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Legislators are Representatives not Rulers

Legislators are Representatives not Rulers

The following comments (emphasis added), regarding the President’s speech this morning, are from my friend, David McNabb, of Paden Oklahoma. They seemed fitting to share here with y’all. Enjoy! Today President Obama several times called the legislators “leaders.” Herein lies the problem. American legislators are busy trying to be leaders, and neglecting their duty to […]

What Started the Civil War?

What Started the Civil War?

This weekend, while taking a mini-vacation with the family to Stone Mountain in Georgia,  I read on one of the displays there in the Memorial Hall museum that, “the Civil War started when Confederate soldiers fired on federal troops at Fort Sumter.” Now that’s just not a fair statement. It is severely biased and not a little misleading. It disturbed me […]

Nathan Bedford Forrest: Civil Rights Pioneer

Nathan Bedford Forrest: Civil Rights Pioneer

Nathan Bedford Forrest License Plate Controversy I’m sure you’ve heard of the controversy concerning the Mississippi Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans‘ desire to produce a license plate honoring Confederate General, Nathan Bedford Forrest. CBS News used the following wording to describe the situation on February 13, 2011…. The Sons of Confederate Veterans proposed […]

Black is Gray: MS Rep. John F. Harris

Black is Gray: MS Rep. John F. Harris

John F. Harris, a black Southerner originally from Virginia, was in 1890 a Republican legislator from Washington County in the Mississippi House of Representatives. Prior to the war he had been a slave, during the war a confederate soldier, and after the war a servant of the people of Mississippi and Confederate heritage.  According to […]

Dressing or Stuffing for Thanksgiving

Dressing or Stuffing for Thanksgiving

The national observance of a day of Thanksgiving has now passed. Despite all for which we have cause to lament and repent, we nevertheless have much to be grateful to God for as well. We are a blessed people. As is common, many of us gathered with family and friends for a time of feasting. […]

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