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Minnesota Has Been Refusing to Return a Captured Confederate Flag to Virginia for More Than a Century

Minnesota Has Been Refusing to Return a Captured Confederate Flag to Virginia for More Than a Century

Here’s a fun bit of history for a Wednesday morning that you might have been aware of but I wasn’t. Last night I stumbled across this City Pages article about the presence of Confederate flags at the Minnesota State Fair despite Minnesota a) fighting on the side of the Union in the war between the

And Now We're Banning Books

A man who published a book on Amazon about the history of the Confederate battle flag just saw that book get banned from the website. Because racism, I guess. Recently Dreese got an email from Amazon regarding his book “This Flag Never Goes Down.” The book is about the Confederate battle flag. Amazon asked Dreese

On Television: Did We Just Give The Confederate Flag A Power-Up?

We discussed two hot topics last night during my regular segment with Chris Berg on Valley News Live’s 6:30 Point of View program. First was my story about the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program which is intended to feed low-income children but is, thanks to a loophole, providing food for just about everybody. A lot

The Politics Of Shallow Gestures

It is de rigueur in modern America that any tragedy elevated to national headlines will be shaped and crammed into the narratives of our left/right political dynamic. Usually mass shootings are pitched into the morass that is our national debate over gun control policy, but because perpetrator of the shooting at a historically black church in Charleston was

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