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What flag will you fly on July 4th? ~ Vanity

Posted on 07/02/2014 10:11:49 AM PDT by GraceG

This year I am so tempted to fly the Yellow, Green and Black Rattlesnake Flag instead of the Red White and Blue, or at the very least fly both and put the Rattle Snake below Old Glory. But I am still trying to decide on it....

In some ways I feel like raising the Red White and Blue is akin to pretending that nothing is wrong in this country and there are a lot of things that are going wrong right now. In some ways it makes me feel like I am surrending to the normalcy bias.

I could always fly the UN Flag I got in order to find out who in my neighbor hood I can trust should SHTF, since the anyone who comes over on the 4th and yells at me I can trust and those who complement me on it I can put on my do not ever trust again list.

(side point: I bought the UN Flag for the very useful purpose of either defacing it or using it for strategic purposes should SHTF and the UN is involved).

I really do want to raise Old Glory again this year, but I get more sad and upset every single year that passes...


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So any suggestions from the Freeples out there who face a similar internal dilema this upcomming July 4th?
1 posted on 07/02/2014 10:11:49 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: GraceG

“And to the Republic for which it stood”


2 posted on 07/02/2014 10:13:32 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: GraceG
The flag of the Republic of Texas.
3 posted on 07/02/2014 10:13:33 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: GraceG

Don’t fly any American flag if you live in an HOA community. You’ll either be fined or evicted.


4 posted on 07/02/2014 10:14:03 AM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: GraceG

Fly the American flag....upside down (distress signal).


5 posted on 07/02/2014 10:14:11 AM PDT by FrankR (They will become our ultimate masters the day we surrender the 2nd Amendment.)
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To: GraceG

You could stand on it, ala Bill Ayers. *SPIT*


6 posted on 07/02/2014 10:14:22 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: GraceG

Round here we fly Old Glory just above the Gadson Flag.

So far as i know, no one has been arrested...yet.


7 posted on 07/02/2014 10:14:39 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: GraceG

Skull and Crossbones!


8 posted on 07/02/2014 10:15:49 AM PDT by Professional Engineer (You all can go to hell, I'm going to Texas.)
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To: GraceG

9 posted on 07/02/2014 10:17:18 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: GraceG

13 stars in a circle. I doubt I will ever hoist a 50 (57 for the clown) star flag again.


10 posted on 07/02/2014 10:18:07 AM PDT by pilipo (GOP=Gutless Old Party)
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To: GraceG
Will unfurl the Red, White, and Blue!

America is still worth fighting for.

11 posted on 07/02/2014 10:18:20 AM PDT by ealgeone (obama, borderof)
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To: GraceG


12 posted on 07/02/2014 10:19:10 AM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: GraceG

“all this for a damn flag”

I’ll be flying mine.


13 posted on 07/02/2014 10:19:47 AM PDT by Cold Heart
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To: GraceG

Don’t be discouraged from flying the Stars and Stripes. It is the flag that fills us with patriots pride and I’ll be damned if I would let our current situation stop me.


14 posted on 07/02/2014 10:19:57 AM PDT by paintriot (On the Conservative Coast.)
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To: GraceG

Betsy Ross!


15 posted on 07/02/2014 10:20:40 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: GraceG

Old Glory. It has been disrespected but its STILL THERE!


16 posted on 07/02/2014 10:20:40 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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"One nation under God.."



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17 posted on 07/02/2014 10:21:11 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: GraceG

I’ll still fly the American flag. It doesn’t represent the scumball leftists and communist politicians but the true patriots who founded, defended and for those who gave their service and for those who gave their lives defending this unique Republic founded under God.


18 posted on 07/02/2014 10:21:13 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tryranny)
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To: GraceG

You can hang the American Flag on top but upside down. This is telling all who see that America is distressed, then hang your Gadsden flag under the American flag. God Bless Our Troops and God Bless America


19 posted on 07/02/2014 10:21:19 AM PDT by TRAPPER2 ( God Bless Our Troops and God Bless America!! In God We Trust.)
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To: rjsimmon

My ice had bunting in the garage (like during the world series) We run those across our balcony railing on several holidays. I like the effect.

