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2012-09-24 11:24:55 AM  
Another first amendment victory. Every American should be happy with this.
 
2012-09-24 11:36:32 AM  

NeoAnderthal: Another first amendment victory. Every American should be happy with this.


Not sure I care one way or the other; but when did the government get involved?
 
2012-09-24 11:37:14 AM  
Listening to Lynnyrd Skynnyrd, however, is still regarded as a class one felony hate crime toward one's ears.
 
2012-09-24 11:39:16 AM  

NeoAnderthal: Every American troll should be happy with this.


FTFY
 
2012-09-24 12:11:44 PM  

NeoAnderthal: Another first amendment victory. Every American should be happy with this.


It's my first-amendment right to call anyone who supports flying the flag of a defeated enemy of America a traitorous, racist sack of shiat.
 
2012-09-24 12:40:25 PM  

NeoAnderthal: Another first amendment victory. Every American should be happy with this.


You don't understand the First Amendment.

It's a long shot as to whether you don't understand why you shouldn't stick your dick in a toaster as well.
 
2012-09-24 12:41:31 PM  
TFA: ...We also utilize the state flag of Alabama...
 
But you're from... Florida.
 
2012-09-24 12:50:19 PM  
Southern man
Better keep your head
Don't forget
What your good book said
 
2012-09-24 01:11:52 PM  

kingoomieiii: NeoAnderthal: Another first amendment victory. Every American should be happy with this.

It's my first-amendment right to call anyone who supports flying the flag of a defeated enemy of America a traitorous, racist sack of shiat.


LIkewise.
Any uppity southern assholes should remember that advocating for a violent overthrow of the united states is a bozo big time no no and punishable by death.

You lost the war, STFU about it, you racist pricks.
 
2012-09-24 01:47:07 PM  

EyeballKid: Listening to Lynnyrd Skynnyrd, however, is still regarded as a class one felony hate crime toward one's ears.


That's Lynnyrd Skynnyrd with four "n"s. I prefer Lynyrd Skynyrd with two "n"s, the well-known southern rock band.
 
2012-09-24 01:47:40 PM  
At least the confederate flag is symmetrical. I love the USA, but our flag is kinda lame.
 
2012-09-24 01:50:47 PM  
www.danasresort.com 
Don't make me come back down there!
 
2012-09-24 01:52:12 PM  
It's not really Lynrd Skynrd anymore, but more of a Skynryd cover band.
 
2012-09-24 01:53:04 PM  

Galloping Galoshes: That's Lynnyrd Skynnyrd with four "n"s. I prefer Lynyrd Skynyrd with two "n"s, the well-known southern rock band.


imageshack.us

What about Leonard Skinner?
 
2012-09-24 01:56:07 PM  
I for one am incredibly insulted by fabric.
 
2012-09-24 02:02:33 PM  

Snapper Carr: Galloping Galoshes: That's Lynnyrd Skynnyrd with four "n"s. I prefer Lynyrd Skynyrd with two "n"s, the well-known southern rock band.

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What about Leonard Skinner?


He got ptomaine pois'ning last night after dinner.

Do you remember Jeffrey Hardy?
 
2012-09-24 02:02:40 PM  
That's not the Confederate flag anyway. It's the battle flag of the army of northern Virginia.
 
2012-09-24 02:03:10 PM  
People get too worked up over shiat like this.....symbols are all they are. The peace sign was originally designed for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament in 1958. The swastika dates back to ancient India and literally meant "being with higher self". People love to hate...and haters love to get you twisted.
 
2012-09-24 02:03:51 PM  
FREE BIRD


/Sorry someonehad to get it out of the way
 
2012-09-24 02:04:18 PM  

CujoQuarrel: That's not the Confederate flag anyway. It's the battle flag of the army of northern Virginia.


Oh yeah? Well... shut up!
 
2012-09-24 02:04:29 PM  

Galloping Galoshes: EyeballKid: Listening to Lynnyrd Skynnyrd, however, is still regarded as a class one felony hate crime toward one's ears.

That's Lynnyrd Skynnyrd with four "n"s. I prefer Lynyrd Skynyrd with two "n"s, the well-known southern rock band.


Really? You're going to bust someone's chops for not knowing the ridiculous spelling of a 30 year old washed up band?
 
2012-09-24 02:05:20 PM  
Nothing says "Loser" like flying the flag of morally bankrupt, honor-less traitors who got their asses decisively kicked in a war 150 years ago.
 
2012-09-24 02:06:40 PM  
good for them

/keep on rockin'
 
2012-09-24 02:08:49 PM  

CujoQuarrel: That's not the Confederate flag anyway. It's the battle flag of the army of northern Virginia.


Good point. They were ok. It was those other confederates that gave those confederates a bad name.
 
2012-09-24 02:09:15 PM  
Well, maybe the next plane crash will get the rest of them.
 
2012-09-24 02:10:38 PM  

ATOMWATTS: good for them

/keep on rockin'


/in the free world
 
2012-09-24 02:12:47 PM  

Philip Francis Queeg: Nothing says "Loser" like flying the flag of morally bankrupt, honor-less traitors who got their asses decisively kicked in a war 150 years ago.


Lighten up Francis
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2012-09-24 02:13:55 PM  

FarkedOver: CujoQuarrel: That's not the Confederate flag anyway. It's the battle flag of the army of northern Virginia.

Good point. They were ok. It was those other confederates that gave those confederates a bad name.


Yeah

But you know you could fly the REAL Confederate flag and not get any where near as much flak for it since hardly anyone knows what it looks like.

Also any one know why they said they fly the Alabama flag? They did some recording in Muscle Shoals but aren't they primarily a Florida band?
 
2012-09-24 02:17:29 PM  

jayhawk88: Galloping Galoshes: EyeballKid: Listening to Lynnyrd Skynnyrd, however, is still regarded as a class one felony hate crime toward one's ears.

That's Lynnyrd Skynnyrd with four "n"s. I prefer Lynyrd Skynyrd with two "n"s, the well-known southern rock band.

Really? You're going to bust someone's chops for not knowing the ridiculous spelling of a 30 year old washed up band?


Because when I think of sticklers for grammar and spelling, those scholarly Skynyrd fans come to mind.
 
2012-09-24 02:21:01 PM  
Also any one know why they said they fly the Alabama flag? They did some recording in Muscle Shoals but aren't they primarily a Florida band?

We got enough farktardness going on down here. Please let Alamaba claim the band.
 
2012-09-24 02:30:11 PM  

CujoQuarrel: That's not the Confederate flag anyway. It's the battle flag of the army of northern Virginia.


I'm sure the toolbags who fly it make that distinction.
 
