KKK Member Confronted for Wearing FUBU Sneakers at Confederate Flag Rally

Journalist George Chidi was covering a Georgia Confederate Battle Flag rally when he noticed a man in the rally wearing FUBU athletic shoes. The man also had a “KKK tattoo.” So Chidi “confronted” the man, apparently a “walking contradiction” (groan): The equal-opportunity shoe shopper had obviously put some thought into his attire that day as he, like others, wore a red shirt to match the Confederate flag. He probably thought the red, black and white shoes would fit in well with his Read more […]

The Difference Between Mt. Rushmore and Stone Mountain is Not as Great as You May Think

Recently, the Atlanta chapter of the NAACP called for the removal of Confederate figures from the face of Stone Mountain in Georgia: The organization issued a statement calling for the removal of all symbols of the Confederacy from the park. “My tax dollars should not be used to commemorate slavery,” [Atlanta NAACP chapter president Richard] Rose said. Rose said his group wants Confederate symbols removed from all state-owned buildings, parks and lands. Rose told Petersen he would start Read more […]

TV Land Pulls ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Reruns Because Racism

“In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.” – Friedrich Nietzsche As a society, we often make targets of things that aren’t part of an actual problem; it helps us take power back from a situation in which we feel we have none. When bad things happen, we cope by doing everything we can in the postscript to make what happened in the original draft better. However, this often leads to ludicrous results. In the wake of the Charleston shooting, Read more […]

Video: Walmart Rejects Confederate Flag Cake Request; Agrees to Make ISIS Flag Cake

The anti-Confederate flag sentiment that’s still sweeping across the nation’s businesses has little to nothing to do with any actual desire to reject racism and more to do with posturing and projecting a righteous image purely for business purposes. Big businesses follow market trends. As soon as they see the benefit in pretending to “take a stand,” they’ll the take the opportunity. Businesses may find that not taking a stand will result in profit loss. With something as politically Read more […]

How The Horrible, Awful, No-Good American Flag Will Be Next to Go

“Censorship ends in logical completeness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books that nobody reads.” – George Bernard Shaw The debate about taking down the confederate battle flag from the Capitol grounds of South Carolina has gotten several people to wonder what’s next. Rush Limbaugh, as well as a few others, have suggested that the American flag itself may be next. On his show, Rush said: “The next flag that will come under assault, and it will not be long, is the American Read more […]

Is the Confederate Battle Flag Racist?

Short answer: no. It’s an inanimate object. It’s not racist. Whelp. That was easy. But wait, there’s more. Perhaps some better questions would be: Did the Confederate battle flag stand for racism and slavery to the Confederates? The short answer to this is also no. Most if not all of the people who fought under the Confederate battle flag were not fighting for racism. They weren’t even fighting for slavery. Simply put, they were fighting to protect their homes, families, land, and way Read more […]