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originally posted by: pteridine
originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: IAMTAT
Feeling 'triggered' and offended by obscure subway tile designs...because they "look" like little confederate flags ?
No, because the confederate flag is a reminder of when large numbers of Americans rebelled against the uS gubment. That history is to expunged from the official record.
And the subway tiles are representations of the confederate flag? You do realize that the letter "X" is now at risk. This will be a conundrum for the gender sh!theads who want everyone to use "Xe" depending on how they feel at a given moment.
I recommend a spiral to be called "the letter formerly known as ex"
originally posted by: DBCowboy
originally posted by: roadgravel
a reply to: network dude
I saw combines harvesting cotton a couple of days ago. No protesters though. Well, it has been a bit hot, around 100 degrees.
You didn't destroy it?
originally posted by: SoDumb
a reply to: Meldionne1
a reply to: evc1shop
Idk if you guys are sympathizers, or not (don't care).
But being from New York, and having seen this before I'll give you this picture that helps convey what it's supposed to be.
(The highlighted orange part)
It's literally the intersection at Time Square.
I'm assuming who complained isn't from New York based on the location, and how much time someone from New York using that subway would have to actually complain about this. SJW suck, but tourism is what this is about. People that live there would find out eventually what it is and aren't a problem.
In the late 1940s, the flag was adopted as a symbol of the Dixiecrats — a political party devoted to, among other things, maintaining segregation. They also opposed President Harry S. Truman’s proposals to instate anti-discrimination laws and make lynching a federal crime. Some of the Dixiecrats went so far as to declare their commitment to “white supremacy,” according to The Confederate Battle Flag: America’s Most Embattled Emblem by John M. Coski. Coski writes that though the Dixiecrats soon faded into obscurity, their campaigns “made the flag a fixture in places where it had been only a novelty before.” Coski gives the example of the University of Mississippi, which he notes rarely used the battle flag as a symbol prior to 1948. He says the university began heavily incorporating the symbol into school activities and events a few months after students protested against Truman’s civil rights proposals. Notably, Ole Miss is the same institution that erupted into riots in 1962 when the federal government insisted that the school accept a black student.