‘ William T Sherman & Nathan Bedford Forrest Civil War Criminals ‘

#AceNewsReport – USA: June.10: In recent weeks, activists have been retiring the Confederate flag by burning it to symbolize the end of the Civil War. Of course, Fox News objected, but another artist depicted the flag unravelling. A better idea would be to unravel the legacy of two, so-called Civil War heroes who are the reason there are so many unresolved issues from that conflict: William T. Sherman and Nathan Bedford Forrest.

While researching my article for the most underrated Civil War generals for my Memorial Day column (to see who was overlooked on the sites), I frequently came across sites that credited Northern General William T. Sherman along with Southern General Nathan Bedford Forrest with being two of the best in the Civil War, like this one. I have to respectfully disagree.

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The Economic Cost of a U.S. Military Strike on Syria

Launch of a Tactical Tomahawk cruise missile f...

Launch of a Tactical Tomahawk cruise missile from the USS Stethem. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

#AceWorldNews says as federal lawmakers and the American people grapple with the possibility of U.S. military intervention in Syria, NPP brings you  a new interactive tool tracking the Cost of National Security. The site features counters displaying the real-time running cost of U.S. military programs, including theTomahawk Cruise Missile – the weapon to be used in a strike on Syria.

Courtesy of NPP’s Weekly Roundup

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A snapshot of NPP’s rolling counter showing how much U.S. taxpayers have spent so far in 2013 on Tomahawk Missiles.

 

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