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laureloak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-28-09 12:40 PM
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53. Time to shut up your hateful banter. Stop spreading poison.
Nobody alive today was a part of the Civil War. It is over and done with. It is history. And everything...including the Confederate a part of that history. It cannot be denied.

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  -NAACP Branch Readies for Confederate Flag Fight underpants  May-27-09 08:05 PM   #0 
  - While I agree with the NAACP....people have a right to put whatever racist crap they want on private  FLAprogressive   May-27-09 08:11 PM   #1 
  - Bingo, and the NAACP can boycott till their hearts content, still wont make me miss the race..  vadawg   May-27-09 08:21 PM   #2 
  - When I see that piece a shit flag waved around I think  tularetom   May-27-09 08:21 PM   #3 
  - Many in the South don't consider the battle flag a racist symbol.  Old Coot   May-27-09 08:29 PM   #4 
     - It shouldn't be a symbol of pride.  AtheistCrusader   May-27-09 08:46 PM   #7 
     - to my neighbours its the symbol of their grandfathers etc who fought in the army  vadawg   May-27-09 08:50 PM   #8 
        - The war's long over. Lots of us had ancestors on both sides. The right gang won  struggle4progress   May-28-09 04:14 AM   #27 
        - Let's review some post-war history of the Confederate battle-flag/naval-jack as a symbol  struggle4progress   May-28-09 04:47 AM   #32 
     - Not trying to be rude here but WTF is "Southern pride"  tularetom   May-27-09 08:52 PM   #9 
     - Pride in what? The war they lost?  Stellabella   May-27-09 10:30 PM   #14 
     - this is exactly why my neighbours fly their flags, who are you to tell them what to do  vadawg   May-27-09 10:38 PM   #16 
     - The war is over  HarukaTheTrophyWife   May-27-09 10:57 PM   #19 
     - anybody who lauds bobby sands telling someone else the wars over to get over it has to be kidding  vadawg   May-27-09 11:45 PM   #22 
        - Yes, because an oppressed Irish Catholic is totally the same thing as celebrating slavery and racism  HarukaTheTrophyWife   May-28-09 06:18 AM   #44 
        - O-k... I'm not lauding Bobby Sands...  LanternWaste   May-28-09 05:05 PM   #63 
     - Neighbors? LOL. Transparent much?  No Elephants   May-28-09 04:36 AM   #29 
     - not sure why you are scoffing at neighbours, got me confused  vadawg   May-28-09 04:46 AM   #31 
     - Reasoning like this is why William Tecumseh Sherman is my hero  AtheistCrusader   May-28-09 12:13 PM   #52 
     - Sherman's March was a thing of beauty  Tempest   May-29-09 10:58 AM   #82 
     - And bigots.  Stellabella   May-28-09 03:30 PM   #60 
     - Touche!  smirkymonkey   May-29-09 07:51 AM   #79 
     - It's racist  HarukaTheTrophyWife   May-27-09 10:56 PM   #18 
     - Aren't there any Southern black Americans?  theHandpuppet   May-27-09 10:58 PM   #20 
     - NO..  badgervan   May-28-09 04:02 AM   #25 
     - Yeah, we've heard. But those who don't consider that flag a symbol of slavery and treason simply  No Elephants   May-28-09 04:31 AM   #28 
     - What are they proud of ..TREASON  Bandit   May-28-09 07:51 AM   #49 
     - They realize that it;'s a symbol of racist Southern pride  LostinVA   May-28-09 12:45 PM   #54 
     - Like another poster pointed out,  tabasco   May-28-09 06:29 PM   #73 
  - I think the NAACP should adopt the southern flag-it'll disappear from flag poles and bumpers ASAP!!  devilgrrl   May-27-09 08:38 PM   #5 
  - We shouldn't be banning symbols in the United States, no matter what their associations are.  MilesColtrane   May-27-09 08:45 PM   #6 
  - Fine. Let's ban only the flag of treason against the United States and only when it is  No Elephants   May-28-09 04:45 AM   #30 
  - Why are they bothering with this nonsense when there are so many  MasonJar   May-27-09 08:56 PM   #10 
  - Because it's easy. Easy to point to to, and probably a good money-maker.  Seeking Serenity   May-27-09 09:57 PM   #12 
  - And not because it symbolizes a war fought to extend slavery? Huh.  No Elephants   May-28-09 06:27 PM   #72 
  - The name and mission of the NAACP should tell you why.  No Elephants   May-28-09 04:48 AM   #33 
  - Free Speech?  PNutt   May-27-09 09:26 PM   #11 
  - South Carolina....  badgervan   May-28-09 04:11 AM   #26 
  - UM, probably all our families fought for causes. What a dumb thing to say on an  No Elephants   May-28-09 04:54 AM   #34 
  - SC started flying that flag in 1962. And do you know what was happening in SC in the early 1960s?  struggle4progress   May-28-09 05:18 AM   #38 
  - 100th anniversary of the American Civil War  Thothmes   May-28-09 05:37 AM   #40 
