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#1. The next great First Amendment battleground is just six inches high. It is a license plate bearing the Confederate flag. - Author: Anonymous
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#2. As the survivors returned to Confederate lines, Lee met them and sobbed, "It's all my fault this time."158 It was.159 - Author: Edward H. Bonekemper III
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#3. More even than Southern Presbyterians and Southern Methodists, the Baptists provided the great mass of Confederate enlisted men. - Author: Harold Bloom
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#4. The anti-slavery party contends that slavery is wrong in itself, and the Government is a consolidated national democracy. We of the South contend that slavery is right, and that this is a confederate Republic of sovereign States. - Author: Laurence M. Keitt
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#5. I think the ties to slavery and the terrible tragedy that followed the Civil War with Jim Crow and racial violence is closely linked to the Confederate flag. - Author: William R. Ferris
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#6. You cannot be a true man until you learn to obey. - Author: Robert E.Lee
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#7. Only three men in the Confederate army knew what I was doing or intended to do; they were Lee and Stuart and myself. - Author: John S. Mosby
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#8. Jesse and Frank James were the most well-known military-trained gang members - Author: Carter F. Smith
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#9. Narcissism and the Confederate dead cannot be connected logically, or even historically; even were the connection an historical fact, they would not stand connected as art, for no one experiences raw history. - Author: Allen Tate
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#10. Figure a man's only good for one oath at a time. I took mine to the Confederate States of America. - Author: Frank Nugent
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#11. You might be a redneck if you are still holding on to Confederate money because you think the South will rise again. - Author: Jeff Foxworthy
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#12. I believe that the flag of the Confederate States of America is a painful symbol and reminder of racial injustice and slavery which (Abraham) Lincoln denounced from here over 150 years ago - Author: Howard Dean
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#13. I desire my children to be educated south of the Mason Dixon line and always to retain right of domicile in the Confederate States. - Author: J. E. B. Stuart
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#14. An apocryphal story recounts the dilhemma of a man during the Civil War who could not decide whether to join the Confederate or Union forces. Finally he put on a gray coat and blue pants, and both sides shot him. - Author: John Frohnmayer
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#15. When I see the Confederate flag, I see the attempt to raise an empire in slavery. It really, really is that simple. I don't understand how anybody with any sort of education on the Civil War can see anything else. - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#16. Two Confederate senators proposed a night attack on McClellan employing exotic tactics - "5000 [men] stripped naked to storm the camps of the enemy with the bayonet only & Kill everybody with clothes on. - Author: William J. Cooper Jr.
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#17. According to its doctors, my one intransigent desire is to have been a Confederate general, and because I could not or would not become anything else, I set up for poet and beg an to invent fictions about the personal ambitions that my society has no use for. - Author: Allen Tate
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#18. Any Southern nationalist movement, especially one that wraps itself in the Confederate flag, is going to be viewed with suspicion, given the historical record. - Author: John Shelton Reed
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#19. Before my troops reached the little city, and before the people of Fredericksburg knew that any part of the Confederate army was near, there was great excitement over the demand for surrender. - Author: James Longstreet
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#20. CONFEDERATE GIRL'S DIARY By - Author: Sarah Morgan Dawson
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#21. I still want to be the candidate for guys with Confederate flags in their pickup trucks. We can't beat George Bush unless we appeal to a broad cross-section of Democrats. - Author: Howard Dean
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#22. In a landscape littered with all of this imagery about the nobility of the Civil War and the Confederate effort and struggle, the absence of markers says something really powerful. - Author: Bryan Stevenson
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#23. It's time for the [Confederate] Flag to come down, because it just doesn't represent who we are as a people, as Americans anymore. - Author: Jack Hunter
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#24. Former police chief of Houston once said of me: "Frank Abagnale could write a check on toilet paper, drawn on the Confederate States Treasury, sign it 'U.R. Hooked' and cash it at any bank in town, using a Hong Kong driver's license for identification. - Author: Frank W. Abagnale
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#25. The S.A.L.H. were mostly South Africans, with a high proportion of hardbitten adventurers from all quarters of the world, including a Confederate trooper from the American Civil War. - Author: Winston S. Churchill
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#26. I hate The Confederate cause. I've always felt that they are our Nazis and the rebel flag was our swastika. - Author: Quentin Tarantino
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#27. I feel that we are on the eve of a new era, when there is to be great harmony between the Federal and Confederate. I cannot stay to be a living witness to the correctness of this prophecy; but I feel it within me that it is to be so. - Author: Ulysses S. Grant
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#28. Every time I look at Atlanta I see what a quarter of a million Confederate soldiers died to prevent. - Author: John Shelton Reed
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#29. The flag that was the symbol of slavery on the high seas for a long time was not the Confederate battle flag, it was sadly the Stars and Stripes. - Author: Alan Keyes
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#30. I think the best way I can put it," Tom summarized, "was what I was once told that a Confederate prisoner said to his Union captor. The Yank said: 'Why do you fight us so hard, Reb?', and his prisoner replied: 'Because you are here, Yank'. - Author: C.G. Faulkner
