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Old March 14th, 2008, 10:54 PM   #21
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To me it is Southern Heritage. I'm a TEXAS boy.
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Old March 14th, 2008, 10:56 PM   #22
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To me it is Southern Heritage. I'm a TEXAS boy.

I agree, I'm also from down south from Carolina
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Mine moved north from Tennessee.

It's a great story to confuse the PC police.

I explained how my grandfather was a sharecropper in rural TN. The landowner was in the Klan, and the Klan began a membership drive. You didn't turn down an invitation to join the Klan or your barn burned. If you were a sharecropper, that meant you owed the landowner for a new barn. So he went to town and got on the GM bus, which came around twice a month recruiting workers for GM plants in OH, IN, and MI. He got off the bus in Toledo, got a job at an auto supplier, and moved the family north.

I love how many people refuse to believe (a) there were any white sharecroppers, and (2) that any white people were ever muscled by the Klan. If I wasn't about the whitest guy alive (Irishmen call me the "white guy") I could get elected to office with that story.

Then I'll tell you about how my great-great-great grandmother was buried in the barnyard instead of the family plot because the damn yankees who were camped in the field would dig up freshly buried bodies to steal jewelry...
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Mine moved north from Tennessee.

It's a great story to confuse the PC police.

I explained how my grandfather was a sharecropper in rural TN. The landowner was in the Klan, and the Klan began a membership drive. You didn't turn down an invitation to join the Klan or your barn burned. If you were a sharecropper, that meant you owed the landowner for a new barn. So he went to town and got on the GM bus, which came around twice a month recruiting workers for GM plants in OH, IN, and MI. He got off the bus in Toledo, got a job at an auto supplier, and moved the family north.

I love how many people refuse to believe (a) there were any white sharecroppers, and (2) that any white people were ever muscled by the Klan. If I wasn't about the whitest guy alive (Irishmen call me the "white guy") I could get elected to office with that story.

Then I'll tell you about how my great-great-great grandmother was buried in the barnyard instead of the family plot because the damn yankees who were camped in the field would dig up freshly buried bodies to steal jewelry...

I like that story, and I agree with both a and 2, and yup those damn thievin yanks
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A colored friend of mine said he was insulted by it. I am embarrassed for the rednecks that fly it.
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I never really thought too much about it, but I had a buddy that used to have a t shirt with a rebel flag on it that said "You wear your X, I'll wear mine"! He had it on one night that we went into a bar and there were 4 white people in there I was one, and I knew the other 3! Luckily he had a shirt on over top of it and buttoned it up quickly or I think we would have got our asses kicked in a major way!
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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...


I am not sure if your saying I am a idiot for it or what?

But I fly a American Flag off the back of my truck to. I put a pic up in the morning. I have family in North carolina. But the flag is still everywhere around in north carolina.
I am not generally racist at all. I have friends and we joke about black people and white people that think there black. I am just not a fan of there CULTURE and the way they live. Just like some people feel about rednecks. I on the other am kinda redneckish even though I live in Pontiac. Its scary ridin around with this flag. But I dont mind. My friends white chevy got torched up at great lakes crossing mall while he was in the movies. It was black people and they they did it because he had a confederate flag front license plate.
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A colored friend of mine said he was insulted by it. I am embarrassed for the rednecks that fly it.
Why are you embarassed? I have plenty of black friends(half of which could kick my ass if they wanted to) and I still fly my flag. I dont hang out with the kids that much. But if I do I would take it down for the day out of respect even though my flag says in big letters ""HERITAGE NOT HATE"". And I do not rub it in there faces when I am with them.
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I am not sure if your saying I am a idiot for it or what?

