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Dave Kos

Social climber
Temecula
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:20pm PT
It is the flag of people who enthusiastically attacked and killed American soldiers.

If they were brown skinned and had a different religion, we'd call them terrorists.
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
U.N. Ambassador, Crackistan
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:22pm PT
That oughta solve it.

DMT
Chaz

Trad climber
greater Boss Angeles area
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:31pm PT
Confederate flag is nothing. Here in The 909, you're liable to see what I saw at the grocery store the other day: A gal with a saucer-sized Swastika tattooed in the tramp-stamp position.
apogee

climber
Technically expert, safe belayer, can lead if easy
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:40pm PT
"Don't tread on me!"

"I have every right to say anything I want to say!"

"I have every right to do anything I want to do!"

"I have every right to have any gun I want to have!"

"If you don't like this, you are a commie-loving liberal!"
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
U.N. Ambassador, Crackistan
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:44pm PT
Have to agree on low life racist maggots. But right or wrong the confederate flag means more to lot of southerners than a legacy of racism. I don't think it can be beat out of them but I hope you try!
Curt

climber
Gold Canyon, AZ
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:45pm PT

I'm still trying to figure this one out.

Curt
survival

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:48pm PT
Most of the men that did the dying on the Southern side never owned a slave, and yes, they're Americans too.

I agree racism is way wrong.


I would submit that I also have the right to store my #4-Camalot fists inside oral cavities as well.

Actually, one is considered free speech, and one is considered assault.
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
U.N. Ambassador, Crackistan
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:52pm PT
Pride of the underdogs. Understand that most who fought were not slave holders and were not fighting for plantations' rights. The subsequent 50 years of carpet bagging 'reconstruction' built a multi-generational antipathy. Racism crept back in with the 2nd ku klux klan. Racism is there now and somewhat prevalent. So too is it here in CA though its less overt here.
Dave Kos

Social climber
Temecula
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:52pm PT
A gal with a saucer-sized Swastika tattooed in the tramp-stamp position.

Maybe she's a Hindu.
Deekaid

climber
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:56pm PT
why tell us? go do it
Bullwinkle

Boulder climber
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:57pm PT
The Southeren Flag has nothing to do with Racsitism per say, it's not about slaves it's about Rebellion . standing up to what was perceived at the time as Ecomomic Slaverey of the South by the North. It's about Southeren Pride. . .
Dave Kos

Social climber
Temecula
Nov 8, 2013 - 12:58pm PT
It was about the freedom to enslave others.

Ward Trotter

Trad climber
Nov 8, 2013 - 01:04pm PT
150 years after slavery was outlawed ,political interest groups are still ginning up and inflaming a new Civil War of sorts.

I've yet to hear a reasonable justification for "pride" in fighting for a portion of our nation that stood for such terrible practices.

The fact that Jim Crow laws and widespread segregation and discrimination existed in the 1940s did not prevent many brave soldiers , black and white and Latino and Asian, from fighting and dying for their country in WWII .
Sketch

Trad climber
Langley, VA
Nov 8, 2013 - 01:05pm PT
I'm not sure I understand the difference between owning a slave and fighting for that right, or not owning one and fighting for that right. It's a mentality that is not justifiable. I've yet to hear a reasonable justification for "pride" in fighting for a portion of our nation that stood for such terrible practices.

Perhaps you should read up on the issue. Some people like to oversimplify the issue. Kind of like blaming Obama for all federal debt that has accrued during his presidency.
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
U.N. Ambassador, Crackistan
Nov 8, 2013 - 01:07pm PT
The whole ending slavery thing came up with Lincoln all after the wAr began. I don't care if you westerners don't get it. Those who did he fighting were not fighting to uphold slavery. They were fighting for their country and to this day many southerners take pride in that. Twist it any Y you wish. My experience is low brow people ENOY violence and threatening people.
Ron Anderson

Trad climber
Relic MilkEye and grandpoobah of HBRKRNH
Nov 8, 2013 - 01:09pm PT
http://www.historynet.com/americas-civil-war-missouri-and-kansas.htm


The Kansas/Missouri border wars...^^^^^
Deekaid

climber
Nov 8, 2013 - 01:12pm PT
itg troll
Sketch

Trad climber
Langley, VA
Nov 8, 2013 - 01:23pm PT
For anyone who might be interested:

http://dixieoutfitters.com/p/franchise-stores
Deekaid

climber
Nov 8, 2013 - 01:26pm PT
uh oh, sketch ...it is small but it is there ...prepare for itg knuckle sandwich
survival

Big Wall climber
Terrapin Station
Nov 8, 2013 - 01:33pm PT
This one is worth a read!
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/black-woman-recalls-day-saved-alleged-kkk-member-mob-article-1.1501050

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