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Donald Trump, Jr. Makes Curious Campaign Detour ~ VIDEO ~ Rachel Maddow Show
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Trump Jr., corruption, elections, ethics, republicans, racism, Mississippi, Confederate Flag, politics, government, news )

Carrie
- 1084 days ago - msnbc.com
Rachel Maddow describes the tragic racial history of Philadelphia, Mississippi, the creepily calculated Ronald Reagan campaign stop there in 1980, & the curious visit by Donald Trump, Jr. even though Mississippi is not a risk for the GOP this year.
South Carolina Senate Casts First Vote to Remove Confederate Flag
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, South Carolina, Confederate flag, government, ethics, politics, Good News, republicans, democrats )

Carrie
- 1474 days ago - nytimes.com
The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the State House. The bipartisan proposal, which emerged after last month's massacre at a historic black church in Charleston, was approved by a 37-to-3 vote.
Confederate Flag Designers Worked to Cram as Much Whiteness Into It as They Could
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Confederate states, confederate flag, abolitionists, traitors, slavery, Civil War, flag motif, flag design, whiteness, white race, racism )

Barbara
- 1483 days ago - dailykos.com
Bagby characterized the flag motif as the "Southern Cross" - the constellation, not a religious symbol - and hailed it for pointing "the destiny of the Southern master and his African slave" southward to "the banks of the Amazon," a reference to the
Agreeing to Remove the Confederate Flag Isn't Courageous ~ It's Just Politics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Americans, Confederate flag, dishonesty, corruption, ethics, government, propaganda, politics, news )

Carrie
- 1487 days ago - theguardian.com
For all the congratulation Haley will doubtless garner, she still tooted the whistle of southern Lost Cause rhetoric loud and hard enough to send a few terriers home with burst eardrums. After meaningless puffery about South Carolina being ...
Republican Who Kept Confederate Flag Flying Is a Rebel Sympathizer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, abuse, ethics, Confederate flag, racism, corruption, politics )

Carrie
- 1487 days ago - thedailybeast.com
When he wasnâEUR(TM)t dressed as a soldier firing a cannon, South CarolinaâEUR(TM)s ex-senate president, Glenn McConnell crafted the deal to keep the banner at his statehouse. McConnell, a Republican, has had a long love affair with the Confederacy.
5 GOP Presidential Hopefuls Who Seem Perfectly Happy to Let Confederate Flag Fly
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, republicans, Americans, Confederate flag, racism, ethics, politics, news, freedoms, abuse )

Carrie
- 1487 days ago - alternet.org
In the wake of the Charleston shootings, the Confederate flag has become a political issue once again. Prominent Republicans like Mitt Romney have taken stands against the flag. However, not all well-known GOP members have taken a definitive stand.
Huckabee: Confederate Flag-Waving South Carolina Can't Be Racist Because It Has An 'Indian' Governor ~ TEXT and VIDEO
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, ethics, racism, South Carolina, Confederate Flag, government, elections, politics, republicans, freedoms, news, media )

Carrie
- 1489 days ago - rawstory.com
Appearing on Meet The Press, former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee refused to condemn the state of South Carolina for flying the Confederate flag, instead saying the state can't possibly be racist because they elected an 'Indian' governor.
The Confederate Flag Needs to Go ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, Americans, racism, bigotry, hate, Confederate Flag, ethics, corruption, dishonesty, terrorism, government, politics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 1489 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
The South Carolina State House, the South Carolina State Senate, Governor Nikki Haley, and all local and State governments across the United States: "Emblems of hate, division, and racism have no place in our democracy."
TAKE ACTION: TAKE DOWN THE CONFEDERATE FLAG FROM THE SOUTH CAROLINA CAPITOL
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Confederate Flag, South Carolina, civil war, torture )

Dogan
- 1490 days ago - iam.colorofchange.org
The Civil War was fought 150 years ago over the issue of the right of a state to enslave people. That is disgusting. Even more disgusting is how the state of South Carolina continues to pay tribute to those who would enslave, demean and torture
   

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