2012-09-24 02:30:39 PM  
"LYNYRD SKYNYRD GUITARIST CLARIFIES COMMENT: CONFEDERATE FLAG WILL FLY 'EVERY NIGHT' ONSTAGE"

...and by "clarify", they mean completely contradict the earlier comment.
 
2012-09-24 02:31:15 PM  

CujoQuarrel: Also any one know why they said they fly the Alabama flag? They did some recording in Muscle Shoals but aren't they primarily a Florida band?


Because FOOBALL!
 
2012-09-24 02:31:31 PM  

EyeballKid: jayhawk88: Galloping Galoshes: EyeballKid: Listening to Lynnyrd Skynnyrd, however, is still regarded as a class one felony hate crime toward one's ears.

That's Lynnyrd Skynnyrd with four "n"s. I prefer Lynyrd Skynyrd with two "n"s, the well-known southern rock band.

Really? You're going to bust someone's chops for not knowing the ridiculous spelling of a 30 year old washed up band?

Because when I think of sticklers for grammar and spelling, those scholarly Skynyrd fans come to mind.


Oh just admit you didnt know how to spell it, asshole.

I like Skynyrd...can't quite call myself a fan. "Saturday Night Special" has a great intro.
 
2012-09-24 02:31:37 PM  

Galloping Galoshes: EyeballKid: Listening to Lynnyrd Skynnyrd, however, is still regarded as a class one felony hate crime toward one's ears.

That's Lynnyrd Skynnyrd with four "n"s. I prefer Lynyrd Skynyrd with two "n"s, the well-known southern rock band.


Yes, well as I said, we don't have "Free Byrd" by Lynnrd Skynnrd, and perhaps to save time I should add that we don't have "Flea Burp" by Skynrrd Lynrd, the famous Welsh band, nor do we have "Flee Burb" by Linnerd Skinnerd spelled with four Ms and a silent Q.
 
2012-09-24 02:51:15 PM  
Someone just figured out that, by trying not to piss off people that didn't like them already, they ended up pissing off the ones who did.
 
2012-09-24 02:55:32 PM  
Silly Lynyrd Skynyrd. Pride in one's heritage is only for brown people.
 
2012-09-24 02:55:38 PM  
I am actually a fan of Skynard, but they are dead. These guys are SINO (Skynard in name only).
 
2012-09-24 03:08:53 PM  
So??? If you were already a fan of the band, you didn't care about the flag anyways. If that flag prevented you from enjoying their music, please pull the stick out of your ass. If you weren't a fan, it just gave you one more reason to not like them.
 
2012-09-24 03:12:48 PM  

B.L.Z. Bub: Silly Lynyrd Skynyrd. Pride in one's heritage is only for brown people.


And, if one's heritage consists of treason, bloodshed, and slavery, don't let that keep you from holding up that battle flag high.
 
2012-09-24 03:13:54 PM  
Come'on - it's a kick ass flag!
 
2012-09-24 03:17:25 PM  

EyeballKid: B.L.Z. Bub: Silly Lynyrd Skynyrd. Pride in one's heritage is only for brown people.

And, if one's heritage consists of treason, bloodshed, and slavery, don't let that keep you from holding up that battle flag high.


Ummm - I'm not a history major - but I think you'd be hard pressed to find someone who could claim their heritage was free of treason, bloodshed, and slavery. And, if you could, it'd only be because they came from a long line of losers who got their asses kicked constantly.
 
2012-09-24 03:18:06 PM  

Fark_Guy_Rob: And, if you could, it'd only be because they came from a long line of losers who got their asses kicked constantly.


You mean Italians?;)
 
2012-09-24 03:18:08 PM  

Madbassist1: I like Skynyrd...can't quite call myself a fan. "Saturday Night Special" has a great intro.


I like that one though Gimme Back My Bullets is my favorite.
Good luck finding a clean copy of the original album version in all the lame covers by suck bar bands and poorly recorded live versions on youtube.
 
2012-09-24 03:19:50 PM  

Fark_Guy_Rob: EyeballKid: B.L.Z. Bub: Silly Lynyrd Skynyrd. Pride in one's heritage is only for brown people.

And, if one's heritage consists of treason, bloodshed, and slavery, don't let that keep you from holding up that battle flag high.

Ummm - I'm not a history major - but I think you'd be hard pressed to find someone who could claim their heritage was free of treason, bloodshed, and slavery. And, if you could, it'd only be because they came from a long line of losers who got their asses kicked constantly.


Pretty much this. Northern people's heritage includes all of that as well.
 
2012-09-24 03:20:12 PM  

EyeballKid: B.L.Z. Bub: Silly Lynyrd Skynyrd. Pride in one's heritage is only for brown people.

And, if one's heritage consists of treason, bloodshed, and slavery, don't let that keep you from holding up that battle flag high.


Unless you have brown skin, in which case, cannot judge, impossible to judge, just keep farkin' that PC chicken.
 
2012-09-24 03:23:19 PM  
Derp sells. Ask Charlie Daniels, Hank Jr, and Ted Nugent. Should've known they wouldn't do anything sensible now.

I know they're down to like one original member & Ronnie's brother, but weren't they liberal in the 70's?
 
2012-09-24 03:24:40 PM  

Fark_Guy_Rob: Come'on - it's a kick ass flag!


Yeah.... Aesthetically, I do think the Confederate battle flag is more striking. I kinda wish that after the war, the North would have seized it, adopted it as the spoils of war, and gotten rid of the asymmetrical Stars-and-Stripes. I love America (as much as I can love a country, anyway) but I have always thought our flag was a clunky-looking thing that appeared to have been designed by a guy named Frank who thinks wearing striped shirts with plaid pants is also fashionable and well-matched.

There are just better ways to do stars, stripes, and bars. Damn those racist southerners for actually having better design sense in this one case. I think the Confederate flag must surely have been designed by the one gay rebel.
 
2012-09-24 03:25:09 PM  

NeoAnderthal: Another first amendment victory. Every American should be happy with this.


So every American should be happy about people getting pressured and bullied into displaying racist symbols of slavery that they no longer support Because Tradition?
 
2012-09-24 03:25:43 PM  

This Face Left Blank: weren't they liberal in the 70's?


No.
 
2012-09-24 03:29:03 PM  

jayhawk88: Galloping Galoshes: EyeballKid: Listening to Lynnyrd Skynnyrd, however, is still regarded as a class one felony hate crime toward one's ears.

That's Lynnyrd Skynnyrd with four "n"s. I prefer Lynyrd Skynyrd with two "n"s, the well-known southern rock band.

