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Old March 14th, 2008, 08:16 PM   #1
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Hey i want to know what all you people think of the confederate flag[><]. Also if anybody knows of a Yellow 05-06 Jeep Unlimited Rubicon Manual for sale let me know. And just so you know I'm not racist I'm just southern, what do y'all think of the flag?[><]
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Old March 14th, 2008, 08:17 PM   #2
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I think that sooner or later people who fly the conferate flag will realize they lost.

I had a confederate flag when i was a kid, at the time it was cool right?

Now I just wonder why it's such a big deal and people think it is so cool.
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Old March 14th, 2008, 08:19 PM   #3
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Old March 14th, 2008, 08:19 PM   #4
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Old March 14th, 2008, 08:22 PM   #5
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It's about standing up for beliefs, and a sense of pride. The north had slave during the war too!
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Old March 14th, 2008, 08:23 PM   #6
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It's about standing up for beliefs, and a sense of pride. The north had slave during the war too!
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Old March 14th, 2008, 08:24 PM   #7
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i like the flag, more of a rebel thing than a hate thing, and its just bad ass
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Old March 14th, 2008, 08:27 PM   #8
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i like the flag, more of a rebel thing than a hate thing, and its just bad ass
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Old March 14th, 2008, 08:38 PM   #9
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for people living way up north near the lakes y'all know what our flag stands for
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Old March 14th, 2008, 09:03 PM   #10
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It's about standing up for beliefs, and a sense of pride. The north had slave during the war too!

Yeah, the Civil War was about slavery
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nope buddy the war was over Southern Independence, over 65,000 blacks fought for the Confederacy and over 200,000 in the Souther were freed during the war
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nope buddy the war was over Southern Independence, over 65,000 blacks fought for the Confederacy and over 200,000 in the Souther were freed during the war
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I fly my proudly.lol. And a usa flag to.
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Old March 14th, 2008, 09:23 PM   #14
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Freedom of speech is what I usually think.

I will say this, I have seen the confederate flag associated with more idiots than not. Let me clarify, I am NOT saying I think you are an idiot for flying a confederate flag, I am saying I believe the confederate flag draws out some real idiots.

Kind of like "Guns don't kill people, people do"; "The confederate flag doesn't make people stupid, people do".

I mean, hey, I like The Dukes of Hazzard as much as the next guy.
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Freedom of speech is what I usually think.

I will say this, I have seen the confederate flag associated with more idiots than not. Let me clarify, I am NOT saying I think you are an idiot for flying a confederate flag, I am saying I believe the confederate flag draws out some real idiots.

Kind of like "Guns don't kill people, people do"; "The confederate flag doesn't make people stupid, people do".

I mean, hey, I like The Dukes of Hazzard as much as the next guy.
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What do I think of the Confederate Battle Flag?

As a son of Confederate veterans, it aggravates me that instead of being viewed as another part of our history, it has become polarized as a "hate symbol" which justifies the desecration of our history.

This unfortunate status as a symbol has resulted in it being demonized as representing slavery (the Civil War WAS NOT about slavery and less than 3% of the people in the CSA states owned slaves - many never even saw one). It likewise has made the flag an attractive item of controversy for all manner of idiots, who see it as some kind of "white power" icon or a romantic symbol of rebellion.

Unfortunately, this symbology has resulted in the desecration of graves (i.e. the "C.S.A." designator being sandblasted off tombstones and "Crosses of Honor" (a cast iron maltese-style cross placed at the grave of every deceased CSA soldier/sailor whether they fell in combat or not) being disposed of. Streets are being renamed and memorials removed. All in the name of political correctness.

Thousands of troops died serving under that flag (well, ones like it since the version we all know wasn't really all that widely used during the war) - show them some respect and leave their flag alone. Take it off your truck, belt buckle, beer mug, etc... - especially if your ancestors were yankees.
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What do I think of the Confederate Battle Flag?

As a son of Confederate veterans, it aggravates me that instead of being viewed as another part of our history, it has become polarized as a "hate symbol" which justifies the desecration of our history.

This unfortunate status as a symbol has resulted in it being demonized as representing slavery (the Civil War WAS NOT about slavery and less than 3% of the people in the CSA states owned slaves - many never even saw one). It likewise has made the flag an attractive item of controversy for all manner of idiots, who see it as some kind of "white power" icon or a romantic symbol of rebellion.

Unfortunately, this symbology has resulted in the desecration of graves (i.e. the "C.S.A." designator being sandblasted off tombstones and "Crosses of Honor" (a cast iron maltese-style cross placed at the grave of every deceased CSA soldier/sailor whether they fell in combat or not) being disposed of. Streets are being renamed and memorials removed. All in the name of political correctness.

Thousands of troops died serving under that flag (well, ones like it since the version we all know wasn't really all that widely used during the war) - show them some respect and leave their flag alone.
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I fly my proudly.lol. And a usa flag to.
My point exactly.


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I will say this, I have seen the confederate flag associated with more idiots than not.
x eleventybillion.

And every idiot with a rebel flag is more fodder for the haters to destroy/revise more history...
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My point exactly.




x eleventybillion.

And every idiot with a rebel flag is more fodder for the haters to destroy/revise more history...
very true about the history
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