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turtle777
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Jul 5, 2019, 04:24 PM
 
It’s very clear that locomotives are a symbol of oppression, slavery and racism.

Steam locomotives were introduced in the US during the time of slavery.
Just think: what color does the coal have that powered these beasts of oppression ?
Does anyone think this is a coincidence ?

I checked around, and I can’t find a single person of African-American persuasion that owns a locomotive.

This post brought to you in honor of the recent fabricated Betsy Ross controversy.

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Jul 5, 2019, 04:41 PM
 
I disagree. Steam locomotives are predominantly black. White locomotives are severely under-represented, not reflecting the general population at all.

This is obviously a case of manufacturer racism.
     
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Jul 7, 2019, 11:50 PM
 
I have heard arguments that the union jack/American flag/insert flag here are symbols of racism, oppression etcetera. The rabbit hole never ends.
     
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Jul 8, 2019, 07:56 AM
 
As I understand it, the Betsy Ross flag has been widely adopted as a symbol by members of the Proud Boys.
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Jul 8, 2019, 09:53 AM
 
Why do these idiots have to ruin Betsy Ross for the rest of us?
     
turtle777  (op)
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Jul 8, 2019, 10:27 AM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
Why do these idiots have to ruin Betsy Ross for the rest of us?
Only if we let them.

Unfortunately, the idiot left is more than happy to oblige.

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Jul 8, 2019, 10:44 AM
 
To be clear I was referring to the idiot Proud Boys. That other people point out them hijacking our flag history is not the left's fault. Why can't racists stick to the confederate flag if they want to be offensive?

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Jul 8, 2019, 11:21 AM
 
Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
To be clear I was referring to the idiot Proud Boys. That other people point out them hijacking our flag history is not the left's fault. Why can't racists stick to the confederate flag if they want to be offensive?
Free speech.

If the idiot proud boys want to make daisy’s a symbol of racism, let them.

And the idiot left needs to resist the urge to ban everything that some idiot right fringe tries to change the meaning of.

A daisy is a daisy, regardless of what some fringe group says it is.

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Jul 16, 2019, 11:41 AM
 
Assuming most locomotives aren't white but either black or coloured which crime ridden homes should they go back to?
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Jul 16, 2019, 12:33 PM
 
Originally Posted by turtle777 View Post
Free speech.

If the idiot proud boys want to make daisy’s a symbol of racism, let them.

And the idiot left needs to resist the urge to ban everything that some idiot right fringe tries to change the meaning of.

A daisy is a daisy, regardless of what some fringe group says it is.

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