Bob Dylan moved the Vietnam era, many modern-day acts are eloquently and forcefully calling for change in America.
An audio/video sampling of protest:

  • Green Day
  • Neil Young
  • Pink
  • Pearl Jam
  • Kanye West
  • The Dixie Chicks

  • Posted on Apr 28, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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