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Charges dropped against Black Lives Matter activist for Confederate flag arson

  COLORADO SPRINGS — An arson charge was dropped today against Patricia Cameron, the Black Lives Matter activist from Manitou Springs who participated in a...

What about that other flag and the racist legacy of the...

You know the flag -- the one that has waved as government officials in the U.S. have built the country on the backs of...

Wiretap: Rand Paul wants government out of marriage

Right side The momentous Supreme Court rulings show how quickly America seems to be moving, and Politico asks whether the GOP can keep up. Every...

Wiretap: Want to end gun violence? Find new answers

Fresh blood E.J. Dionne argues in The Washington Post that those looking for an answer to gun violence need to find new arguments. He proposes that the...

Confederate and American flags burned at Denver anti-racist rally

“If he was black, he’d be dead. You better believe it,” Denver civil rights activist Virgil Robinson said about Dylann Roof — the young...

Wiretap: Flags, guns and politics after the Charleston murders

New targets The Confederate flag issue has been raised and re-raised. The question now is whether the conversation turns to guns. David Frum writes in...

Littwin: Taking down the Confederate flag and racist pride, too

It's not the end of racism, any more that electing and re-electing Barack Obama was the end of racism. But it might just be the end of pretending that racism doesn't exist, the end of pretending that somehow talking about race is the real racism, the end of the idea that all we have to do to end racial discrimination is just announce that we'll stop discriminating.

Wiretap: Right-wing-radio host’s Confederate-flag confessions

Capture the flag You remember Rand Paul's right-wing-radio-hosting buddy, The Southern Avenger? He writes in The Daily Beast: I was wrong about the Confederate flag....

Wiretap: Confederate battle flag is ‘American swastika’

American swastika Sally Jenkins, a Washington Post sports columnist, daughter of the South, student of the Civil War, tells us what the Confederate battle flag...

Littwin: Charleston’s not the last place; this is not the last...

This was a day for grieving and sorrow and reflection -- and for counting the number of times Barack Obama has addressed the country...