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Liberals Call Protestors “Racists” for Holding Up the American Flag

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posted on May, 10 2014 @ 05:26 PM
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originally posted by: Daedalus
a reply to: SaturnFX

and you've gotten it all wrong(again)

they're not waving the flag, to disrespect the mexicans...they're waving the flag, and protesting, in response to an idiotic policy that bans the display of the american flag by itself, or on clothing.

that's what's being protested here....the banning of the american flag.....in america.....

since you lived in england for a while, lemme put it this way.....imagine if a school in england, with a large amount of american students, wanted to celebrate the 4th of july. now imagine that the school banned the display of the union jack, AND St George's Cross, but allowed the american kids to display their flag, and whatever.....would you fault people for protesting, and flying the jack and cross?

would that make them "racist" against americans?

I understand what your saying, but its my understanding it is not in general, just on this specific day.
If the people flying the union jack specifically to insult the americans on the 4th, then yeah, they are a bunch of bigoted jerks...

Meh, this conversation is a bit dull now. I think there shouldn't be a ban, but at the same point, I think like any other freedom of speech issue, people should respect and know when to shut up verses exercise their rights just because they can....wouldn't be an issue if there wasn't soo many damn bigots.




posted on May, 10 2014 @ 05:29 PM
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a reply to: SaturnFX

If I lived in the states on my own property I would fly a union jack on the 4th just to remind myself and others that many poor lads die for a mad king thousands of miles from home.
edit on 10-5-2014 by boymonkey74 because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 10 2014 @ 05:32 PM
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originally posted by: boymonkey74
a reply to: SaturnFX

If I lived in the states on my own property I would fly a union jack on the 4th just to remind myself and others that many poor lads die for a mad king thousands of miles from home.

And he seemed like such a nice lad initially.



posted on May, 10 2014 @ 05:33 PM
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a reply to: SaturnFX

Nah poor old king G was poorly and that king is just evil.



posted on May, 10 2014 @ 07:02 PM
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Welcome to the new normal, they'll define everything for you in a neat tight little package, this has been the case in Sweden for up to 20 years I think, I'm quite young.

The madness of the liberal cultural marxist has no bounds, you'll see a lot more coming from that direction the coming decades, that is, in case the world doesn't fall prey to some ATS doomsday scenario, or if the pendulum swings too heavily in some other direction.



posted on May, 10 2014 @ 07:30 PM
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a reply to: SaturnFX

if was any other day, for the express purpose of intimidating, or harassing american citizens, of spanish/latin/mexican/wtfever descent, then yes, i'd say it's not cool...

but in this specific instance, under these circumstances, for this purpose, i say "give em' hell"

and any time we "sit down, and shut up", on issues like this, we allow others to tell us how to think, and willingly give up just a little bit more of our liberty. i, for one, can't condone that.



posted on May, 10 2014 @ 07:33 PM
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originally posted by: TheLaughingGod
that is, in case the world doesn't fall prey to some ATS doomsday scenario


my money would be on bill....after taco night....

"and so the world ended, in a cloud of fire, and pungent odors.."



posted on May, 10 2014 @ 08:56 PM
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edit on 10-5-2014 by rickynews because: (no reason given)



posted on May, 10 2014 @ 08:57 PM
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originally posted by: boymonkey74
a reply to: SaturnFX

If I lived in the states on my own property I would fly a union jack on the 4th just to remind myself and others that many poor lads die for a mad king thousands of miles from home.


And you can do that here in the United States of America. We're a free country. I have occasionally seen a Union Jack flag flyer on a pole here and there. It's a cool flag.

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posted on May, 10 2014 @ 09:01 PM
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originally posted by: TheLaughingGod
Welcome to the new normal, they'll define everything for you in a neat tight little package, this has been the case in Sweden for up to 20 years I think, I'm quite young.

The madness of the liberal cultural marxist has no bounds, you'll see a lot more coming from that direction the coming decades, that is, in case the world doesn't fall prey to some ATS doomsday scenario, or if the pendulum swings too heavily in some other direction.


Although Sweden is indeed a great country, it is a socialist government, and have unbelievably high taxes if I'm not mistaken. We don't like either socialism in our government, nor any higher taxes here in the United States.



posted on May, 11 2014 @ 02:46 AM
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a reply to: xuenchen

This is a case of everyone acting completely ignorantly.

The kids would have likely never thought about doing such a thing, that is if many students had american flag shirts or the mexican american students cared, and if it did happen the kids would sort it out themselves like we did. Its a microcosm of society and most likely the kid wearing the shirt would be ridiculed and shamed by others.

