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An Open Report On Christmas Day

Monday morning December 25, 2006, I would adorn the uniform of the Southern Soldier, pick up his battle banner, and travel down highway 23 North into the city of Burnsville, North Carolina, where I would spend several hours on the side of the road wishing those who pass by a Merry Christmas, and explaining to those who stopped to chat, like the car filled with two elderly couples from Virginia, and a fine young manner ably Burnsville Police Officer ;that I was there to commemorate and remember the Confederate Soldier on this Christmas morning. They like the many others who would stop, thanked me, wish me well, and a Merry Christmas.

Several hours later, I would travel over the mountains into Erwin, Tennessee, just off exist 13 and Highway 26 where I would hold another vigil in honor of the Southern soldier on this Christmas morning. After some time I again would be visited by law enforcement. This time they came with lights flashing, a Captain, a sergeant, and several officers from the City of Erwin Police department. While the young officer checked my drivers license; I had a pleasant conversation with the Captain and Sergeant about the political correctness and historical distortions that were designed to separate Southern Blacks and Southern Whites It was quiet a sight. Both the Captain and Sergeant, wished me well and told me to be safe and careful because the wind had began to blow pretty hard. They said that I could remain as long as I wished. They said that there had been many calls about my presence there. In less than five minutes later, I would get a surprise visit from the brother of Scott Goldsmith, and his lovely wife.Scott is the owner of Dixie OutPost in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Mr.. Goldsmith would fill up my car for the journey home, and wish me a Merry Christmas. It had been a great morning to fly my flag and receive so much love. Happy New Year to you all.