I Heard the Bells

Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt.  Here, have some Eggnog, if that’s not to your liking there’s Hot Buttered Rum in the thermos, Atholl brose in the big jug to the left, Tom and Jerry in the jug to the right, and fresh hot nonalcoholic apple cider in the big jug on the end.  If none … Continue reading I Heard the Bells

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Dec. 7, 1941

It is worth remembering. Somewhere in your family history I am sure is someone who was impacted by this date. Perhaps, like my great-uncle, they were already enlisted and ended up some place they never heard of. Maybe they enlisted short afterwards. Maybe they tried but were declared in-eligible. Maybe one of the women in … Continue reading Dec. 7, 1941

A Jewish Perspective on Arlington’s Confederate Memorial — Bacon’s Rebellion

Photo credit: Cliff at flickr The Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery has recommended the removal of the 32-foot-tall memorial to Confederate veterans buried there on the grounds that it is “riddled with racist iconography” and perpetuates the Lost Cause narrative. The following letter was sent today to the Committee. — JAB On March 19, … Continue reading A Jewish Perspective on Arlington’s Confederate Memorial — Bacon’s Rebellion

Google CAUGHT Burying GOP Campaign Sites — Dixie Drudge – Southern Nation News

Support Free Southern Media: Like, Share, Re-Tweet, Re-Post, Subscribe. Google CAUGHT Manipulating Search, Buries GOP Campaign Sites in 83% of Top Senate Races (NOQ Report) Anti-Democracy Google is manipulating search results to bury Senate Republican candidates’ campaign websites before the 2022 midterm elections. This comes on the heels of a North Carolina State University study … Continue reading Google CAUGHT Burying GOP Campaign Sites — Dixie Drudge – Southern Nation News

Statues, Vengeance, and Ritual Humiliation — Bacon’s Rebellion

by James A. Bacon The movement to expunge Confederate statues from the public realm has reached a tipping point. It started with the proposition that many people, Blacks especially, found sculptures honoring the defenders of a slave nation to be offensive, regardless of the meaning the memorials conveyed to others. But the rhetoric has transmogrified … Continue reading Statues, Vengeance, and Ritual Humiliation — Bacon’s Rebellion