For full disclosure, here is the rest of the quote from the SCV commander, as printed in the South Florida Times: "We’re really disappointed. That parade was for the veterans. I’m a Vietnam veteran and I remember when we came home, we were spit upon, and this is no different,” Kalof said. “I hope the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) or another organization will do something. I intend to talk to them about it. The NAACP is the cause of this, and I’m disappointed in them, too.” As some folks on here can attest, I've not been a fan of the SCV at times, but I'm even less of a fan of the NAACP throwing around boycott talks, and such seems to be the case here. At this juncture, the NAACP seems insistant on forcing their beliefs on others and against the will of the community. Since this is my home state, nothing surprises me when it comes to the display of CS flags, battle flag or others, but I'll agree with Blockade Runner on this one - it is disappointing , but at least it isn't because the event organizers banned the flag (they voted to allow it). Lets keep the discussions on this relevant and civil.....
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