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posted on Aug, 13 2017 @ 02:18 AM
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How dumb does one have to be...


So dumb that they hate others for not thinking the way they think.

So dumb in fact that people think their opinion should allow them to shutdown the opinion of others.

So dumb......that they have forgotten what happened the last time this nation split and lost more Americans than any other war. So I think some people are pushing the boundaries of dumbness and entering new territory all together.




posted on Aug, 13 2017 @ 07:09 AM
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As you said: symbols only. They are meaningless objects until emotion is applied. a reply to: Justso



posted on Aug, 13 2017 @ 09:22 AM
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Hahahah.

I sadly agree.
Yet everyone thinks they are so smart.

It's arrogance.
We are so screwed, lol.



posted on Aug, 13 2017 @ 09:45 AM
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Interesting if you go through this thread and replace the word 'rock' or 'statue' with the word 'God'.

Wow... just wow...

That has to be the most astute observation yet.


TheRedneck



posted on Aug, 13 2017 @ 01:09 PM
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In order for socialists to succeed, the useful idiots are motivated to attack the nation states history,MOST importantly symbols of individualism or rebellion.
The Stars and Bars are not a flag of culture its ONLY a symbol of a war from our history.
Those who think otherwise are REALLY being deliberately obtuse for the ignorant symbolism of their given faith...er political faction.
IT HAPPENED.
It's REBELLION, not skin, in it's intended message to the world.
Brits stick up 2 fingers, WE have THIS.
Those who want to attack for otherwise? ...keep pushing snowflakes and skin heads I got your numbers as do we all.
Combat Americans THRIVE on our history and SOME traditions of the south.
IF I and those who pull triggers WANTED slaves we would still have them ...WE DON'T ,our efforts have pushed such practices under ground and for the rich who can successfully hide their crimes.
It will NEVER happen as long as WE are here.
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posted on Aug, 13 2017 @ 11:54 PM
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posted on Aug, 14 2017 @ 07:36 AM
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How dumb does one have to be...

That the issue of removing the statue of a confederate soldier is really about rewriting history which is now become one of race hatred, deflecting away from they don't want us entertaining any notions of what the Civil war was really about.



posted on Aug, 14 2017 @ 07:38 AM
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originally posted by: TheRedneck
a reply to: introvert


You are not forced to justify it. You choose to. You could have simply ignored it and went about your business.

Actually, yes I am. One cannot ignore a push as intense as the one to remove all traces of the War of Northern Aggression or the Confederacy from history; I have heard people calling for the Confederate Battlejack to be illegal.

TheRedneck

The real issue, well said.



posted on Aug, 14 2017 @ 10:07 AM
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That's the real issue, indeed.

I won't apologize for anyone involved in the Charlottesville riots. The dude in the car needs to never see the light of day again (personally I think capital punishment is warranted), and anyone who came in from out of state with intention to start trouble should spend a little quality time with Big Bubba behind bars in a Federal penitentiary.

But that's correcting the symptoms, not the problem.

Here's the problem in a nutshell: We have two diametrically opposed forces in the United States. One wants to destroy any mention of anything they consider morally wrong, at any cost. The other wants to be left alone to live their life. Both have fringe elements; the former has antifa and BLM, and the latter have the KKK and other similar groups. All fringes are problems! Both fringes want to use violence to push their agenda, and are therefore criminals who should not be allowed to freely walk the streets.

For years, the right-wing fringes were more or less under control. We heard very little about the KKK, save a few asinine occasional blurbs from David Duke. They were kept in hiding because no one wanted anything to do with them. They may identify with conservatism, but the vast majority of conservatives do not consider them such. The same thing happened with the liberals; the fringe groups identified with liberals, but the vast majority of liberals didn't want them.

Things changed as soon as the liberal agenda moved into the area of calling out 'racism' at every opportunity. That overreaction and bastardization of the term to include any political disagreement didn't just attack the conservative extremists; It attacked ALL conservatives! Thus, conservatives became angry at the constant attacks, and the fringes used that anger to re-assert themselves. At the same time, the left-wing fringes became emboldened because they felt a new moral superiority that gave them license to act out in violent protests.

The rock... the statue of Lee... became a focal point. To one side, it represented oppression, and to the other side it represented history and heritage. The liberals refused to accept that there could e a different interpretation of what that rock meant, and began a systematic process of removing not just one rock, but every rock that was not in a shape they deemed appropriate.

This was not about a rock in Charlottesville. It was about rocks all across the nation, primarily in the South. Charlottesville was just the point where things flashed into violence. It could have been New Orleans, Raleigh, Birmingham, Atlanta, Jacksonville, Charlotte...

Imagine two people in a face off. One represents the typical liberal, and the other represents the typical conservative. Standing behind each are ravenous beasts. Behind Mr. Liberal is BLM and antifa, both being held back by Mr. Liberal. Standing behind Mr. Conservative is the KKK and skinheads, again being held back by Mr. Conservative. Now watch as Mr. Liberal relaxes his grip on his beasts and suddenly starts slapping Mr. Conservative across the face.

And watch as Mr. Conservative lets go his grip on the beasts behind him. Watch as the beasts meet in the middle, each desperate to destroy the other, and then the person in front of them.

BLM and antifa were just as much to blame for this chaos as the KKK. I saw the videos. TWO sides were fighting, not just one. Both sides were in the wrong. But there would have been no rally, no chaos, no killing, no maiming if the city council had simply tried to understand that their interpretation of a rock is not THE interpretation of a rock.

The crap this event has stirred, the continual cries against anything that can be considered "white extremist," is another slap in the face. Trump had it right. He condemned ALL violence, from ALL sides, as do I. But that's not good enough. The media and the establishment want more blood, so they slap Mr. Conservative even harder and try to shoot the beasts standing between him and their beasts.

This is far, far, far from over. There are many rocks left, and we're feeding the beasts gunpowder.

TheRedneck



posted on Aug, 14 2017 @ 10:38 AM
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How dumb does one have to be...


Pretty effing dumb.

When tossing a bible in a toilet is considered to be art and free speech.

That same group turns around and acts like ISIS and the taliban.



posted on Aug, 17 2017 @ 06:31 AM
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OMG op..."decided mankind was not smart enough to operate a rock." You have me in hysterics, that couldn't have been said in a more comical way.

Its also quite insightful too and yikes depressing when you realize "too dumb to work a rock," is the perfect way to describe this new generation of dummies bombardingus from every direction.

Great post



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