The ghost of Joseph McCarthy lives on in Donald Trump as he accuses President Obama of treason, slanders women, mocks people with disabilities, and impugns every politician or journalist who dares call him out for the liar and bamboozler he is.
The man, for whom one of the school's buildings is named, boasted about killing black people.
It makes sense to remove the Confederate Flag from government space. Though there are people who believe it stands for heritage and a unique Southern culture, that flag is also an active symbol of hate in today's world. Ben Tillman and John Calhoun are not active symbols of hate. Few today even know who they are.
This Racist Terrorist Did Far More Damage Than Dylann Roof. Now He Watches Over South Carolina's Statehouse.
Tillman said on the floor of the Senate that the South had “never recognized the right of the negro to govern white men, and