POW/MIA flag racist

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  1. G19Tony

    G19Tony Sneet CLM

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  2. BobbyS

    BobbyS Truth always sounds like lies to a sinner

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    Maybe that sack of excrement can go to one of the people who are flying that flag and complain. I hope there is video of the ass kicking he will get.
     

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    DWARREN123 Grumpy Old Guy

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    Some folks are just plain idiots!
     
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    fowl intent Banned

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    Racist? I don't see it. Elements of truth regarding strong government propaganda during the "war"? You bet.
     
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    fowl intent Banned

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    The Vietnam debacle was little more than a proving ground for the military/industrial complex that Eisenhower warned us about 3 or 4 years earlier.
     
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    I just read that Newsweek blog/opinion/editorial... I didn't realize that the NVA and VC were such good, loving, honest people during the war.
     
  7. tous

    tous GET A ROPE!

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    Why is this news? :headscratch:
    Is anyone and everyone's opinion now to be treated as valid fodder for public discourse?
    Why is this galoot not ignored into well-deserved obscurity?
     
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  8. Tvov

    Tvov

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    Because internet!
     
  9. tous

    tous GET A ROPE!

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    I suggest that distribution does not equal validity, no?
    A larger audience for nonsense doesn't cause nonsense to gain veracity any more than more folk watching a football game causes a win for the home team.

    :wavey:
     
  10. Rizzo

    Rizzo Garbage Day!

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    Yeah. The only one I saw throwing the term "racist hate" around was the author of the national review, not the guy he was talking about. I tried, but couldn't fathom any way that this flag could be construed as "racist". Talk about your misleading article headlines. :upeyes:

    But because of that headline, untold numbers are going to gnash their teeth and shout "they say that the POW/MIA flag is racist!", and the obfuscation marches on. :sigh:
     
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    Tvov

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    You write heavy words... probably too heavy for most Facebookers to understand.

    I just used a term that my college kids have started using -- "because reasons", "because internet", etc. It actually works for a lot of today's "news", which seems to be just reporting what is "trending". Because trending!

    Doesn't matter if it is important, it is trending! People are reading and commenting about it! Therefore, it is news!

    Actually, I think my kids seem to be smart enough to wade through so much of the nonsense to find actual, important news. Which makes me a bit proud...
     
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    Got your attention.
     
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    aircarver Descent Terminated Silver Member

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    .... Of course not !

    A win for the home team requires folk dressing up in silly clothes, with ridiculous greasepaint, and foam appendages .....

    ..... ( Except nothing has been found that works for the Cowboys ! ....... ) :outtahere: ... :supergrin:
     
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    After recent polling, the articles claims were found to be unsubstantiated.

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    Hines57 Simple Member

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    Rick Perlstein
    "You know that racist flag? The one that supposedly honors history but actually spreads a pernicious myth? And is useful only to venal right-wing politicians who wish to exploit hatred by calling it heritage? It’s past time to pull it down.

    Oh, wait. You thought I was referring to the Confederate flag. Actually, I’m talking about the POW/MIA flag."
     
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    I don't have the words. How does he muster the iq for spontaneous respiration? Wow, just wow. I suggest he and his ilk emigrate to NK.
     
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    Rizzo Garbage Day!

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    I'll be damned, and stand corrected. That's what I get for not clicking the link in the article, and just going off of the selected text provided.

    Better un-like my first post, Hooligan. :oops:
     
  18. el_jewapo

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    When people stop giving a **** and stop fleeing like cockroaches at the accusation of racism, people will stop looking for it in everything.

    Who cares? Really?
     
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  19. G19Tony

    G19Tony Sneet CLM

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    Nobody cares. I just find it funny. They're just making it up now.
     
  20. el_jewapo

    el_jewapo

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    I didn't mean that toward your thread. I just mean people should be getting tired of cowering down at lefties pointing their finger and shouting racist, but they don't. Lefties are going to continue calling more and more things racist until that term loses its power.