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  • P. B. Jones
    Please take it to private email. You ve been requested to cease this discussion and get back to Western Theater topics. ... From: Larry McGibben To:
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 2, 2000
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      Please take it to private email.  You've been requested to cease this discussion and get back to Western Theater topics.
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Saturday, December 02, 2000 2:21 AM
      Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Georgia flag

      ROTFLMAO Bob. Sure sounds like Yankee history written by yankees to me.

      Larry (KyReb)


      Bob Huddleston wrote:

      > The Christian Cross, as well as the Union Jack, were all seen as
      > representing slavery.
      > Their difference from the Confederate flags is that the Britjsh took the
      > lead in ending not only the international slave trade, but also provided an
      > example to the world, unfortunately not followed by the United States, by
      > liberating all slaves in the British Empire almost trirty years before our
      > own slave-owner inspired Civil War bloodbath.
      > If the Bible was used to justify slavery [as well as the KKK] , Christianity
      > was also the Rock on which the Abolitionists in both the US & UK built their
      > successful Crusades.
      > And the American flag may have protected slavery, but only as long as the
      > slave states dominated the Government.
      > The election of a ''Black Republican'' president changed
      > all that and the supporters of slavery had to seek another Flag to protect
      > thejr interests, albeit unsuccessfully.
      > Only the various Confederate flags represented Slavery from first to last.
      > None of this should be construed as attacks on the memory of the men who
      > followed the various Battle Flags - I may not approve of their Cause, but I
      > admire and respect their Bravery and Courage.
      >
      > Bob Huddleston
      >
      > James Jolly wrote on 11/30/00 7:15 pm:
      >
      > Why stop with the Georgia state flag then.  The US flag also represented the
      > enslavement of a people.  Just as bad it represented genocide toward Native
      > Americans.  Should we then change all such emblems?
      >
      > JJ
      >
      > Virtue, then, is a state of character concerned with choice, lying in a
      > mean, i.e. the mean relative to us, ... it is a mean between two vices, that
      > which depends on excess and that which depends on defect ... while virtue
      > both finds and chooses that which is intermediate.
      >
      > Aristotle "Nicomachean Ethics
      >
      >   ----- Original Message -----
      >   From: crogers48@...
      >   To: civilwarwest@egroups.com
      >   Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2000 11:09 PM  Subject: Re: [civilwarwest]
      > Digest Number 177
      >
      >   Actually, I support changing the State flag of Georgia.  Outside the
      > context  of the history of the Civil War, the Stars and Bars means, to me
      > and many  others, the enslavement of a race of people considered less than
      > human.  I  would think that no State would want to have that association
      > with it today,  no matter how historically correct it is.  If the Stars and
      > Bars conjures up  racism in the minds of a large segment of the population
      > of any nationality,  why have it in a State emblem, when the State is there
      > to serve all its  citizens, including the descendants of those that the
      > State helped enslave?  eGroups Sponsor
      >


    • P. B. Jones
      Please take it to private email. You ve been requested to cease this discussion and get back to Western Theater topics. ... From: Larry McGibben To:
      Message 2 of 2 , Dec 2, 2000
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        Please take it to private email.  You've been requested to cease this discussion and get back to Western Theater topics.
        ----- Original Message -----
        Sent: Saturday, December 02, 2000 2:21 AM
        Subject: Re: [civilwarwest] Re: Georgia flag

        ROTFLMAO Bob. Sure sounds like Yankee history written by yankees to me.

        Larry (KyReb)


        Bob Huddleston wrote:

        > The Christian Cross, as well as the Union Jack, were all seen as
        > representing slavery.
        > Their difference from the Confederate flags is that the Britjsh took the
        > lead in ending not only the international slave trade, but also provided an
        > example to the world, unfortunately not followed by the United States, by
        > liberating all slaves in the British Empire almost trirty years before our
        > own slave-owner inspired Civil War bloodbath.
        > If the Bible was used to justify slavery [as well as the KKK] , Christianity
        > was also the Rock on which the Abolitionists in both the US & UK built their
        > successful Crusades.
        > And the American flag may have protected slavery, but only as long as the
        > slave states dominated the Government.
        > The election of a ''Black Republican'' president changed
        > all that and the supporters of slavery had to seek another Flag to protect
        > thejr interests, albeit unsuccessfully.
        > Only the various Confederate flags represented Slavery from first to last.
        > None of this should be construed as attacks on the memory of the men who
        > followed the various Battle Flags - I may not approve of their Cause, but I
        > admire and respect their Bravery and Courage.
        >
        > Bob Huddleston
        >
        > James Jolly wrote on 11/30/00 7:15 pm:
        >
        > Why stop with the Georgia state flag then.  The US flag also represented the
        > enslavement of a people.  Just as bad it represented genocide toward Native
        > Americans.  Should we then change all such emblems?
        >
        > JJ
        >
        > Virtue, then, is a state of character concerned with choice, lying in a
        > mean, i.e. the mean relative to us, ... it is a mean between two vices, that
        > which depends on excess and that which depends on defect ... while virtue
        > both finds and chooses that which is intermediate.
        >
        > Aristotle "Nicomachean Ethics
        >
        >   ----- Original Message -----
        >   From: crogers48@...
        >   To: civilwarwest@egroups.com
        >   Sent: Wednesday, November 29, 2000 11:09 PM  Subject: Re: [civilwarwest]
        > Digest Number 177
        >
        >   Actually, I support changing the State flag of Georgia.  Outside the
        > context  of the history of the Civil War, the Stars and Bars means, to me
        > and many  others, the enslavement of a race of people considered less than
        > human.  I  would think that no State would want to have that association
        > with it today,  no matter how historically correct it is.  If the Stars and
        > Bars conjures up  racism in the minds of a large segment of the population
        > of any nationality,  why have it in a State emblem, when the State is there
        > to serve all its  citizens, including the descendants of those that the
        > State helped enslave?  eGroups Sponsor
        >


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