Skip to comments.Liberals on Twitter: One idiot with Confederate flag at tea party rally = GOP is racist
Posted on 10/14/2013 8:57:50 AM PDT by celmak
At a tea party rally in Washington Sunday billed as the Million Vet March, one idiot decided to bring Confederate flag, which was enough for liberals to paint the entire Republican Party as racist.
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And before those of you who try to justify the Democrats by saying that the Republicans have also done evil, let me remind you that The Democrat Slaver Party has historically been the Party of progressivism and the Republicans the Party of (in the modern US definition) Conservatism. Sure, the Republican Party has had is ebbs and flows; but has never held long a position that is so abominable that it should be abandoned. Plus, we have the Tea Party making progress within the Republican Party. On the other hand, the Democrat Party has had many, and held on to many, evil ideals as their foundation. Furthermore; having a right to do evil does not justify an evil as the Democrat Slaver Party has and is still doing.
For these reasons; the Democrat Party should be abandoned and never be defend and/or justified past or present. Why would anyone want to defend the Democrat Slavers of then and now?
Why is he an ‘idiot’?
I don’t have a problem with the Confederate flag anyway. Do the ‘rats have a problem with their hero Robert Byrd, former KKK leader and their designated “conscience of the Senate”?
THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY
“...one idiot decided to bring Confederate flag, ...”
It’s also entirely possible - and highly probable - that the so-called “idiot” was a lefty plant, doing what he was told to do, to give the other side their talking point and pictorial/graphic.
Put nothing past them.
I attended a Tea Party rally in Tallahassee a couple of years ago. An extremely hostile black woman showed up; an obvious plant with very racist, very nicely printed anti-Obama signs. We tried to surround her with our Tea Party signage and thus kept her moving to the periphery. She, of course, made the news.
Are we sure it wasn’t just someone from Georgia carrying his state flag?
A friend of mine who recently visited Virginia said Confederate flags were trending there!
That flag has never injured or insulted this yankee.
As with Bob Costas, it wasn’t physically painful to say “Redskins” 5 or 10 years ago, why now?
Think I’m going to get me a confederate battle flag and fly it here over the lake with lights so it sticks out at night. It can stand in defiance of the liberal ivory tower of PC.
I guess because unlike the libs, he didn’t wear a mask or hoodie to conceal his identity. Noticed some, uh, non-whites helping tote the barry-cades over to the white house. Must have been some slaves of a wealthy 1% tea party racist. Or maybe they just know where the real shackles are. Or they were paid plants to make it look like the tea party isn’t racist. Besides which, this has nothing to do with tea party or not. People just pissed that the govt thinks they own everything. Our tax dollars, their paychecks, our country.
Looks like a plant. Post the pic around and let’s find the guy a I guarantee he’s a Obama campaign volunteer
I just fly my state flag. I bet it kills the commies in my state to see it over government buildings.
“Why is he an idiot?”
That is my question too.
I didn’t know the Confederate flag was illegal (yet).
Maybe they should read a history book instead of believing what they hear in the media about the Confederate flag.
no sale. actually, the leaders of the GOPe have lately been making among the most racist comments, i’ve ever heard (Jeb Bush for example), and the very idea of amnesty for votes is completely racist in the extreme.
no revisionist history please. and the GOP itself has been a liberty stealing disaster mitigated by a few good men since Teddy Roosevelt.
“That flag has never injured or insulted this yankee.”
And the name Redskins has never injured or insulted the ‘Redskin’ that runs through my veins.
I have no problem with the confederate flag, but bringing it to a Tea Party event is idiotic, specifically because it allows the other side to swing the debate over to territory they're more comfortable on.
The confederate flag has absolutely nothing to do with today's world and the issues being discussed.
Similarly, a person bringing a Soviet Union flag to a pro-Obamacare rally would be idiotic, allowing us to point at the flag and call them all old school communists longing for the return of a brutal communist state.
You want to keep your protest on message and not allow openings to the other side to derail it.
The talking heads say the Tea Party is full of racists. The liberals believe it because they want to believe it. I have family members who started calling me a Tea Party racist and I’ve never been to a Tea Party rally. Because of their slander, I wouldn’t spit on them if they were on fire.
They are all orgasmic over the idea of slavery to the state.
Democrats never pass up on opportunity to tell us why slavery by the state is for our own protection and our own safety, because life under the anarchy that conservatives want to impose is just too risky and dangerous. We can't have any of that inhumane"on-your-own economics" that conservatives advocate.
Thereby proving that you no longer have to be black to be an Uncle Tom.
Why is he an idiot...
My first thought as well...
And why is he a racist?
Having been born and raised as a 'Yankee', I identified the Confederate Flag as a symbol of the U.S. Civil War; thats all.
A friend of mine from Alabama corrected me, and said that it was a symbol "for States Rights over the control of the Federal Govt.".
My state flag has a man with a gun on it, maybe we should get rid of that because it promotes violence. It even suggests violence with the Latin phrase “Tuebor” (I will defend)
I agree ... why is he an idiot?
Good on Michigan!
“Why is he an ‘idiot’?”
