Tag: April 2010

McDonnell Issues Apology on Confederate History Month Proclamation, Sorry for “Mistake”

Gov. McDonnell has just issued a statement of apology. The proclamation issued by this Office designating April as Confederate History Month contained a major omission. The failure to include any reference to slavery was a mistake, and for that I

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McDonnell Chose to Focus on “Most Significant” Issues in Confederacy History Proclamation, Slavery Not One of Them

I wish Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA) would tell us why he decided to omit slavery from his recent proclamation, which declared April 2010 Confederate History Month. We are in luck, from today’s Washington Post: McDonnell said Tuesday that the move

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McDonnell Proclaims April 2010 Confederate History Month

The Washington Post reported today that Gov. McDonnell (R-VA) has “quietly” issued a proclamation declaring April 2010 as Confederate History Month. This comes on the heels of the 149th anniversary of Virginia’s succession from the union on April 17, 1861.

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