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Marnieworld Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-30-06 03:23 PM
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1. A racist heritage
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  -Confederate Flag: Racism or Heritage? harpo  Mar-30-06 03:22 PM   #0 
  - A racist heritage  Marnieworld   Mar-30-06 03:23 PM   #1 
  - I suppose we must be mirror images of each other. see below  izzybeans   Mar-30-06 03:24 PM   #3 
  - both posts at the same time too ;)  harpo   Mar-30-06 03:28 PM   #5 
  - Then call me beans izzy  Marnieworld   Mar-30-06 03:29 PM   #6 
     - Good point. Those right wing patriots are confederates  izzybeans   Mar-30-06 03:34 PM   #14 
     - Well, yes  quaoar   Mar-30-06 04:46 PM   #33 
  - sorry, dupe post, self delete (nt)  rudy23   Mar-30-06 04:12 PM   #21 
  - Just what I was thinking.  FiveGoodMen   Mar-30-06 05:36 PM   #38 
  - A heritage of racism.  izzybeans   Mar-30-06 03:23 PM   #2 
  - Oh because above the Mason Dixon line, there's no heritage of racism  rudy23   Mar-30-06 04:21 PM   #26 
     - At least..  sendero   Mar-31-06 08:24 AM   #56 
     - I think we're out of popcorn.  trof   Mar-31-06 08:31 AM   # 
     - Oh because the question was about the flag  izzybeans   Mar-31-06 08:42 AM   #64 
  - heritage  mdmc   Mar-30-06 03:24 PM   #4 
  - Which flag? . . .  Journeyman   Mar-30-06 03:29 PM   #7 
  - Confederate Navy Jack...  harpo   Mar-30-06 03:33 PM   #13 
  - Neither. Sedition and treason.  MostlyLurks   Mar-30-06 03:30 PM   #8 
  - a guy I know has the flag with the slogan "the south shall rise again"  harpo   Mar-30-06 03:45 PM   #18 
  - To most northern progressives, yes  DavidMS   Mar-30-06 04:36 PM   #29 
     - See my post -- #22  rudy23   Mar-30-06 04:52 PM   #35 
     - I Disagree.  MostlyLurks   Mar-31-06 08:00 AM   #51 
        - Most people I know don't take it seriously enough to be that strong  rudy23   Mar-31-06 09:31 AM   #73 
        - I get that.  MostlyLurks   Mar-31-06 09:51 AM   #77 
        - I'll argue that the flag is not a symbol of treason  Yupster   Mar-31-06 09:37 PM   #94 
  - Racist.  Squatch   Mar-30-06 03:30 PM   #9 
  - Both and therein lies the problem...  hlthe2b   Mar-30-06 03:32 PM   #10 
  - There's a difference between racism and heritage?  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-30-06 03:32 PM   #11 
  - it's a heritage of racism that it represents  Neil Lisst   Mar-30-06 03:33 PM   #12 
  - Try one of these flags if it's really about "heritage"  IanDB1   Mar-30-06 03:40 PM   #15 
  - I like the first two...  VelmaD   Mar-30-06 04:16 PM   #23 
     - I'm visiting family in South Carolina this summer. Maybe I'll wear one  IanDB1   Mar-30-06 04:22 PM   #27 
        - I Think Alot Of Southerners Do Recognize General Sherman's Image...  The Great Escape   Mar-31-06 08:31 AM   #61 
           - Okay, I know Sherman burned Atlanta. But what's the couch burner reference  IanDB1   Mar-31-06 02:55 PM   #88 
              - West Virginia University Students Have Been Known To...  The Great Escape   Mar-31-06 09:51 PM   #99 
  - False dichotomy  slackmaster   Mar-30-06 03:42 PM   #16 
