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01 September 2006
  The Commercialization of the Confederate Battle Flag

My blog-pal Greg Roach sent me this interesting link from a blog called "FourFour," written by a guy named Rich Juzwiak from Brooklyn, NY. I did chuckle a bit, as I have two of the offending t-shirts mentioned in the story (the "History Lesson" one, and I sport a "I'd Rather Be Historically Accurate..." shirt, albeit a green t-shirt with yellow writing, and no flag to be found). I do think that the Confederate Battle flag has been commercialized to death (anything to make a buck, hey guys) but I have always looked at the flag as a historical symbol of a terrible conflict, not the "racist" icon it has turned into.
 
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