Hazzard Flag

Posted: June 22, 2015 by socklessjoe in Op/Sped, The Little Screen
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Growing up as poor white Yankee trash, my first exposure to the Confederate battle flag was the Dukes of Hazzard.

Of course, as a youngster, I had no idea the significance of the flag, or the appellation “General Lee”. I just saw some dudes -who were clearly the good guys- sticking it to the Powers That Be…


…and driving an impossibly awesome car (-with a horn that played “Dixie” no less).

(Alas, I was also too young to appreciate the tremendous… talent that Catherine Bach brought to the show.)

And it is in this gallantly rebellious spirit that I know many view the Southern Cross. As Ace put it, it often means “fuck you”.


We still need a “fuck you” sign. It’s a shame that the rebel flag carries so much baggage.

I guess there’s Gadsden…

  1. HayZeus says:

    I’m in the same boat as you when it comes to the Dukes of Hazzard, right down to being too young to appreciate Catherine Bach’s assets. Fun fact: the General Lee’s doors were supposed to be welded shut so I had to chuckle at the bottom pic. I’ve seen another one like it but I’m not sure if it was from the same photo shoot or a different one.

  2. veeshir says:

    I’m not sure if this is going to work, but if it does……..
    Is this a hate crime?

  3. roger says:

    It does not carry baggage. It has been assigned baggage.
    (Trivia: Name the 4 slave states in the Union)

  4. Leonard Jones says:

    Forget Gadsden, liberals will eventually call for it to be banned on the grounds
    that signifies dead, white slave owners. Your spoof has a better chance
    surviving the PC onslaught!

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