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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-19-2017

posted by: Timeout4
I've lived in the Memphis area for about 20 years. However, I was born and raised in the northeast so I'm originally, well, a Yankee I guess. My impression of...
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-19-2017

posted by: CL Mullins
Oak, These monuments were erected to further the lost cause, to threaten the populace. Removing this monument doesn't obliterate the history, although leaving it in a pile of rubble would...
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: OakTree
@CL- I thought I was pretty clear about cultural chauvinism, and the tendency of political victors to try and obliterate whatever came before them, or against which they have previously...
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: CL Mullins
Oak And yet the Chitimacha are still where God dropped them http://www.chitimacha.gov/history-culture/… and the Chickasaw are regulated to Oklahoma. Perhaps you meant the Chakchiuma, who were from, well, just about...
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: OakTree
@PersonalAccountability - Indeed. This impulse to 'save' things frequently disregards whatever processes that are already in motion. In the case of the Chitimacha, the colonization of Florida by the Spanish...
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: PersonalAccountability
@OakTree Sounds to me like you are saying the Chitimacha were the original Lost Cause....
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: OakTree
@PersonalAccountability - The Chitimacha were the Houma's bitch anyway. None of the invading Europeans considered allying with them. They didn't even have arrow points made of stone. They used fish...
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: GroveReb84
@cracko, If we're being honest, the Magnolia flag is much more attractive anyway. I notice it in your avatar. It almost seems too easy, but the MS Leg can be...
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Re: Highly Invisible (Opinion: Letter From The Editor)
Issue: 05-18-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: mejjep
What would the right have done if Obama had done or said ANY of the things that Trump has done or spewed? O.M.G. The level of angst could not be...
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: FUNKbrs
It's a false dilemma to say it's either a heritage or hate. Why can't be it both? A heritage OF hate, a hatredage if you will. Having read some of...
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: still living in berclair
I agree with the above post and the article; we need a strategy of monumental propaganda that requires the removal of all bourgeois landmarks. I also agree that we need...
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Re: Protect the Mid-South’s Water! (Opinion: Viewpoint)
Issue: 05-18-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: Scott Banbury
Thank you, Jenna, and thank you for making your voice heard at the TVA board meeting in Murphreesboro last week. As far as I know (I'm the only employee of...
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: PersonalAccountability
CLMullins, To the contrary, I think WalMart's lack of diversity as shown by selling only trolls bearing Eurocaucasian features is an affront to minority trolls everywhere. Complete and total troll...
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: crackoamerican
Grove, Since I am white, I don't really see the stars and bars as any more abhorrent than the stars and stripes. But I give a big ditto, really to...
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Re: Highly Invisible (Opinion: Letter From The Editor)
Issue: 05-18-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: Thoughtful
You seem to have written the equivalent of a verbal Rorschach, Bruce. And you didn't even tweak us with Roger Ailes' death. You're good....
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: GroveReb84
I think when KKK members and Richard Spencer types show up to support something, you almost have to do whatever it is that they're protesting against. I always say that...
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Re: Highly Invisible (Opinion: Letter From The Editor)
Issue: 05-18-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: nobody
Once again, the hypocrisy of the right is on full display. No complaints from Fox News, Rush Limbaugh, Alex Jones, or whoever else the right worships, about Chump loading up...
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: CL Mullins
PersonalAccountability, I assume if they removed the troll statues from walmart, you'd just about lose it....
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Re: Remembering Irvin Salky: One of a Kind (Opinion: Editorial)
Issue: 05-18-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: Deborah Thomas
He was the best of Memphis!!! A complete gentleman and encourager!!!! I treasure his memory....
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Re: The White League (Opinion: The Rant)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: PersonalAccountability
Of course Mayor Landrieu is right about removing the symbols of the "decisive chapters" of his city's past rather than explain the context in which they were created. But he...
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Re: Highly Invisible (Opinion: Letter From The Editor)
Issue: 05-18-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: Ryan Jones
Isn't this called theft?...
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Re: Protect the Mid-South’s Water! (Opinion: Viewpoint)
Issue: 05-18-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: Will Alexander
Great article. If there's any potential to damage the aquifer then we should not use the groundwater for another power plant. This is not a partisan issue it's a people...
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Re: Catching the Big One (Opinion: Letter From The Editor)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: :)
Brichy, you promised you wouldn't follow Nightcrawler anymore....
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Re: Catching the Big One (Opinion: Letter From The Editor)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-18-2017

posted by: Bric-a-Brac
Got The Bubble Headed Bleach Blond Comes On At Five She Can Tell you 'Bout The Plane Crash With A Gleam In Her Eye It's Interesting When People Die Give...
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Re: Catching the Big One (Opinion: Letter From The Editor)
Issue: 05-11-2017
Posted: 05-17-2017

posted by: Nightcrawler
Couldn't resist it: "From now on, when you hear a story about Trump and the Russians, substitute the word "Martians." And go ahead and imagine they're really bad ass Martians...
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