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#31. The silent colossal National Lie that is the support and confederate of all the tyrannies and shams and inequalities and unfairnesses that afflict the peoples - that is the one to throw bricks and sermons at. - Author: Mark Twain
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#32. A doctor today would never prescribe the treatments my grandfather used in the Confederate Army, but a minister says pretty much the same thing today that a minister would have said back then. - Author: John Templeton
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#33. The more I think of all that I have seen in the Confederate States, the more I feel inclined to say ... 'How can you subdue such a nation as this!' - Author: Arthur Fremantle
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#34. There is a reason it used to be a crime in the Confederate states to teach a slave to read: Literacy is power. - Author: Matt Taibbi
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#35. The Confederate flag was the flag of the American South during the civil war. It was the flag of people who were fighting against their own government in an attempt to retain slavery. It was the flag of people who thought slavery was no problem, who thought slavery was a good thing. - Author: John Niven
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#36. At least in cities where the Confederate Army established a base of operations, young women were overwhelmed by the number of prospective suitors. Thousands of men flocked to the Confederate capital of Richmond, prepared to work in one of the government departments or to train for duty in the Army. - Author: Karen Abbott
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#37. Hebrew Confederate Cemetery on Shockoe Hill, which is the only Jewish military cemetery in the world outside the state of Israel. The - Author: Maureen Egan
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#38. A thing when I was writing the movie [The hateful eight] was, I hate The Confederate cause. I've always felt that they are our Nazis and the rebel flag was our swastika. So I totally have no love for that whole romance for that Antebellum time period. - Author: Quentin Tarantino
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#39. Maybe we've been brainwashed by 130 years of Yankee history, but Southern identity now has more to do with food, accents, manners, music than the Confederate past. It's something that's open to both races, a variety of ethnic groups and people who move here. - Author: John Shelton Reed
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#40. The only argument you can make against having [Confederate] flag as spectacularly shown as it is around the south is the Nazis. I mean, it would be like having the swastika flag ... - Author: Whoopi Goldberg
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#41. Respect whatever it is [ Confederate flag] that you have to respect, because it was a point in time, and put it in a museum. - Author: Donald Trump
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#42. The flags of the Confederate States of America were very important and a matter of great pride to those citizens living in the Confederacy. They are also a matter of great pride for their descendants as part of their heritage and history. - Author: Winston Churchill
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#43. For black folks, the Confederate flag represents the same thing that the Nazi flag represents to the Jews. There is absolutely no difference when we look at it. Now, white folks try to explain it away like, 'Oh, it's OK.' But when you're black, it is not OK. It represents oppression and murder. - Author: Ken Page
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#44. I'm not a historian who thinks Confederate memorials should be boarded up. - Author: Douglas Brinkley
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#45. Mitchell rose to the task of playing the avenging angel for the Confederate States. There have been hundreds of novels about the Civil War, but Gone With the Wind stands like an obelisk in the - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#46. For the life of me, I did not understand how he[Atticus] could sit there in cold blood and read a newspaper when his only son stood an excellent chance of being murdered with a Confederate Army relic. - Author: Harper Lee
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#47. The Confederate flag represents the same thing to blacks as the Nazi flag represents to Jews,. - Author: Ken Page
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#48. I think, in many people's minds, the Confederate battle flag is not only a memorial to our ancestors, which is perfectly OK, but also a symbol of white superiority and an inclination for people to believe that even slavery would've been OK. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#49. While the framers of the United States Constitution were ashamed of slavery and used euphemisms in place of the term "slave", the authors of the Confederate Constitution proudly used the term no less than ten times. - Author: C.L. Gammon
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#50. Throughout history, every government that's printed money, the money has eventually gone to its ultimate value which is zero. Remember? The confederate dollar went to zero. The continental went to zero. That's what happens when you have a bank that's allowed to print as much money as it wants to. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#51. Cynthia didn't mind Confederate flags. She'd like to see a law that required every white trash hillbilly to have one tattooed on his or her forehead. You would see them coming that way. - Author: Laura Lippman
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#52. I heard someone say that concern over the [Confederate] Flag is sensitivity to micro-aggressions, to which my response is to say that kidnapping and enslaving people, breaking up families, terrorizing families, if that's not a macro-aggression, I don't know what is. - Author: Russell D. Moore
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#53. We have, for generations, been trying to be more inclusive of the word Southern. And a symbol like the confederate flag indicates white only are allowed into that world. And removing the Confederate flag from public view to the pages of history is long overdue. - Author: William R. Ferris
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#54. Tyranny flourishes in those societies that reject the Reformed Faith. Tyranny is squelched and liberty flourishes in those societies that embrace the Reformed Faith in all its fullness. - Author: Joseph C. Morecraft III
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#55. Anyone who says the Confederate Flag is a symbol of hate should be required to go to sensitivity training classes. - Author: Ezola B. Foster