     - So SC suddenly looked up in 1962 & said "Shit! We missed th'centenary o'th'Civil War last year!"???  struggle4progress   May-28-09 06:22 AM   #45 
        - That SC flag looks kind of um I don't know...Islamic?  tularetom   May-28-09 10:20 AM   #50 
        - Excellent point. The revisionist efforts here to, pardon the expression, whitewash, the truth  No Elephants   May-28-09 03:21 PM   #59 
        - Exactly.  Stellabella   May-28-09 03:32 PM   #61 
  - Tolerate Intolerance, Racism and Biggotry?  Blandocyte   May-28-09 06:28 AM   #46 
  - It depends on the cause.  LanternWaste   May-28-09 05:13 PM   #65 
  - Why don't you fly the WHITE FLAG OF SURRENDER to honor your confederate heritage?  mitchum   May-28-09 06:37 PM   #75 
  - I find it to be hilarious the date that was chosen to celebrate "Confederate Memorial Day"...  mitchum   May-28-09 06:48 PM   #77 
  - I'm all for Free Speech except for when it's Hate Speech - which  smirkymonkey   May-29-09 08:40 AM   #80 
  - Deleted by poster  smirkymonkey   May-29-09 08:40 AM   #81 
  - Embrace the suck.  TacticalPeek   May-27-09 09:58 PM   #13 
  - I've never seen a revisionist soapbar before!  struggle4progress   May-28-09 07:10 AM   #47 
  - Southern rebels were treasonous dogs.  Ozymanithrax   May-27-09 10:38 PM   #15 
  - lol i take it then the founding fathers were treasonous dogs also  vadawg   May-27-09 10:40 PM   #17 
  - Are you saying that overthrowing the government is not treason?  Ozymanithrax   May-27-09 11:16 PM   #21 
  - i guess it depends if you believe the government is the be all and end all  vadawg   May-27-09 11:48 PM   #23 
  - I don't see government as the be all and end all.  Ozymanithrax   May-28-09 12:35 AM   #24 
  - No, winning is not the only reason. Please see Reply #35. Thanks.  No Elephants   May-28-09 05:01 AM   #36 
  - UM, the flag of treason is not the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia. So your state vs. federal  No Elephants   May-28-09 05:47 AM   #42 
  - Was the aim of the rebels in North America  Thothmes   May-28-09 05:53 AM   #43 
     - Deciding what a man who's been dead so long would have done in a  No Elephants   May-28-09 07:21 AM   #48 
        - Dred Scott  Thothmes   May-28-09 05:46 PM   #68 
        - You dodged the question I said was more significant, but I don't think Dred Scott proves your  No Elephants   May-28-09 06:34 PM   #74 
        - You brought up overthrowing the Federal government  Thothmes   May-28-09 06:09 PM   #69 
           - Post 24 is not mine; and your opinion as to what Taney would have done in 1860 IF a case  No Elephants   May-28-09 06:38 PM   #76 
  - You cannot compare apples and oranges in the name of consistency. The  No Elephants   May-28-09 04:59 AM   #35 
     - yup, so you think the south was treasonous, and the crown thought the colonists were traitors  vadawg   May-28-09 05:03 AM   #37 
        - As I said, apples and oranges. Guess you are not very good at American history or analysis, even  No Elephants   May-28-09 05:28 AM   #39 
        - If the original Union flag was a defacto symbol...  LanternWaste   May-28-09 05:21 PM   #66 
        - Not even then, really. Neither lobsters nor the crown are comparable to slavery or treason.  No Elephants   May-28-09 06:23 PM   #71 
        - It's just rude to display that flag, which is a hurtful reminder of lynchings and segregration  struggle4progress   May-28-09 05:39 PM   #67 
  - Time to shut up your hateful banter. Stop spreading poison.  laureloak   May-28-09 12:40 PM   #53 
     - Yes, the Confederate flag is a part of history, a shameful one. Leave it there or hear the truth.  No Elephants   May-28-09 03:03 PM   #56 
        - What ever that means ?????  laureloak   May-28-09 04:00 PM   #62 
  - The first British colony on this continent was in Virginia, in 1607, 402 years ago. Yet.  No Elephants   May-28-09 05:40 AM   #41 
  - Actually, it was North Carolina, but your point still stands  LostinVA   May-28-09 12:48 PM   #55 
     - My source says Jamestown, Virginia, but you're right: that does not affect my point. Was it  No Elephants   May-28-09 03:08 PM   #57 
  - This is a non-issue that the NAACP is going after . . .  toopers   May-28-09 10:27 AM   #51 
  - Maybe the NAACP hopes that "going after" the Confederate flag WILL educate the public. After all,  No Elephants   May-28-09 03:15 PM   #58 
  - Can they ban tube tops too?  marshall   May-28-09 05:10 PM   #64 
     - Whose "they" and why would they ban tube tops? BTW, who banned the confederate flag again?  No Elephants   May-28-09 06:20 PM   #70 
        - Whoever is making the rules  marshall   May-29-09 07:24 AM   #78 

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