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Is the Confederate Flag Racist?

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democratblake
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 6/29/2015 Category: Politics
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
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democratblake

Pro

First round is just to accept the debate. I will argue that the Confederate Flag and what it stands for is Racist.
samanthan9

Con

The confederate flag is not racist. The flag represents freedom and independence from oppression and tyranny. It is part of history and honors all the soldiers who fought in the civil war, black and white.
Debate Round No. 1
democratblake

Pro

It celebrates freedom? Yes, because forcing black people to work for them is defiantly freedom. It honors soldiers who fought to keep slavery, which I believe is racist. It is part of history, but the Nazis were also part of history, and I don't think it is ok to celebrate the Nazis. Since when was the United States of America a tyranny, I believe if the US was a tyranny you would not be aloud to say that the US is a tyranny.
samanthan9

Con

samanthan9 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 2
democratblake

Pro

democratblake forfeited this round.
samanthan9

Con

samanthan9 forfeited this round.
Debate Round No. 3
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Posted by democratblake 1 year ago
democratblake
this is what the Vice President of the confederacy said the confederacy was founded on the statement "the negro is not equal to the white man"
Posted by TruthWillOut 1 year ago
TruthWillOut
What defeatingbinkie said... I'm not American but I do know a fair bit about the history of the confederate flag!
Posted by Defeatingbinkie 1 year ago
Defeatingbinkie
If you do a little research on the confederate flag than you will come to realize that the flag is not a symbol of slavery and racism, it was a symbol of independence from the northern states. The flag has become a symbol for southern states and is their culture. Taking it away would be terrible act and and this is coming from a guy who has lived in both northern and southern states and is currently residing in South Korea.
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Vote Placed by Midnight1131 1 year ago
Midnight1131
democratblakesamanthan9Tied
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeits on both sides, however Con forfeited one more round than Pro, therefore conduct goes to Pro.