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posted on Aug, 13 2015 @ 06:35 PM
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a reply to: introvert

It's also funny to see people suddenly take pride in a flag, word or the "southern way of life" when they didn't give a damn about it a week earlier.

Actually Southern People Took Pride in Their Heritage and The South Before All of This Nonsense Came About.

They Just Kept Quiet About It.

Until Feathers Were Ruffled.

Reminds me of Total Stupidity on Flag Complaining Peoples Part.




posted on Aug, 13 2015 @ 06:37 PM
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Whew, I was almost sure this was going to be about BBQ and tubing down the Chattahooch.

So relieved....



posted on Aug, 13 2015 @ 06:42 PM
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originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: introvert

There is a big difference and it is noticeable to anyone who is actually intellectually honest about American media and politics. The left aren't any saints, but the right has the left beat by a LONG mile as far as being insidious and pushing false narratives.


Depends on the subject at hand. The fact that people on either side believe the other side is the real problem is what's more amusing. " yeah were bad, but the other side is worse". And the illusion is sold and bought and becomes the reality. Trust me when I say for the people that support neither side, it's one of the biggest entertainment values the rest of society provides



posted on Aug, 13 2015 @ 06:50 PM
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originally posted by: Aloysius the Gaul
anyone still fomenting or supporting rebellion against the UNITED States should be tried for treason and punished accordingly.


Ironic really, considering treason and rebelion against tyrany is what founded the UNITED States in the first place. Needless to say I (and the nation's founders) disagree with you. Rebelion against those in authority is an admirable act, it's when that rebelion allows The People to get caught in the crossfire that rebelion becomes a problem and warrants punishment.



posted on Aug, 13 2015 @ 07:01 PM
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originally posted by: Krazysh0t

originally posted by: ketsuko

originally posted by: Krazysh0t

originally posted by: ketsuko
Sure they're being warmed up on the "silly" stuff like this, but what exactly can the mob be "nudged" into doing?


Possibly demanding to defund an organization based on flimsy video evidence?


Or defending the same because they are told there is nothing to see here?


I thought we were talking about extreme actions the public can be "nudged" into doing. I didn't think that defending an organization because you are told to do so is exactly extreme.


Oh, my bad. It is the epitome of being the good little sheeple though.

Funny how much umbradge you display when people do the same to you over marijuana.



posted on Aug, 13 2015 @ 10:46 PM
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originally posted by: kellyjay
a reply to: johnb

This whole liberal P.C crap is getting out of hand, "this is offensive, that is offensive, this hurts my feelings, that hurts my feelings" to the point where they are trying to erase history, when the are omitting certain things from the school cirricculum etc

You know people walked passed the confederate flag everyday for YEARS until the liberal media told them to get angry about it and suddenly it was "ban the flag"...then the next month they will find something else to get offended over rinse and repeat...it must be exhausting living in a state of perpetual offence!

One of the most shocking things i saw come out of the confederate flag "ordeal" was this...




A group of protesters who want the body of an alleged Ku Klux Klan leader removed from their city have broken the soil over the grave.
The campaigners claim it has taken officials in Memphis, Tennessee, too long to exhume Nathan Bedford Forrest - who was a lieutenant general in the Confederate States Army.
They also want the statue of the soldier on a horse on the burial site to be removed. The rebel cavalryman, who died in 1877, has been buried in the city's Health Sciences Park since 1904


www.dailymail.co.uk...

are you serious?..

people need to stop using politics to vent their feelz, people get offended all the time, but SANE people get over it!


Let's see if we can clear up one misconception here and now. People calling for bans on speech or physical items of any sort are NOT liberals. They are authoritarians .
The media is being used as puppets of the authoritarians in furtherance of the profits of the six corporations that own the majority of the media outlets consumed by the public.

Liberals, on the other hand, promote LIBERTY---freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of religion and the freedom to pursue life, liberty and happiness.
These authoritarians can lie and call themselves liberals all they wish---they can call themselves cute little puppies if they wish---but that won't make it true.
The Democrat party was once the refuge of the majority of liberals in this country. After Jimmy Carter's re-election defeat, they sold out to the corporate world. The leaders of the corporate world need a populace that will obey unconditionally all the dictates of the media companies: "Buy this", "Believe this", "Practice this" or be unhappy and broke for the rest of your life.
Now we have the wholly-owned and corporately operated Republicrat (or Demopublican, if you prefer) government of the US. Liberal values lose to money but "liberal" sounds easier on the ear than "authoritarian don't you agree?
Nothing in liberal philosophy demands the banning of expression. It's the philosophy that caused the Bill of Rights to be written.
Someone had to dig pretty danged deep to even discover this incident---leading me to believe that someone was once again looking for what my grand-kids call "click bait" in order to stir this pot again. Someone believes that keeping this in front of us will divert our attention.
Those people in the media are not liberals! They are paid shills for corporations. If they are presenting an item for your consideration it is because corporate America needs you to see it. Slow news day?



posted on Aug, 13 2015 @ 10:59 PM
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Whats next ?

Coca cola ?

Yes it was started by a Confederate . A lieutenant colonel of the Confederate Army no less .

John Stith Pemberton

Boycott all Coke products sue the company for reparations .

/ sarcasm off



posted on Aug, 14 2015 @ 06:35 AM
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originally posted by: Reallyfolks

originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: introvert

There is a big difference and it is noticeable to anyone who is actually intellectually honest about American media and politics. The left aren't any saints, but the right has the left beat by a LONG mile as far as being insidious and pushing false narratives.