Really? You're going to bust someone's chops for not knowing the ridiculous spelling of a 30 year old washed up band?


You're not familiar with Monty Python's "Bookshop" sketch, are you? No, I didn't think so.
 
2012-09-24 03:29:46 PM  

JNowe: Galloping Galoshes: EyeballKid: Listening to Lynnyrd Skynnyrd, however, is still regarded as a class one felony hate crime toward one's ears.

That's Lynnyrd Skynnyrd with four "n"s. I prefer Lynyrd Skynyrd with two "n"s, the well-known southern rock band.

Yes, well as I said, we don't have "Free Byrd" by Lynnrd Skynnrd, and perhaps to save time I should add that we don't have "Flea Burp" by Skynrrd Lynrd, the famous Welsh band, nor do we have "Flee Burb" by Linnerd Skinnerd spelled with four Ms and a silent Q.


And, obviously, you are. Thank you, Mr. Cleese.
 
2012-09-24 03:40:10 PM  
To be fair, they would have to redo their lighting used in the grand finale of Free Bird.

/For those who don't know and I hate to admit I have seen them in concert 3 times because they were playing with other groups I wanted to see, during Free Bird the stage lights rotate down and look like a Confederate Battle Flag.
 
2012-09-24 03:48:26 PM  
Well, that settles it. I'm not buying Lynard Skynard's next album.
 
2012-09-24 03:52:18 PM  
Philip Francis Queeg

Nothing says "Loser" like flying the flag of morally bankrupt, honor-less traitors who got their asses decisively kicked in a war 150 years ago.


If that is the case, then your name speaks volumes about you, eh?
 
2012-09-24 03:52:46 PM  

ZeroCorpse: Fark_Guy_Rob: Come'on - it's a kick ass flag!

Yeah.... Aesthetically, I do think the Confederate battle flag is more striking. I kinda wish that after the war, the North would have seized it, adopted it as the spoils of war, and gotten rid of the asymmetrical Stars-and-Stripes. I love America (as much as I can love a country, anyway) but I have always thought our flag was a clunky-looking thing that appeared to have been designed by a guy named Frank who thinks wearing striped shirts with plaid pants is also fashionable and well-matched.

There are just better ways to do stars, stripes, and bars. Damn those racist southerners for actually having better design sense in this one case. I think the Confederate flag must surely have been designed by the one gay rebel.


Well then how the hell would I give a distress signal?!
 
2012-09-24 03:57:48 PM  

ZeroCorpse: but I have always thought our flag was a clunky-looking thing that appeared to have been designed by a guy named Frank who thinks wearing striped shirts with plaid pants is also fashionable and well-matched.


There's a reason for that, actually. Our current flag was designed by a high school kid as part of a contest, and our country actually picked it..
 
2012-09-24 04:00:57 PM  

Somaticasual: ZeroCorpse: but I have always thought our flag was a clunky-looking thing that appeared to have been designed by a guy named Frank who thinks wearing striped shirts with plaid pants is also fashionable and well-matched.

There's a reason for that, actually. Our current flag was designed by a high school kid as part of a contest, and our country actually picked it..


Was it a school for the blind?
 
2012-09-24 04:13:35 PM  
Hee Haw Salutes Southern Asses 
blogs.houstonpress.com
 
2012-09-24 04:18:43 PM  
Don't care about the flag or the people dragging the name on. The Ballad of Curtis Loew is a good tune.
 
2012-09-24 04:38:59 PM  

CujoQuarrel: FarkedOver: CujoQuarrel: That's not the Confederate flag anyway. It's the battle flag of the army of northern Virginia.

Good point. They were ok. It was those other confederates that gave those confederates a bad name.

Yeah

But you know you could fly the REAL Confederate flag and not get any where near as much flak for it since hardly anyone knows what it looks like. because it looks like shiat

Also any one know why they said they fly the Alabama flag? They did some recording in Muscle Shoals but aren't they primarily a Florida band?


3.bp.blogspot.com

look at this POS
 
2012-09-24 04:50:45 PM  
"Won't you fly high, hate flag yea..."
 
2012-09-24 04:57:04 PM  

EyeballKid: And, if one's heritage consists of treason, bloodshed, and slavery, don't let that keep you from holding up that battle flag high.


So we shouldn't be flying the American flag, then? Because I'm pretty sure this country was founded via treason, allowed slavery to continue for far, far too long, and has been involved in a wee bit o' bloodshed over the decades. For good or ill, north or south, east or west, all of these things are part of the American heritage.
 
2012-09-24 04:58:49 PM  

B.L.Z. Bub: Silly Lynyrd Skynyrd. Pride in one's heritage is only for brown people.



I know, right?


www.stlhibernians.com


media.silive.com


www.polishamericancenter.org


www.smittenbybritain.com


www.identitiesonline.com
 
2012-09-24 05:12:11 PM  
I like they're opening act: Ky Klyx Klyn
 
2012-09-24 05:13:14 PM  

This Face Left Blank: but weren't they liberal in the 70's?


Well they had songs about handgun control and environmental preservation...so you could make an argument,
 
2012-09-24 05:24:22 PM  
Lynyrd Skynyrd shows are pretty much just God/America/The South Will Rise Again blah blah blah infomercials with music. Having said that, they were phenomenal musicians who wrote some seriously kick-ass music.
 
2012-09-24 05:27:28 PM  
Whats going on in here?
 
2012-09-24 05:27:28 PM  

This Face Left Blank: Derp sells. Ask Charlie Daniels, Hank Jr, and Ted Nugent. Should've known they wouldn't do anything sensible now.

I know they're down to like one original member & Ronnie's brother, but weren't they liberal in the 70's?


1.bp.blogspot.com
Ronnie Van Zant on stage in a Neil Young tee shirt.

This blog post, from a Neil Young fan site, makes a very persuasive argument that "Sweet Home Alabama" has been misunderstood; that it is actually an anti-racist song. The key paragraphs:

Lynyrd Skynyrd's "Sweet Home Alabama" meaning is often interpreted as being "racist" because of the the lyrics reference "In Birmingham [where a black church was bombed killing 4 young girls] they love the governor [George Wallace ]" who was a segregationist...

After singing this line, Skynyrd sing "Boo, boo, boo!" as if to disapprove of Wallace and his policies of racism. As for the "Boo, boo, boo!" chorus, some have dismissed it as Skynyrd 's wink at racism. Joshua Marshall writes in Talking Points Memo: "It always seemed to me more likely that that shadow lyric is a mocking allusion to anti-Wallace protestors." Nonetheless, many still regard the song to be a paean to the South's disregard for the civil rights movement.

