Category Neoconfederates

The Rear Guard of a Dying Breed or Part of a Continuing Blight?

Here’s an article from the December 2, 2018 issue of the Washington Post Magazine written by journalist Paul Duggan. Early in the story, Mr. Duggan describes 62-year-old Frank Earnest, the so-called “chief of heritage defense” of the Virginia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, a group interested solely in making the confederacy look good at […]

Typical Neoconfederate Dishonesty

You may have seen this article, as it’s been out for quite a long time now. As we’ve come to expect from neoconfederates, they’ve fabricated evidence of so-called “black confederates.” You may have seen this photo put forward to “prove” black men fought as confederate soldiers from the beginning of the war. It’s a lie. According […]

SCV People Perpetuate Lies About History

I found two instances where journalists doing their normal thing of getting views from all sides without calling out the idiots and liars of the SCV when they push their lost cause nonsense. In this story, a member of the SCV sits down with a student at the University of North Carolina to discuss “Silent […]

The Latest on Silent Sam

As you recall, “Silent Sam” is the confederate monument on the campus of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. A group of students pulled it down, and now the pedestal sits bare of the statue. A task force at the university has considered the fate of the monument and now there’s a proposal. […]

Uncivil Podcast Episode: “The Portrait”

This episode of the Uncivil podcast shows how the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) isn’t interested in the truth of history; rather, they’re only interested in pushing lies to fool people about the Civil War. According to the show notes, “A listener voicemail sends us deep down the rabbit hole into one of the most […]

The Costs of the Confederacy

This story from Smithsonian Magazine exposes how confederate heritage is leaching off the American taxpayer. A woman who lies to children at Beauvoir, which was Jefferson Davis’ last home, says, “While there were some ‘hateful slave owners, it was good for the people that didn’t know how to take care of themselves, and they needed a […]

Mississippi’s Neoconfederate Senator

Cindy Hyde-Smith, who had been appointed to the Senate from Mississippi, won her election is now Mississippi’s first elected woman senator defeating former Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy, who was vying to be the first black senator elected from Mississippi since Reconstruction. This is a woman who has spoken publicly about attending public hangings, in […]