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Lost Causes

Why is the Lord of The Rings trilogy so attractive to so many of us? The reasons are many, but a big one is the theme that it shares with the War for Southern Independence – the idea of fighting … Continue reading

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Paying Homage to What We Know is Wrong

In a recent comment, James (“A New Jersey Copperhead”) said something that begs for further discussion. He said: The Confederate Colonel Project is one of the few forums where one can still oppose the presently dominating egalitarianism, and defend our … Continue reading

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A Matter of Suffrage

Any serious discussion about why the “American Experiment” has failed will eventually come to the same conclusion: The problem is not who we have in positions of leadership – the problem is who votes to put those people into positions … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Robert E. Lee

Today marks the birthday of one of The South’s greatest leaders and the epitome of the gracious Southern gentleman – Robert Edward Lee. To help commemorate this great event, here are a few quotes from and about General Lee: “Let … Continue reading

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Some Quotes about Manners

A general rule of etiquette is that one apologizes for the unfortunate occurrence, but the unthinkable is unmentionable. Judith Martin (“Miss Manners”) Manners are of more importance than laws…. Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or … Continue reading

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Tolerance – The Last Virtue of a Depraved Society

Hutton Gibson made a very insightful statement recently on The Political Cesspool, and it deserves a place here on Confederate Colonel. “Tolerance is the last virtue of a depraved society. When an immoral society has blatantly and proudly violated all … Continue reading

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