Scalawag of the Month

I am honored to accept this distinguished award from the good people at The First Freedom. Unfortunately, if it were not for one of my readers I would not have known about this honor. Let’s see, I would like to thank my mom, dad…

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9 comments… add one
  • Greg Rowe Nov 25, 2008 @ 5:46

    Nice to see you being appreciated for all your hard work. Someone once said “You can tell a man by his enemies.” Or in this case, those that just don’t like you very much.

  • Eric Wittenberg Nov 23, 2008 @ 18:25


    Congratulations! I bet you’re thrilled that the neo-Confederates hate you. šŸ™‚

    Keep up the good work. I hope you win many more such awards.


  • James F. Epperson Nov 23, 2008 @ 10:20

    OK, it is an AOHell thing. When I used Firefox via my work
    lash-up, all was kosher Cool!

  • James F. Epperson Nov 23, 2008 @ 10:17

    The page I get to won’t let me scroll down šŸ™

    Whatever it is, congrats!

  • Christopher Nov 23, 2008 @ 9:35


    I’m jealous.

  • Kevin Levin Nov 23, 2008 @ 9:25

    James, — Click on the first link and scroll down just a bit and look on the right hand side. It should be there in bold letters.

  • James F. Epperson Nov 23, 2008 @ 9:23

    OK, I am confused. When I click on the link I get nothing about Kevin or scalawags.


  • Kevin Levin Nov 23, 2008 @ 8:52

    Thanks Stephen. I thought about pressing this point, but than thought it would be futile to try to explain the difference to these people. Either way I am in pretty good company.

  • Stephen West Nov 23, 2008 @ 8:33

    Congrats, Kevin!

    But technically, aren’t you a carpetbagger?

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