July 9, 2015 5:52 pm -


In the wake of the tragic terrorist murders at a historic black Charleston church, the South Carolina legislature finally moves to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the capitol, the U.S. House of Representatives has been taking measures of its own to restrict the use of the flag on federal property.

Some activists have decried the focus on the flag because it’s an easy way to ignore other issues surrounding the killings, but as it turns out, banning the flag isn’t such an easy lift, after all. On Wednesday night, House Republicans added an amendment to the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act that would nullify several proposed restrictions on the Confederate flag…READ MORE



D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.