It’s not so often that you see a black person who is proud of the Confederate flag. But African Americans have a unique relationship with racism, with some members of the black community seeming to go as far as supporting White Supremacy as if they were members of the klan.
A woman in Virginia is not only proudly displaying the Confederate flag, she is also saying that “slavery was a choice.” This has clearly baffled those who don’t understand where she might be coming from.
Karen Cooper is getting national media attention for her views and is a member of the group, “Virginia Flaggers,” which defends the rebel flag against detractors. Cooper says that the flag’s critics, “worship ignorance, historical revisionism and political correctness.”
Cooper is also a member of the Tea Party and says that the flag represents her personal battle against big government.
“I actually think that it represents freedom,” she said in the film, “Battle Flag.” “It represents a people who stood up to tyranny.”
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6 My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: because thou hast rejected knowledge, I will also reject thee, that thou shalt be no priest to me: seeing thou hast forgotten the law of thy God, I will also forget thy children.
30 And when thou art spoiled, what wilt thou do? Though thou clothest thyself with crimson, though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, though thou rentest thy face with painting, in vain shalt thou make thyself fair; thy lovers will despise thee, they will seek thy life.
30 Woe to the rebellious children, saith the Lord, that take counsel, but not of me; and that cover with a covering, but not of my spirit, that they may add sin to sin: