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OddGarfield Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Interface Designer
I'm sick of everyone trashing one of the things that I dedicated my life to supporting, aside from Christianity, the Confederate States of America is what I represent in my life. I am a fellow American and I represent and support the Confederate States of America not for racism over African Americans, but for political freedom and the preservation of the Republic that the United States of America was meant to be in the beginning. The governmental idea of a Confederation is a union of political units for common action in relation to other units. The Confederate States of America stand for states rights from a controlling national Unionist government which was at the time of the Civil War, a wide spread liberal Union which was bent on the ideas of workers unions which still exist to this day. The Confederate States of America was established to be free from industrial intimidation of the northern states in America, the controlling central governmental power over the state governments and the idea that the national economy at the time, could rebuild itself from slave labor.

      Do not get me wrong, I am in no way or form a racist, I love all human beings and respect only those who will respect me, but the Confederate States were more than just a bunch of racist Dixie folk, they were political philosophers, farmers, care takers, and bankers. During the Civil War, African Americans were actually allowed to fight aside the men of the Confederate Army aside from the racism from more than half of the men on in the military. Not everyone of the Confederate States were racist against African Americans at the time, and not all Confederate supporters today are racist towards African Americans like myself. I am a politically motivated Confederate supporter and nobody can change my mind. I am a Confederate, I will always be a Confederate, and no African American, no Union supporter, and no Liberal activist will stop me from supporting what I belief is a true way of government for the United States of America.

Here is a link that has everything said above which is a tribute to the Confederate States and what I view the Confederate States as what they once were. - oddgarfield.deviantart.com/art…

God bless everyone who reads this and I do hope to get some feed back of the opinions of the people on the Internet.
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:iconappetitive-soul:
The confederacy was created to maintain slavery (go and read the actual instruments of succession). The debates in the S. Carolina convention noted that succession was the only alternative to having their children live in a condition of equality with blacks, which they would gladly murder to prevent. They wanted to be able to go on raping and beating their slaves. no one believes your pathetic bullshit claim not to be a racist. As for being an American, the confederacy was nothing but pure treason against America, in favor of keeping slaves. Cretin!
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OddGarfield Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Interface Designer
First of all, I am not a racist, I love all Human beings.

You obviously know only one cause of why the Confederacy was established sir. The Confederate States were established for states rights over governmental oppression of a specific state governments personal ways of operation, the defense of the economy that helped the south compete with the industrialized economy of the northern states, and the defense of the south as some of the Confederate soldiers were only defending their homeland from people who would dare change their way of life.

You sir do not know me and have no right to claim that I am a racist, that any Confederate supporter is a racist, if you look back in history to the 1950s, 60s, and 70s, the Confederate battle flag began to be seen as a symbol of racism because of the Klu Klutz Klan using it for their personal use in the defense of racism and therefor gave the flag a wrongful meaning that was not it's original purpose.

I am not saying all Confederate supporters are not racist, the kid that shot up the church in Charleston, SC was motivated by racism and was using the Confederate flag wrongfully just like the KKK did. Me personally, I think that all racists of the world should be imprisoned or shot dead for thinking that their skin color is better than another skin color.

If you see the Confederates as treasonists, then maybe I'm one myself, I don't like the national government constantly looking at what I do, control what I do culturally, and act like they know what is best for every community in this country to where the community may know what is best for themselves and does not want the national government to be snooping in their local business.



I respect you on your thoughts, but please do not be another ignorant individual who thinks that they know everything about the Confederacy and the supporters today. Some of us are not racist and support the Confederacy for political reasons and fly the Battle Flag in respect to the fallen Confederate soldiers like others do with the POW MIA flag.
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PoniesWithCarsRule Featured By Owner 6 days ago
I agree with a lot of this. A lot of people will say "The Confederates fought for slavery" (which is a stupid thing to fight over anyway), when they actually didn't. Like every other country in the world, Including USA, they were fighting for their home country. To keep their country alive and strong. And if you think about it, if the CSoA were still a thing today, they would also have a ban on slavery. Just like the rest of America.

