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Former Confederate Capital Voting to Ban Confederate Flag

Danville, Virginia, was the capital of the Confederacy for eight days in April 1865, a fact Danville residents may put behind them on August 6 when the City Council convenes to consider banning Confederate flags from all of its city-owned flagpoles.

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Hundreds Rally to Support Confederate Flag at Stone Mountain Memorial

On Saturday, hundreds upon hundreds of people from Georgia arrived at Stone Mountain, the nation’s largest Confederate memorial, to show their support for the Confederate flag. It is interesting to note that the location for this rally. Stone Mountain itself has been targeted in the anti-Confederate hysteria that began sweeping the certain parts of the country following the attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in June.

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In Wake of Chattanooga Terror Attack, Provocative Gay Hate-Flag Must Come Down

Is the American mainstream media correct about what provokes mad dog killers? Did the gay rainbow flag provoke Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, the 24 year-old naturalized American citizen born in Kuwait who murdered four Marines Thursday, to commit his heinous crime? Abdulazeez, who was shot and killed by police Thursday, was a devout Muslim. And one thing we know about devout Muslims is that many vehemently oppose same sex marriage and consider homosexuality a sin.

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Big Government, Trivial People

Big people don’t need a pervasive nanny state with vast power, money, and manpower to micro-regulate their business transactions and personal life choices. A larger public sector inescapably means a smaller private one. This is especially true as power shifts from elected officials to the permanent big government bureaucracy, which voters have very little influence upon.

Protesters burn a paper Confederate flag during a rally on June 23, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. The protesters were supporting the call by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the State Capitol.