  - agreed  SheepyMcSheepster   Mar-31-06 09:05 AM   #68 
  - It's a traitor flag  wicket   Mar-30-06 03:43 PM   #17 
  - You got that right  Fluffdaddy   Mar-30-06 04:05 PM   #19 
  - Why be proud of a loss.....  avb7   Mar-30-06 04:10 PM   #20 
  - Two reasons why southerners wouldn't forget the war  Yupster   Mar-31-06 09:47 PM   #97 
  - The flag makes me very uncomfortable, BUT some southerners  rudy23   Mar-30-06 04:15 PM   #22 
  - Didn't vote  Beacho   Mar-30-06 04:19 PM   #24 
  - I did not vote because of I have two seperate replies......  Joe Fields   Mar-30-06 04:20 PM   #25 
  - It should replace the American Flag...  mikelewis   Mar-30-06 04:30 PM   #28 
  - Both  Ignacio Upton   Mar-30-06 04:37 PM   #30 
  - Neither. Just treason. n/t  IselaB   Mar-30-06 04:38 PM   #31 
  - Poll Is Missing An Option. It's Both. It's A Symbol Of A Racist Heritage.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-30-06 04:43 PM   #32 
  - Gee, why can't the Democrats win in the South?  rudy23   Mar-30-06 04:48 PM   #34 
  - Well why are you defending this flag????  1620rock   Mar-30-06 05:32 PM   #37 
  - I can't defend the flag itself, it makes me ill as a symbol  rudy23   Mar-30-06 08:08 PM   #41 
     - well, the south hasn't exactly run from it  fishwax   Apr-01-06 01:06 AM   #108 
  - I remember reading some years ago  eauclaireliberal   Mar-30-06 06:41 PM   #40 
  - You got the flags mixed up...  Solon   Mar-30-06 09:01 PM   #49 
  - Interesting - I'm trying to find info on this via Google, but no luck so  kath   Mar-31-06 10:20 PM   #105 
  - I do have doubts about the accuracy of that.  Nailzberg   Mar-31-06 10:58 PM   #106 
  - Eleanor Roosevelt had it right:  wicket   Mar-31-06 08:34 AM   #63 
  - The South used to be solidly Democratic  XemaSab   Mar-31-06 03:04 PM   #89 
  - It is both. A symbol of hate and of the heritage of hate  lastknowngood   Mar-30-06 05:20 PM   #36 
  - Excellent question  eauclaireliberal   Mar-30-06 06:12 PM   #39 
  - To those that said "racist heritage", I'd love to hear all about your  rudy23   Mar-30-06 08:13 PM   #42 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-30-06 09:00 PM   #48 
  - You try being prejudged all the time  rudy23   Mar-31-06 08:11 AM   #52 
     - This thread is about a flag, not all southerners  K-W   Mar-31-06 08:22 AM   #55 
     - When someone says I have a racist heritage, it is about Southerners  rudy23   Mar-31-06 09:24 AM   #69 
        - No, the thread is about the flag, not you or all Southerners.  K-W   Mar-31-06 09:38 AM   #75 
        - Do you have a Battle Flag decal on your pickup truck?  Bridget Burke   Mar-31-06 10:13 AM   #83 
     - poor soul. prejudged because you advocate a symbol of prejudice.  SlavesandBulldozers   Mar-31-06 09:36 AM   #74 
  - From reading all of your responses, you seem to feel that all southerners  itzamirakul   Mar-31-06 10:10 AM   #81 
  - I was born and raised in the south  Pastiche423   Mar-31-06 09:52 PM   #101 
  - What did the Confederates do that anyone should be proud of?  951-Riverside   Mar-30-06 08:18 PM   #43 
  - Technically, slavery still exists in the 21st Century in the US -  lynne   Mar-30-06 08:56 PM   #46 
