News dale earnhardt jr. wants the Confederate flag in the history books

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  1. skylarbrie

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    Earnhardt was asked his opinion of the controversial flag by reporters at the Sonoma Raceway on Friday.

    “I think it’s offensive to an entire race,” Earnhardt said. “It does nothing for anybody to be there flying, so I don’t see any reason. It belongs in the history books and that’s about it.”
     
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    His dad used to say the same thing.
     
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    NASCAR and the Confederate flag are a tradition that goes back over 50 years. I wouldn't be surprised if even more Confederate flags show up at NASCAR races in the stands, infield and parking lots.
     
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    You do know what will happen next!

    All the states and black "leaders" will start to say that it must be banned from the tracks. NASCAR now being P.C. anyways will make the grandstanding move to outright ban it from all races and they will see a huge blowback that will eventually dissipate. Much like when they brought in Toyota, but on a different scale.
     
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    It didn't take long
    NASCAR chairman wants Confederate flag eliminated at races
    SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Calling the Confederate flag an "insensitive symbol" he personally finds offensive, NASCAR chairman Brian France said the sport will be aggressive in disassociating the symbol from its events.

    "We want to go as far as we can to eliminate the presence of that flag," France told The Associated Press on Saturday. "I personally find it an offensive symbol, so there is no daylight how we feel about it and our sensitivity to others who feel the same way.

    "We're working with the industry to see how far we can go to get that flag to be disassociated entirely from our events."
     
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    Dale's jealous of that flag ... know what I'm saying?
     
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    We are working with the industry. Not our problem!
     
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    It looks like the joke's on me. But I don't think it's funny...
     
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    As a northerner, yes, the confederate flags caused those shootings :rolleyes:
     
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    The flag essentially says, "Our hatred of blacks is so intense that we started a full out war resulting in millions of deaths solely due because it was a threat to our ability to enslave them"

    Weird it's taken this long
     
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    The confederate flag is not a symbol of hate, it is the target of hate. Just look how irate the high brow people get when they talk about it.
     
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    the x is a satanic symbol: death, battle, war...
     
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    Obamacare, gay marriage and the Confederate flag all in the same week

    Southern Red state religious right getting their asses kicked in. Rodney King
     
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    Cue the opening credits of Days of Thunder...
     
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    I'm thankful I live in san Diego where I have never seen the flag nor is race a big deal like it is for some people on here who only comment about race and politics
     
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    He doesn't strike me as someone who has much experience with history books.
     
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