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Woman Assumes Olympics Fan Is Flying a Confederate Flag. It Was Norwegian.

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posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 09:29 AM
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I love her use of I when she feels rightous indignation
...then when she is pointed out the error, it becomes We.

interesting psychological defense.




posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 09:34 AM
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originally posted by: intrptr


Who invented the idea of a flag anyway?

The most divisive icon ever devised.

Nothing but death and tragedy have resulted ever since.

Lets rally round our flag, and trash theirs.

I understand what you're saying, but there has and always will be symbols of ownership. be it flags of the country or state, family crests, team colors, or even numbers on your mailbox to a degree. Consider how many gangstas are going on about their area code...even getting it tattooed.



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 09:48 AM
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a reply to: SaturnFX

Flags are used to incite ideology, I mean Nationalism, I mean war...

Defending the nation isn't the same as defending the flag. The flag can be moved from location to location.

Once supplanted, ideology can be misused.

Now we are defending our national flag in other countries??!!




edit on 24-2-2018 by intrptr because: additioal



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 09:48 AM
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I often find from experience that some of the more stereotypical sjws or extreme ones don't have much travel or education regarding other countries or in depth history. Many have an insular historical view which is mostly only North America. However, the ones who are less extreme often have more experience abroad and historical education. I think I was more of a stereotypical far left, social justice guy until I lived abroad for a while and got a grad degree in international affairs. It's moderated my views.



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 09:53 AM
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a reply to: SaturnFX


I understand what you're saying, but there has and always will be symbols of ownership.

That other disease, ownership.

Used to confound Native Tribes about the white man.

He declared ownership of land. Planted flags, lol.



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 10:35 AM
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originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: SaturnFX

Flags are used to incite ideology, I mean Nationalism, I mean war...

Defending the nation isn't the same as defending the flag. The flag can be moved from location to location.

Once supplanted, ideology can be misused.

Now we are defending our national flag in other countries??!!





Flags can be moved, nations can also be moved. A flag is a representation of the nation. A point of grounding towards the ideas and ideals within that nation.
Ideology changes from generation to generation, nationalism isn't great, but patriotism is good and its a fine line between the two. Nationalists will burn the flag if they disagree with the politics of the time, patriots will point to the flag if they disagree with the politics at the time acknowledging things change all the time for good or bad, but always changing.

You are seeing the worst parts of what a flag represents, but thats your view, not some official view.

I have no clue what you are saying in your last sentence, so gonna ignore it.



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 10:38 AM
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originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: SaturnFX


I understand what you're saying, but there has and always will be symbols of ownership.

That other disease, ownership.

Used to confound Native Tribes about the white man.

He declared ownership of land. Planted flags, lol.



Flags of Native Americans
Now give me your lunch...its not like you own it! Sure, you worked for it, made it, and prepared it for you, but I decided I want it, so give it to me. You can eat dirt



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 10:49 AM
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originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: SaturnFX


I understand what you're saying, but there has and always will be symbols of ownership.

That other disease, ownership.

Used to confound Native Tribes about the white man.

He declared ownership of land. Planted flags, lol.


I'll be along shortly to take your things since you don't agree with ownership.



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 10:54 AM
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a reply to: LogicalGraphitti

Surely, there MUST be a Norwegian statue to tear down SOMEWHERE in the US.



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 10:59 AM
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Not sure if I should laugh, cry or drink some more...

Just when you think the bar cannot get lower boom... some idiot says hold my beer.



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 11:01 AM
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Poor woman would probably lose her mind here --

I have 2 different versions of the Thin Blue Line flags, an American flag, and 2 Battle flags all flying. Neighbors the same. Only flag I don`t have up at the moment is my TRUMP 2016 flag ... I need a bigger flagpole for that one



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 11:13 AM
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originally posted by: IAMTAT
a reply to: LogicalGraphitti

Surely, there MUST be a Norwegian statue to tear down SOMEWHERE in the US.


Sure there is, just look at this highly offensive monument. I bet it is celebrating some kind of Norwegian lutefisk and Olympic gold medal privileges:

Norwegian Lady Statue

Quick, don your pussyhats, everyone! To the SJWmobile!






posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 11:22 AM
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originally posted by: ErrorErrorError
This just shows how dumbed down some of you Americans are.
Can't even recognise the Nambian flag when they see it! Ought to be following Sheldon!



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 11:25 AM
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🏳️🏳️

I am kinda partial to the French flag.



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 11:28 AM
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originally posted by: Sublimecraft
Seattle Times


The Seattle Times ended their story like this:


She says, “Maybe that’s the story … we’re so stressed by all things political that we see things that aren’t there.”

Better hope the Russian bots don’t decide to repost their slightly altered version.


*eyeroll*



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 11:31 AM
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originally posted by: IAMTAT
a reply to: LogicalGraphitti

Surely, there MUST be a Norwegian statue to tear down SOMEWHERE in the US.


But there are black objects.

The civil war was fought with harsh words, and the slaves were freed by talking the south to death.



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 11:42 AM
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originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: SaturnFX


I understand what you're saying, but there has and always will be symbols of ownership.

That other disease, ownership.

Used to confound Native Tribes about the white man.

He declared ownership of land. Planted flags, lol.


Native tribes had other very similar ways of declaring ownership of territory. They slaughtered the opponents and scalped them, displaying those scalps as trophies and left the bodies lying for the scavengers. They planted spears, the designs of which were unique to that people. They saw certain lands as their territories and defended them against invaders and pressed into other lands when food became scarce, often fighting and displacing other bands to do so.

Planting a flag is nothing more than a form of tribalism. Now take a look at what you wrote Native "Tribes."

As to the OP, woman is a moron looking to create sensationalism and the media happily let her do it. Hell, they probably encouraged it outright. Garbage, all of it.
edit on 2/24/2018 by Subrosabelow because: (no reason given)



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 11:44 AM
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what ? she never watched The Dukes of Hazzard ?



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 11:52 AM
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a reply to: lakenheath24

Now that's just mean.



posted on Feb, 24 2018 @ 11:53 AM
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originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: SaturnFX


I understand what you're saying, but there has and always will be symbols of ownership.

That other disease, ownership.

Used to confound Native Tribes about the white man.

He declared ownership of land. Planted flags, lol.



Are you seriously claiming that the Native Americans had zero concept of ownership?




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