The last line in the song is an ad-lib by Van Zant that is rarely understood. He says, "Montgomery got the answer". Some of the original band members revealed this in a radio interview a few years back and possibly references the infamous march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, led by civil rights leader Martin Luther King.


On the other hand, Rossington's statement, "We know what the Dixie flag represents and its heritage; the Civil War was fought over States rights," is disturbingly obtuse, casually disregarding the problem of slavery in a way that "Sweet Home Alabama" does not.

Back in the 60s and 70s a lot of people, hippies and others, who were most likely not racist displayed the Confederate flag as an anti-authority symbol, in opposition to the government in Washington that was fighting a bloody, illegal war in Vietnam ("now Watergate does not bother me/Does your conscience bother you?"). In the last thirty years or so, the flag's symbolism has changed, or rather reverted to its original meaning, as a defense of (White) authority, rather than as a challenge to it.

Can't say what Ronnie Van Zant would say about the issue if he were here today, but his survivors have definitely not done him proud.
 
2012-09-24 05:29:01 PM  

gimmeafarkinname: This Face Left Blank: but weren't they liberal in the 70's?

Well they had songs about handgun control and environmental preservation...so you could make an argument,


oh, interesting point, let's compare 1975's Saturday Night Special to 2009's God and Guns...

Saturday Night Special...

Well hand guns are made for killin'
They ain't no good for nothin' else
And if you like to drink your whiskey
You might even shoot yourself
So why don't we dump 'em people
To the bottom of the sea
Before some ole fool come around here
Wanna shoot either you or me

God and Guns...

Oh, there was a time we ain't forgot
You could rest all night with your doors unlocked
But there ain't nobody safe no more
So you say your prayers and you thank the Lord
For that peace maker in the dresser drawer

God & guns keep us strong
That's what this country, Lord, was founded on
Well, we might as well give up and run
If we let 'em take our God & guns

hmm....
 
2012-09-24 05:33:46 PM  
upload.wikimedia.org


I have one of these
 
2012-09-24 05:35:16 PM  
Shut it and get back to playing your 2 scales.
 
2012-09-24 05:37:03 PM  

Patterson: Shut it and get back to playing your 2 scales.


Musicianship really wasn't their weak link.
 
2012-09-24 05:39:31 PM  

karnal: Philip Francis Queeg

Nothing says "Loser" like flying the flag of morally bankrupt, honor-less traitors who got their asses decisively kicked in a war 150 years ago.

If that is the case, then your name speaks volumes about you, eh?


zing!!!! well-done.
 
2012-09-24 05:42:08 PM  

The Muthaship: Patterson: Shut it and get back to playing your 2 scales.

Musicianship really wasn't their weak link.


Relative to other rock bands of a similar style, maybe (I still rank Queen way higher on the musicianship scale). Relative to really good players? They aren't exactly anything to write home about.

Still, my petty comment applies. I'd like them to go back to playing their 2 scales...however well they may play them!
 
2012-09-24 05:56:32 PM  
I met Artimus Pyle one time. He played at the bar I worked at. I hate Skynrd, and hated them even more after working at the bar, which was a biker bar, Skynrd was a staple, if the band wasnt playing them the juke box was . Every time I hear Simple Man I want to burn things and stab people
 
2012-09-24 06:01:32 PM  
Cornelius Dribble : On the other hand, Rossington's statement, "We know what the Dixie flag represents and its heritage; the Civil War was fought over States rights," is disturbingly obtuse, casually disregarding the problem of slavery in a way that "Sweet Home Alabama" does not.

Only to new age revisionist historians. The confederate army was made up of mostly dirt poor subsistence level farmers.
They hated the planters just as much as they did the yankees. There is no way NO FARKING WAY that these people would have fought for the planters right to keep slaves. This is what you new aged revisionist bastards are trying to shove down everyone throats, going through old speeches by Steven Douglas and cherry picking the parts that prove your arguments, disregarding that the war was fought by people. Proud people whose grandparents had to fight in the American Revolution for their freedom, whose parents had to fight the British in 1812 and now they were again being attacked. The difference between self righteous folks like yourself and the neocons of the Bush administration is nil. Arrogantly repeat a lie enough times and eventually believe that it is actually so.
 
2012-09-24 06:06:16 PM  

SDRR: Don't care about the flag or the people dragging the name on. The Ballad of Curtis Loew is a good tune.


I met him too, well not really but thats who this guy reminded me of.

i26.photobucket.com
 
2012-09-24 06:06:49 PM  

Fark_Guy_Rob: EyeballKid: B.L.Z. Bub: Silly Lynyrd Skynyrd. Pride in one's heritage is only for brown people.

And, if one's heritage consists of treason, bloodshed, and slavery, don't let that keep you from holding up that battle flag high.

Ummm - I'm not a history major - but I think you'd be hard pressed to find someone who could claim their heritage was free of treason, bloodshed, and slavery. And, if you could, it'd only be because they came from a long line of losers who got their asses kicked constantly.


Thank you. Thinking about this made me feel like a badass.

I've got bloodshed in my heritage, baby.
 
2012-09-24 06:21:18 PM  

vudukungfu: kingoomieiii: NeoAnderthal: Another first amendment victory. Every American should be happy with this.

It's my first-amendment right to call anyone who supports flying the flag of a defeated enemy of America a traitorous, racist sack of shiat.

LIkewise.
Any uppity southern assholes should remember that advocating for a violent overthrow of the united states is a bozo big time no no and punishable by death.

You lost the war, STFU about it, you racist pricks.


I work for a small, local bank here in FL. The bank President has issued each branch a CSA flag to fly when he wants to "honor the fallen sons of the south". We have not flown it yet...was sure he would have us do it on 9/17...150 years after Antietam. I have a suspicion that he would want to fly it on 11/7, the day after the elections.
 
2012-09-24 06:21:44 PM  

varmitydog: Cornelius Dribble : On the other hand, Rossington's statement, "We know what the Dixie flag represents and its heritage; the Civil War was fought over States rights," is disturbingly obtuse, casually disregarding the problem of slavery in a way that "Sweet Home Alabama" does not.

Only to new age revisionist historians. The confederate army was made up of mostly dirt poor subsistence level farmers.
They hated the planters just as much as they did the yankees. There is no way NO FARKING WAY that these people would have fought for the planters right to keep slaves. This is what you new aged revisionist bastards are trying to shove down everyone throats, going through old speeches by Steven Douglas and cherry picking the parts that prove your arguments, disregarding that the war was fought by people. Proud people whose grandparents had to fight in the American Revolution for their freedom, whose parents had to fight the British in 1812 and now they were again being attacked. The difference between self righteous folks like yourself and the neocons of the Bush administration is nil. Arrogantly repeat a lie enough times and eventually believe that it is actually so.


