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Quote from Guest at 7:00 PM on December 2, 2002 :
You rednecks say that the confederate flag is about heritage. Well I guess the swastika should be flying over germany then it's heritage also!



my wifes, friend's grandparents fly the swastika, in Germany, to them it is heritage and nobody has the right to tell them different.  

the confederate flag stands for a way of life, that many people still follow.  to say the conferderate flag is a symbol of racism, is the same as saying the american flag is a symbol of communism.


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Racism has been commited ten times more under the american flag then the confederate flag as it was meant to be flown.


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"my wife's, friend's grandparents fly the swastika, in Germany"

If they really are (which I doubt) they are breaking German law.  It is against the law to fly the swastki in Germany.  Sounds like someone is probably telling you a lie maynard.
 


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well i dont know if they actaully "FLY" it never met them or been there, but my wife has met them, she said they are hard core Nazis, and her friend said they have swastika all over there house.


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i'm sorry, but flying the swastika is wrong and evil


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Quote from tsmith2771 at 04:06 AM on September 1, 2002 :
8 percent of the Confederate soldiers owed slaves.  93,000 FREE black men fought for the Confederacy to protect there home land.  Lincoln wanted to free slaves for economic reason for the north.  He stated on numerous times that he was not interested in making blacks equal.  He was not a civil rights leader, he was a politician.  And like all politician all he did was seek re-election.


But why? who was it that once quoted, only the fools in politics know what the masses are doing?
yes he may have been opposed to slavery, but he was still looking out for only his own ass, please pardon my language.
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the flag is not evil, nor were the people, i am a jewish lad, my entire grandfather's family was horribly slaughtered by natiz, no it was not the people, but it was hitler, and stalin, they were the cruel and evil ones, but the people supported because of the poor economy at the time, and since jews were mostly bank managers and teachers at the time, hitler used the peoples anger to channel power.
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of course the nazi flag is evil...its a symbol of Hitler


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actually the swastika was used by many different groups and races before hitler adopted it. It can be found in Idia as a hindu sign representing the sun, In south america. In greece and in native american beliefs...it is a common pagan symbol representing the sun....but yes it is now synonymus with hitler and nazism, but the rebel flag [><] was flown by soldiers who where just pawns in the quarrel not the instigators....as ozzy osbourne said in the song "war pigs" ..."politicians hide themselves away, they only started the war....why should we go out to fight, they leave peril to the poor" why cant people just accept the FACT that the confederate flag was not the flag of the Confederate government but rather the flag to identify troop formations during battle this is a monument to the many innocent men who died doing the bidding of the rich bc it was the rich that owned slaves not the poor.


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answer this question madbilly. when you see the swastika do you automatically think of hindus or south americans, or greeks, or native americans. if you do, you have some serious problems. when people see the swastika, the first thing that comes to mind is the nazi party and the holocaust


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actually there are two different versions of the swastika, one is the one everybody knows as the nazi symbol, the other one looks just the same but reversed it means something totally different.  let me find the book i have that info in and ill let you know what it stands for.


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The swastika was found in many pagan cultures as a symbol representing the sun. It is used by hindus in india, in south america by greek religions and was used by native americans. You are right now days it is assosiated with nazis amd hitler,


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you never answered my question madbilly. what do you automatically think of when you think the swastika. give me a straight-up answer


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i could of sworn that i did answer it...i said..."You are right now days it is assosiated with nazis amd hitler" in my last post. But there is a fundamental difference bc the swastika was founded by the government that obviously evil. The confederate flag wasnt used by the government of the south until after...way after the soldiers where using it. The original confederate flag very closely resembled the american flag and during battles troop formations and movements where often confused with the enemy...so the soldiers themselves chose to use a different flag so they would no longer have to fear there own artillery anymore....it was a choice and a symbol of the everyday joe blow who was drafted to fight....as ozzy osbourne said in the song "war pigs"  "politicians hide themselves away....they only started the war...why should we go out to fight....they are the ones who started the war...treating people just like pawns in chess"..the war was for the benefit of the rich the poor people where just dragged into it with nothing more to do with it than you and I.


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my point is, just like when people see the swastika they think of nazis and not the other cultures that used it, when MOST people see the confederate flag they think of racism and slavery


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Well if most people jumped off a bridge would you do it?  The majority isn't always right.


