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Sun Aug 13, 2017, 12:24 PM

What is the meaning of the X on the Neo-Nazi's shields?

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Reply What is the meaning of the X on the Neo-Nazi's shields? (Original post)
redstateblues Sunday OP
dalton99a Sunday #1
cwydro Sunday #2
grossproffit Sunday #3
librechik Sunday #6
stopbush Sunday #4
librechik Sunday #5

Response to redstateblues (Original post)

Sun Aug 13, 2017, 12:29 PM

1. Which one - the crossed grenades?

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Response to redstateblues (Original post)

Sun Aug 13, 2017, 12:31 PM

2. I wondered that too.

There were so many flags there yesterday that I didn't even recognize.

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Response to redstateblues (Original post)

Sun Aug 13, 2017, 12:53 PM

3. An X is the center of the swastika.

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Response to grossproffit (Reply #3)

Sun Aug 13, 2017, 01:04 PM

6. Good guess--I've been saying that all along n/t

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Response to redstateblues (Original post)

Sun Aug 13, 2017, 12:54 PM

4. I always assumed it was the Greek letter Chi, which is a symbol for the Christ

that goes back to the early church.

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Response to redstateblues (Original post)

Sun Aug 13, 2017, 01:01 PM

5. Look here--I think it's a reference to the Confederate flag

https://www.splcenter.org/hatewatch/2017/08/12/flags-and-other-symbols-used-far-right-groups-charlottesville

didn't find the exact thing though--those patches looked like they were drawn by middle schoolers with Magic Markers.

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