GDG- NCAAP - Hook

Dennis Lawrence denlaw at gojade.org
Sun Jan 22 10:13:18 CST 2012


At 09:53 AM 1/22/2012, you wrote:
>Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
>As an urban resident I would be really pleased if the NAACP  would get
>young black men to lift their pants up over their butts.  Most 
>of  them in the
>city have them close to their knees.  I find it incredibly  offensive and it
>is disgusting to ride behind them on an up escalator in the  subway.  Yet
>they have time to bitch about the battle flag.
>
>NAACP is best ignored.
>
>"Just  the facts, ma'am."
>
>Your Most Obediant Servant
>Peter
>
>
>In a message dated 1/22/2012 10:49:14 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
>antietam33 at hotmail.com writes:
>
>Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
>
>Charles is 100 % correct, The NAACP wont deal  with real issue that has
>destroyed familiesbecause they know they cant change  the culture so 
>they have
>to go after the white man 100 yrs ago.plus it helps  with the cash
>flow.............you may not like what I'm saying but its 
>the  truth  Clarence
>Hollowell      > From:  CTJoyce at spearwilderman.com
> > Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2012 10:43:38  -0500
> > To: gettysburg at arthes.com
> > Subject: Re: GDG- Shelby's  Foote in His Mouth
> >
> > Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> >  With respect, it's not just "the NAACP" that finds itself uncomfortable
>with  Governmental sponsorship of the Confederate Flag, i.e., the Navy Jack.
>Let's  get back to the Gettysburg Campaign?
> >
> > Sent from my  iPhone
> >
> > On Jan 22, 2012, at 10:38 AM, "CWMHTours at aol.com"  <CWMHTours at aol.com>
>wrote:
> >
> > > Esteemed GDG Member  Contributes:
> > > RE:  The Conf battle flag.
> > >
> > > The NAACP is insane and out of touch with  reality.
> >  >
> > > Apparently their big bug is that the flag was used as a  symbol  of
>white
> > > supremacy - particularly by the Ku Klux  Klan.
> > >
> > > But the Klan also used the Bible as the same  symbol.   They used the
>cross
> > > for the same also.   They also used the American  flag.  They also used
>bed
> > >  sheets.
> > >
> > > So why don't they regard the Bible the  ssame way?
> > >
> > > Or the cross?
> > >
> > >  Or the
> > >
> > > "Just  the facts, ma'am."
> > >
> > > Your Most Obediant Servant
> > >  Peter
> > >
> > >
> > > In a message dated  1/22/2012 7:54:58 A.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> > >  pennmardel at mchsi.com writes:
> > >
> > > Esteemed  GDG  Member Contributes:
> > > <<So he thinks if African Americans  read the  confederate constitution
>they
> > > wouldn't oppose  display of the confederate  battle flag.  And
>emancipation
> >  > of
> > > the slaves was a sin.  The  slaves drifted into  peonage with no agency
>among
> > > southern whites   whatsoever.  Really, Shelby?>>
> > >
> > > For what  it is worth, I  attended a Lee-Jackson Day ceremony on
>Saturday
> >  > hosted by a local Sons of  Confederate Veterans Camp.  I have  gotten
>to know
> > > the commander of the  Camp well, and he has  participated with me in a
>local
> > > CW  presentation.
> >  >
> > > This past July, this SCV Camp was invited to take part  in  our town
>July 4
> > > parade.  The Camp agreed, but later  withdrew when they  were informed
>by the
> > > parade officials  that they could not display the  Confederate flag.
> > >
> >  > On Saturday, I discussed this incident with the Camp  commander, and
>asked
> > > him whether he and other SCV Camps had considered   displaying the
> > > Confederate
> > > national flag, rather  than the battleflag, at  public events -- which
>would
> > > be  much less controversial.
> > >
> > > The  commander's  response was immediate and adamant that he would not
> > >  compromise  his standards about displaying the battleflag in honor of
>the
> > > heritage of  those who fought under its banner.   Once he got onto this
> > > subject,  frankly it was difficult to  divert him to something more
>amenable
> > > and less   controversial.
> > >
> > > It is difficult to find a reasonable  solution or  compromise on this
>issue.
> > > Our CWRT displays  both the American and  Confederate flags at our
>meetings.
> > > At  a public ceremony in our town hall  last April in commemoration of
>the
> > > beginning of the CW, both flags were on   display.
> > >
> > > However, officials remain reluctant to  have the battleflag on  display
>in
> > > outdoor events, for fear  of a backlash.
> > >
> > > Not sure what the  answer to  this problem is, but it certainly does
>exist.
> > >
> > >  Regards, Tom  Ryan
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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