The ongoing US war against the South has taken a turn towards violence and an open attempt to culturally cleanse the South of all symbols of her struggle for independence.
- A US Air Force pilot was riding on his motorcycle near a military base in Olympia, Washington when surrounded, attacked, sprayed with mace and beaten viciously with a bat by masked anarchists who objected to the Confederate flags he displayed.
- The Houston, Texas school board has started the process of re-naming at least six local schools named for Southerners who served the Confederate States. The push is being led by Rhonda Skillern-Jones, the board president, after it was first called for by Sen. Rodney Ellis (D-Houston). Both Skillern-Jones and Ellis are Black Leftists.
- California’s State Senate has voted to ban the use of the names of Confederate leaders for public buildings. The vote was 31-2. There are 14 Republicans and 26 Democrats in the Senate.
- An Arkansas high school football coach was suspended for one game after a player was seen waving a Confederate flag at a pep rally. The player was also suspended for one game.
- A judge has ordered a Confederate flag removed from Pittsylvania County Circuit Courtroom in Virginia. Also, in Alexandria, Virginia the city council is banning the display of Confederate flags oncity property. Previously, flags were put up yearly to honor General Robert E. Lee’s birthday. Alexandria’s mayor, State senators, State delegates and congressman are all Democrats. The once Southern city is now 16% Hispanic, 6% Asian and heavily populated by Northern transplants.
- Rep. Jose Diaz (R-Miami) is pushing a bill which would remove the statue of Confederate General Edmund Kirby Smith from the US capital’s Statuary Hall. Diaz is a White Cuban and a Republican.
- Baldwin County, Alabama commissioners are looking to change the county seal to remove the Confederate flag from it. The county is 85% White and is located on the Gulf Coast. All four commissioners are White men.