General Lee

Bad Meme! No Cookie!

Memes like these speak truth by means of well-spun lies that invoke passion.  That’s the lure of these; they’re evocative.  It’s also their weakness, and a grave flaw it is too.  Read on and I’ll explain. (more…)

Why Do We Care About The Confederate Flag?

I just read a news report about Warner Brothers and how they’re taking the Confederate flag off the top of the General Lee.  This surprised me on many levels, not the least of which being that they were spending money on digital editing while not renaming the car.

Turns out the story was misleading (Shock! Amaze!); all they did was (more…)