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Swofford Runs Cynicism Up Flagpole, No One Salutes

Article By on 8th July, 2009

... South Carolina, hosting the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament and not hosting the tournament is the Stars and Bars of the old Confederacy.

“Old” is the operative word because, in my opinion, I’m pressed to come up with a flag that is more irrelevant.

The NAACP has boycotted the state of South Carolina since the year 2000 because the confederate flag flew over the state capitol, below the state flag and Old Glory.  To those of African-American descent, the Stars and Bars represent racism and hatred.  To some of the citizens of South Carolina, it’s a symbol of heritage.

If “heritage” involves slavery of humans and lynching of blacks, I think I’ll stick wi...

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