Reenactors Unveil First Monument To Canadians Who Fought In The Civil War

World | David Krayden
Re-enactors pose for a group photo in front of a monument honouring Canadians who fought in the U.S. Civil War during a dedication ceremony at Ault Park in Long Sault, Ontario, Canada, September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie - RC181C63C540

‘The story of Canada’s involvement in the Civil War is not well-known or well-told.’

Wasserman Schultz Wants Confederate Street Names Removed Along With DC Statue

Politics | David Krayden

‘We must denounce symbols of white supremacy and stand up for love and compassion…’

Hudson's Bay Company Removes Plaque Of Jefferson Davis

World | David Krayden

‘I’m not sure why…we would commemorate this dark and horrible thing’

New Orleans Removing Confederate Statues And Erasing Civil War Past

US | David Krayden
RTR4YT9O 24 Jun. 2015 New Orleans, United States of America A 60 ft (18 m) tall monument to Confederate General Robert E. Lee towers over a traffic circle in New Orleans, Louisiana June 24, 2015. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Wednesday morning called for the replacement of the statue. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

‘There’s a better way to use the property these monuments are on…’

Civil War Rule Of Engagement Protected Urinating With 'Pants Down, Don't Shoot' Principle

US | Robert Donachie
U.S. Civil War re-enactors portraying Union Lt. General George Meade (L) and Confederate General Robert E. Lee (R) shake hands at the Gettysburg National Cemetery in Pennsylvania November 19, 2013, the burial ground for Civil War Union soldiers in which U.S. President Abraham Lincoln travelled to in 1863 to deliver a few concluding remarks at a formal dedication. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

‘Forbade the shooting of men while attending to the imperative calls of nature’

UNC Students Demand Removal Of Confederate War Memorial

Education | Blake Neff
SIlent Sam at UNC [Creative Commons]

‘Tear it down, or we shut you down.’

Alabama City Votes Unanimously To Get Rid Of Confederate Monument

US | Rachel Stoltzfoos
NASCAR Urges Fans To Bring Confederate Flags To Daytona Over July 4th Weekend (Getty Images)

‘Any monument that commemorates the tradition of slavery … should be removed’

Turns Out Folks Can Still Buy All That Confederate Gear On Foreign Amazons

Business | Blake Neff

Canadian, UK, and even German stores offer plenty of CSA products

Liberals have found their Million Vets story

Politics | Koala McDidgeridoo

‘So Sarah Palin & Ted Cruz lead the KKK carrying the Confederate flag on the WH’

MSNBC's strange obsession with the Confederacy

Feature:Opinion | Matt Philbin

At MSNBC, it’s always 1861, and conservatives are always slavery sympathizers and secessionists.

TheDC Morning: What else can the state demand of us in exchange for our freedom? - TheDC

| Mike Riggs

Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

Some Virginia history texts filled with errors, review finds - WaPO

US | wrahn

The textbooks are by Five Ponds Press, the publisher responsible for a controversial claim that African American soldiers fought for the South in large numbers during the Civil War

Marco Rubio opens up double-digit lead in Florida Senate - Sunshine State News

Politics | Pat McMahon

Poll: Republican nominee leads independent Charlie Crist 43% to 29%, with Democrat Kendrick Meek in third place at 23%

Democrat Blanche Lincoln being crushed in Arkansas Senate race - Rasmussen Reports

Politics | Pat McMahon

Poll: Republican John Boozman holds an almost 40-point lead over the incumbent senator ahead of November’s election

Florida to crackdown on illegal immigration - Reuters

Politics | Pat McMahon

Attorney General Bill McCollum announced that the state would go ‘one step further’ than Arizona’s law

Residents of Gulf Coast receive more good news - TheDC

| Steven Powell

The government announced a possible early end to its drilling moratorium on Tuesday

Study: Miami most vulnerable city in Florida to strong hurricanes - AP

US | interns

Miami can expect winds of 112 miles per hour or stronger — that’s a Category 3 hurricane — once every 12 years on average