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originally posted by: burdman30ott6
a reply to: supremecommander
How many Indians died under the goddamned United States flag that the media protects like it was made of freaking solid gold? Governments screw people over, often killing them or enslaving them while flying their little flags all over the world. Either get over it or scream for all flags to be burned and banished. You cannot have it both ways.
We're talking about slavery that ended 150 years ago and yet here we sit 2 weeks before our annual praise and worship fest of a flag that has come to represent wage slavery, tax slavery, and imperialism...
Perspective, it's what is sorely needed.
originally posted by: kosmicjack
a reply to: eriktheawful
That's semantics though. It's on state grounds. It's all over governmental properties in the South. And those properties serve all citizens, half of which are intimidated or offended by the flag.
I agree though, where does it end? Are the war memorials next? I suppose there will be a movement to make those privately maintained, without any public monies.
originally posted by: WUNK22
I've lived in the south and have seen black guys driving with confederate flag bumper stickers. I've asked and been told it's about southern pride. The whole flag thing is a northern liberal agenda, the people in the south think it's a heritage issue. Go ahead and ban it, the race problem on both sides, black and white racism (yes blacks can and are racist also) won't change at all.
Side note, personally I refuse to divide us any further by labels like African Americans, if your born here there's no Africa. Another feel good liberal tag, like banning flags.
originally posted by: beezzer
You all do realise that this was Trumps secret weapon against ISIS.
He was going to ban their flag!
There were pages upon pages of these brutal black on White murders.
How could the news be blowing up the Trayvon Martin case while hundreds of these black on White murders got ignored?
Black people view everything through a racial lense. Thats what racial awareness is, its viewing everything that happens through a racial lense. They are always thinking about the fact that they are black.
This is part of the reason they get offended so easily, and think that some thing are intended to be racist towards them, even when a White person wouldnt be thinking about race.
Now White parents are forced to move to the suburbs to send their children to “good schools”.
Do we really think that that White kid will be able to go one day without being picked on for being White, or called a “white boy”?
If a scientist publishes a paper on the differences between the races in Western Europe or Americans, he can expect to lose his job.
But when we lern about the numerous, almost countless wonderful things Whites have done, it is never pointed out that these people were White. Yet when we learn about anything important done by a black person in history, it is always pointed out repeatedly that they were black.
Many White people feel as though they dont have a unique culture.
originally posted by: ketsuko
In those days, a person had more loyalty to their state than they did the Federal Government in a lot of places.