GOOD Ole Boys

Russell Minick 1 Comment

I am glad to be a southerner. I respect a long list of southerners historically and currently; even a few called “Reb”. That does not always come across in the things I say. Some who have reacted emotionally to anti-Confederate posts are truly heroic advocates for God’s grace and mercy for all people. I know that personally. Some southern flags are the focus of a lot of intense debate. Because there is so much more going on just beneath the surface, In this context I want to offer a word of affirmation for southern …

6 Questions for a Flag Whiner

Russell Minick 6 Comments

“you idiot…offended over BS…stop playing a victim and grow a set…tunnel vision…bleeding heart…white guilt…liberal trendy faux outrage…eliminating of history” I got told “what for” when I voiced my opinions against symbols linked to slavery. I was writing in response to a  Southern newspaper’s poll about the confederacy and flags. It is wise to consider the opinions of others. After all, what if they are right? I will have to ask myself some hard questions: 1. Aren’t you just being trendy? No. I grew up hearing racist jokes. I also had good examples of people who fought against racism …