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The Confederate flag should be taken down and burned.

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posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 01:56 PM
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a reply to: beezzer

I asked you several

Kali has repeatedly defended free speech throughout this thread. As in - over and over again...

I asked you questions so that I might better understand your question. My first thought, obviously - was that you either don't understand Kali when she speaks - or, you choose to ignore everything she says and just spout nonsense in response




posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:01 PM
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a reply to: Spiramirabilis


Ours is a big country - big and diverse enough to support many views and opinions regarding a subject. Twentieth century Americans should learn to look beyond what the "sound bite," the ad-men, the marketing experts and the political hacks try to foist upon us. And while I certainly don't agree with the Lost Cause sentiment I hear invoked among many Confederate reenactors I hope to continue to see them wave their flags proudly at reenactments and historical events. The First Amendment protects their right to do so as appropriately as it ensures library shelf space for Huckleberry Finn.


-Jonah Begone

wesclark.com...

Anyone that supports restrictions of flag display (to put it nicely) cannot truly support free expression, in my humble opinion.



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:03 PM
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a reply to: beezzer

Didn't get the hint when no one answered your latest absurd question the 1st time? But I'll nibble... why would anyone want Huckleberry Finn banned?



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:04 PM
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a reply to: beezzer


Anyone that supports restrictions of flag display (to put it nicely) cannot truly support free expression, in my humble opinion.


If this is your only reply, then, I would say - you don't understand the conversation

I'll ask again:

Should someone be allowed to burn a cross on their own property?

Should the government be allowed to burn a cross on government property?



edit on 6/21/2015 by Spiramirabilis because: (no reason given)



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:07 PM
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originally posted by: Kali74
a reply to: beezzer

Didn't get the hint when no one answered your latest absurd question the 1st time? But I'll nibble... why would anyone want Huckleberry Finn banned?


Because it is a novel that speaks of a time of slavery.



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:09 PM
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a reply to: Spiramirabilis

If you're going to ban the confederate flag from government buildings, wouldn't you also ban Huck Finn from government libraries?

They both provoke a time of slavery.



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:11 PM
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a reply to: Kali74

People have attempted to have Huckleberry Finn banned many, many times.

Because of racial tones in the book, according to them.

Just as they've tried, for differing reasons, to ban The Good Earth, Diary of Anne Frank, and a host of others. The underlying reason? Because they disagree with whatever the premise of the book is.

The bunny's got a point.



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:13 PM
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a reply to: Spiramirabilis




Should someone be allowed to burn a cross on their own property?


Yes. It's their property. It's sick. It's wrong. But it's their property, and their freedom of expression.


Should the government be allowed to burn a cross on government property?


No. Federal property, such as court houses and such are held for the commonweal. It belongs to all of us. Therefore, not private property.



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:15 PM
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a reply to: beezzer

Yeah? Satirically at that. So in broken logic stating that the confederate flag shouldn't hang over government buildings is stating that history should be erased? It should go in a museum, it should be flown on your property if it means something to you, however ugly that meaning might be... not over a representative governments building when that flag represents oppression of some of the represented. You continuously, ironically seem to not grasp liberty or freedom of speech.

Besides... is a library not kind of an interactive museum?



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:15 PM
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And by the time of the Indian removal act the big Indian wars were over



Yes, of course they where.


American Indian Wars

en.wikipedia.org...

All dated after The U.S. declared independence.



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:17 PM
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a reply to: Kali74

A library is often funded by local/state governments and is open to the public.

Just like government buildings.



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:19 PM
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a reply to: beezzer

So aren't museums... you're still comparing apples and oranges and not having the decency to answer anything asked of you.



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:25 PM
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If you're going to ban the confederate flag from government buildings, wouldn't you also ban Huck Finn from government libraries?


I don't know - are they the same thing?

:-)

Also:

Should someone be allowed to burn a cross on their own property?

Should the government be allowed to burn a cross on government property?



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:26 PM
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a reply to: seagull

Thank you

Thank you - so much

:-)



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:28 PM
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originally posted by: Spiramirabilis
a reply to: beezzer


If you're going to ban the confederate flag from government buildings, wouldn't you also ban Huck Finn from government libraries?


I don't know - are they the same thing?

:-)

Also:

Should someone be allowed to burn a cross on their own property?

Should the government be allowed to burn a cross on government property?



Yes, people should be free to burn a cross on their own property.

Government property? No.

So you're wanting to ban books now?

I can't follow your logic.



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:29 PM
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originally posted by: Kali74
a reply to: beezzer

So aren't museums... you're still comparing apples and oranges and not having the decency to answer anything asked of you.


No.

YOU are comparing apples to oranges.

I'm simply trying to find an equivalent that focuses on why people want to ban the confederate flag.



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:30 PM
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a reply to: beezzer


I can't follow your logic.


That's because you think apples are oranges



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:31 PM
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originally posted by: alldaylong
a reply to: Greathouse




And by the time of the Indian removal act the big Indian wars were over



Yes, of course they where.


American Indian Wars

en.wikipedia.org...

All dated after The U.S. declared independence.



Of course the American Indian wars were dated after America was founded. Now look it up for the British and Spanish . Like I said we helped finish off the last 10%.



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:33 PM
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a reply to: Spiramirabilis

Then explain WHY Huckleberry Finn should not be banned.

Please.

:-D



posted on Jun, 21 2015 @ 02:34 PM
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originally posted by: beezzer


I'm simply trying to find an equivalent that focuses on why people want to ban the confederate flag.


You think a play and a flag of representation over a government building are equivalent ?




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