Flag-flying here about territory, not unity

The Confederate flag erected on a lamp post on Island Street ahead of the Twelfth
A week ago in South Carolina they lowered the Confederate flag over the State House for the last time. A Republican representative, Jenny Horne, made an impassioned plea to her colleagues who were minded to filibuster the debate on the removal of the flag. Ms Horne won the day. Interestingly, Ms Horne is a direct descendant of Jefferson Davis, the man who first raised the Confederacy flag and who wanted the southern states to leave the union. In other words she has pure-bred Dixie pedigree. Her actions and more importantly her words won her national recognition and praise. Had Ms H[...]

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