Well, folks -- I cain't see what ain't there. I posted the following at Kindred... It remains to be seen whether it will be approved or censored:
Mr. Bridgeman, just to humor you, I have the Southern Heritage Preservation Group's FB page open in another window. Here's a recap, as of 7:24 a.m. on Sunday, December 11, the first fifty (50) posts to show up, in the order they appear. Not a single hate-rant about yankees among them:Not a single instance of a hate-rant -- and these post are pretty much representative of what gets posted there all the time.
A post that says, "Surprised the camp tonight at the Christmas party with a new flag.......... "(there's a photo of the flag, a First National/Stars and Bars emblazoned with camp I.D.)
A post about the dangers of censorship (re: disputing claims that the right to display the Confederate flag is a defeat for racial tolerance).
A graphic of a battle flag with a poem superimposed over it.
A post reporting that the Southern Baptist Convention is considering removing "Southern" from their name.
Admonition to "Keep it flying!"
A post that says: "Officer on COPS just intoduced himself as a 5th Generation Floridian...is it bad if I couldn't help but wonder if his family were Confederates?"
A satirical post (by me) of a letter to General Forrest notifying him he had been elected, in absentia, as Grand Wizard of the KKK, with instructions to issue orders that will (a) weaken the organization and (2) disband it.
Welcome to a new member.
A post about how soldiers viewed possible disgrace in battle.
Link to a poll about whether there is still unrest between North and South.
Quote from Sam Watkins lamenting the sacrifices of Southern soldiers being for nothing.
Link to a story about the 150th anniversery of the battle of Chusto-Talash, Indian Territory. Confederate victory
Post about income tax imposed in the Confederacy
A member's personal remembrance of ancestors who served
Another member's photo of an ancestor's service record
Post of a photo of the 4th Texas Infantry in battle and the note, "Proud of these men"
A couple of quotes about the venality and arrogance of the British
A post by a new member with no message or image -- presumably a Facebook glitch
A post by a member correcting a wrong assertion about his Cherokee Confederate ancestors.
Two more posts by the same new member with no message or image -- presumably a Facebook glitch
Post by a member acknowledging that we the people of the states will never be free as long as the federal governement remains our master
Welcome to a new member
Link to the (Southern version) of the lyrics to "Root Hog, or Die"
Post about a book by Marx and Engles praising Lincoln
Prayer by the Group Chaplain
Link to story about guns of the CSS Pee Dee being recovered from river
Post announcing Flagging of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts scheduled for 12/10.
Link to a report about a judge censoring the U.S. Flag (Mr. Bridgman, the Southern heritage advocate who posted this line wrote, "Alot of good men, both Southern and northern fought and died under this flag," (Old Glory).
Link to a website about the flags of the Confederacy
Link to a blog post about a young man going hunting with his grandfather
Post of a quote by Jefferson Davis about limitations placed on the federal government by the constitution or organic law
Notice that the Texas SCV is filing suit over the denial of their license plate by the DMV
One member's photo of his Georgia SCV license plate
Photo of a First National flying in Bristol, Va
A post commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Prairie Grove in Arkansas and Missouri
A post about the Mississippi state flag, hoping it doesn't go the way of the Georgia flag back in 2001
Post to a YouTube video about flagging the VMFA
Post of a vintage postcard showing municipal buildings and Confederate memorial in Portsmouth, VA
Post about saving battlefield land associated with the Battle of Shiloh
Link to a website about Little Big Horn
Post from a member wishing everyone a Merry Christmas
Welcome to a new member
Link to a story about Byron Thomas moving battle flag from dorm window
Link to CW Memory about the dustup between Levin and Sebesta
Post about the History Channel program "Decoded"
Photo and letter about Edmund Ruffin
Welcome to new member
Post with quote from "The South Was Right"
Post about the Cherokee nation siding with the Confederacy
Post reminding members to check the SHPG page itself as relying on News Feed lets some posts fall through the cracks