Lots of people end up fighting in wars even if the don't agree with all the reasons why the war is being fought. Also, there are useful idiots to be found in every population at any moment of time. They waved their flag and told 'em them yankees were trying to push around ole Virginny, and they had an army. What's important is why the war was started, and if you read the declarations of secession put out by each state, I believe all, or all but one, said it was about slavery.
 
2012-09-24 06:33:52 PM  

B.L.Z. Bub: Silly Lynyrd Skynyrd. Pride in one's heritage is only for brown people.


What heritage is being honored by the Confederate flag?
 
2012-09-24 06:36:40 PM  
I'm in a cover band. We play a wide variety of music; some I like, some I don't. I have told the band that if we play Skynyrd, I'm walking. I loathe that band and most of their wife-beating, gun-loving, dimwitted fans.
 
2012-09-24 06:40:28 PM  
He said: "We know what the Dixie flag represents and its heritage; the Civil War was fought over States rights. "

You mean the rights to hold slaves? Yeah... racist if you ask me.
 
2012-09-24 06:51:42 PM  

kingoomieiii: NeoAnderthal: Another first amendment victory. Every American should be happy with this.

It's my first-amendment right to call anyone who supports flying the flag of a defeated enemy of America a traitorous, racist sack of shiat.


media.tumblr.com
 
2012-09-24 06:53:02 PM  
This Face Left Blank; Lots of people end up fighting in wars even if the don't agree with all the reasons why the war is being fought. Also, there are useful idiots to be found in every population at any moment of time. They waved their flag and told 'em them yankees were trying to push around ole Virginny, and they had an army. What's important is why the war was started, and if you read the declarations of secession put out by each state, I believe all, or all but one, said it was about slavery.

Aye, without a doubt the main politically economic reason for the war was slavery, but it wasn't the only reason. And was never considered to be until the 60's or so. But that has changed, now according to the revisionist historians every southerner who fought in that war was fighting solely to keep the black man enslaved. And every person who had ancestors who fought in that war who are proud that they fought for their rights are also being portrayed as some kind of king hell racists. The winners write the history books and the north won, and now those history books are being re-written to fit a specific political agenda. To casually dismiss Rossington as an idiot for what was the truth for over 100 years is annoying.
 
2012-09-24 06:55:32 PM  
Hey, look, it's another "the civil war was solely about slaves and all southerners are racists" fark thread.
 
2012-09-24 07:11:46 PM  

Silly Jesus: Hey, look, it's another "the civil war was solely about slaves and all southerners are racists" fark thread.


Yes and No.
 
2012-09-24 07:12:21 PM  

Silly Jesus: Hey, look, it's another "the civil war was solely about slaves and all southerners are racists" fark thread.


The Civil War was about states' rights. The states' rights to own slaves. Lincoln was seen by the South as an abolitionist, though he wasn't really. He did say that if he could preserve the Union without freeing the slaves, he'd do that. His main point was not letting slavery spread beyond the states that already had it.

In any event, slavery was 99.9% the reason for the Civil War, and not all Southerners are racist. I hope that clarifies things for you.
 
2012-09-24 07:18:38 PM  
Silly Jesus:

Unless you mean "the civil war was solely about slaves and all [white] southerners [who think the Civil War was not about slavery] are racists" fark thread.

In which case, Yes and Yes.
 
2012-09-24 07:20:06 PM  

Coco LaFemme: Silly Jesus: Hey, look, it's another "the civil war was solely about slaves and all southerners are racists" fark thread.

The Civil War was about states' rights. The states' rights to own slaves. Lincoln was seen by the South as an abolitionist, though he wasn't really. He did say that if he could preserve the Union without freeing the slaves, he'd do that. His main point was not letting slavery spread beyond the states that already had it.

In any event, slavery was 99.9% the reason for the Civil War, and not all Southerners are racist. I hope that clarifies things for you.


Maybe this example will help....

Romney arguably wants to get into office in order to do political favors for banks and the rich in general....but you wouldn't reasonably say that all republican voters are voting for him because they just love big banks and the rich.

The big wigs may have been starting a war over slavery, but that's not why the average person was fighting. Not by far. So, the portrayal of the Confederacy as a bunch of racist traitors is ignorant at best, and disingenuous at worst.
 
2012-09-24 07:27:25 PM  

Cornelius Dribble: Silly Jesus:

Unless you mean "the civil war was solely about slaves and all [white] southerners [who think the Civil War was not about slavery] are racists" fark thread.

In which case, Yes and Yes.


media.tumblr.com
 
2012-09-24 07:40:42 PM  

Silly Jesus: Coco LaFemme: Silly Jesus: Hey, look, it's another "the civil war was solely about slaves and all southerners are racists" fark thread.

The Civil War was about states' rights. The states' rights to own slaves. Lincoln was seen by the South as an abolitionist, though he wasn't really. He did say that if he could preserve the Union without freeing the slaves, he'd do that. His main point was not letting slavery spread beyond the states that already had it.

In any event, slavery was 99.9% the reason for the Civil War, and not all Southerners are racist. I hope that clarifies things for you.

Maybe this example will help....

Romney arguably wants to get into office in order to do political favors for banks and the rich in general....but you wouldn't reasonably say that all republican voters are voting for him because they just love big banks and the rich.

The big wigs may have been starting a war over slavery, but that's not why the average person was fighting. Not by far. So, the portrayal of the Confederacy as a bunch of racist traitors is ignorant at best, and disingenuous at worst.


Most Republican voters are voting for Romney because he's not Obama. What he wants to do when in office has little to do with the choice. Mostly because he hasn't articulated exactly what it is he wants to do if he gets elected. So basically they're voting for the R because it's not a D.

The Confederates were traitors. It doesn't matter that the majority of people fighting didn't own slaves themselves because they couldn't afford to. They rebelled against their sovereign nation, taking up arms against their military. If those aren't the actions of a traitor, then pray tell, what would be? A Confederate sympathizer killed the President, for fark's sake.

Just stop it.
 
2012-09-24 07:43:05 PM  
Surprisingly, there's slightly less vitriol over in the "Grandpa-was-a-German-soldier-not-a-Nazi" thread.
 
2012-09-24 08:10:17 PM  

Coco LaFemme: If those aren't the actions of a traitor, then pray tell, what would be?


um...perhaps taking over your countries sovereign ship and then dumping the cargo into the bay? Or how about forming a milita and ambusing your countries military? I think one of those probably qualifies...
 
