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Old 09-27-2013, 05:41 PM
 
Location: NW Nevada
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(Sigh)...why Gettysburg? Very damn few of the soldiers who died there were fighting for race. What a disrespect. Another hijacking of history.
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Old 09-27-2013, 06:23 PM
 
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(Sigh)...why Gettysburg? Very damn few of the soldiers who died there were fighting for race. What a disrespect. Another hijacking of history.
Of course it was the beginning of the end of The Confederacy.

Confederates in the Attic: Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War: Tony Horwitz: 9780679758334: Amazon.com: Books
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Old 09-27-2013, 08:55 PM
 
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They should have some balls and rally in some Chicago neighborhoods like Englewood and Roseland.
Because those are such peaceful calm areas eh?
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Old 09-27-2013, 11:05 PM
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Location: Andersonville, Chicago
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I've heard all of that before, and based on deeds and history, it all comes up to just talk. The KKK is basically a terrorist organization.
The KKK is harmless. Harmless terrorists. lol
They have like 500 members nationwide at the most.

I would be more concerned with the skinheads and alike joining the rally. They like to fight.
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Old 09-27-2013, 11:07 PM
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Location: Andersonville, Chicago
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There will be 5 people there and 7 protesters. Not much to see.
Maybe more like 12 KKK people, 20 skinheads, 10 curious people and 80 protestors.
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Old 09-28-2013, 07:29 AM
 
Location: NW Nevada
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I read this book. It's in my library. I re enacted for ten years as well. Have a smidgen of history study in there. Slavery and race purity as the core values of the Confederacy is the accepted historical teaching, even though it is false. And yes, Gettysburg was where the tide turned against Lee.

However, the thousands of Confederate soldiers who died in the war, were not fighting for the ideals the Klan has today, and standing on their graves this way is wrong. Personally, I don't find the KKK representitive of the South. Just me though.
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Old 09-28-2013, 08:28 AM
 
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I don't agree with the racism the permeates the KKK groups but even a broken clock is right twice a day. They are right protesting illegal immigration. Funny how the ethnocentrics and liberal lefties didn't demonize the reconquistas who permeated the illegal alien marches and protests saying that white Americans need to go back to Europe, isn't? Such hypocrites!
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Old 09-28-2013, 01:54 PM
 
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They should have some balls and rally in some Chicago neighborhoods like Englewood and Roseland.
Actually, some Neo-Nazis had the guts to march into a Black neighborhood. It turned into a riot.

2005 Toledo Riot - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia



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Old 09-28-2013, 01:58 PM
 
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The KKK is harmless. Harmless terrorists. lol
They have like 500 members nationwide at the most.

I would be more concerned with the skinheads and alike joining the rally. They like to fight.
The KKK has committed acts of terror on other people. I don't consider them completely harmless. Old, stupid, and low on membership, perhaps. However, there are more than 500 members of the KKK. It's more like in the thousands of member.

Neo-Nazis, however, are some violent people, and younger.
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Old 09-28-2013, 02:22 PM
 
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I read this book. It's in my library. I re enacted for ten years as well. Have a smidgen of history study in there. Slavery and race purity as the core values of the Confederacy is the accepted historical teaching, even though it is false. And yes, Gettysburg was where the tide turned against Lee.

However, the thousands of Confederate soldiers who died in the war, were not fighting for the ideals the Klan has today, and standing on their graves this way is wrong. Personally, I don't find the KKK representitive of the South. Just me though.
Not just you. I grew up in the South. I and Nathan Bedford Forrest have long understood the Klan to be fringe.
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