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    Re: Jenny Horne's tearful Confederate flag speech shakes S. Carolina statehouse

    Quote Originally Posted by iguanaman View Post
    I would hope so since that pic was taken at the Democratic National Convention in 1948. Those waving the battle flag were the Dixiecrats. It symbolized their platform of continued segregation enabled by States Rights. I bunch of older Black people still remember those days very well but it was not about honoring any Confederate veterans by a long shot. when it was waved at them it meant continued repression and hatred of their civil rights..
    But look, I know it has been hard to take but like SSM and the ACA your side lost the argument and the flag is down for good.
    Time for all of you to grow a pair and stop the whining. It's a small victory after all. Fear not, people will still be racists anyway they just won't get the tingle up their leg when they drive by the Statehouse. Big f---ing deal.
    If we want to get rid of symbols of racism and intolerance perhaps we should get rid of the democrat party. What do you think?

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    Re: Jenny Horne's tearful Confederate flag speech shakes S. Carolina statehouse

    Quote Originally Posted by US Conservative View Post
    If we want to get rid of symbols of racism and intolerance perhaps we should get rid of the democrat party. What do you think?
    If such a party existed. Perhaps you are referring to the Americann Democratic Party, in which case, go ahead if you can.
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    Re: Jenny Horne's tearful Confederate flag speech shakes S. Carolina statehouse

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    You're not going to get anything but an eye roll from me if you're crying for some inane reason.
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    Re: Jenny Horne's tearful Confederate flag speech shakes S. Carolina statehouse

    Quote Originally Posted by j-mac View Post
    Because it is stupid....The flag did NOTHING to make anyone DO anything.
    No one ever made the claim that "the flag made him do it"
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    Re: Jenny Horne's tearful Confederate flag speech shakes S. Carolina statehouse

    Quote Originally Posted by celticwar17 View Post
    I get emotional... but not when debating or trying to get a point across...as soon as I do, I lose.
    It appears she got emotional and she won, so much for one-off examples I suppose. I don't much care for crying on a public platform, wonder what she thought about the flag 2 years ago so not sure how onboard i am with her emotional speech... but at the end of the day the BS amendment posters ceased and the flag came down.

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    Re: Jenny Horne's tearful Confederate flag speech shakes S. Carolina statehouse

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    It appears she got emotional and she won, so much for one-off examples I suppose. I don't much care for crying on a public platform, wonder what she thought about the flag 2 years ago so not sure how onboard i am with her emotional speech... but at the end of the day the BS amendment posters ceased and the flag came down.
    Bingo. Before the media and Angry Facebook People needed something to scream about after the Church survivors proved insufficiently willing to call for riots, nobody cared.


    If I as this woman, I'd be embarrassed. She just reinforced all the stereotypes about her gender governing overemotionally.
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    Re: Jenny Horne's tearful Confederate flag speech shakes S. Carolina statehouse

    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    This all seems to be stemming from people trying to assuage some guilt or something. If people in this country are stupid enough to believe that Dylann Roof did what he did because of the Confederate flag, then we're in really big trouble. Huge trouble.

    Jenny's tears were moving, but meaningless. People are pretending that removing that flag will mean something. It won't. And unless we're going to remove every symbol that may offend anyone in this country, this is all for show. And some sort of guilt. All I know is I never met anyone in my life who owned a slave in this country. And that's in spite of the Confederate flag flying in SC.
    No one is claiming that the flag made him do it. Are you serious?

    While the flag coming down may be meaningless to you it is deeply meaningful to many.

    This is not just any symbol and it's not merely a matter of a few people finding it offensive. It's destructive and divisive and no more business being on a government building than a flag displaying a swastika.
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    Re: Jenny Horne's tearful Confederate flag speech shakes S. Carolina statehouse

    This is hysterical. This whole board is about 95% emotional commentary but everyone is ranting about it's inappropriateness and how they lose respect its a tad hypocritcal. (hint....anger is an emotion)
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    Re: Jenny Horne's tearful Confederate flag speech shakes S. Carolina statehouse

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    Bingo. Before the media and Angry Facebook People needed something to scream about after the Church survivors proved insufficiently willing to call for riots, nobody cared. If I as this woman, I'd be embarrassed. She just reinforced all the stereotypes about her gender.
    I'd opine MILLIONS cared, but the politicians in South Carolina- to include the Governor, refused to serve the greater good but rather the greater donator/voter base- like I said the Governor was all for 'heritage' when running for office.

    CONs in the South wrap themselves up in the Lost Cause as a religion. Funny how many 'heritage' monuments are about the Rebellion of 1861 but where are the one about the rebellion of 1776? Where are the monuments about the other wars many South Carolinians gave their full measure of freedom? They pale in comparison the the 'Civil War' monument, which wasn't considered much of a sacred cow until 1964, a century after that war.

    As far as the stereotype and emotion... I'd say that comment says more about the author than the speaker- like the business quote about the genders- An assertive man is a strong leader, a strong assertive woman is a bitch...

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    Re: Jenny Horne's tearful Confederate flag speech shakes S. Carolina statehouse

    Quote Originally Posted by iguanaman View Post
    Or this one.....

    I know that is what you and the majority of liberal progressives would like to push, BUT, again history is not on your side as it factually was...You have to go through all kinds of contortion to get to that conclusion. That aside, seems that a majority of American's don't agree with you that the Confederate flag symbolizes racism....

    Poll: Majority sees Confederate flag as Southern pride - CNNPolitics.com
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