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what a cliche


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How?  And would you jump?


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first of all do you know what cliche means? that bridge example is so overused. but i'll answer your idiotic quetion anyway. i do not always follow the majority, so no i would not fall off the bridge. but i have enough sense to know that the nazi flag is very offending to most people (although it probably isnt to you) so i'm not going to walk around showcasing it


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okay falling i agree with you on the swastika flag...but the confederate flag is the equivilent of Germany's iron cross flag and emblem. The iron cross came before the swastika and is still used today by the wehrmach(army) and the bundeswehr(airforce) the rebel flag(like the iron cross) was invented before the war even broke out and before any turmoil ever started. The confederate flag was the naval jack of one of the states navies. The iron cross isnt thought of as offensive, even a skateboard company (independent) uses it as there logo, and germany still uses it as a symbol of the military, kinda the same with the confederate flag...do you at least see what im saying.

(Edited by madbilly 12/16/2002 at 3:45 PM).


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oh i want comparing the confederate flag to the swastika in terms of what people think of it when they see it, i was just comparing how to some it is a way of life still.  i dont see the confedereate flag as symbol of racism, i see as a great part of this countries past and future.  it is something to be proud of.  


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i agree, the iron cross is not offensive to most people. i myself wear independent brand clothing alot of times, and like you said, that has the iron cross as its symbol.
now about the confederate flag, its a very difficult issue because half the people see it as a symbol of their past heritage and the other half see racism. those who see it as a symbol of their past heritage are fine, but they should not showcase it every single place they go out of respect for those who are offended by it.


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i think that people need not worry about offending some one.  if someone wants to fly the confederate flag,  for any reason, then they have the right too, if it is offensive to someone else, well thats just too bad.  


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Fly the confederate flag?  Where?  On your own property?  You have full protection under the law to do so.  On your state capitol?  On a government building?  Put it to a vote and let the voters decide.
 


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Falling, you seem a little to caught up in not steping on someones toes rather then follow your beliefs.


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yes, i am considerate of others


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who said that it was rascist. i have seen black rappers wear the confederate flasg as their bandannas
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Quote from tsmith2771 at 4:10 PM on September 26, 2002 :
just because white america enslaved blacks and did other things to put down their culture that we should punish 140 years after the fact.  And now we have to always be on our toes and watch what we say, I am tired of that.

It's only been 30 years since Blacks have had the right to vote in this country...
There are many people alive today who came from the era of Jim Crow...
You don't know your own history... Nor do you understand the complexity of race, class and discrimination in this country....
No one is punishing you... by pointing out the accurate history of the political and social systems in this country...
Our condition America is directly tied to the way "we" came here...
Your condition in this country is directly tied to the way "you" came here.... It's your heritage... And you are proud enough of that heritage to support symbols of that heritage... one of which is the Confederate Flag...

If you would like to align yourselves with symbols of oppression then as a black woman I will have to align myself in opposition to you and what you represent...
The Confederate Flag represents Principles of unfairness and oppression which are very Un-American... Why would you support that..
You say that you don't want to be punished for things that happened 140 years ago... Then why would you take the symbols of those atrocities and align yourselves with them...
By doing that you are bringing past wrongs into the present and showing your support of them.... Just like you don't have anything to do with what your ancestors did 140 years ago... You don't have anything to do with the Confederate Flag so... Why do you support it...?
This is why racism will never end in this country...?


 


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IM A REBEL!ˇ! AND VERY PROUD OF MY HERITAGE!....IF MY FLAG OFFENDS YOU THEN THATS MADE MY DAY!ˇ!
 


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Quote from Guest at 6:32 PM on January 16, 2003 :
IM A REBEL!ˇ! AND VERY PROUD OF MY HERITAGE!....IF MY FLAG OFFENDS YOU THEN THATS MADE MY DAY!ˇ!

lol
"I'm a rebel"... you are too funny... .
Yeah ...it pleases you if you get a reaction from other people or hurt " blacks".... by carrying it...  we all know that... And I think u have a right to wave it..Wipe your butt with it.... choke on it.... use it as a towel...  Who cares... "Rebel"... That's your choice.... and your right as an "American"  .... Ironic isn't it... lol...
Like I said before hatred in and of itself... is not the problem... hatred combined with power is the problem... you can hate me all you want... so what... as long as you don't have legal power to cause me harm... you are just another insignificant "player-hater" ...I'm sure you've heard that term... it's a little silly but ... sure does fit in this  case...
 


