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    Re: Nikki Haley: 'I could not look my kids in the face and justify that flag'

    Quote Originally Posted by Aunt Spiker View Post
    Because the Confederate South is KNOWN for its role in slavery, segregation, and racial derision.

    That's how it went down in the history books - Southerners who cling to it surely are smart enough to know that.
    Lemme guess you don't understand the slavery in the North also?
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    Re: Nikki Haley: 'I could not look my kids in the face and justify that flag'

    What was she doing the other 4 years of her tenure?


    Let me guess....shes going to run for POTUS too? All aboard the PC bull**** train.
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    Re: Nikki Haley: 'I could not look my kids in the face and justify that flag'

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    Governor Haley has no authority to remove or alter the flag over the war memorial. Only a 2/3rds majority of both houses of the State Legislature can do that.



    Her opinion is simply her opinion. It might carry more weight than Joe Citizen's, but no more authority.
    My state's idiot of a governor with his head up his ass is trying to do away with the Sons of Confederate Veterans license plate, all because the moron governor of Virginia wanted to after stupid SCOTUS ruled that Texas could. They are ALL politicians and morons!
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    Re: Nikki Haley: 'I could not look my kids in the face and justify that flag'

    Quote Originally Posted by WSUwarrior View Post
    What was she doing the other 4 years of her tenure?


    Let me guess....shes going to run for POTUS too? All aboard the PC bull**** train.
    God help us all if she does
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    Re: Nikki Haley: 'I could not look my kids in the face and justify that flag'

    Quote Originally Posted by HorseLoverGirl View Post
    Not even close. The Confederate flag (all 5 of them)_ flew over exactly 0 slave ships. Even the North had slaves. It took the 13th amendment to free ALL of the slaves since Lincoln's joke of an "emancipation proclamation" only freed slaves in the South. The slave trade had been going on forever, and the north only bothered with it when they realized that if the South kicked their butts like they were already doing, then westward expansion was going to be a huge problem for the north because the southern states would expand even further west and then the north would be a supreme disadvantage.
    Why did the south secede?

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    Re: Nikki Haley: 'I could not look my kids in the face and justify that flag'

    Quote Originally Posted by JC Callender View Post
    Does that go for everyone else as well?
    Absolutely, Amazon, Walmart, TV Land and anybody else jumping on this PC band wagon. They all should have purged this racist symbol long ago and on their own.
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    Re: Nikki Haley: 'I could not look my kids in the face and justify that flag'

    Quote Originally Posted by JC Callender View Post
    Why did the south secede?
    Simple, it was over the state's right to govern themselves, as this country was originally founded.
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    Re: Nikki Haley: 'I could not look my kids in the face and justify that flag'

    Quote Originally Posted by HorseLoverGirl View Post
    Simple, it was over the state's right to govern themselves, as this country was originally founded.
    Where there other major issues besides slavery?

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    Re: Nikki Haley: 'I could not look my kids in the face and justify that flag'

    Quote Originally Posted by Gathomas88 View Post
    Politicians are cowards. There's really nothing else to say about it.


    In all fairness, the issue was not on ANYONE's mental radar until a few days after the Charleston shootings, when a few activists and the media decided to turn the issue into a circus and act like it was some kind of immediate-action-crisis.

    Back in 2000, after years of protests and boycotts, the SC State Legislature decided to move the flag from the Statehouse dome to the Confederate War Memorial nearby. This was considered a reasonable compromise by most SC'linians... it moved the flag to a place of historical relevance and quieted the raging controversy to a large degree.

    Up until the media-manufactured furor post-Charleston, if you'd polled the SC citizenry about the flag half of them would have forgotten entirely and 40-70% of the rest would have said "It's good where it is."


    So there it was. Most SC'ians were ok with it. The flag wasn't killing anybody or oppressing anyone. Nobody was talking about it. The flag wasn't interfering with budget issues or keeping the roads from being repaired (a HUGE issue in SC recently).

    It just wasn't a ****ing issue, ok?


    Most SC'ians could have given a rat's ass at the time about the flag. We're more concerned about jobs, the dayum fracked-up roads, and local politics.


    Why touch a previously-controversial issue that was slumbering peaceably and on NOBODY's mind or lips? What politician with a lick of sense is going to do that UNLESS he or she sees a way to make political hay out of it?


    It's no wonder she left it alone up to this point.


    I'm disappointed that she's let pressure from outside the state push her into her premature declaration about the flag, and yeah makes me wonder if she's positioning for a run at POTUS, but as politicians go her behavior isn't atrocious, merely predictably coming down firmly on the side of self-interest.


    She can't run for Gov again so I guess she wants to go national...

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    Re: Nikki Haley: 'I could not look my kids in the face and justify that flag'

    Quote Originally Posted by JC Callender View Post
    Where there other major issues besides slavery?
    The Stars and Stripes, the flag of the North flew for over 80 years while Slavery was legal.

    Allot longer than the Confederate battle flag.

    Seems like the North only seemed to have an issue with Slavery right when the South wanted to secede.

    Hmmmm..what a coincidence.

    The Flag of Britain flew on the slave ships that brought slaves over.

    Should those flags be retired too ?

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