Also, a fun fact, I live in a Ex-Confederate state.
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OddGarfield Featured By Owner 6 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Interface Designer
You speak the truth PoniesWithCarsRule, I respect your views of the Confederacy and I am glad that you are not one of the ignorant ones who either like to stir up trouble with lies or are just not educated on the topic If the Confederate States of America still existed today, slavery would be abolished as it is in almost every single nation today. 

I also like in a Ex-confederate state, North Carolina!
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PoniesWithCarsRule Featured By Owner 6 days ago
The thing is, people cannot let go of the past and look into the present and future and see how much America has changed since the Civil War. While I'll admit, the past was a little ugly, things have changed DRAMATICALLY today. Today, we all respect one another. No matter what color, age, gender or state. We all respect, help, and look out for one another.
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OddGarfield Featured By Owner 6 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Interface Designer
Most of us respect each other, some adults today in America that were kids in the 1960s and 1970s were raised to be racist because of the Civil War. This being said, they were taught wrong and must be reeducated. Racism and slavery is wrong, no question to be asked. We must stop white supremacists from groups like the KKK, we must stop black  supremacists from groups like the Black Panthers, and so forth so that we can together, build a better society with the past in the past.

Yes, you are right in a since though, America has changed dramatically since the Civil War. I just wish people were knowledgeable of what the Confederate States were establoshed for and not just seen as racist by the opinions of the uneducated.
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PoniesWithCarsRule Featured By Owner 6 days ago
True. Even after the Civil War the grudge about the color of people's skin still remained, up until MLK. So the past is still raw to some people. But regardless, America has changed for the better since those events. People have changed since then, as well as their thoughts. It might be hard for some, but we can still look past the dark times and look ahead and today and beyond.

As for the Confederacy...
While it was a dark past, like any other pre or post war item, it's history should be preserved for generations to come. Not to teach how grim the past was, but to teach how far America has come from the scars of it's past.
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OddGarfield Featured By Owner 6 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Interface Designer
Well said.
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Rebel-Rider Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I agree.
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:iconoddgarfield:
OddGarfield Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Interface Designer
Thank you for agreeing with my views of the Confederate flag, we're not alone of this thinking.
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Rebel-Rider Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
No, we're not. I think right now, we need to let our voices be heard so people know it's not just a racist minority who are pro-South.
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OddGarfield Featured By Owner 6 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Interface Designer
We need to make a public peaceful march to express our reasons of why we support the Confederacy for reasons other than racism or the defense of slavery. America must hear our demand for equal rights to the supporters of the Confederate States of America who deserve to not be seen as racists equally and announce that united, we can express our views publicly and help destroy racism in the mist.

Besides, if racist white supremacists want to have a banner to signify their racism, isn't there a banner for the KKK?
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Rebel-Rider Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Around here, there aren't many people so I don't think there'd be much of a march. :( There are only about 100 people spread over an entire county. 

Good question. 
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OddGarfield Featured By Owner 6 days ago  New Deviant Hobbyist Interface Designer
Hm, maybe somewhere else with the same people organized?
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Rebel-Rider Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Montana is pretty far away from the pro-south people. I think I'll stick to the internet for now.
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omartibayan Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2013
i love confederate flags
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Appetitive-Soul Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Murder any black people yet?
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atillawolf Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
thanks...........
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worddigger Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2011   Filmographer
I would like to ask your permission to use this Confederate Flag artwork as the background for a book cover. My wife has written a novel, based on a Civil War story, and the shading of this flag perfectly conveys the mood of the story. Thank you.
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Lepescu Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2011
Hell yeah! That's great! I made a new wallpaper! Tyvm!
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spudzilla Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2010
Nice work. Heritage, not hate.
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rockanatic Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Indeed [link] :)
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azazello- Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2010
Stunning work!
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rockanatic Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Thanks! :)
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idanfima Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2009
my new desktop, awesome!!
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MarksA-C Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2009
Thats awesome!! My new desktop!
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rockanatic Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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Redneck-Werewolf Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2009
awesome!
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rockanatic Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Thanks!
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Redneck-Werewolf Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2009
youre welcome!
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Stevie-Wonder Featured By Owner May 24, 2009
OMG. If you made a 1920*1200 version for me, you'd be my hero!
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rockanatic Featured By Owner May 26, 2009  Student Digital Artist
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Hope the quality is ok for you! :P
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