Taking offense, these days, is a form of conspicuous consumption. It isn't about the notionally offensive thing; it's about … meeee! And that makes offense-taking competitive. "You want to remove a plaque celebrating Jefferson Davis? I want to tear …
Will competitive offense-taking become America's new pastime?
Feoshia Davis: Tradition permeates Frankfort, but it's time for Jefferson Davis' statue to go to a museum
What Is the Jefferson Davis Highway?
This bronze statue greets visitors to the Jefferson Parish General Government Building in Gretna, Louisiana . The monument was dedicated December 6, 1975 by the Jefferson Parish Historical Commission. In the wake of Charlottesville, President Donald
The white supremacist rally in Charlottesville has again sparked reflection on the meanings of Confederate symbols. In the wake of the rally, those seeking to distance Confederate symbolism from white supremacy bear the burden of proof. Some condemn …
My political reporting career started in 2000 at The Kentucky Gazette in Frankfort after I graduated from Eastern Kentucky University. It quickly became apparent that rules, tradition, and decorum were a large part of getting things done. It's a way to … . A recent poll indicates that almost half of Trump supporters — more specifically, Trump voters — would rather have Jefferson Davis, the slave-owning president of the Confederate States of America, as president of the U.S. than former President Barack
Editorial: Take down the Jefferson Davis Monument
A statewide rally is planned this week in Kentucky in support of removing a Confederate statue from the Capitol Rotunda. WHAS 9:24 AM. EDT August 28, 2017. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST. Lexington, KY – A statewide rally is. “And then one day, for no particular reason, people were mad at statues.” — Forrest Gump if he were alive. In the divisive issue of what to do with Confederate statues around the country, one reason we should take a breath here and not engage in the … . Editor, Register-Mail: In 1861, Alexander H. Stephens, Confederate vice-president, gave a speech (known as the “Cornerstone Speech”) setting out the reasons for secession and the creation of the Confederacy. He declared, “Our new government is founded