LIBERTY, Mo. — Individuals who reside in a Liberty, Missouri neighborhood woke as much as an indication promoting “Slaves four Sale” hanging over a Accomplice battle flag at a neighbor’s residence on Tuesday.
Richard Geisneheyner informed WDAF the signal is a response to being handled like a racist as a result of he flies the flag in entrance of his house.
“If individuals truly consider that a Accomplice flag stands for slavery, properly, I’d as properly be simply as silly as they’re,”stated Geisenheyner, who has combined-race grandchildren.
He says he flies the Accomplice battle flag to make a political assertion: “It’s for people who find themselves uninterested in the federal government telling them what to do and what to assume. That’s what a Southern insurgent is.”
“His insurgent flag do not have a rattling factor to do with me, wave all of it you need,” stated a person who requested to not be recognized. “This fool together with his slaves on the market, are you fricking kidding me?”
A few of Geisenheyner’s neighbors are extremely offended by his signal.
“I’m going to inform you why it’s offensive to me. I keep in mind the indicators on the wall that claims ‘white solely.’ I’m that previous. I keep in mind the indicators on the wall that claims ‘negros solely entrance right here.'”
Geisenheyner took his signal down Tuesday afternoon as a result of he believes his level has been made. His neighbors hope that subsequent time Geisneheyner need to make a press release, he chooses one other option to categorical himself.
“If individuals referred to as him a racist as a result of he was flying the insurgent flag and he needed to make a press release and put up slaves on the market, nicely, I did not offend you, I have never referred to as you a racist so you’ve got to consider the opposite individuals locally,” stated a lady who lives close by. She additionally requested to not be recognized.
Neighbors WDAF talked to on Tuesday hope that Giesenhyner may select a special approach to vent his frustrations sooner or later.