Strom Thurmond

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Name: Strom Thurmond
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Republicans, Democrats and the Great Trade of a half-century ago

Once upon a time, Democrats were the party of slavery, states' rights, secession and nullification. After the Civil War and Reconstruction, the solid Democratic South sought the "Redemption" of the former Confederate states with the reestablishment of ... [Published Daily Kos - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

The real party of civil rights

About once a year, the right will roll out a stale argument: Republicans are the real party of civil rights, because Southern Democrats supported segregation during the civil-rights fights in the middle of the 20th century. National Review ’s John Fund ... [Published MSNBC - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bridge demolition debris turns into fish attractors at Thurmond Lake

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- The concrete leftover from a bridge demolition project will soon find a new home as fish attractors at the bottom of J. Strom Thurmond Lake, according to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers news release.The Georgia and South Carolina ... [Published WRDW - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Chappell, Smith & Arden adds litigator

Staff Reportcolanews@scbiznews.comPublished July 24, 2014Graham Newman has joined the law firm of Chappell, Smith & Arden P.A.NewmanNewman focuses on class actions, business and contract litigation, insurance dispute cases, consumer protection cases and ... [Published Columbia Regional Business Report - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Some right-wingers love to cite the role of Democrats in the segregationist South of yore

5:05 p.m.Every once in a while, I get a comment on my blog from some conservative who thinks a clever point is made by recalling the days when the Democratic Party was dominated to a certain extent by Southern segregationists.Such comments seem oblivious ... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Need another Harry Truman

Harry Truman, because of his support for civil rights, wasn’t very popular with Mississippi’s white voters in 1948 when he won the presidential election after filling out the term of Franklin D. Roosevelt.In fact he was so unpopular that Mississippi Democrats, ... [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

SRS retirees could be eligible for six-figure benefits

JOHNSTON — The message the Cold War Patriots sent to Savannah River Site retirees was clear: There could be a benefits check out there worth more than $100,000 with any one of their names on it.The organization held two of its four, local meetings Tuesday ... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

SRS retirees look to receive benefits

Savannah River Site retirees may be eligible to receive payments of up to $400,000 that they didn’t even know about, according to the Cold War Patriots.The group is a nonprofit organization that is holding four town hall meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday ... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

The Week in Birmingham History: Dixiecrats nominated Strom Thurmond; 1908 strike turned deadly

JULY 13:1987: Basketball player Johnny High died in a car crash in Phoenix, Arizona. The former Jones Valley and Lawson State basketball standout was drafted by the Phoenix Suns in 1979 and played there until 1984. "I'm really saddened by the news," said ... [Published al.com - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

How the Republican Hold on the South Could Collapse

Henry L. Marsh III wanted to see President Barack Obama’s second inauguration in person because, at 79, he figured he might not live to see another black president elected. So the Virginia civil rights lawyer spent January 21, 2013, in Washington, D.C., ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

New principal named for Strom Thurmond

The Edgefield County School District has announced that Dr. Robert B. Ross is the new principal for Strom Thurmond High School.Ross will replace outgoing principal Jill Jett, who recently notified the school board she has accepted the job of principal ... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Howard Baker Nearly Tapped as Nixon's '68 VP Running Mate

The remarkable life of Howard H. Baker, Jr., who died at age 88, was celebrated last week at Tennessee's largest funeral in memory. With onetime Baker staffer and present Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) delivering what one mourner called a "spot-on eulogy," ... [Published NewsMax.com - Jul 04 2014]

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The All-American Expo That Invaded Cold War Russia [Published Gizmodo - Jul 24 2014]
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Some right-wingers love to cite the role of Dem... [Published McDonough County Voice - Jul 23 2014]
Need another Harry Truman [Published Greenwood Commonwealth - Jul 23 2014]
Joe Biden is the most interesting politician th... [Published Washington Post - Jul 21 2014]
Open thread for night owls. FAIR: The whitest, ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 21 2014]
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Obama hits reset button on wobbly public respon... [Published Yahoo! News - Jul 18 2014]
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Lawmakers try to have it both ways [Published Elkin Tribune - Jul 17 2014]
The tainted Republican brand By Ricky L. Jones [Published LEO Weekly - Jul 17 2014]
SRS retirees could be eligible for six-figure b... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 16 2014]
Pat Buchanan, Richard Nixon, and the Search for... [Published Breitbart.com - Jul 15 2014]
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Restoring and preserving Willowbrook Cemetery: ... [Published Aiken Today - Jul 14 2014]
SRS retirees look to receive benefits [Published Aiken Today - Jul 13 2014]
Carl Terzian Associates founder developed a net... [Published Los Angeles Times - Jul 13 2014]
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Republicans, Democrats and the Great Trade of a... [Published Daily Kos - 23 hours ago]
Once upon a time, Democrats were the party of slavery, states' rights, secession and nullification. After the Civil War and Reconstruction, the solid Democratic South sought the "Redemption" of the former Confederate states with the reestablishment ...
Open thread for night owls. FAIR: The whitest, ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 21 2014]
Peter Hart at Fairness and Accuracy in Media writes Who Gets to Speak on Cable News? The identity of the whitest, malest show we found may surprise you . An excerpt:A survey of major cable news discussion programs shows a stunning lack of diversity ...
Pat Buchanan, Richard Nixon, and the Search for... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 15 2014]
When the definitive history of Republican presidential dominance in the late 20th century is written, Richard Nixon will be seen as the architect. Indeed, a half-century later, in the early 21st century, when Republican presidential fortunes are once ...
Pat Roberts Claims His Children Attended School... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jul 11 2014]
Fending off persistent questions about his residency status, Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) noted in a radio interview last week that “my kids went to school” in Dodge City, Kansas, as a means of demonstrating his ties to the state he represents roughly ...
Boat Airlift [Published U.S. Army - Flickr Images - Jun 27 2014]
The U.S. Army posted a photo: Engineers from the South Carolina Army National Guard’s 125th Multi-Role Bridge Company (MRBC), train to slingload the unit’s Bridge Erection Boats (BEB) with a U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook on Strom Thurmond Lake at the ...
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