Sunday, June 14, 2015

Is California's Bear Flag comparable to the Confederate Flag? National opinion roundup

Via Billy


It's a busy world beyond the borders of Alabama so, each Sunday, we'll bring you some of the most interesting stories being discussed in national opinion pages. What did you read today that sparked your interest? Let us know in the comments.

104 years ago a state adopted a flag that represented the legacy of generations of slave owners, murderers, thieves, drunks and squatters. The flag, though often controversial, has become a beloved symbol of regional pride and, now, has come under fire by the media.

Surprise! The flag is California's Bear Flag – Alex Abella has the untold story of the infamous flag. It appears that fierce debate over a regional flag isn't just a Southern phenomenon.

When did it become fashionable for politicians to publicly share their religion?

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