  - And the Amendments only apply to those states that ratify them?  mondo joe   Mar-31-06 08:25 AM   #58 
  - Under Britsh rule?  Yupster   Mar-31-06 09:52 PM   #100 
  - both  Blue_Tires   Mar-30-06 08:46 PM   #44 
  - False dichotomy  ZombyWoof   Mar-30-06 08:56 PM   #45 
  - Depends on the context on which it is flown...  Endangered Specie   Mar-30-06 08:58 PM   #47 
  - How many times do we have to beat this dead horse?  LiviaOlivia   Mar-30-06 09:03 PM   #50 
  - i support the right of southern sympathizers  jukes   Mar-31-06 08:21 AM   #53 
  - .  mmonk   Mar-31-06 08:22 AM   #54 
  - Third Choice: A Piece Of Cloth  ProfessorGAC   Mar-31-06 08:24 AM   #57 
  - There you go trying to be hyper-rational  slackmaster   Mar-31-06 09:27 AM   #71 
     - Symbolism Is For The Easily Convinced  ProfessorGAC   Mar-31-06 09:29 AM   #72 
  - Aw jeez, not this shit again.  QC   Mar-31-06 08:27 AM   #59 
  - Must be a slow news day.  trof   Mar-31-06 09:51 AM   #78 
  - no matter what  flblu2   Mar-31-06 08:30 AM   #60 
  - This old thing again?  Taxloss   Mar-31-06 08:31 AM   #62 
  - Circumcision in the Confederacy  Yupster   Mar-31-06 09:54 PM   #102 
  - It was the battle flag of a rouge terrorist organization.  dogfacedboy   Mar-31-06 08:51 AM   #65 
  - A "rouge" terrorist organization???  slackmaster   Mar-31-06 09:26 AM   #70 
     - Sorry. I guess my mis-spelling prevented  dogfacedboy   Mar-31-06 07:53 PM   #92 
  - My thoughts:  Rockholm   Mar-31-06 08:51 AM   #66 
  - "Dixie" was adopted by the Confederacy....  Bridget Burke   Mar-31-06 10:31 AM   #84 
  - The confederate flag  mmonk   Mar-31-06 09:00 AM   #67 
  - Let's not get too high on our moral horses here...  tjwash   Mar-31-06 09:49 AM   #76 
     - The rifts began in Congress over new entries  mmonk   Apr-01-06 05:20 AM   #110 
  - Depends on the person. nt  MJDuncan1982   Mar-31-06 09:54 AM   #79 
  - Groan.  Clark2008   Mar-31-06 09:57 AM   #80 
  - You'd be amazed how much people hate being assumed to be backwards racists  rudy23   Mar-31-06 10:11 AM   #82 
  - Ditto. nt  MJDuncan1982   Mar-31-06 10:32 AM   #85 
  - Cragg Hines is a Houston Chronicle columnist.  Bridget Burke   Mar-31-06 10:45 AM   #86 
  - On Reconstruction  Yupster   Mar-31-06 09:59 PM   #103 
  - Racism- Saw an awful bumper sticker today-  Callous Taoboys   Mar-31-06 10:48 AM   #87 
  - I say racism, but SO says heritage.  ceile   Mar-31-06 03:08 PM   #90 
  - i just never understood what there was to be proud of.  lies and propaganda   Mar-31-06 03:13 PM   #91 
  - I personally think it's racist  bigwillq   Mar-31-06 07:54 PM   #93 
  - Historical. n/t  RoyGBiv   Mar-31-06 09:44 PM   #95 
  - Green.  frustrated_lefty   Mar-31-06 09:46 PM   #96 
  - Do those who claim "heritage" know other confed flags  auburnblu   Mar-31-06 09:49 PM   #98 
  - I don't get that?  Yupster   Mar-31-06 10:03 PM   #104 
  - Most of them ...  RoyGBiv   Apr-01-06 01:37 AM   #109 
  - Those Who Support The Flag Must Support The Constitution It Defended  wellst0nev0ter   Apr-01-06 12:16 AM   #107 
  - chalk one up for racism  sweetheart   Apr-01-06 05:32 AM   #111 
 

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