Woe unto you...for ye...have omitted the weightier matters of the law, judgment, mercy, and faith: these ought ye to have done, and not to leave the other undone.
- Matthew 23:23
I still remember an essay about that particular flag being the "white guy loser" flag or the "friendship flag" (because the guy displaying it is reminding everyone that the slavers lost, big time).
In reference to state's rights alone, I would have to agree. The Federal government is completely out of hand.