During the civil war a little over 10% of southerners owned slaves, so I doubt that the people that carried the rebel flag into battle were fighting over the 10% right to own slaves. That flag has remained a symbol of the South and southern heritage, not hate. It is a symbol of the Sun that nourishes our bodies and minds and let's us live on this planet. It is also a symbol of prosperity and was once found in all kinds of advertising for medicines, food, etc. The American Flag flew when rosa Parks was asked to sit at the back ... If all Confederate flag owners are racist, then what does that say about Muslims? "I'm more spiritual than religious, because I've just seen so much of this." Medina drew parallels to the abuse by Larry Nassar and alleged cover-up at Michigan State University, where he went to school after leaving Saginaw in 2004."I feel like my entire life up to now has been a lie," Medina said."The diocese needs to be more open to allegations of abuse and not minimize legitimate concern." The bishop's home on Corral Drive in Saginaw Township, the rectory at Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption in Saginaw and the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw offices in Saginaw Township were raided by police on March 22.The search warrants, which saw the seizing of documents, records and computers, came after prosecutors allege diocese officials failed to fully cooperate in the ongoing investigation into sexual abuse within the Catholic Diocese of Saginaw. 25 on accusations he sexually assaulted two males -- a 21-year-old and a 17-year-old -- in his Saginaw Township condominium.
The 34-year-old said, among other options to rebuild trust, the bishop should resign. My flag has the entire Universe on it and it has been waving and particle-ing for 14 billion years. No flag can answer any of those questions because they all answer themselves with more questions. You don't have to be racist to fly the Confederate flag. Wal-Mart says it's taking all confederate items of the shelf because it offends a few people. If not, what flags would it have flown and where can I find pictures? if you take it down Al Sharpton will come up with somethingelse its all about power and his people are trying get it one way or the otherand the white people ought to boycott wal mart that would change their mindsdon't give in to these whineing people leave the confederate flag flying the flagis beautyful When will people realize that a SYMBOL is not the object or idea that it may or may not represent to a person, group, nation, etc...? Just what, exactly, does someone consider "nuts" about this previous comment? What about the people that are offended because they do take it off the shelf? Wal-Mart stop being a cowered and political correct. Confederate History - Dispelling The Myths - Rulen ... When will people realize that a SYMBOL is not the object or idea that it may or may not represent to a person, group, nation, etc...? For instance, the Swastika is abhorred all over the world, but not if you are Hindu or if you happen to have grown up around the Hope indigenous peoples of America. Also, while we're on the subject of flags needing to go..not get rid of all of them? I don't need a flag to explain to me or anyone else who I am, where I reside, where I have come from, or where I am going.