Skip to comments.My Flag Is Now Flying Upside-Down
Posted on 06/28/2012 8:06:14 AM PDT by usconservative
With all due respect to those of you who served our country with honor and distinction, as soon as the USSC court decision came down, I went outside and turned my flag upside down.
Our country is lost.
The US Supreme Court just stepped outside its Constitutional boundaries and re-wrote a law again and handed Congress even MORE power over our daily lives.
The ObamaCare legislation as written did not contain the word "tax" anywhere. It used the words "penalties" and "fines" .. not "tax." In fact, Obama's own lawyers argued against it being a tax in front of the USSC!
That apparently didn't matter to Justice Roberts who sided with the liberals on the US Supreme Court who re-wrote the law to use the word "tax" and declared ObamaCare and the individual mandate CONSTITUTIONAL.
At this point, Congress can now tell us what to eat, what to buy (or not buy) and tell us if we do not eat what they tell us or buy what the tell us that we'll pay a "tax."
Do people realize the power the USSC just gave Congress and the IRS (a terrorist organization in and of itself?)
Don't want to comply with ObamaCare? We'll tax you. Don't pay the tax, the IRS will seize your assets to FORCE you to pay the tax and comply with the law.
That's what happened in our country today.
When in the blue hell is this country going to wake up?
My flag remains upside down until Obama is out of office and this law is REPEALED.
We have a high barrier to overcome this November folks. We have to take back the White House, the Senate and keep the Congress.
Then we have to force the Republicans to REPEAL this law.
Assume after it's REPEALED, there'll be lawsuits challenging the Constitutionality of the Repeal, which will again go to the USSC.
Are we prepared for this battle? Are YOU ready?
Better sign up to help your Republican Senator and Congressman get back in to office, and as much as I don't like it, it's time to "suck it up cupcake" and put Romney in the White House.
That's our only prayer at this point, because that's the only way to overturn this BAD court decision today.
Good for you, fellow Patriot.
Another win for communists controlled America. Romney for President! Only chance to kill this huge tax.
Patriots are now the real rebels.
(I like your tagline. Works for me.)
No, they way to kill it is for everyone to not pay it.
The USSC upheld a legal argument that wasn't even put before it (the question of whether the individual mandate was a tax). If that isn't overreach, I don't know what is.
I have refused to fly Old Glory since January 20, 2009. This isn’t America anymore.
Mine is down permanently. I’ll just use my state flag from now on.
Either stay on topic or go away child.
Quitting your job ? Seriously ?
I can help. I’ve been operating like Robert Deniro in Brazil for 8 years now.
You really shouldn’t fly the flag upside down for emotional reasons.
I once blew up and notified the KFC HQ when a local outlet was flying their flag upside down. It happened after G W Bush was re-elected and the store employees...all minoities...were obvioly upset.
I stormed up to the counter and demanded an explanation but the best they could come up withh was that they didn’t know how to work the flagstaff hardware.
They were all snicker when I left but they weren’t after the store was paid a visit by the company.
As I said the flag should not be flown upside down for emotional reasons...but what the heck do I know?
Just as I did when Clinton was in office, I put all stamps on all letters upside down, especially the ones with flags. The recipient may not notice but that’s my silent protest against theose that want to kill this once proud country. Perhaps others should do the same thing.
I just put out my Gadsen Flag...
I am with you fellow Patriot.
Liberty or Death.
Flag’s coming down now. I’ve a LOT more to say but I can’t post it.
The United States is dead. It’s all over but the shooting.
This is way beyond emotional - our republic has died. The flag is a useless rag now, representing what was once a great country. It's over. The commies won because we have all been too cowardly to put up a fight.
Mine too soon as I can get home.
U.S. flag down, Gadsden flag up. I will forever remember Patrick Gaspar, the smug little marxist puke, and what he said. Will it be his epitaph?
No you are wrong. Perhaps you should also take to the airwaves...if you are an amatuer radio operator... and start sending out SOS.
Flying the flag upside down is a signal of a dire, immediate and life threatening emergency.
No matter how you feel this does not meet that criteria.
Did you complain...as I did...when people flew the flag upside down after the 2004 election?
Bedford Flag, here...
Wake up man! This is as dire as it gets. A tyrant has seized control of the country and just exterminated most of your liberty.
Taee your flag down, fly a Gadsden of Sons of Liberty but don't fly a US flag upside down!
Grow up man.
I don’t think I’ll fly the flag for a while. It’s become a symbol of oppression.
I am stupid.
Please explain the Bedford Flag.
My Gadsen Flag is flying.
I went home at lunch and hoisted my Gadsden rattlesnake. The same one that went with me to D.C. in 2009 when a million and a half of us went to the capitol.
Thank You! You’re a patriot.
The american flag represents socialism, queers, freeloaders and illegal aliens. Never fly it or salute it myself.
Legend has it that it was carried by the Bedford, MA Minutemen at the North Bridge in Concord on 4/19/1775.
It's not purely an emotional reason. The Obamacare ruling is, essentially, saying that the government can tax you for not doing/buying something. There fore they could tax you for, say, not owning an aircraft carrier. IE there is no restraint upon government at all, nor is there any penalty upon those who transgress the laws -- ok, so that's selective, but that only leads to more unjust acts.
A tyrant!? Nay there are more than just one.
Someday though history will tell of a Dark Lord, and his robed Nine, and his Hundred Champions, and his 435 heroes...
In the land of Mordor, where the shadows lie.
Flying the flag upside down is a form of communication. Similar to the SOS signal I mentioned before or yelling fire in a crowded theater.
Flying it upside down for political reasons dilutes it’s significance.
It is WRONG!
Our country is lost. It has not died. It is not over.
I really want one of these beautiful flags. I fear I cannot fly my hoodie.
AN APPEAL TO HEAVEN! DONT TREAD ON ME!
PATRIOTS! This theme music intro will get your blood up! Its a mere 2.22 mins. long, but raises the hair. Grab your standard and turn UP the volume. Tis a long road ahead!
That reminds me...I forgot to stop by the fabric store :-(
Agreed. Similar, but not the same.
Flying it upside down for political reasons dilutes its significance.
Here I disagree; it is not merely for political reasons. The pledge of allegiance explicitly states that the flag represents the Republic; the Republic is itself in dire distress as the mandate still exists and, in fact, now that it's a tax for something not bought there is little holding the Republic from becoming a dictatorship as more and more "items not used" become taxable: that is to say, the government may now tax even the things we choose not to support.
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Haven’t heard of the grassroots organization called Boycott Flag Desecraters on Facebook?
Not sure if you should get involved to protest against people flying Old Glory upside down?
Why not ask the fine veterans at the local VFW or American Legion posts if they think it’s OK to fly the flag upside down.
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