Then of course the teapartiers and liberals both excel at being ignorant.



posted on May, 11 2014 @ 05:17 AM
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Whether the politically correct police like it or not, it is legal to be an ***hole. Are they actually serious about banning American flags in the United States for a Mexican holiday celebrating a military victory over French forces? That's absurd. You can make an argument some people would do this with racist intentions, but many more will do it out of ignorance, and even more will do it because its an entirely overreaching restriction and made this into a far bigger deal than it would have been.



posted on May, 11 2014 @ 07:40 AM
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originally posted by: GogoVicMorrow
a reply to: xuenchen

This is a case of everyone acting completely ignorantly.

The kids would have likely never thought about doing such a thing, that is if many students had american flag shirts or the mexican american students cared, and if it did happen the kids would sort it out themselves like we did. Its a microcosm of society and most likely the kid wearing the shirt would be ridiculed and shamed by others.

Then of course the teapartiers and liberals both excel at being ignorant.


Why didn't the Mexican-American students wear a t-shirt with the American Flag on it as they celebrate Cinco de Mayo?



posted on May, 11 2014 @ 07:48 AM
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originally posted by: rickynews

originally posted by: boymonkey74
a reply to: SaturnFX

If I lived in the states on my own property I would fly a union jack on the 4th just to remind myself and others that many poor lads die for a mad king thousands of miles from home.


And you can do that here in the United States of America. We're a free country. I have occasionally seen a Union Jack flag flyer on a pole here and there. It's a cool flag.


Just make sure you don't put your country's flag above the U.S. flag here in 'Murica. Cuz it will be ripped down lickety split. We're not THAT free.



posted on May, 11 2014 @ 08:06 AM
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a reply to: bjax9er
Cinco de Mayo, is a celebration about a battle that happened back during the time of the Napoleon. The battle was fought on the fifth of May, and they won. However on the 6th, the French came back and whooped ass. The day is always remembered just for the victory.



posted on May, 11 2014 @ 08:19 AM
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a reply to: xuenchen


I dont agree with the whole premise of this video, but its kind of a humorous illustration of how reverse psychology works. It illustrates well, how the term "racist" can be used as a weapon. I am not in favor of racism by anyone against anyone, but it seems these days, in some cases, its a label thats used to silence dissent.

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posted on May, 11 2014 @ 08:39 AM
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Even the Liberal Democratic President of the United States affirms : "And we have Free Speech in this country"...

News Video here:




posted on May, 11 2014 @ 08:40 AM
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Come to think of it...,

When the President of the United States gives a speech on Cinco de Mayo, should all American Flags be removed from the room, for fear that Mexican Americans might be offended ?



posted on May, 11 2014 @ 08:41 AM
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The sad part of this entire controversy is that it is a commentary to the state of the country.

At one time, it was something to be an American Citizen, pride in what our accomplishments were and have been, pride in our history. Pride in the fact that we as a nation did what no other country had done, that we represented an idea and the beacon of hope.

But as I stated that this is a sad commentary to the state of the country, where we are no longer one people, speaking with one voice, but a fractured people, divided by the ideas of that we are one group first and a nation second. We see it in every time there is a controversy with one group or another, where they scream about an injustice. Sometimes the injustice is valid and correct, and other times it is cause they want something more to set them apart from the rest. We see it in the justice system where those who are rich and affluent and those who are poor.

Is it racist to fly the American flag, while on the soil of the USA, no, but using it as a political statement against those who may be here legally, does not make it right either. The school is wrong in this case, as tensions are still running high, and it is still a sticking point in the community. The school should have limited the celebration, as not to offend those who feel offended, and maybe try to do something novel like build a community and be a point for not only having diversity, but showing that while yes it is nice to celebrate other cultures, but from those comes the citizens of the nation.



posted on May, 11 2014 @ 12:08 PM
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originally posted by: SaturnFX
a reply to: Viesczy
St Patricks day is...sorta kinda close to the example.
but it would be closer to Oktoberfest actually for better example

If someone was waving a flag around as part of the german American culture, sure, have at it
if someone was waving the flag around to suggest americans are a greater culture than germans..then yeah, there is an issue there, and could be considered racist (or bigoted at least)

Its the intent behind an action that demonstrates its true purpose...the flag is the prop and neutral by nature.



Okay so obviously you don't understand what happened here so I will break it down for you and all the people that starred your post in obvious ignorance of the truth.

The reason why they protested on the day of Cinco De Mio is because that is the day the school wanted to ban American flag tee shirts. They did not want to ban American flag tee shirts on the day before CDM. They did not want to ban American flag tee shirts on the day before CDM.

So therefore they protested on the very day in question. What does race have to do with it? Please explain to me what race is american?

IF YOU ARE AMERICAN WHAT RACE ARE YOU?

Who the hell cares if a kid just happens to be wearing an American flag tee shirt on the day of CDM? He might not even know it was a Mexican holiday that day!

This is ridiculous! Are we going to ban Mexican flags on The 4th of July??

If you respond to this post please do it properly and answer the questions within it.




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