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    Re: Is the Confederate flag a symbol of treason?

    Quote Originally Posted by theplaydrive View Post
    Yeah, I am aware of this. However, treason was specifically outlined in the Constitution - their actions were prohibited.
    Oh you have to be a member of the union for it to be treason.

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    Re: Is the Confederate flag a symbol of treason?

    Quote Originally Posted by Free For All View Post
    Oh you have to be a member of the union for it to be treason.
    Oh, they were members of the union. Bunch a losers, they were.

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    Re: Is the Confederate flag a symbol of treason?

    Quote Originally Posted by theplaydrive View Post
    The US is a federal constitutional republic.
    No, the united states are a federation of republics. They are not a republic. There's a huge difference. One that I really shouldn't have to articulate for you.

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    Re: Is the Confederate flag a symbol of treason?

    Quote Originally Posted by Centinel View Post
    No, the united states are a federation of republics. They are not a republic. There's a huge difference. One that I really shouldn't have to articulate for you.
    Okay, you guys are trolls. The end.

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    Re: Is the Confederate flag a symbol of treason?

    Quote Originally Posted by theplaydrive View Post
    Yeah, I am aware of this. However, treason was specifically outlined in the Constitution - their actions were prohibited.
    Leaving the union is not treason. Treason is to make war against the united states. Peacefully and lawfully leaving the union is not making war.

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    Re: Is the Confederate flag a symbol of treason?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    honestly folks, the unprovoked attack upon Fort Sumter by the Rebels is evidence that the Confederacy was just a bunch of racist thugs & thieves.

    Yeah, that's a perfect description!

    did they first try to negotiate a peaceful withdrawal of American troops from the fort? nope.
    Actually, yes. South Carolina called for the evacuation of Fort Sumter for several months, prior to lauching an attack.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Is the Confederate flag a symbol of treason?

    Quote Originally Posted by Centinel View Post
    Leaving the union is not treason. Treason is to make war against the united states. Peacefully and lawfully leaving the union is not making war.
    Then it's a good thing they didn't leave peacefully and lawfully.

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    Re: Is the Confederate flag a symbol of treason?

    Quote Originally Posted by theplaydrive View Post
    Well, me, Lincoln, the Supreme Court and the rest of the Union disagree.

    Saying "they had it" literally means nothing. It's embarrassing that you don't understand that.
    But, ya'll disagreed after the Civil War ended.
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Is the Confederate flag a symbol of treason?

    Quote Originally Posted by theplaydrive View Post
    Then it's a good thing they didn't leave peacefully and lawfully.
    I wasn't necessarily talking about the CSA. I am stating that leaving the union is not treason.

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    Re: Is the Confederate flag a symbol of treason?

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    But, ya'll disagreed after the Civil War ended.
    No, we didn't. Lincoln called the war a "civil war" meaning a war between members of the same country, throughout the war. I posted the quotes earlier in the thread. The Supreme Court I don't know because I haven't looked. The Union pretty much always th

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