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Rewritin’ History, Y’All!

[1]COMMENT: Numerous broadcasts have highlighted various forms of revisionist history. From Holocaust Denial to blaming World War II on FDR, the advocates of evil have diligently pursued their end–the institutionalization of historical lies.

Now, the state of Virginia has adopted textbooks featuring revisionist history of the American Civil War, courtesy of The Sons of  Confederate Veterans. The League of the South [2], overlapping the Aryan Nations, has been very active in this effort to rewrite the history of The War Between the States.

One should remember that this comes against the background of renewed discussion [3] of states leaving the Union.

“Historians Find Myriad Errors in VA History Textbooks” by David Taintor; TPM Muckraker; 12/30/2010. [4]

Excerpt: . . . . The Post first reported the errors back in October. The author, Joy Masoff, defended her work, telling the Post, “As controversial as it is, I stand by what I write. I am a fairly respected writer.” But when it came to one of the Civil War’s most controversial themes — the role of African Americans in the Confederacy — she relied primarily on an Internet search, according to the report. And the results were based on the work of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, a neo-confederate group based in Tennessee. . . .