Flagging a Symbol Into Oblivion

Here is another story concerning the public display of the Confederate flag, this time in the former capital of the Confederacy of Richmond, Virginia.  A small, but dedicated group is…

Looking For 15 Minutes of Fame?

Slap on a Confederate t-shirt for school and when the authorities tell you to remove it claim that your right to celebrate your heritage is being violated.  The mainstream media…

Are License Plates Confederately Correct?

It should come as no surprise that the Sons of Confederate Veterans attributes yesterday’s unanimous decision by the Texas DMV as another attack on Confederate symbols and “Southern Heritage” more…

Texas Says NO

The plate was rejected unanimously by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.  Read the story here.

Virginia at War, 1865 Now Available

The final volume of the Virginia at War series from the University Press of Kentucky is now available, which includes my essay on the demobilization of Lee’s Army of Northern…

Brad Paisley’s Southern Heritage

There is an interesting verse in Brad Paisley’s single, “Camoflauge” which references the Confederate flag controversy: Well the stars and bars offends some folks and I guess I see why…