GDG- NCAAP - Hook

Dennis Lawrence denlaw at gojade.org
Sun Jan 22 10:13:03 CST 2012


At 09:48 AM 1/22/2012, you wrote:
>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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