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At a time when many cities across the U.S. are removing depictions memorializing slave owners and members of the Confederacy, Newport has just unveiled its newest flood wall mural, which depicts General James Taylor -- the slave owner who founded the city.

@shannonrwatts  I see you have found yourself in “Necessary Good Trouble” again. I am proud of you... “When a true genius appears in the world, you may know him by this sign, that the dunces are all in confederacy against him. " - Johnathan Swift

@BajaGorgeGirl  GOP is trying to return to the values of the Confederacy in the 19th Century...colored by the religious extremism of the late Middle Ages...and the governance and vision of the Fall of Rome.

/2 The Emancipation Proclamation freed slaves in Confederate or contested areas of the South. But slaves in non-Confederate border states and in parts of the Confederacy under Union control were not included. It took effect on Jan. 1, 1863

A prominent @Yale  historian said Republicans have become a "new Confederacy" out to undermine American institutions.

A new poll from NC Nexstar Media and @EmersonPolling  shows North Carolinians do not support renaming military bases named for people who fought for the confederacy. Candidates are asked if bases like Fort Bragg should be renamed.

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A new poll from NC Nexstar Media and @EmersonPolling  shows North Carolinians do not support renaming military bases named for people who fought for the confederacy. Candidates are asked if bases like Fort Bragg should be renamed.

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Sewanee: University of the South rejects past veneration of the Confederacy, 'Lost Cause'

Will the Alabama archives move past its days as the attic of Confederacy?

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Op-Ed: California finally sweeps away most of its tributes to the Confederacy. What took so long? (via ) @latimesopinion 

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As I spend time in Maine, I’m noticing many confederate flags on properties and cars. To be clear, the confederacy was alive for 5 years, and their pursuit was to keep slavery legal in the US—and they lost. It seems many people with confederate flags don’t seem to know this.

Since we’re cancelling everything relating to the Confederacy, when are we going to abolish the Democratic Party?

Confederate statues weren’t built during the Confederacy, they were built during the Jim Crow to incite fear. Jon Stewart explains:

Montgomery, Alabama, once known as the cradle of the Confederacy and later the birthplace of the civil rights movement, has elected Steven Reed as its first African American mayor in the city's 200-year history.

Grant did briefly own one slave he freed years before the war; but as a general he smashed the Confederacy, and as president he crushed the Klan. He presided over the ratification of the 15th Amendment. People going after Grant probably just want to break things.

Is @JoeBiden  ok with this type of racist talk from the wife of pro-Biden scam PAC adviser & noted fan of The Confederacy@TheRickWilson ? Is Sleepy Joe gonna disavow the racism of Rick and Molly Wilson or continue to welcome their support? #RacistRickWilson 

Kayleigh, it’s not “Team of Rivals” you have in mind, but another book by a different author: “A Confederacy of Dunces.”

Dr. Oz, Dr. Drew, Dr. Phil. The confederacy of dunces.

On this day, let's remember U.S. Grant's characterization of the Confederacy as "one of the worst [causes] for which a people ever fought, and one for which there was the least excuse." Amen.

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