Tag: confederacy

No, The KKK Is Not And Has Never Been Liberal: A Historysplainer

Of course the Ku Klux Klan was never on the side of liberals and progress. This goes without saying. There can't possibly be anyone who disputes this basic notion, could there? Of course there could. Of fucking course there could....
To The Management: Please correct this image. I would never use Courier. On second thought, never mind. You people would just replace it with Comic Sans.

Deleted Comments: Away With You, Wonkette, And All Your Bawdy Talk!

We have a semi-rare treat to lead off this week's Deleted Comments column, for it is neither a comment, nor was it deleted! Instead, it is a genuine olde-fashioned email to Yr Editrix from a dissatisfied reader, "Tuatha502," who...
"Bye, mongrel hordes! Thank you for coming to our inclusivity seminar and barbecue!"

Racist Georgia Rep Forced To Withdraw Racist Bills After Doing Racism In Public, Unfair!

Remember "Heritage, Not Hate," that malignant tumor on the ass of American society that we thought we killed in 2015? LOLNOPE, it's still very much alive and well, although one Georgia lawmaker is now being forced to rescind his...
He's just asking.

Republican Arkansas Governor To Spend MLK Day Stomping On Confederate Hearts

It's that special holiday again, the one where Republicans get on Twitter and Facespace and say things like, "You know, if Martin Luther King, Jr. was alive today, he wouldn't be such a fan of The Blacks!" You think...
Oh look! It's intertextual!

2015: The Year We Drove Old Dixie Down

Among the actual victories this year for Non-Jerkhole Americans was one we'd been waiting a long time for: we finally -- FINALLY -- wounded the myth of the benevolent Confederacy. And it only took the murder of nine African-Americans, in...
Bye, fucker!

New Orleans Kills Confederate Traitors All Over Again

Ever since the horrific murders in Charleston, South Carolina, of nine black churchgoers by a young radicalized white supremacist named Dylann Roof, civilized places throughout the great American South have been looking at their Confederate relics and deciding them's ugly and dumb....
Not the stabber.

Mike Huckabee Agrees: Slavery Is Pretty Dadgum Cool!

Mike Huckabee has not met an immoral, racist, homophobic, disgusting opinion he doesn't at least SOMEWHAT agree with. Hell, let's do this rapid fire: Syrian refugees are probably just whiners who want America's sweet, sweet Comcast; if the Supreme Court's decision on gay...
I am an evil fuck and this is my statue.

Let’s Dig Up The Rotting Bones Of Confederate Traitor (And KKK Founder) Nathan Bedford Forrest!

Confederate Major General Nathan Bedford Forrest, by most accounts except the white supremacist ones, was quite the murderous, racist shithead. He was a wealthy slave trader, and he presided over one of the bloodiest massacres of the Civil War...
Funny strange, not funny ha ha

Rand Paul Sure Loves This Dude Who Loves The Confederacy

Like Jesus, we all have a cross to bear, and our particular cross is shaped like Sen. Rand Paul (R-Headdesk), a man so dumb that we are amazed he is allowed out of his house without wearing a helmet...

Georgia Offering Confederate Flag License Plates To Go With Your TruckNutz

Heritage is very very important to some people. No matter how disgraceful their ancestors may be, we all know those Germans Southerners who fly the Nazi Confederate flag in honor of long-dead grand-pappys who fought for the Third Reich...

Rick Perry Also Supports Confederate/Pro-Slavery Groups

Salon's Justin Elliott has some hawt new/old dirt on prancing Texas dingbat Rick Perry's cozy ties with neoconfederate Rebel Flag types. The question with such revelations is, "Do they hurt Perry or help him?" Because in almost every case...

Virginia Confederacy Annoyed By Gay Flag At Richmond Federal Reserve

Deep in the confederate stronghold of Richmond, Virginia, there's something mighty queer afoot: The Federal Reserve building in Richmond has a homosexual rainbow flag fluttering beneath the American flag. Why? Apparently it's National Gay and Lesbian and BLT Month,...

Jefferson Davis To Be Re-Inaugurated As President of Confederacy Tomorrow

It's been over 146 years since the Confederacy ceased to exist. But it's been exactly 150 years since Jefferson Davis was inaugurated president of the thing in Alabama, and, boy, doesn't it seem like that latter one was just...

Secessionist Arkansas State Rep: Confed. Flag ‘Symbol of Jesus Christ’

Hey, you know what's happening in the year 2010? A guy recently elected to the state legislature in Arkansas is the local chairman of a secessionist organization and says the flag of the Confederacy is "a symbol of Jesus...

One of Basil Marceaux’s Leading Opponents, Zach Wamp, Would Like To Secede Maybe

Congressman Zach Wamp is locked in a three-way battle for the Republican nomination for Tennessee governor (though it will ultimately go to a fourth candidate, Basil Marceaux), and so to give himself an edge he has resorted to the...

Virginia Townsfolk ‘Verklempt’ About Return of Rebel Statue

The people of Franklin County, Virginia, are feeling so emotional today, because their Confederate monument stands tall and proud once again -- hooray! The Confederate-Americans had to live without their rebel-flag statue and prayer tower for three years after...