I see nothing idiotic about that either.
I saw him there and I was not the least bit fearful or concerned. He looked competent and sane to me, much more so than does the President when I see him in the news.
Show me a picture of the flag being carried by someone in the crowd.
This may be another liberal fraud.
I have a photograph of me at the age of 4-5 wearing a Confederate cap around the time of the 100th anniversary of the Civil War, in that southern bastion of slavery, Chicago, and with me, Eastern European in ethnic origin and my family arriving here long after the war.
Does that mean I shouldn’t even bother trying to run for political office?
And your thoughts on the Tea Party?
Good point; it has happened plenty of times before.
The disrespect shown the American Flag by this hoard is of more consequence than a Confederate flag. In fact, I am in the land of cotton, celebrated by the song Dixie, and the appearance of the rebel flag is commonplace.
Ditto for their watercarriers in the MSM.
After decades of outrageous lies, deceptions and fearmongering, their views have no legitimacy whatsoever and bear no consideration.
Those who are persuaded by these lies cannot be won over to the conservative point of view until events and personal experience open their eyes.
But admittedly, the Gadsen or Culpepper, 'Don't Tread on Me' might be more appropriate since this does seem to be more of a battle against the 'Royals' and our 'divine right' rulers.
Liberal BS only works on the historically ignorant and simple minded. So why does it work on you?
Wikipeida has this on line. I always (well not always) thought it was a Confederate Navy Jack as it may have been.
A rectangular variant of the square Confederate Army battle flag was used by a few Army units, such as the Army of Tennessee. Despite never having historically represented the C.S.A. as a nation nor officially recognized as one of the national flags, it is commonly referred to as “the Confederate Flag” and has become a widely recognized symbol of the South. It is also known as the rebel flag, Dixie flag, and Southern cross and is often incorrectly referred to as the “Stars and Bars” (the actual “Stars and Bars” is the First National Flag, which used an entirely different design). The self-declared Confederate enclave of Town Line, New York, lacking a genuine Confederate flag, flew a version of this flag prior to its 1946 vote to rejoin the Union.
20th century popularity
During the first half of the 20th century, the Confederate flag enjoyed renewed popularity. During World War II some U.S. military units with Southern nicknames, or made up largely of Southerners, made the flag their unofficial emblem. The USS Columbia flew a Confederate Navy Ensign as a battle flag throughout combat in the South Pacific in World War II. This was done in honor of Columbia, the ship’s namesake and the capital city of South Carolina, the first state to secede from the Union. Some soldiers carried Confederate flags into battle. After the Battle of Okinawa a Confederate flag was raised over Shuri Castle by a Marine from the self-styled “Rebel Company” (Company A of the 1st Battalion, 5th Marines). It was visible for miles and was taken down after three days on the orders of General Simon B. Buckner, Jr. (son of Confederate general Simon Buckner), who stated that it was inappropriate as “Americans from all over are involved in this battle”. It was replaced with the flag of the United States. By the end of World War II, the use of the Confederate flag in the military was rare.
Exactly. A war for state rights, that is how the Southrens viewed it. The issue of slavery was secondary.
States rights is very relevant unless you are a historical idiot. The Confederate flag is a reminder that the right of secession is inherit and always a valid choice.
my thoughts as well........not that I find the Confederate flag offensive...but the politically correct seem to...
While I can see your point, just being there, is an opening for the pinko commie geek rats to try to derail it.
They bare American haters! Thanks for the photo; I just tweeted it. I hope everyone here also tweets it.
That man was not an idiot.
For all the hub-bub, the Confederate Flag, was a symbol of secession.
I have no “slaver’s blood” in me, for I am a true half-breed, Mojave and German immigrant stock.
I DO know that a lot of States’ Rights issues are being taken over by a centralized federal government, outside and beyond the scope of the U.S. Constitution. Just as there could have been some of the same issues, and some only valid for that time frame in the 1850’s, the trampling begins again.
“Similarly, a person bringing a Soviet Union flag to a pro-Obamacare rally would be idiotic, allowing us to point at the flag and call them all old school communists longing for the return of a brutal communist state.”
Or wear a Che tee shirt. They would seem to be all the rage now.
Republicans and tea-partiers have really been taking advantage of that.....
When you allow the liberals to start picking your symbols you have lost half the battle......if you give in to the confederate flag they will merely point to something else. They are always going to paint us as racist.....the proper response is to ignore them and do what you believe is right. Also you can always tell them to go here ....it will really piss ‘em off:
The lyrics in his song, IF THE SOUTH WOULDA WON, include these spot-on phrases:
I'd make my Supreme Court down in Texas, And we wouldn't have no killers gettinoff free. If they were proven guilty, then they would swing quickly, Instead of writin books and smilin on T.V.My take is that the nowadays the Confederate flag is a symbol representing opposition to a tyrannical regime headed by the likes of Hussein and Holder. I believe it's a legitimate, bold, politically-incorrect form of protest against a corrupt Marxist administration as well as a slap at the virulent hate-spewing racist, Malcolm ("X") Little:
Aren’t they usually plastered on the roof of the orange dodge?