Chris McDaniel and My Southern Kindred

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/04/12/1291088/-MS-Sen-Chris-McDaniel-R-Defends-Confederate-Group-Claims-They-re-Not-Racist

https://rosamondpress.com/2014/06/23/broadways-dead-end-rap-kids/

State Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-MS) defended the Sons of Confederate Veterans, an organization whose events he has attended, as singly focused on historical appreciation and not “racist.”
“We’re talking about an organization that our governor is a member of, that in the past that our senators have been members of, that many members of our House and Senate are members of,” McDaniel said in an interview with The Weekly Standard published on Friday. “It’s not a racist organization. It’s a historical organization filled with reenactors and collectors. That’s all it is.”

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Above is a photo of Denne Sweeney with Rick Perry. Chris McDaniel spoke before the Sons of Confederate Veterans that Sweeney took over from my kin, Anthony Hodges.

Jon Presco

In August, McDaniel addressed a neo-Confederate conference in Laurel, Miss., near his hometown of Ellisville. A local chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV), the Jones County Rosin Heels, hosted the two-day event, which the group described in invitations as a “Southern Heritage Conference” for “politically incorrect folks.” Attendees were advised to dress in “Confederate uniforms and antebellum ball gowns or wee kilties.” McDaniel’s appearance at the Rosin Heels heritage conference was not a one-off occurrence; weeks earlier he was the keynote speaker at a separate event in Jackson… The group also purchases billboards, with messages such as “Happy birthday, President Jefferson Davis,” and “Fort Sumter was fired on when Lincoln tried to reinforce his customs house for tax…

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