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  1. #1 More Info about the Confederate Flag 
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    You know that there was story in the news late last week about putting up at giganic Confederate flag at the junction of I-4 and I-75 in Tampa. It was going to be put on private property.

    Two news stories today.

    First is that the lawyers for the Hillsborough County Commissioners said there was nothing the County could do about it. It will go up if the people want to erect it.

    Second story. On the way to my consulting office this morning the guy in charge of the project was on the radio. He said he had asked the Hillsborough County Commissioner to issue a Confederate Heritage Proclamation. He said the HCC issues several Proclamations every week on any thing you and your little brown dog can imagine. Because of the attitude of a snooty Black Commissioner the Proclamation was never even voted on.

    He said that he decided to put up the flag as a protest against the County Commission being so goddamn stupid as not to honor the heritage of Confederacy, which the State of Florida was a member.

    He also mentioned that he has all the money he needs to put the flag and he will do it.

    God Bless him.
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    Wait...let me check... yep we still won. ;) :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vepr View Post
    Wait...let me check... yep we still won. ;) :D
    *adds Vepr to "filthy yankee bastard" list.*
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vepr View Post
    Wait...let me check... yep we still won. ;) :D
    funny...The Civil war is one of the few wars where the losers wrote the history. :D
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    Quote Originally Posted by Molon Labe View Post
    funny...The Civil war is one of the few wars where the losers wrote the history. :D
    :eek: You Didn't! :D
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    I actually bemoan the states rights issue but I had not poked at Gator since coming back so it needed to be done. Plus I am not technically a Yankee. I live in Georgia and I have been informed by my southern friends that people from Iowa are not truly Yankees. :)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Vepr View Post
    I have been informed by my southern friends that people from Iowa are not truly Yankees. :)
    They were lying to you so as not to make you feel bad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gator View Post
    They were lying to you so as not to make you feel bad.
    :D You are probably right. They told me they considered Yankees to be from the north eastern states but they could be trying to save my feelings.

    You might want to watch it though. Here in Georgia they consider Florida northern Cuba and not part of the south either. :D
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    We already got ours when Sherman burned you to the ground.
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    Atlanta is a pretty diverse place now with people from all over the states living here. But when you get out into the country Sherman is still ranks right above the devil on the infamous bastards scale.
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