Looks like a group of Confederate reenactors were told by event organizers in Smithfield, Virginia that while they will be allowed to march in an upcoming parade, they will not be allowed to fire their weapons. The reenactors decided that the only reasonable thing to do was to “secede” for reasons of authenticity.
In other news, the state of Georgia along with the Sons of Confederate Veterans, United Daughters of the Confederacy, the Children of the Confederacy, and the Georgia Civil War commission [Have I left anyone out?] are going to honor the state’s Jewish Confederates. I just want to say that as a Jew this ceremony is long overdue. It’s nice to know that the service and sacrifice of tens of thousands of Jewish Confederates is finally being recognized. Seriously though, has anyone taught these people how to make a good potato latke?