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Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by Arbo, Sep 20, 2012.

  1. Arbo

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    Do any of you really expect the USA to improve?
     
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    Baptists can't recognize art when you see it?
     
  5. OldRegular

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    We do understand desecration of the flag and may I say desecration of the Christian faith by artists funded by the taxpayer!
     
  6. Arbo

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    Like the swastika flag Hitler introduced was art?
     
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    I suppose the Bill of Rights gives us all freedom of expression within the limits of the amendment. That is everyone's right. It is also my right to express my respect for the flag. It is a symbol of freedom and liberty, the very freedom some use to abuse the symbol of our nation!!
     
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    There are more parallels to Nazi Germany under this administration than just the flag. A lot more.
     
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    Can we have a "like" button? :thumbsup:
     
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    Thanks. When I get time, I may start a thread on the topic.
     
  12. Arbo

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    It's a gross stretch to consider Hitler's use of the swastika as religious in nature, unless Hitler is to be considered divine.

    Come to think of it, that's another similarty to pre-WWII Germany.
     
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    Like!:thumbs::thumbs::thumbs::thumbs:
     
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    Arbo, it pains me to say it but Bill is right. From the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, DC

     
  15. Arbo

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    Padre- I'm aware of its origination. My statement was intended to be about its use by the Nazis.

    Incidently, the reverse swastika was a symbol of good luck in Finland and used for identification by their armed forces.
     
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    Putting his sickening logo on it may be code for what he plans to do to the 50 states in the next term......make us all one under his rule! Think about that!!
     
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    Nazism was Hitler's religion,

    "In red we see the social idea of the movement, in white the nationalistic idea, in the swastika the mission of the struggle for the victory of the Aryan man, and, by the same token, the victory of the idea of creative work, which as such always has been and always will be anti-Semitic."
    Mein Kampf
     
  18. Arbo

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    Agreed, and Hitler its high priest.
     
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    When I was stationed in Tucson AZ (at Davis-Monthan AFB) way back in 1965-67, I also remember seeing some form of "Native-American" art work (I believe it was either that of the Navaho or the Hopi "Native-Americans" [gotta be PC about "things" these days! :smilewinkgrin: ] that used what I guess one could call it a "backwards" swastika (arms facing counter-clockwise from that of the National Socialist [Nazi's] Party of post WWI Germany.

    So I guess that those "Native Americans" were some kind of proto-Nazi's some 300 or so years before Hitler was even born. :laugh:
     
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    From wiki's entry at swastika:
    It was also widely used by many southwestern tribes, most notably the Navajo. Among various tribes, the swastika carried different meanings. To the Hopi it represented the wandering Hopi clan; to the Navajo it was one symbol for a whirling log (tsil no'oli), a sacred image representing a legend that was used in healing rituals.
     
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