2012-09-24 08:11:15 PM  

Coco LaFemme: Silly Jesus: Coco LaFemme: Silly Jesus: Hey, look, it's another "the civil war was solely about slaves and all southerners are racists" fark thread.

The Civil War was about states' rights. The states' rights to own slaves. Lincoln was seen by the South as an abolitionist, though he wasn't really. He did say that if he could preserve the Union without freeing the slaves, he'd do that. His main point was not letting slavery spread beyond the states that already had it.

In any event, slavery was 99.9% the reason for the Civil War, and not all Southerners are racist. I hope that clarifies things for you.

Maybe this example will help....

Romney arguably wants to get into office in order to do political favors for banks and the rich in general....but you wouldn't reasonably say that all republican voters are voting for him because they just love big banks and the rich.

The big wigs may have been starting a war over slavery, but that's not why the average person was fighting. Not by far. So, the portrayal of the Confederacy as a bunch of racist traitors is ignorant at best, and disingenuous at worst.

Most Republican voters are voting for Romney because he's not Obama. What he wants to do when in office has little to do with the choice. Mostly because he hasn't articulated exactly what it is he wants to do if he gets elected. So basically they're voting for the R because it's not a D.

The Confederates were traitors. It doesn't matter that the majority of people fighting didn't own slaves themselves because they couldn't afford to. They rebelled against their sovereign nation, taking up arms against their military. If those aren't the actions of a traitor, then pray tell, what would be? A Confederate sympathizer killed the President, for fark's sake.

Just stop it.


"This country, with its institutions, belongs to the people who inhabit it. Whenever they shall grow weary of the existing government, they can exercise their constitutional right of amending it, or their revolutionary right to dismember or overthrow it." - Abraham Lincoln

"God forbid we should ever be twenty years without such a rebellion. The people cannot be all, and always, well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented, in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive. If they remain quiet under such misconceptions, it is lethargy, the forerunner of death to the public liberty . . . And what country can preserve its liberties, if its rulers are not warned from time to time, that this people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to the facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure." - Thomas Jefferson
 
2012-09-24 08:18:14 PM  

Coco LaFemme: Derp

Just stop it.


Also...

"I hold it, that a little rebellion, now and then, is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. Unsuccessful rebellions, indeed, generally establish the encroachments on the rights of the people, which have produced them. An observation of this truth should render honest republican governors so mild in their punishment of rebellions, as not to discourage them too much. It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government." - Some Thomas Jefferson guy.

Now, apply these quotes in the context of the federal government usurping state's rights.

As long as there were an equal number of slave-holding states in the South as non-slave-holding states in the North, the two regions had even representation in the Senate and neither could dictate to the other. However, each new territory that applied for statehood threatened to upset this balance of power. Southerners consistently argued for states rights and a weak federal government but it was not until the 1850s that they raised the issue of secession. Southerners argued that, having ratified the Constitution and having agreed to join the new nation in the late 1780s, they retained the power to cancel the agreement and they threatened to do just that unless, as South Carolinian John C. Calhoun put it, the Senate passed a constitutional amendment to give back to the South "the power she possessed of protecting herself before the equilibrium of the two sections was destroyed."
 
2012-09-24 08:36:09 PM  

Madbassist1: Coco LaFemme: If those aren't the actions of a traitor, then pray tell, what would be?

um...perhaps taking over your countries sovereign ship and then dumping the cargo into the bay? Or how about forming a milita and ambusing your countries military? I think one of those probably qualifies...


The difference is who wins. It's a revolution if you win. It's a rebellion if you lose.
 
2012-09-24 08:37:37 PM  

varmitydog: This Face Left Blank; Lots of people end up fighting in wars even if the don't agree with all the reasons why the war is being fought. Also, there are useful idiots to be found in every population at any moment of time. They waved their flag and told 'em them yankees were trying to push around ole Virginny, and they had an army. What's important is why the war was started, and if you read the declarations of secession put out by each state, I believe all, or all but one, said it was about slavery.

Aye, without a doubt the main politically economic reason for the war was slavery, but it wasn't the only reason. And was never considered to be until the 60's or so. But that has changed, now according to the revisionist historians every southerner who fought in that war was fighting solely to keep the black man enslaved. And every person who had ancestors who fought in that war who are proud that they fought for their rights are also being portrayed as some kind of king hell racists. The winners write the history books and the north won, and now those history books are being re-written to fit a specific political agenda. To casually dismiss Rossington as an idiot for what was the truth for over 100 years is annoying.


My Google-fu is on the FAIL side, but here's some of the declaration of secessions - those of Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Texas. Do a quick search through on the word "Slave"

http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/reasons.html

I encourage you to do your own googling and turn up the rest to see if this is a fair representation of the whole.
 
2012-09-24 08:39:32 PM  

CujoQuarrel: Madbassist1: Coco LaFemme: If those aren't the actions of a traitor, then pray tell, what would be?

um...perhaps taking over your countries sovereign ship and then dumping the cargo into the bay? Or how about forming a milita and ambusing your countries military? I think one of those probably qualifies...

The difference is who wins. It's a revolution if you win. It's a rebellion if you lose.


This. Amazing how many people do not understand perspective.
 
2012-09-24 08:57:28 PM  
what I find most amusing are those who display the confederate flag and accuse President Obama of treason.
 
2012-09-24 09:59:15 PM  

Coco LaFemme: They rebelled against their sovereign nation, taking up arms against their military. If those aren't the actions of a traitor, then pray tell, what would be?


I agree, the Founding Fathers were traitors.

Wait, what?
 
2012-09-24 10:06:22 PM  

CujoQuarrel: FarkedOver: CujoQuarrel: That's not the Confederate flag anyway. It's the battle flag of the army of northern Virginia.

Good point. They were ok. It was those other confederates that gave those confederates a bad name.

Yeah

But you know you could fly the REAL Confederate flag and not get any where near as much flak for it since hardly anyone knows what it looks like.

Also any one know why they said they fly the Alabama flag? They did some recording in Muscle Shoals but aren't they primarily a Florida band?


Perhaps their smash hit "Sweet Home Alabama" has something to do with it. Call me crazy....
 
2012-09-24 10:18:41 PM  

Silly Jesus: Hey, look, it's another "the civil war was solely about slaves and all southerners are racists" fark thread.


Which is ironic because that's what "Sweet Home Alabama" is about. A fark you to the stuck up dumbass yankees like Neil Young (and several posters) who look down on southerners and think we are all ignorant racists. There is alot to love about the South and lots of good people
 
2012-09-24 10:39:56 PM  
So Lynrd Skynrd are like the opposite of Chic Fil A. This is our world. Enjoy.
 
