Hailing from the Pacific Northwest, author and journalist David Neiwert is among the country’s best experts on right wing militias and hate speech. In ‘honor’ of Confederate History Month, which is still recognized in some southern states, Neiwert is writing about the racist roots of the Civil War and ‘lost cause’ mythology at his Orcinus blog…

  • muselet

    If we as a nation did what David Niewert suggests and teach what the Confederacy really was and what the actual consequences of Confederate heritage were and are, it would still take at least two and possibly three generations to get rid of mouthbreathing, toothless inbreds proudly displaying the battle flag of the Army of Virginia on their pick-em-up trucks.

    Doesn’t mean we shouldn’t do it, just means we can’t expect quick results.

    –alopecia