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    Re: Farrakhan: ‘We Need to Put the American Flag Down'

    Quote Originally Posted by WSUwarrior View Post
    The Confederate Flag represented the southern states that fought in the Civil War, not slavery.
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    Re: Farrakhan: ‘We Need to Put the American Flag Down'

    Is that mute donkey still around?

    I thought he had used up his fifteen minutes of fame a very long time ago.
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    Re: Farrakhan: ‘We Need to Put the American Flag Down'

    Quote Originally Posted by JoeTrumps View Post
    Farrakhan: I Don't Get Debate Over Confederate Flag, 'We Need to Put the American Flag Down' - Breitbart

    the is the first thing I have heard on this issue that makes any sense. The confederate flag stood for the same thing the American flag stood for a few decades prior to the war. It only makes sense that both should be deemed "evil" in this new liberal utopia we live in.
    What an idiot, there is nothing wrong with the American flag. Farrakhan needs to check himself into a mental institution because his insanity is clearly visible by these kinds of comments.
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    Re: Farrakhan: ‘We Need to Put the American Flag Down'

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    The American flag represented the colonies that fought in the revolution, not slavery.
    The Black Loyalists would strongly disagree with you, the American flag represented slavery and bondage while the British flag represented freedom. Thousands of slaves joined the British ranks and many of them and their descendants fought for their freedom again in the War of 1812.

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    Re: Farrakhan: ‘We Need to Put the American Flag Down'

    Quote Originally Posted by Carjosse View Post
    The Black Loyalists would strongly disagree with you, the American flag represented slavery and bondage while the British flag represented freedom. Thousands of slaves joined the British ranks and many of them and their descendants fought for their freedom again in the War of 1812.

    Black loyalists, really? lol

    Do you have a link?

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    Re: Farrakhan: ‘We Need to Put the American Flag Down'

    Quote Originally Posted by WSUwarrior View Post
    The Confederate Flag represented the southern states that fought in the Civil War, not slavery.
    And what were the southern states fighting for?
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    Re: Farrakhan: ‘We Need to Put the American Flag Down'

    Quote Originally Posted by Superfly View Post
    And what were the southern states fighting for?
    He's gonna say states rights.

    Quote Originally Posted by JoeTrumps View Post
    I wasn't saying farrakhan spoke for liberals. I'm saying the arguments liberals make against the confederate flag can be made just as easily about the american flag.
    If the person making that argument is either a half-wit or intellectually dishonest, then sure.
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    Re: Farrakhan: ‘We Need to Put the American Flag Down'

    Quote Originally Posted by Van Basten View Post
    He's gonna say states rights.
    I almost put "Don't say states rights."

    Then I removed it.
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    Re: Farrakhan: ‘We Need to Put the American Flag Down'

    Quote Originally Posted by winston53660 View Post
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    Badda boom badda bing. That pretty much sums up that flags history for the entire twentieth century and beyond.

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    Re: Farrakhan: ‘We Need to Put the American Flag Down'

    'The American flag is just as offensive as the Confederate flag.'

    This argument strikes me as purely bizarre for a number of reasons. The Confederacy seceded to preserve slavery and while slavery existed in the US and the US government has done terrible things, it was not founded on those ideas, while the Confederacy was. Secondly, it's a matter of common sense when you consider what the two flags are associated with. Outside of a few SJWs, no one in the United States associates the American flag with racism. The confederate flag is for the majority of people, a symbol of racism. You could get into semantics over which government was more racist and debate it for days on end, but the matter stands, that symbolism only matters in terms of what people associate it with, and the Confederate flag is associated with racism by most.
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