Depends on the subject at hand. The fact that people on either side believe the other side is the real problem is what's more amusing. " yeah were bad, but the other side is worse". And the illusion is sold and bought and becomes the reality. Trust me when I say for the people that support neither side, it's one of the biggest entertainment values the rest of society provides


You don't get it. I don't support either side either. I'd prefer to be an independent. When I say that the right is worse with their propaganda and lies. I mean it. It's true. Like I said, the left aren't any saints, but if you TRULY pay attention, the right is worse.

The only reason it looks like I'm a liberal is because I'm CONSTANTLY debunking all the lies pushed by the right. Every now and then, I get to debunk a lie pushed by the left, but it's pretty uncommon.



posted on Aug, 14 2015 @ 06:36 AM
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originally posted by: ketsuko

originally posted by: Krazysh0t

originally posted by: ketsuko

originally posted by: Krazysh0t

originally posted by: ketsuko
Sure they're being warmed up on the "silly" stuff like this, but what exactly can the mob be "nudged" into doing?


Possibly demanding to defund an organization based on flimsy video evidence?


Or defending the same because they are told there is nothing to see here?


I thought we were talking about extreme actions the public can be "nudged" into doing. I didn't think that defending an organization because you are told to do so is exactly extreme.


Oh, my bad. It is the epitome of being the good little sheeple though.

Funny how much umbradge you display when people do the same to you over marijuana.


Good point, another extreme measure the public was nudged into was to go along with three strike laws and the war on drugs. We're still paying for THAT mistake.
edit on 14-8-2015 by Krazysh0t because: (no reason given)



posted on Aug, 14 2015 @ 02:20 PM
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originally posted by: Krazysh0t

originally posted by: Reallyfolks

originally posted by: Krazysh0t
a reply to: introvert

There is a big difference and it is noticeable to anyone who is actually intellectually honest about American media and politics. The left aren't any saints, but the right has the left beat by a LONG mile as far as being insidious and pushing false narratives.


Depends on the subject at hand. The fact that people on either side believe the other side is the real problem is what's more amusing. " yeah were bad, but the other side is worse". And the illusion is sold and bought and becomes the reality. Trust me when I say for the people that support neither side, it's one of the biggest entertainment values the rest of society provides


You don't get it. I don't support either side either. I'd prefer to be an independent. When I say that the right is worse with their propaganda and lies. I mean it. It's true. Like I said, the left aren't any saints, but if you TRULY pay attention, the right is worse.

The only reason it looks like I'm a liberal is because I'm CONSTANTLY debunking all the lies pushed by the right. Every now and then, I get to debunk a lie pushed by the left, but it's pretty uncommon.


You're biggest problem is you see a difference, you're only talking about two sides of the same coin. THEY'RE ALL THE PROBLEM, no one is worse than the other, just complimentary.



posted on Aug, 14 2015 @ 02:38 PM
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a reply to: EverydayInVA

The two sides to the same coin argument in today's political climate is just one made from someone who doesn't understand all the issues. Yes, both sides use very similar tactics at times and there are even people on both sides of the aisle that are friends privately, but there really IS a stark difference between the Democrats and the Republicans.

I mean, I used to be one of those guys saying the "two sides to the same coin" argument, and for a while it looked to be true because both parties really WEREN'T that different. But things changed over the last 8 years. The Republicans adopted the persona of the anti-Democrat party instead of adopting their own positions. So how it sits now is that the Republicans have done everything in their power to make sure they are the EXACT opposite of the Democrats. Even on issues that are supposed to be no brainers.

I'm sorry, but I cannot agree with that rhetoric anymore. It just isn't as true as it used to be.
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posted on Aug, 14 2015 @ 04:05 PM
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Southern pride seems to be an odd thing.

Lost the war. Receive the most amount of gov't assistance while complaining about too much socialism/gov't interference. Actively limits the liberties of citizens. Some of the lowest graduation rates of the Union.

Pride... shouldn't it really be shame?

Derek



posted on Aug, 14 2015 @ 06:22 PM
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a reply to: [post=19690711]johnb[/post
I know a girl named Dixie..............what's going to happen to her?




posted on Aug, 16 2015 @ 10:48 AM
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The word Dixie comes from the fact that it is the southern side of the Mason-Dixon Line, including states such as the border states, and West Virginia, that came after the war.

Kentucky, Delaware and Maryland are all in "Dixie" yet today one would consider Delaware and Maryland as northern while Kentucky and West Virginia are both southern oriented.

North Carolina is now less southern because of the influx of so many northerners, it is called the most northern state in the south.

And there was a dispute over the border in this article. 150 feet made the difference for some residents.

Meh, just fly the several Native tribes flags, and call it the Dixie Classic Everybody's Somebody Fair.



posted on Aug, 16 2015 @ 10:49 AM
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originally posted by: Tarzan the apeman.
a reply to: [post=19690711]johnb[/post
I know a girl named Dixie..............what's going to happen to her?



Does she drink from Red Dixie Cups?

2nd line.



posted on Aug, 16 2015 @ 03:26 PM
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a reply to: Viesczy

Considering every grouping of humanity possesses their own warts and failures, you could argue nobody should have pride in themselves at all... or you could show a little bit of humanity and celebrate cultural pride and embrace the parts of their history and traditions they're trying to share.

Your call, and honestly you're the only person your opinion matters to or impacts on this topic. All you're doing is limiting your own enjoyment and experiences.



posted on Aug, 16 2015 @ 05:43 PM
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originally posted by: Viesczy
Southern pride seems to be an odd thing.

Lost the war. Receive the most amount of gov't assistance while complaining about too much socialism/gov't interference. Actively limits the liberties of citizens. Some of the lowest graduation rates of the Union.

Pride... shouldn't it really be shame?

Derek


Gather round children, gather round children, get down, get down children get loud, get loud children now you can get loud, get proud cause the south's gonna' do it again.



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