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Taking Heat: Biloxi under fire for combining MLK Day and Robert E. Lee Birthday

Robert E. Lee, Martin Luther King. (Wikipedia)
Robert E. Lee, Martin Luther King. (Wikipedia)

Great Americans Day to combine both observances…

Nary an eyebrow raised nor chin scratched when the city of Bloomington, Indiana recently re-named the federal and state recognized official holiday of Good Friday to “Spring Holiday.” Continue reading Taking Heat: Biloxi under fire for combining MLK Day and Robert E. Lee Birthday

Creepy Clown Sightings on the Rise — Heavily Armed Southerners Fed-Up

Creepy clown sightings on the rise. (Pinterest)
Creepy clown sightings on the rise. (Pinterest)

Nothing gives one a case of the jimjams, willies, or horripilations more than the sight of a creepy clown. Kicking it up a notch to a case of the heebie-jeebies is a creepy clown sighted on the edge of any given woodline.

A full blown case of the shivering oogies is when a creepy clown is seen along the treeline next to a school. Continue reading Creepy Clown Sightings on the Rise — Heavily Armed Southerners Fed-Up

‘Largest Confederate funeral in a century’ says goodbye to a Southern black man

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The Deep South doesn’t get much deeper than Oxford, Mississippi. The same town that’s home to the Ole Miss Rebels and the university’s former mascot Colonel Reb, just held the largest Confederate funeral and procession the city has seen for over the last 100 years.

As reported by WTVA (of Tupelo, Miss.) and The Local Voice newspaper (of Oxford, Miss), both on Aug. 3, 2015, Anthony Hervey was laid to rest yesterday in what has been described as the largest Confederate funeral and procession seen in Oxford, Mississippi for at least the last century. Known in the press as a “black Confederate,” Hervey was an unabashed and unapologetic supporter of everything Confederate States of America, to include the iconic Confederate battle flag.

Continue reading ‘Largest Confederate funeral in a century’ says goodbye to a Southern black man