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#56. no person of foreign birth, not a citizen of the Confederate States, shall be allowed to vote for any officer, civil or political, State or Federal. - Author: Confederate States Of America
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#57. On some nights, I put old episodes of Dukes of Hazzard on and paused every scene with Daisy, wrapping my hand in a Confederate t-shirt or tube sock and going to town on my dick. - Author: LeRoy Ned Malone
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#58. There are at present many Coloured men in the Confederate Army doing duty not only as cooks, servants and labourers, but real soldiers, having muskets on their shoulders, and bullets in their pockets. - Author: Frederick Douglass
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#59. We can only imagine the history of the free world today if, at the end of the Civil War, there had been two countries: the United States and the Confederate States of America. - Author: Douglas Brinkley
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#60. It was 1981. I was working on a novel. And I put that novel aside one day after I read a newspaper article. The story said there were 19 women still on the pension payroll who were Confederate war widows. They were women who very early in their lives had married very old men. - Author: Allan Gurganus
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#61. A Georgia volunteer, afterward a colonel in the Confederate service, said: "I fought through the civil war and have seen men shot to pieces and slaughtered by thousands, but the Cherokee removal was the cruelest work I ever knew."34 - Author: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
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#62. The Confederate Constitution was almost identical to that of the United States. - Author: Bruce Catton
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#63. On the road, they join the bedraggled remnants of a column of exhausted Confederate soldiers evacuating burning Atlanta. Rhett makes her take note of the scene: "Take a good look, my dear. It's a historic moment. You can tell your grandchildren how you watched the Old South disappear one night." - Author: Vivien Leigh
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#64. In the beginning of the war, Southern women wanted their men to leave - in droves, and as quickly as possible. They were the Confederate Army's most persuasive and effective recruitment officers, shaming anyone who shirked his duty to fight. - Author: Karen Abbott
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#65. The Yankee dollar and Confederate dumbness combined to heal the wounds of four years of fratricidal strife ... - Author: Robert Penn Warren
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#66. Unusual financial activity: none, unless you count the fact that someone in the family is way too into Civil War biographies. (Can this be a possible indication of Confederate insurgents still living and working in Virginia? Must research further.) - Author: Ally Carter
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#67. My position on how to address the Confederate flag is clear. In Florida, we acted, moving the flag from the state grounds to a museum, where it belonged. - Author: Rick Santorum
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#68. The very first act of the Confederate Government was to send commissioners to Washington to make terms of peace, and to establish relations of amity between the two sections. - Author: Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar II
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#69. The [Confederate] Flag is - literally - sewed division. People claim it means different things to different people, but it harkens back to the pro-slavery side of the war. - Author: Greg Gutfeld
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#70. If you save yourself for marriage, and then you don't get married, then what you saved isn't worth anything. It's like Confederate money. You're bankrupt, you have nowhere to spend it.
Caroline to Peggy - Author: Elizabeth McCracken
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#71. The Confederate flag is one of those things that should only be seen on t-shirts, belt buckles and bumper stickers to help the rest of us identify the worst people in the world. - Author: John Oliver
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#72. My name is Natasha Trethewey, and I was born in Gulfport, Mississippi, in 1966, exactly 100 years to the day that Mississippi celebrated the first Confederate Memorial Day, April 26, 1866. - Author: Natasha Trethewey
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#73. This is said to us, even as this counterfeit president has legalized the Confederate Flag in Mississippi. - Author: Amiri Baraka
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#74. An estimated 400 women disguised themselves as men to fight in the Civil War. Many were like Amy Clarke, who enlisted so she could remain with her husband when he joined the Confederate Army. Amy continued to fight after he was killed, and she was wounded herself and taken prisoner. - Author: Gail Collins
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#75. Awakened by artillery fire, the frightened Confederate recruits ran out of town, some still in their bedclothes. The Federals gave this embarrassing retreat the derisive nickname of "The Battle of the Philippi Races. - Author: Clint Johnson
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#76. Growing up, my birthday was always Confederate Memorial Day. It helped to create this profound sense of awareness about the Civil War and the 100 years between the Civil War and the civil rights movement and my parents' then-illegal and interracial marriage. - Author: Natasha Trethewey
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#77. [Confederate flag] it's a symbol of racial hatred. - Author: Rick Santorum
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#78. It's either the Amendment or this Confederate peace. You cannot have both. - Author: David Strathairn
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#79. There is a sort of Neo-Confederate thread that runs through these sort of pro-gun movements and the NRA movement. - Author: Joy-Ann Reid
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#80. In the Confederate Army, an officer was judged by stark courage alone, and this made it possible for the Confederacy to live four years. - Author: Chesty Puller
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#81. The dangers which threaten us are twofold: First, from the Confederate forces, composed of men whose earnest convictions and reckless bravery it is idle to deny. - Author: Robert Dale Owen
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#82. Atticus said naming people after Confederate generals made slow steady drinkers. - Author: Harper Lee
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