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the confederate flag should not be flown from any government building. if idiots guest want to fly it in order to be a "rebel", then that is his right. but the government should not endorse it. it is a symbol of hatred and slavery.


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I have seen blacks all over North America have Malcom X bumper stickers on their cars and on signs at buildings and he hated whites. Hated them! HE said awful stuff about them, but am I banishing their rights to uphold those signs? no! I am not! I am being an American citizen by saying its a freedom of speech. I am being American by saying it was a part of our history! I am being an American citizen by saying the blacks believed in him. It is in their blood. WE REMEMBER always our history in America that is why we keep black history and we keep the confederate flag, because we know we are better than that of what happened in the past and we must remember that for centuries. And you cannot tell me that Malcom X had racist black people, because they were everywhere, but does that matter? no. We are taking it as our past and remembering in our future.

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The way the blacks sometimes think of the Confederate flag is racist. You are wrong to forget this part of the BIG history of the U.S. You have to look at the big picture and since we remember it, we are taking pride in our nation and its change in government. That is all. Why must one be so obsessed about what something doesn't stand for? It is wrong and it promotes evil in itself.

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the nazi flag is a part of history. so lets fly it around everywhere.


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To a lot of people it is a symbol of hatred and slavery, but it was a big part of America. You have to go back and look into history to understand why they still fly it over buildings. The nazis are completely different than this. Almost the opposite! And it is not even a part of this country and it is a bad comaprison to the Confederacy. It seems that you are confusing the KKK with the Confederacy. A lot of brave soldiers fought in that war and no sides were really wrong. The Southern farmers had no other way to live than the way they were brought up to live while the slaves were growing cotton and so, the south became a major part of America, because it was a powerful cotton industry and people that way here a long time. Ever since the Spanish started bringing slaves over, the Whites had nothing to do, but to take them as their own, because the Spanish brought them here. You cannot compare that to the Nazis! Give me a break! The Nazi's are a white supremacist group and the Confederacy is not. Even the blacks there had no other way to live and that's why it took so long for them to become free in this coutry. Don't you see? Both sides were right. Even the blacks didn't know what to do then. I am not a racist, but I do know that white supremacy had not to do with the Civil War. Slavery is of the issue and how to change and the farmers in the South were so used to having slaves and once the blacks were free, they didn't know what to do. They thought that they would just be hired under another employer. That is why we keep the flag, because it reminds us of that growing South that had the huge cotton fields and the great battles of Missouri and other different parts of America. Great people fought for that war on that side as well as the North. Black, white, European, all fought on both sides. I agree that the White supremacists didn't help, because they just chewed up a lot of the slaves beating them and destroying their families. Splitting them in half, but then, there were also the kind Whites that worked with the slaves gave them a home and food and treated them very well, because there was no other option down here. There was no other way to live and the Blacks fought for that as well as freedom. We cannot forget the people that died in that battle on both sides. It is WRONG to forget that. To leave that behind in history and Missouri just happens to be one of the places where the battles took place. Where soldiers had fought and died for what they thought was right. Whether you like it or not, that is our history and it was a GOOD history in a lot of ways and yet a bad in a lot of ways too. We remember it for its strong power in keeping the cotton fields and trading  it from all over the world. That is what the blacks did for the South and we cannot forget that. That is why people hold the Flag up still in Missouri, because they want to remember their ancestors. Like I said, you have to go back in history and read the great part of the South to understand why they do that now. You cannot be full of hate about something you don't quite understand.
 


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Blacks remember this as well. To remember what their ancestors fought for in that war. They fought for the cotton feilds they worked for. Both sides were right and noone was wrong. Please, stop mixing this up with white supremacy, because they are two very different things. Would you like me to explain this further?
 


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It's not just a part of history. It is a part of the U.S.
 


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Quote from dsadevil at 8:55 PM on September 2, 2002 :
The same reason why millions of germans fought in WWII, even they might not of hated jews?


