McDonnell issues Confederate history month proclamation

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    Virginia Politics Blog - Despite previous governors' refusals, McDonnell issues Confederate history month proclamation
     
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    Right wing ....in your face politics
     
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    So how exactly do we commemorate Confederate History Month? When taking attendance are black kids in April considered only 3/5ths present?
     
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    I think I agree with the governor, for one slaves was not the only issue, and wasn't the main one.
    I also think learning your states and regions history is very important, we also need to stop putting a stigma on it.
     
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    Is that where Bill Clinton learned to fly the Confederate flag?

    "Elements of the Stars and Bars are incorporated into the flags that fly over many state capitols. Among them is Arkansas, which flew the dreaded symbol during the entire twelve years that Bill Clinton was governor."http://97.74.65.51/readArticle.aspx?ARTID=24360

    How quickly we forget.
     
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    I hate to say this, but I actually agree with Luissa. You don't accomplish anything by brushing history under the rug and trying to pretend it never happened, and you sure as hell don't "bridge the gap" - any gap - that way.
     
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    In other news.... August is African Countries that Still Practice Slavery Month.
     
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