Lolwut of the Day: Jeb Bush Says the Problem With the Confederate Flag Wasn’t the Confederacy

Treason, slavery, civil war - not problems
245Scout
12/23/15 9:24:57 pm
re: #80 wrenchwench If I remember correctly, that is the world's biggest building. At least it used to be. I'm not sure if it still holds the record.

Here’s our amazingly tone-deaf Jeb Bush statement of the day, as he actually tells an audience there was no problem with the Confederacy or the Confederate battle flag — the problem is what the flag came to represent in the 20th century. In the 19th century, the Confederate battle …

Erick Erickson Responds to Kim Davis Contempt of Court Arrest: “What Day Does the Civil War Start?”

Time to start killing in the name of Jesus
439Bubblehead II
9/03/15 5:26:50 pm
Lizards. Calling it a night. See you in the A.M. But being the cantankerous individual that I am and because it irks a certain Lizard. Here's some music. Don't click if you don't want to listen. And a WTF to ...
Wingnuts
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Video: Ken Burns on the Civil War: It Was About “Slavery, Slavery, Slavery”

The Confederacy was holding onto the idea that some humans should be able to own other humans
535Ace-o-aces
8/24/15 3:22:24 pm
re: #405 Backwoods_Sleuth NOBODY TOLD ME I WOULD HAVE TO READ THINGS I DISAGREE WITH!!!!! Remember, women who complain about being stalked and harassed are oversensitive SJWs, but Christians can freak out over having to read that gay people are ...
Politics
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The Only Confederate Flag We Ever Need to Remember

The white one
512wrenchwench
4/10/15 12:40:09 pm
re: #509 b_sharp It's all trial and error. Good luck! My doc gave me something to try for less dizziness. All I got was the 'side-effects', dry-mouth and fatigue. More coffee!
History
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Egypt’s Descent into the Heart of Darkness

Madness, power, and no good outcome on the immediate horizon
27thecommodore
8/15/13 1:18:50 pm
re: #24 Ian G. I think that's the worst thing we can do. As others have pointed out, if we did that, it would only open the door for some other country to step in, one that might not have ...
Opinion
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Obama Campaign Ad: Sarah Palin and the Far Right

“Back to the days before the Civil War”
823Prononymous, rogue demon hunter
3/12/12 4:58:52 pm
re: #822 Obdicut Do you think a brain is useful without oxygen? I don't. Correct. You have been arguing the whole time that those functions are separate. They aren't. One area of the brain can contribute to many functions. Removing ...
Politics
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