Correction: The Germans were asked if they wanted to join the Nazis. They weren't forced at all.


 


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guest, i am not against people or private companies flying the confederate flag. that is their right. but the confederate should by no means be flown on or in government buildings.


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Do you think that Georgia is going to give up their flag because of the confederate one lies in it? But it is a major event that happened there in that state, Missouri, that is why they are protesting now, because it has removed some of the identity from the state. Why, if not for racial reasons, did they want to take it down? The only thing that is racial is that a lot of people take it racially and it is not meant so.
 


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there is no need to have the confederate flag on our states flags. we live in the united states. louisiana used to be a colony of france, but i dont see a french flag on their state flag. even if you view the confederate flag as a symbol of southern heritage, most people view it as a symbol of racism and slavery.


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i dont understand the big deal with this confederate flag crap

just because the south was pro slavery, their flag is the universal symbol of racism and hatred??

even if the flag wasnt recognized as a symbol of racism, the flags have no real purpose on government buildings

the confederacy ended a long time ago and is no longer a part of anything

but the flags shouldnt be taken down because a couple of stupid black people think that they their country hates them because of the flags on their buildings
thats what i like to call crappp


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Why would anyone want to honor a group that committed more mass murder in the name of racism than any other group in U.S. history; namely the treasonous slave empire known as the confederacy?
 


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ghetocracka, which side are you on? it seems like you keep going back and forth. choose a side and stick with it.


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if you could read, you would understand that i do not think that the flag is a symbol of hatred, but there isnt a reason for them to be on government buildings


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Quote from Brighid at 12:30 PM on January 19, 2003 :
I have seen blacks all over North America have Malcom X bumper stickers on their cars and on signs at buildings and he hated whites. Hated them! HE said awful stuff about them, but am I banishing their rights to uphold those signs? no! I am not! I am being an American citizen by saying its a freedom of speech. I am being American by saying it was a part of our history! I am being an American citizen by saying the blacks believed in him. It is in their blood. WE REMEMBER always our history in America that is why we keep black history and we keep the confederate flag, because we know we are better than that of what happened in the past and we must remember that for centuries. And you cannot tell me that Malcom X had racist black people, because they were everywhere, but does that matter? no. We are taking it as our past and remembering in our future.

~Laura~

Malcom x's picture is not in your state capital building...

But I would like to discuss this a bit...


How would you like to have Malcom X as President?
Would you feel threatened at all...?
What if Farrakan were President ... How would you feel...?
Well... your answers would give you an indication about how Blacks feel about some of our nations leaders past and present....
They don't represent us.. They don't represent our interests and we trust them about as much as you would trust... Farrakan as President....


 


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There was a huge uproar over the confederate flag being flown over the south carolina capitol building and the only reason they took it down was because they were tired of the black population bitching.  But the funniest part about the whole thing is this.  When the voted to take down the confederate flag inside the capitol building it was turned down by every single person in the qovernment.


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[i] I myself believe that we shouldn't have to let go our rebel flag because it isn't because of hate it is ours just like the  some of the other flags belong to other countrys. Just because it is the georgia flag at one time it should still be out flag it isn't because of hate or racist we had this flag for years through our familys and I don't believe that if you had a chase to have a flag of your family's history you wouldn;t want it to be destoried or took down thank uou and may God bless you all
 


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When the flag was created, during the Civil War, it was not looked on as a symbol of racism. It was used in the same way as the United States flag, to identify a country, and it was also used as a battle flag. It just happened that the group who used the flag promoted slavery and believed in white supremacy, for the most part. HOWEVER- over the years the confederate flag has been used and abused by racial groups, such as the KKK, and it's meaning of southern heritage no longer applies, since it is viewed as such a universal sign of hatred now. It is all fine and dandy for the people of the south to want to celebrate their heritage, but not when it hurts or offends others heritages.[color=lime]


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Quote from fallingupwards84 at 9:32 PM on January 20, 2003 :
most people view it as a symbol of racism and slavery.


HMMMM Well then why did A Majority of Mississippians vote to keep their flag.  And a Poll in Missouri showed that a overwelming majority wants to keep the Confederate Flag flown over Confederate graves.
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