But I fly a American Flag off the back of my truck to. I put a pic up in the morning. I have family in North carolina. But the flag is still everywhere around in north carolina.
I am not generally racist at all. I have friends and we joke about black people and white people that think there black. I am just not a fan of there CULTURE and the way they live. Just like some people feel about rednecks. I on the other am kinda redneckish even though I live in Pontiac. Its scary ridin around with this flag. But I dont mind. My friends white chevy got torched up at great lakes crossing mall while he was in the movies. It was black people and they they did it because he had a confederate flag front license plate.
Those little Fukcers.
those little bitches, i only like blacks that like my flag
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I never really thought too much about it, but I had a buddy that used to have a t shirt with a rebel flag on it that said "You wear your X, I'll wear mine"! He had it on one night that we went into a bar and there were 4 white people in there I was one, and I knew the other 3! Luckily he had a shirt on over top of it and buttoned it up quickly or I think we would have got our asses kicked in a major way!
thats why you carry a gun, keep those flags flyin i got a shirt just like that, dont hide your x
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i say fly the flag if you want to. if people have a problem with it then dont look at it. its part of our history and cant be ignored i do agree that alot of people use it for hate wich is totaly wrong. just be proud of who u are n dont give a shit bout what the public views of you. i am not southern though i wish i was i fly the flag proudly and it aint never comin down. ;eople get affended to easy but what the hell git er done
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i say fly the flag if you want to. if people have a problem with it then dont look at it. its part of our history and cant be ignored i do agree that alot of people use it for hate wich is totaly wrong. just be proud of who u are n dont give a shit bout what the public views of you. i am not southern though i wish i was i fly the flag proudly and it aint never comin down. ;eople get affended to easy but what the hell git er done
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thats why you carry a gun, keep those flags flyin i got a shirt just like that, dont hide your x
when we were already seriously out numbered and they were trying to start shit with us before they saw that shirt, it was prolly better off covered up while we were there!
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to me it is just a flag. i was born in Alabama but even if i wasn't the old union jack would still be a neat looking flag. i have one hangin in my garage and i have an authentic full cotton one from a civil war event as well, just decoration not a statement of being a racists and such, i mean my kids god mother's dad was black, and she doesn't mind the flag, we all actually joke about it.
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to me it is just a flag. i was born in Alabama but even if i wasn't the old union jack would still be a neat looking flag. i have one hangin in my garage and i have an authentic full cotton one from a civil war event as well, just decoration not a statement of being a racists and such, i mean my kids god mother's dad was black, and she doesn't mind the flag, we all actually joke about it.
we need more blacks who like the flag, thats prutty cool u got one thats actually from the war
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You all are talking about either the Confederate battle flag or the Confederate naval union jack. The battle flag is actually square and the cross bars are black. The naval jack is the most common it is twice as long as it is tall and the cross bars are blue. You don't to often see a true confederate flag as there where three different flags. I had the Union jack on one side of my office entrance and the American flag on the other side if some one looks at that as a symbol of hate thats their point of view and theres nothing I can do about it.

The union jack is part of America. So if your down on that I guess your down on America. If thats the case hit the road and move to Africa see how politically correct they are.







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I am not sure if your saying I am a idiot for it or what?

But I fly a American Flag off the back of my truck to. I put a pic up in the morning. I have family in North carolina. But the flag is still everywhere around in north carolina.
I am not generally racist at all. I have friends and we joke about black people and white people that think there black. I am just not a fan of there CULTURE and the way they live. Just like some people feel about rednecks. I on the other am kinda redneckish even though I live in Pontiac. Its scary ridin around with this flag. But I dont mind. My friends white chevy got torched up at great lakes crossing mall while he was in the movies. It was black people and they they did it because he had a confederate flag front license plate.
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Ding ding ding - yes, you're an idiot.

As I said, for many folks it has nothing to do with racism, "redneckness", or whatever. It's a small part of our heritage and where we came from - a relic from another time.

Please invent another symbol that you can put on your truck, t-shirt, or whatever to "fly your redneck flag". One that doesn't cause morons to destroy historical monuments and artifacts.
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Ding ding ding - yes, you're an idiot.

As I said, for many folks it has nothing to do with racism, "redneckness", or whatever. It's a small part of our heritage and where we came from - a relic from another time.

Please invent another symbol that you can put on your truck, t-shirt, or whatever to "fly your redneck flag". One that doesn't cause morons to destroy historical monuments and artifacts.
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I've never understood why people want to fly the flag of the losing side. I'd rather fly the flag of the winner.

I'm not the slightest bit southern and not a single ancestor of mine was in the country at the time of the civil war so flying a confederate flag is not something I ever considered.
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and the idiots are coming out.....didn't take long for the people that fly it for ignorant reasons to come out and prove Scooters point.
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