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US Capitol removes Mississippi flag

Discussion in 'Press Talk' started by usmc-nav, Apr 21, 2016.

  1. Sum Gy Custom Firearms

    Sum Gy Custom Firearms Distinguished Poster

    Maybe Mississippi should remove ole bennie and the federal flag from here!!!!!
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  2. rigrat

    rigrat Semper Fi

    Maybe if he doesn't want to display the Ms flag he should get out of office. Well since he was voted in a Ms office and new the flag before running.
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  3. NRA_guy

    NRA_guy Distinguished Poster

    Anybody recognize the flags on the right side near the door to Benny's office?

  4. canebreaker

    canebreaker Distinguished Poster

    Someone needs to read some history.
  5. Sum Gy Custom Firearms

    Sum Gy Custom Firearms Distinguished Poster

    Why? it is repeating itself most will get to live it first hand! We all have our strong and weak points. History was never one of my strong points.
  6. patchz

    patchz Court Jester

    Me neither also. I hated history in school but now I wish I had paid more attention. Same with world geography, but Flight Sim, Google Earth, and maps have done wonders for that.
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  7. mascott

    mascott Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    So what flags are they??
  8. gutdoc

    gutdoc Distinguished Poster

    Tougaloo and ASU? Has to be a HBC.
    Last edited: Apr 21, 2016
  9. rebel4ever

    rebel4ever I'll Play Dixie If I Want To MSGO Supporter

    I knew we were screwed when they took All In The Family off the air and left Sanford and Son on.
  10. pwhfirefighter

    pwhfirefighter Distinguished Poster


    MS is one of the main ones mentioned. By a MS rep no less.
  11. 45flattop

    45flattop Distinguished Poster

    We need to remove Bennie at whatever cost, he only has his seat due to
    gerrymandering by a federal judge to ensure a minority only set aside, he
    couldn't get elected dogcatcher on his own merits if it snowed in August in
    south Texas.
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  12. NRA_guy

    NRA_guy Distinguished Poster

    Well, that ain't gonna happen:

    The blacks like it because they get a black Representative from Mississippi. That was the whole reason for the gerrymandering. (After Mississippi lost population several years back, we lost a Representative and the state had to redistrict. They drew the Mississippi Delta into a black majority district---but a white guy was elected. So they moved the lines to take Canton into the Second District and give something like an 80% black voter population. And that guarantees a black will represent the Second District forever.)

    The other 3 white Representatives LOVE it because it took most of the black voters out of their districts.

    The folks who end up sucking wind are us white folks in the Second District.

    Here is the map. How much do you think Oktibbeha Couunty has in common with Wilkinson County?

  13. Sum Gy Custom Firearms

    Sum Gy Custom Firearms Distinguished Poster

    I just took an online poll on this and it seems 83% of people so far think the flags should be left as is!!:hmm: More gummyment deciding what the people want and ignoring the people!!! :mad:
  14. TippersDad

    TippersDad Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    Art, where is that poll?
  15. 94LEVERFAN

    94LEVERFAN Distinguished Poster

    What no one is saying is that ALL state flags are being removed and replaced with coins or some other BS. MS needs to mint some coins with the state or Confederate Battle Flag on them.
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  16. rebel4ever

    rebel4ever I'll Play Dixie If I Want To MSGO Supporter

    Even when we thought they cared what we thought, they didn't care.
  17. fordpkup

    fordpkup Distinguished Poster MSGO Supporter

    My MSGO silver coin has the Mississippi flag on it. :)
  18. GunnyGene

    GunnyGene Distinguished Poster

    I have no doubt that there are at least some FedGov officials who would love to get rid of elected State Governor's & legislators, as well as State symbols such as flags, and appoint Governor's, etc. Elected State officials are such a pain in the butt when you're trying to transform the entire country. ;)
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