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#1 Pressure/Hopenosis

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Posted 04 December 2016 - 03:51 PM

Don't fucking burn it just to protest!


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#2 Pressure/Hopenosis

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Posted 04 December 2016 - 03:53 PM

Wow! That's the most new posts we've had in a while! ;)  Admins please delete trigger finger duplicates...


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#3 nickslikk2112

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Posted 04 December 2016 - 10:46 PM

BURN IT! IT'S A WITCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Wipe your arse on it, blow your nose on it, do whatever you want with it. It's only a flag :)


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#4 fast eddie

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Posted 04 December 2016 - 11:31 PM

Flag burning, to me, is another one of those phoney outrage stories like "the war on Christmas" or black lives matter vs all lives matter(or blue lives, or white lives). I suppose it can be considered disrespectful to veterans if you're really looking for the outrage, but it's really just a demonstration of disgust or disapproval of policy...I wouldn't do it, but still...
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#5 fenderjazz

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Posted 05 December 2016 - 02:54 AM

I think like all things, there is a volume control.  Flag burning is protected free speech, but it's for extreme, dire circumstances, not for everyday protesting.  I also don't like hanging individuals in effigy as well.  I think that is too extreme.  Moderation



#6 Greg

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Posted 05 December 2016 - 04:22 AM

Flag burning is protected speech.  No matter the reason.  If you say it's ok for this case/cause/person and not ok for another case/cause/person, then you're undermining the rule of law.  

 

Period.


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#7 MrSkeptic

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Posted 05 December 2016 - 04:52 AM

Flag burning is protected speech.  No matter the reason.  If you say it's ok for this case/cause/person and not ok for another case/cause/person, then you're undermining the rule of law.  

 

Period.

 

So is flying the Confederate Battle Flag, but it isn't wise or prudent to do so.


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Posted 05 December 2016 - 05:35 AM

Never said it was a good idea, just that it was backed by Supreme Court decisions...I haven't looked into if the same First Amendment privileges have been granted to the Confederate flag, so I don't know.  All I'm saying is that there have been several decisions based on the burning of the American flag and they have sided with the First Amendment.  The Confederate flag and its baggage has nothing to do with the American flag, as far as I can tell...



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Posted 07 December 2016 - 02:34 PM

Flag burning is protected speech.  No matter the reason.  If you say it's ok for this case/cause/person and not ok for another case/cause/person, then you're undermining the rule of law.  

 

Period.

 

Yes, but talking about law is boring.  I think we are talking about when it's appropriate, rather than when it's legal, unless I missed something.



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Posted 08 December 2016 - 01:02 AM

Flag burning or Confederate Flag Flyin' is gonna get you labeled an asshole by a pretty sizeable portion of the society...
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#11 fenderjazz

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Posted 08 December 2016 - 02:23 AM

Flag burning or Confederate Flag Flyin' is gonna get you labeled an asshole by a pretty sizeable portion of the society...


It's kind of the nuclear option.

#12 Valium

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Posted 08 December 2016 - 10:18 AM

 I think we are talking about when it's appropriate, rather than when it's legal,

That would be always. Away with useless symbolism.

And the Revolution will be televised


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#13 A Rebel and a Runner

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Posted 08 December 2016 - 07:31 PM

Given the venue...

Better the pride that resides

in a citizen of the world

than the pride that divides

when a colorful rag is unfurled



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Posted 09 December 2016 - 03:21 PM

Given the venue...
 

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Better the pride that resides

in a citizen of the world

than the pride that divides

when a colorful rag is unfurled

 

 

When I hear that and think of a young, naive Neil Peart writing it, I'm fine with it.  The truth is, those ideas are the co-opted ideas of the corporates and globalists these days:

 

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#15 A Rebel and a Runner

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Posted 09 December 2016 - 08:38 PM

You can be for a global culture without being for a globalized economy or government.


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Posted 13 December 2016 - 01:41 PM

When I hear that and think of a young, naive Neil Peart writing it, I'm fine with it.

At 30+ your usually not considered young nor naive



#17 fast eddie

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Posted 14 December 2016 - 03:37 AM

That Peart lyric still rings true with many folks...
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#18 Always the Winner

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Posted 14 December 2016 - 11:45 AM

At 30+ your usually not considered young nor naive


In today's millennial, triggered, safe place, everyone-gets-a-trophy world, 30 is the new 20.
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Hey...where's Perry?


#19 Three Eyes

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 06:18 PM

What;s more important? Your free speech or a flag?


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Hey there goes Alex. He's loaded with money. Wow he's really set himself up great.


#20 Three Eyes

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Posted 17 December 2016 - 06:21 PM

At 30+ your usually not considered young nor naive

 

It's called marginalizing those we disagree with.


Hey there goes Alex. He's loaded with money. Wow he's really set himself up great.





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