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What's the deal with the Confederate flags??

Everyday when I'm out driving I see white people with confederate flags branded or hanging in the window of their cars. I really don't understand what the point is to have them?? I live in Illinois so we aren't in the south which is still not an excuse to me. Why not just have an American flag??

Unless they are trying to make a statement of hate.......
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I've never never understood that. I live close to you, and see the same thing. The apartment complex across the street from my job, well on the 5th floor there's a huge Congenerate flag in the window. It's just sad, really.
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I have to ask - are these the same type of people that shoot 'coons for fun?

When I was younger, assholes who pulled shit like that got their windows stoned Uh, then I grew up.
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I have to ask - are these the same type of people that shoot 'coons for fun?

When I was younger, assholes who pulled shit like that got their windows stoned Uh, then I grew up.
Some are obviously, but others don't appear to be that way. Some you can tell by the big pickups they are driving, but yesterday I saw a young girl driving a car with 2 of them on there. We have tried to pull bumper stickers off before, but those damn things are too tough to get off, lol.
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Well, when people call the USA "backwards" they are talking about those people
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Is it really a surprise that those flags occur regularly now in a country drenched in patriotic fervor?
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Is it really a surprise that those flags occur regularly now in a country drenched in patriotic fervor?
I said CONFEDERATE flags, not American flags.
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I live in Tennessee and I see atleast 10 a day..I personally dont like them but when they tried to get them banned from schools(Dixie Outfitters shirts) and they argued to ban FUBU(For Us By Us)

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Everyday when I'm out driving I see white people with confederate flags branded or hanging in the window of their cars. I really don't understand what the point is to have them?? I live in Illinois so we aren't in the south which is still not an excuse to me. Why not just have an American flag??

Unless they are trying to make a statement of hate.......
I think they WISH it was still 1860. You know what I mean?

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I live in Tennessee and I see atleast 10 a day..I personally dont like them but when they tried to get them banned from schools(Dixie Outfitters shirts) and they argued to ban FUBU(For Us By Us)
http://www.dixieoutfitters.com/classic/cindex.shtml

that website is scary. didn't even know that it existed.

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I hate to admit it but I actually bought one of their shirts in 4th grade..before I knew what the "n" word meant and how the flag is..no I am so anti-rebel flag

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In December 2002, mall management evicted vendors within only 48 hours notice who were selling Dixie Outfitters and Dixie Girls merchandise in Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi, following threats from the NAACP!
Thats true...they can only buy them at certain places now

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I said CONFEDERATE flags, not American flags.
I got what you meant the first time. My point was that it is not that surprising that the "national" flag waving quickly turned into a "confederate" flag waving. The atmosphere that promoted all that ostentatious flag waving is the hatred of outsiders; so, what's so surprising that this hatred evolved into a hatred of ones own countrymen?
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I live in Tennessee and I see atleast 10 a day..I personally dont like them but when they tried to get them banned from schools(Dixie Outfitters shirts) and they argued to ban FUBU(For Us By Us)
How can they even compare those two things? The confederate flag stands for a lot more than FUBU does :retard:
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How can they even compare those two things? The confederate flag stands for a lot more than FUBU does :retard:
Thats what I say..but I guess if they want to get rid of something the whites like you gotta get rid of something the blacks like

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