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Six Flags are now one; flagship park pulls down non-American flags

By Robert Niles: The Six Flags theme park chain announced today that it will remove the flag of the Confederate States of America from display at its theme parks, in response to mounting public outrage over monuments honoring those who took up arms against America in defense of slavery. Let's back up and establish some context here. The Six Flags theme park chain takes its name from its original, flagship park ? Six Flags Over Texas, which opened in 1961.
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