Yes, losing the Confederate flag really means something to South Carolina


When I posted on Facebook last Thursday, that I was thinking about going to Columbia, South Carolina, Friday, to watch them finally furl the Confederate flag, I got a little pushback from some of my conservative friends. They cynically insisted that the historic event I was going to witness was no big deal and its… Continue reading Yes, losing the Confederate flag really means something to South Carolina

Love, Tolerance and Redemption in South Carolina [video]


Rightfully suppressing the toys and the tantrums of the unreasonable


Call it the unraveling of the Republicans' over forty-year-old "Southern Strategy." Driven by a party that finally sees the dangers of perception that come with aligning itself with racists and secessionists, the GOP is letting go of the Confederate flag as a means of reaching a segment of the voting population. Like an obese diabetic… Continue reading Rightfully suppressing the toys and the tantrums of the unreasonable