Racist Or Not Racist : The Band - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

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The song is about the confederacy ending and the hollow glory of those non-slave holding dirt farmers who fought for it. They were promised the moon and ended up with nothing but dead kin and ruination. Race isn't mentioned and it in no way glorifies the confederacy.
 

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One of the best acts at Woodstock 69.

The song is no more racist than James Brown's "Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud."
 

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It is a good song.
 
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The song is about the confederacy ending and the hollow glory of those non-slave holding dirt farmers who fought for it. They were promised the moon and ended up with nothing but dead kin and ruination. Race isn't mentioned and it in no way glorifies the confederacy.
Would your current statements concur with an expression that the song inclues an expression of grief for the loss of kindred among the common men of the south during the civil war , while also stating that the song does not express regret that slavery was abolished , or that institutional racism should be implemented in its stead ?
 
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" Racist Or Not Racist : The Band - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down "

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Definitely RACIST !!!!!

It took The Black Crowes to fix that !!!!!


 

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The Marxist Left seeks to erase ALL American history.


Of course they would find this song offensive and see to censor it.
 

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Of course leftist see it as racist, it contains the word "Dixie".
Waiting for them to demand that "Dixie Cups" Change their nae
 

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What’s happening today is racist. Looting, pillaging, arsonists, shouting kill whitey. Painting kill whitey on destroyed federal property and the democrats urging it on. this is all racists. The forum is racist because they let the black members scream anti white bullshit daily. So stop asking if something is racist because if you have to ask it is.
 
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* Records Of Board Piece History *

* Sufficient For Discussion *


It's a lament:
Adding compete lyrics of a song to the board of another would create enforceable copyright violations .

Poignant excerpts by quotations are allowable under copyright laws .

"Virgil, quick, come see, there goes Robert E.Lee"
Now I don't mind choppin' wood
And I don't care if the money's no good
Ya take what ya need and ya leave the rest

But they should never have taken the very best

Which references are being conveyed in the lyrics phrase , " But they should never have taken the very best" ?
 

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* Records Of Board Piece History *

* Sufficient For Discussion *


It's a lament:
Adding compete lyrics of a song to the board of another would create enforceable copyright violations .

Poignant excerpts by quotations are allowable under copyright laws .

"Virgil, quick, come see, there goes Robert E.Lee"
Now I don't mind choppin' wood
And I don't care if the money's no good
Ya take what ya need and ya leave the rest

But they should never have taken the very best

Which references are being conveyed in the lyrics phrase , " But they should never have taken the very best" ?
Horses I assume!
 
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Of course leftist see it as racist, it contains the word "Dixie".
Waiting for them to demand that "Dixie Cups" Change their nae
A very compelling fact to be presented in this thread will restore the Dixie banner banter .

Are any ivory tower financiers listening to , " Which finance ear is offering the greatest trade for guidance of information ? " ?
 
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" Differences Between Lauding White Supremacy And Honoring Fallen Fellows "

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" Guess What Comes Next "
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A very compelling fact to be presented in this thread will restore the Dixie banner banter .
Are any ivory tower financiers listening to , " Which finance ear is offering the greatest trade for guidance of information ? " ?
What do the citations below relate of motivations for a 7 x 7 - 13 star cross flag with a white background versus a thirteen cross flag with a red background ?

The flag is also known as the Stainless Banner, and the matter of the person behind its design remains a point of contention. On April 23, 1863, the Savannah Morning News editor William Tappan Thompson, with assistance from William Ross Postell, a Confederate blockade runner, published an editorial championing a design featuring the battle flag on a white background he referred to later as "The White Man's Flag."[6] In explaining the white background, Thompson wrote, "As a people we are fighting to maintain the Heaven-ordained supremacy of the white man over the inferior or colored race; a white flag would thus be emblematical of our cause."[1][2][3][4][7][8][9][10] In a letter to Confederate Congressman C. J. Villeré, dated April 24, 1863, a design similar to Thompson's was proposed by General P. G. T. Beauregard, "whose earlier penchant for practicality had established the precedent for visual distinctiveness on the battlefield, proposed that 'a good design for the national flag would be the present battle-flag as Union Jack, and the rest all white or all blue'....The final version of the second national flag, adopted May 1, 1863, did just this: it set the St. Andrew's Cross of stars in the Union Jack with the rest of the civilian banner entirely white."[22][23][24][25][26][27][28][29]

Initial reaction to the second national flag was favorable, but over time it became criticized for being "too white." Military officers also voiced complaints about the flag being too white, for various reasons, such as the danger of being mistaken for a flag of truce, especially on naval ships, and that it was too easily soiled.[13] The Columbia-based Daily South Carolinian observed that it was essentially a battle flag upon a flag of truce and might send a mixed message.
 
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Why are we discussing songs when public policy is the problem?
 
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" Apparently White Without A Banter Represents Surrender When The Wind Is Not Blowing "

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Despite never having historically represented the Confederate States of America as a country, nor having been officially recognized as one of its national flags, the Battle Flag of the Army of Northern Virginia and its variants are now flag types commonly referred to as the Confederate Flag. This design has become a widely recognized symbol of the Southern United States[47], racism and white supremacy.[48][49] It is also known as the rebel flag, Dixie flag, and Southern cross. It is sometimes incorrectly referred to as the Stars and Bars, the name of the first national Confederate flag.[50] The "rebel flag" is a highly divisive and polarizing symbol in the United States.[51][52] A Politico-Morning Consult poll of June 2020 shows that 44% view it as a symbol of Southern pride while 36% say it is a symbol of racism.[53][54]

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The anti racist racists slander errs and libel lusts seeking to implement its creed of secular humanism religion are seeking using objectivity as an excuse to be ignorant in denying an embarrassingly mistake that the rebel flag does include a single white background , though some anti racist racist hypocrite will rave that red is for blood and blue is for eyes with white stars , or red blood for white with blue eyes .

 

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