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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: alldaylong
To all of you who thought the United States had a monopoly on politically correct stupidity I just wanted to quote Nelson Muntz:
One man giving an idiotic opinion on something he doesn't seem to be able to understand is not the same as the situation you have in the US, not even remotely close.
it's not being reported by any mainstream press in the UK
So no doubt a made up story to stir the nest.
originally posted by: alldaylong
A region known as " The Black Country " just north of Birmingham in The Industrial West Midlands of England , and the birthplace of The Industrial Revolution, has began a debate about the flag that represents this particular region.
Here is the flag in question.
Can anyone spot why this flag is causing an issue?
Yes it's The Chains. The Black Country was at one time the world centre for the production of chains, amongst many other things. The Chains and Anchors for The Titanic where manufactured in The Black Country. However chains used in slavery where also manufactured there. And it's for this issue that an argument has now broken out, and for the flag to be either removed or replaced.
originally posted by: ScepticScot
Going to go out on a limb and suggest maybe the UK has slightly bigger flag issues to worry about.