Firefighter in Hot Water Over Flying Confederate Flag During Parade

ALBERT LEA – Volunteer Firefighter Brain Nielsen was fired over the weekend for flying a Confederate Flag on the city’s fire truck.

Nielsen claims that he was protesting political correctness, “When is it going to stop?” Nielsen said. But he has found himself the target of a barrage of verbal assaults against him.

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He entered into a world he didn’t understand and now he will pay the permanent price for that naivety.

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