Civil War

March 2013

The Scottish Rite’s KKK Project

By |March 8th, 2013

In his newspaper, The Memphis Daily Appeal for April 16, 1868, publisher Albert Pike (33rd Degree Scottish Rite Sovereign Grand Commander) wrote: ".... We would unite every white man in the South, who is opposed to negro suffrage, into one great Order of Southern Brotherhood, with an organization complete, active, vigorous, in which a few should execute the concentrated will of all, and whose very existence should be concealed from all but its members."

Patriots Were Never Scottish Rite

By |March 8th, 2013

In the Boston Tea Party, the Rebels were disguised as Indians when they threw the tea overboard. Here, the Patriots are depicted as Indians, hanging British sympathizers, or Tories.

A Reality Check: Blacks Didn’t Love Slavery

By |March 5th, 2013

The South gave us Virginian George Washington, the "father" of our country. Thomas Jefferson, who drafted our Declaration of Independence, was also from Virginia. They gave us many key figures in the Revolutionary War. So it is a pity that so many in the South wish to honor those who, in defending slavery, fought to destroy the house their greatest leaders had built.