american-civil-war Archives

As Mueller closes in, Trump Administration desperately plays to base with Civil War rhetoric

October 31, 2017

Mueller is causing a panic in the trump administration The Trump Administration is in complete disarray, and we do not say that casually. Not since the Nixon Administration has a Republican President been caught up in a political scandal so…

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10 Facts About ‘Southern Pride’ Trump Supporters Can’t Wrap Their Brains Around

August 21, 2017

‘Southern Pride?’ Not So Much. The Bigoted ‘Unite The Right’ Rallies Have Nothing to Do With the Civil War or ‘Uniting’ Anyone When conservatives hear the phrase “southern pride,” they imagine a romanticized version of the Antebellum South. A south…

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Confederate Memorial Overlooking Highway Gets Tarred and Feathered

August 17, 2017

As we reported earlier today, there is a lot of tension these days about the presence of Confederate memorials in public places of the United States. Many localities, particularly in the South, have decided over the past decades to honor…

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That Time Donald Trump Destroyed Historic Statues and F**king Lied About It

August 17, 2017

Even before the Charlottesville riot, there has been a huge debate regarding whether or not statues and memorials honoring leaders of the Confederate States of America should remain in public places. The Civil War, as readers may be aware, was…

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Trump Believes Ghost Of Genocidal Bigot Andrew Jackson Could Have Prevented Civil War

May 1, 2017

Amateur Revisionist Historian Donald Trump Thinks Fellow Bigot Andrew Jackson Could’ve Prevented The Civil War History will remember America’s seventh President, Andrew Jackson, for a number of things — the Trail of Tears, an affinity for pistol duels, lots of…

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