Friday, February 22, 2008

We're still fighting the Civil War

Yep, we've got more letters to the editor about the Civil War, black Union soldiers, and whether slavery had anything to do with the War for Southern Independence.


A few weeks ago, The Star's editorial board had the audacity -- sorry, Barack -- to write an editorial about a new monument at the Lawrence County Courthouse that honors black Union soldiers from that county.

People didn't like what we wrote.

And people didn't like what other people wrote about what we wrote about.

Got it?

Basically, people are in a lather over this. So we're publishing another set of letters on this mess on Sunday.

Read up.