7 years ago today, I said goodbye to my Denise. Anyone who met her was a little better because of it. I was so lucky. – Mike
Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton wants to dig up the bodies of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest and his wife and remove them from a city park.
Lou Lumenick writes, “The more subtle racism of “Gone with the Wind’’ is in some ways more insidious, going to great lengths to enshrine the myth that the Civil War wasn’t fought over slavery — an institution the film unabashedly romanticizes.” You can buy your copy of “Gone with the Wind” by clicking here!
Jazz Shaw writes, “Every Southerner I know today abhors the idea of slavery and would immediately call the police if they found out about anyone keeping human beings as slaves.”
Geno’s Steaks owner in Philadelphia removes small Confederate flag sticker after one complaint. That sound you hear off in the distance is Joey Vento somersaulting in his grave…
Hours after a Philadelphia resident complained over a Confederate flag sticker–visible on the motorcycle built for the legendary Geno’s Steaks founder–the sticker was removed.
I just heard ABC Nightly News Anchor David Muir describe the Confederate Flag flying “high over the State House” in Columbia, SC.
Of course, that’s absolutely not true. It was removed from the top of the state house years ago and placed in a Confederate Soldiers memorial park on the grounds. Even the picture ABC used showed that. Do you think ABC doesn’t know – or care?
Two al-Qaeda-inspired gunmen massacred the staff at Charlie Hebdo in Paris, apparently not worried by firearm restrictions.
From the Washington Post: “I personally believe there are far too many guns out there, and access to guns, it’s far too easy. Our society has not been able to deal with that yet.”
To quote the late great talk radio host Bob Grant: it’s a sick world and getting sicker. #MikeOnline
From the NY Post: Networks battle for first interviews with escaped killers
Donald Trump announces White House bid as he joins crowded GOP field