Well, well, well. A friend of the blog pointed out today that the Confederate Battle Flag was raised at the Mississippi Supreme Court on the exact date the Confederate States of America was formed. I dug around a bit, and sure enough, the CSA was formed on February 8, 1861 when the Provisional Confederate States Constitution was adopted.
Pure coincidence as the Department of Finance and Administration says? Or someone a little too enamored with our past and a coverup afoot?