2012-09-24 10:57:16 PM  
Still hiding behind states rights to justify slavery, I see.
 
2012-09-24 11:00:58 PM  
Lynyrd Skynyrd: a band with 3 guitar players trying to sound like one good guitar player.
 
2012-09-24 11:51:44 PM  

rebelpride644: [upload.wikimedia.org image 320x213]


I have one of these


a jpeg?
 
2012-09-24 11:52:40 PM  

Surool: rebelpride644: [upload.wikimedia.org image 320x213]


I have one of these

a jpeg?


racist.
 
2012-09-24 11:55:04 PM  

Blowmonkey: Surool: rebelpride644: [upload.wikimedia.org image 320x213]


I have one of these

a jpeg?

racist.


I don't think he has a racist, but that does not disqualify him from being one (noting his name).
 
2012-09-25 12:33:28 AM  

Coco LaFemme: Silly Jesus: Hey, look, it's another "the civil war was solely about slaves and all southerners are racists" fark thread.

The Civil War was about states' rights. The states' rights to own slaves. Lincoln was seen by the South as an abolitionist, though he wasn't really. He did say that if he could preserve the Union without freeing the slaves, he'd do that. His main point was not letting slavery spread beyond the states that already had it.

In any event, slavery was 99.9% the reason for the Civil War, and not all Southerners are racist. I hope that clarifies things for you.


My father was from Louisiana. According to him "Uncle Tom's cabin was propaganda. You'd never beat your slaves, they were valuable property." "The N words were better off when they were slaves." Very racist man. My grandmother on my mother's side was from Alabama. She too was racist as hell. She didn't even know any blacks growing up, she lived in a Sundown town (she called them "nigras") Many of my southern relatives (maybe most?), who I'm content to not know very well, are racist as hell. I try to be aware of confirmation bias, but over and over again, when I see an awful opinion posted on Fark, the person turns out to be from the south. Over and over again, when there is a story about segregated proms, prayer being forced in school, creationism being taught in a public school - it's almost always a southern state.
 
2012-09-25 12:56:22 AM  
 
2012-09-25 04:44:41 AM  

Repo Man: Coco LaFemme: Silly Jesus: Hey, look, it's another "the civil war was solely about slaves and all southerners are racists" fark thread.

The Civil War was about states' rights. The states' rights to own slaves. Lincoln was seen by the South as an abolitionist, though he wasn't really. He did say that if he could preserve the Union without freeing the slaves, he'd do that. His main point was not letting slavery spread beyond the states that already had it.

In any event, slavery was 99.9% the reason for the Civil War, and not all Southerners are racist. I hope that clarifies things for you.

My father was from Louisiana. According to him "Uncle Tom's cabin was propaganda. You'd never beat your slaves, they were valuable property." "The N words were better off when they were slaves." Very racist man. My grandmother on my mother's side was from Alabama. She too was racist as hell. She didn't even know any blacks growing up, she lived in a Sundown town (she called them "nigras") Many of my southern relatives (maybe most?), who I'm content to not know very well, are racist as hell. I try to be aware of confirmation bias, but over and over again, when I see an awful opinion posted on Fark, the person turns out to be from the south. Over and over again, when there is a story about segregated proms, prayer being forced in school, creationism being taught in a public school - it's almost always a southern state.


I try to be aware of confirmation bias, but over and over again, when I see an awful opinion posted on Fark a story about an armed robbery on Fark, the person turns out to be from the south blah.

Confirmation bias, it works both ways. If you're going to use it as an excuse to be bigoted toward an entire population, then you have to understand how they may use it to do the same.
 
2012-09-25 05:11:40 AM  

Philip Francis Queeg: Nothing says "Loser" like flying the flag of morally bankrupt, honor-less traitors who got their asses decisively kicked in a war 150 years ago.


it took what 4-5 years for the more powerful and rich north to win the war, hardly an ass kicking. Gen Lee and Gen Jackson had more moral than any General on the Northern side
 
2012-09-25 05:19:47 AM  

Dragonflew: I'm in a cover band. We play a wide variety of music; some I like, some I don't. I have told the band that if we play Skynyrd, I'm walking. I loathe that band and most of their wife-beating, gun-loving, dimwitted fans.


do you have stats proving Skynyrd fans beat their wives?

do tell us what bands you cover that have fans that are so highly educated, anti-gun and all have perfect marriages
 
2012-09-25 08:40:43 AM  

CujoQuarrel: Madbassist1: Coco LaFemme: If those aren't the actions of a traitor, then pray tell, what would be?

um...perhaps taking over your countries sovereign ship and then dumping the cargo into the bay? Or how about forming a milita and ambusing your countries military? I think one of those probably qualifies...

The difference is who wins. It's a revolution if you win. It's a rebellion if you lose.


THIS IS TRUTH. REVOLUTIONARIES ARE TERRORISTS WHO WIN!
 
2012-09-25 08:44:36 AM  

Fark Dupp: Lynyrd Skynyrd: a band with 3 guitar players trying to sound like one good guitar player.


That's just stupid. love em or hate em (I trend toward the latter somewhat) they are good at what they do.
 
2012-09-25 08:45:11 AM  
er,,,did, really. Good at what they did.
 
2012-09-25 09:30:10 AM  

kingoomieiii: NeoAnderthal: Another first amendment victory. Every American should be happy with this.

It's my first-amendment right to call anyone who supports flying the flag of a defeated enemy of America a traitorous, racist sack of shiat.


good thing you have the right to say things like that in this country. kind of like the free speech enjoyed by others that allow them to say/display things that others feel inappropriate. this is america... you have the right to be offended.
 
2012-09-25 09:46:10 AM  
The English actually beheaded Charles I after the English Civil War. The Parliamentarians accused the King of treason against the people and nation of England.

You can say that the Confederates were traitors and treasonous. You can also say that certain people on Wall Street have committed actions which hurt the stability of our country and that could also be considered treason. Any wealthy person trying to hide large amounts of money overseas to avoid having to pay taxes could be considered treasonous.

I think that the battle flag of the Army of Northern Virginia is a good reminder that this country is made up of many people with many different ideas about freedom, and that our government needs to be working towards making this country a place where, as many people as possible, enjoy their freedoms.
 
2012-09-25 12:31:49 PM  

Dragonflew: I'm in a cover band. We play a wide variety of music; some I like, some I don't. I have told the band that if we play Skynyrd, I'm walking. I loathe that band and most of their wife-beating, gun-loving, dimwitted fans.


When the bands would come into the bar to set up I told them it was a "Skynrd Free" zone, one band panicked because each set of theirs had at least 2 Skynrd songs. then they realize i was farking with them. I really wasnt. I really didnt want to hear any farking Skynrd that night. We only ever had one band play the bar that didn't play any Skynrd, I loved em, the owner didnt invite them back.
 
