Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 05:45:18 -0500
From: "David A. Johns" djohns[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]PEACHNET.CAMPUS.MCI.NET
Subject: Re: redneck, nigger, good ole boy, kicker, etc.
At 10:20 PM 10/27/97 +0000, Duane Campbell wrote:
Would the exclusion of these symbols, beloved by the majority, be
of the minority?
Excluding them as items of individual expression or as symbols of a
voluntary group would be, in my opinion, with the possible exception
of symbols so inflammatory that they constituted "fighting words" in
an environment where those who found them offensive were a captive
group. Excluding them as majority-imposed symbols of an entire group
So a Confederate flag on a pickup truck is fine; over the statehouse
or at a college football game isn't, in my opinion.
Waycross, GA 31501