Confederate Flag Quotes



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The Confederate flag represents the same thing to blacks as the Nazi flag represents to Jews,. Ken Page

It's time for the [Confederate] Flag to come down, because it just doesn't represent who we are as a people, as Americans anymore. Jack Hunter

[Confederate flag] it's a symbol of racial hatred. Rick Santorum

The only argument you can make against having [Confederate] flag as spectacularly shown as it is around the south is the Nazis. I mean, it would be like having the swastika flag... Whoopi Goldberg

Anyone who says the Confederate Flag is a symbol of hate should be required to go to sensitivity training classes. Ezola B. Foster

Any Southern nationalist movement, especially one that wraps itself in the Confederate flag, is going to be viewed with suspicion, given the historical record. John Shelton Reed

We have, for generations, been trying to be more inclusive of the word Southern. And a symbol like the confederate flag indicates white only are allowed into that world. And removing the Confederate flag from public view to the pages of history is long overdue. William R. Ferris

I still want to be the candidate for guys with Confederate flags in their pickup trucks. Howard Dean

My position on how to address the Confederate flag is clear. In Florida, we acted, moving the flag from the state grounds to a museum, where it belonged. Rick Santorum

For black folks, the Confederate flag represents the same thing that the Nazi flag represents to the Jews. There is absolutely no difference when we look at it. Now, white folks try to explain it away like, 'Oh, it's OK.' But when you're black, it is not OK. It represents oppression and murder. Ken Page

I think the ties to slavery and the terrible tragedy that followed the Civil War with Jim Crow and racial violence is closely linked to the Confederate flag. William R. Ferris

I heard someone say that concern over the [Confederate] Flag is sensitivity to micro-aggressions, to which my response is to say that kidnapping and enslaving people, breaking up families, terrorizing families, if that's not a macro-aggression, I don't know what is. Russell D. Moore

The [Confederate] Flag is - literally - sewed division. People claim it means different things to different people, but it harkens back to the pro-slavery side of the war. Greg Gutfeld

I hate The Confederate cause. I've always felt that they are our Nazis and the rebel flag was our swastika. Quentin Tarantino

Respect whatever it is [ Confederate flag] that you have to respect, because it was a point in time, and put it in a museum. Donald Trump

I know the GOP is called the stupid party, but the idea that Republicans can have the Confederate flag hung around their neck is ridiculous! It's a Democrat flag! The flags - states that seceded during the Civil War were all Democrat states. That's their flag. The slave states were Democrat states! The racist states until the 1960s were Democrat states! Sean Hannity

However, displayed right alongside all the Confederate flag paraphernalia is a bunch of American flag merch - American flag place mats, patriotic "body crystals," flag stickers you attach to your skin. Personally, I'm small-minded and literal enough that I see the two symbols as contradictory, especially in a time of war. But I fear that the consumer who buys a Confederate flag coffee cup, which she will then put on her American flag place mat, is the sort of sophisticated thinker who is open-minded enough that she is capable of hating blacks and Arabs at the same time. Sarah Vowell

However, displayed right alongside all the Confederate flag paraphernalia is a bunch of American flag merch - American flag place mats, patriotic "body crystals," flag stickers you attach to your skin. Personally, I'm small-minded and literal enough that I see the two symbols as contradictory, especially in a time of war. But I fear that the consumer who buys a Confederate flag coffee cup, which she will then put on her American flag place mat, is the sort of sophisticated thinker who is open-minded enough that she is capable of hating blacks and Arabs at the same time. Sarah Vowell

South Carolina, as a matter of compromise, displays the Confederate flag on a flagpole in front of the state capitol. Because I grew up in the South and believe that the Confederate flag is a very divisive symbol, I have stated publicly a number of times that I believe that South Carolina should remove the flag from the state capitol grounds. John Edwards

It's either the Amendment or this Confederate peace. You cannot have both. David Strathairn

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