2012-09-25 02:24:39 PM  

Onkel Buck: Dragonflew: I'm in a cover band. We play a wide variety of music; some I like, some I don't. I have told the band that if we play Skynyrd, I'm walking. I loathe that band and most of their wife-beating, gun-loving, dimwitted fans.

When the bands would come into the bar to set up I told them it was a "Skynrd Free" zone, one band panicked because each set of theirs had at least 2 Skynrd songs. then they realize i was farking with them. I really wasnt. I really didnt want to hear any farking Skynrd that night. We only ever had one band play the bar that didn't play any Skynrd, I loved em, the owner didnt invite them back.


Skynyrd is ok as long as it is not:

Freebird
Gimmie Three Steps
Simple Man


Heck, I think that's it...
 
2012-09-25 02:39:52 PM  
BTW, even if you hate Skynyrd you don't hate this song.
 
2012-09-25 06:14:59 PM  

Surool: Blowmonkey: Surool: rebelpride644: [upload.wikimedia.org image 320x213]


I have one of these

a jpeg?

racist.

I don't think he has a racist, but that does not disqualify him from being one (noting his name).


Family fought and died in the Civil War. They were dirt poor and never owned much land let alone people.

Not everyone who is proud to be from the south is a racist. The flag I have is the last official flag of the CSA. I was simply pointing out that if you want to fly a flag, at least fly the right one.
 
2012-09-25 07:04:00 PM  

Madbassist1:

Skynyrd is ok as long as it is not:

Freebird
Gimmie Three Steps
Simple Man


Heck, I think that's it...


Sweet Home Alabama? As a bassist, you must loathe that song. Same three notes over and over, regardless of verse, chorus, or bridge/solo. Not a lot of music makes me actually angry, but that song is one of them.
 
2012-09-25 07:22:17 PM  

rebelpride644: Surool: Blowmonkey: Surool: rebelpride644: [upload.wikimedia.org image 320x213]


I have one of these

a jpeg?

racist.

I don't think he has a racist, but that does not disqualify him from being one (noting his name).

Family fought and died in the Civil War. They were dirt poor and never owned much land let alone people.

Not everyone who is proud to be from the south is a racist. The flag I have is the last official flag of the CSA. I was simply pointing out that if you want to fly a flag, at least fly the right one.


I don't give a f*ck. You posted an image of a flag ("one of these"), and blowmonkey posted as if my response, "a jpeg?", was racist. I assume the dipsh*t meant to reply to your post instead of mine, and I responded accordingly.

You know lots of people will brand you as racist for flying anything that resembles or incorporates a confederate flag. If you chose to wave it around knowing that in advance, then you don't get to whine about the people who think that is automatically racist.
 
2012-09-25 07:50:08 PM  

Surool: rebelpride644: Surool: Blowmonkey: Surool: rebelpride644: [upload.wikimedia.org image 320x213]


I have one of these

a jpeg?

racist.

I don't think he has a racist, but that does not disqualify him from being one (noting his name).

Family fought and died in the Civil War. They were dirt poor and never owned much land let alone people.

Not everyone who is proud to be from the south is a racist. The flag I have is the last official flag of the CSA. I was simply pointing out that if you want to fly a flag, at least fly the right one.

I don't give a f*ck. You posted an image of a flag ("one of these"), and blowmonkey posted as if my response, "a jpeg?", was racist. I assume the dipsh*t meant to reply to your post instead of mine, and I responded accordingly.

You know lots of people will brand you as racist for flying anything that resembles or incorporates a confederate flag. If you chose to wave it around knowing that in advance, then you don't get to whine about the people who think that is automatically racist.


Sure I can, there's no limit on complaining about ignorant bigots.
 
2012-09-26 01:59:16 AM  

Silly Jesus: Sure I can, there's no limit on complaining about ignorant bigots.


I have no idea what you think you added to the conversation.
 
2012-09-26 02:06:21 AM  

CujoQuarrel: That's not the Confederate flag anyway. It's the battle flag of the army of northern Virginia.


Its not even that. Its the navel skipjack of Tennesse
 
2012-09-26 02:16:15 AM  
Well, my mammy told me the coloreds wanted to come to America, and they liked the fields, with all the fresh air and sunshine...
 
2012-09-26 05:10:05 AM  

Surool: Silly Jesus: Sure I can, there's no limit on complaining about ignorant bigots.

I have no idea what you think you added to the conversation.


Well hell, I had better pack up and leave then if I didn't impress Surool with my comment.

Thanks for your valuable feedback.
 
2012-09-26 08:49:41 AM  

Dragonflew: Madbassist1:

Skynyrd is ok as long as it is not:

Freebird
Gimmie Three Steps
Simple Man


Heck, I think that's it...

Sweet Home Alabama? As a bassist, you must loathe that song. Same three notes over and over, regardless of verse, chorus, or bridge/solo. Not a lot of music makes me actually angry, but that song is one of them.


If Sweet Home was just three notes, maybe, but there's a lot more to it (and most skynyrd songs) than is apparent at first...but yeah, you're right, I just forgot it.
 
2012-09-26 08:51:27 AM  

Surool: Silly Jesus: Sure I can, there's no limit on complaining about ignorant bigots.

I have no idea what you think you added to the conversation.


I think he was pointing out the cognitive dissonance of your argument.
 
2012-09-26 12:57:13 PM  

Madbassist1: Surool: Silly Jesus: Sure I can, there's no limit on complaining about ignorant bigots.

I have no idea what you think you added to the conversation.

I think he was pointing out the cognitive dissonance of your argument.


I made fun of two people, there was no argument for anything really.
 
2012-09-26 06:27:59 PM  

Waldo Pepper: Philip Francis Queeg: it took what 4-5 years for the more powerful and rich north to win the war, hardly an ass kicking.


Think of it as a cat who plays with a mouse for 30 minutes before killing it. Same thing.
 
2012-09-27 09:19:11 AM  

John Buck 41: Waldo Pepper: Philip Francis Queeg: it took what 4-5 years for the more powerful and rich north to win the war, hardly an ass kicking.

Think of it as a cat who plays with a mouse for 30 minutes before killing it. Same thing.


so the U.S of A just wanted to play with the south for 4-5 years and didn't care about how many of their own citizens were killed or maimed during this time. Brilliant plan

I realize had General Lee fought for the North as he had be asked to do, the war would have been over in the first year but please don't pretend the North put an ass kicking on the south like the south was a push over.
 
2012-09-27 09:24:05 AM  
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