This story seems to be all over.
I think it's fine to fly a flag on private property. Unlike some others on this board, I did not personally fight in the War Between The States but I have positive feelings about Southern culture in general and understand the cultural significance of the flag.
On the other hand, symbols don't have the power to steal my soul so I think it's fine for people to have what they want on private property within the bounds of common sense.
You know, I actually forget sometimes that Florida fought in the Civil War. I guess it's because there are more Yankees there now than southerners.
This story will dominate the news at some time in the future when the flag actually gets erected.
The 9th Florida Regiment with troops from Georgia met the 54th Colored Regiment and beat their sorry asses real bad. In fact it was a slaughter.
If you only get your history from stupid Hollywood movies like “Glory” you would think the 54th Massachusetts Colored Regiment were heroes or something. Actually they were poor troops and they were sent to Florida to kill Americans.
Hey Eyelids...your mother was a hamster, and your father smelt of elderberries.!!!!
If Sherman hadn't burned down Atlanta, well, we would have never seen David O Selznick do it in Gone With The Wind, which is one of my favorite scenes from the movie.
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