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...this country's history as I chose to do, I agreed it was time to take it out of the public arena like the South Carolina Statehouse grounds. Stupid proposals like destroying historical monuments and sandblasting Stone Mountain are playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-28/rants-raves
A monumental mistake

...South will put up more of a fight.In the aftermath of the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds, the militant wing of the politically correct Thought Police ? the Atlanta NAACP ? is demanding removal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-16/monumental-mistake
NAACP joins call for probe of North Charleston Police

...those incidents involved blacks.The letter noted the Confederate flag was removed from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia last week."While this is a welcome act, merely removing a flag long recognized as a symbol of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-13/naacp-joins-call-probe-north-charle
Haley signs bill to remove Confederate flag from S.C. Statehouse grounds

...symbol is too painful and divisive to keep promoting."The Confederate flag is coming off the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse," Haley said before signing the bill. "We will bring it down with dignity and we will make sure it is stored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-10/haley-signs-bill-remove-confederate
Confederate flag taken down in South Carolina after 54 years

...For the first time since the civil rights movement, the Confederate flag was removed entirely from the South Carolina Statehouse, in a swift ceremony Friday before thousands of people who cheered as the Civil War-era banner was lowered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-10/confederate-flag-taken-down-south-c
Woman climbs flagpole, removes Confederate flag in front of SC statehouse

COLUMBIA - The Confederate flag was temporarily removed from the front of the South Carolina Statehouse on Saturday when a woman climbed the flagpole and ? despite calls by police to get down ? removed the banner.Bree Newsome...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-27/woman-climbs-flagpole-removes-confe
Dale Earnhardt Jr. backs removing Confederate flag from SC Statehouse grounds

...offensive to an entire race" Friday while voicing his support for it being removed from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse.NASCAR this week said it backs South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's call to remove the Confederate flag from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-26/dale-earnhardt-jr-backs-re
Romney's call for SC Confederate flag removal sets off debate in GOP 2016 class

...president in 2012, called Saturday for the immediate removal of the Confederate battle flag from outside the South Carolina Statehouse, scrambling the 2016 GOP presidential contenders into staking a position on a contentious issue in the early-voting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-06-20/romneys-call-sc-confederate-flag-re
Heritage is threatened

...call to battle was sounded by Gov. Nikki Haley seeking the removal of the Confederate Battle Flag from the South Carolina statehouse grounds. It reopens the heated debate that was settled with the Heritage Act of 2000. Since then, written and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-07-01/heritage-threatened
New-look SEC adds intrigue to next season

...South Carolina coach Frank Martin stood by his comments last week that the confederate flag flying above the South Carolina Statehouse should be flown somewhere else.In his statement, Martin said he believes the flag "should be displayed at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-06-29/new-look-sec-adds-intrigu