Tag Archives: Civil War

Lawmaker fights a war he cannot win

Rep. Tommy Benton, who refuses to admit that the Civil War was fought over the issue of slavery, pays the price for his views . . .

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Benton loses committee slots over Civil War mailout

Rep. Tommy Benton, who has a history of making controversial remarks about the Civil War, loses two committee positions . . .

Tags: Civil War , David Ralston , Tommy Benton

Lawmakers keep fighting the Civil War

The Civil War will never stop being fought, even though the South surrendered more than 150 years ago . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Civil War , Tommy Benton , Vincent Fort

Political Notes – Rep. Benton’s not going anywhere

Rep. Tommy Benton and Sen. Vincent Fort are re-fighting the Civil War all over again . . .

Tags: Brandon Beach , casinos , Civil War , Confederacy , horse racing , Jim Pace , Larry O\'Neal , Oregon miliita , Tommy Benton , Vincent Fort