Similar to these
http://www.carolwrightgifts.com/Home-Furnishings/Holiday-Decor/Set-of-2-USA-Buntings/17252.cfm?key=5G12134B&cm_mmc=PaidSearch-_-GooglePLA-_-FreeShip-_-17252&gclid=CjgKEAjw286dBRDmwbLi8KP71GQSJAAOk4sj4uDOUOEGDDhFyV3ho-XhGmWV1QZ1hvNeZy57KCPWafD_BwE


20 posted on 07/02/2014 10:21:26 AM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: pilipo

Amen!


21 posted on 07/02/2014 10:21:38 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: morphing libertarian

ice=wife lol


22 posted on 07/02/2014 10:21:48 AM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: GraceG

The 13 star flag , with the flag of my state below (the state of confusion).

CC


23 posted on 07/02/2014 10:23:38 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: GraceG

Betsy Ross (13 stars).


24 posted on 07/02/2014 10:23:39 AM PDT by Unknowing (Now is the time for all smart little girls to come to the aid of their country.)
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To: left that other site

I wasn’t that fond of the Gasden flag until I found out that it drove liberals crazy. Now, I fly it all the time.


25 posted on 07/02/2014 10:24:14 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: pilipo

13 stars in a circle. I doubt I will ever hoist a 50 (57 for the clown) star flag again.

I hadn’t thought of the First flag, that is a great idea!


26 posted on 07/02/2014 10:24:31 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: BenLurkin

I thought about getting a 13 star flag. The current one leaves me hollow. Maybe one of the New England flags that were at Bunker hill.


27 posted on 07/02/2014 10:25:50 AM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: morphing libertarian

Betsy Ross and the American Flag

http://www.ushistory.org/betsy/flagtale.html


28 posted on 07/02/2014 10:25:57 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tryranny)
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To: paintriot
Don’t be discouraged from flying the Stars and Stripes. It is the flag that fills us with patriots pride and I’ll be damned if I would let our current situation stop me.

Here, here!!! I will be teaching my grand babies on the beauty of such a high honor!

29 posted on 07/02/2014 10:26:08 AM PDT by GizzyGirl
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To: GraceG

Fly it...and fly this quote under/next to it:

‘Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.’ - John Adams


30 posted on 07/02/2014 10:27:21 AM PDT by Phillyred
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To: Professional Engineer
Skull and Crossbones!

Aye, matey- that's the spirit! hoist the colors!

CC

31 posted on 07/02/2014 10:28:14 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: tflabo

I’ll still fly the American flag. It doesn’t represent the scumball leftists and communist politicians but the true patriots who founded, defended and for those who gave their service and for those who gave their lives defending this unique Republic founded under God.

http://www.theflagcompany.us.com/49starusflag.aspx

The 49 star flag, omitting the last sate Hi for obvious reasons!


32 posted on 07/02/2014 10:28:14 AM PDT by GraceG (No, My Initials are not A.B.)
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To: Phillyred

Great idea—amen to that...


33 posted on 07/02/2014 10:28:50 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tryranny)
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To: rjsimmon

Like RJSimmon I fly Old Glory and the USMC colors, plus a Virginia flag on a yardarm visible from the road and the water. I have a Gadsden flag I fly on the boat Bay Lady.

TC


34 posted on 07/02/2014 10:28:53 AM PDT by Pentagon Leatherneck
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To: SkyDancer

Don’t fly any American flag if you live in an HOA community.”

We live in an HOA community. Everyone on our cul de sac flies American and Texas flags every day except for one family from Russia and one Asian family. Unfortunately they live on either side of me. They are also the only two families on our street who don’t have any decorations at Christmas time, although most of us have angels and manger scenes in our yard.

Our community is largely patriotic and religious and we make sure our HOA reflects this.


35 posted on 07/02/2014 10:29:52 AM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: GraceG

Fly both but make sure Old Glory is higher.


36 posted on 07/02/2014 10:30:09 AM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: GraceG
I have a really nice 'Betsy Ross' I fly every 4th of July ...


37 posted on 07/02/2014 10:30:22 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: tflabo

good link thanx


38 posted on 07/02/2014 10:32:06 AM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: GraceG
I have a 1976 Bicentennial Flag. I pull it out once a year. It has 13 stars on it.
39 posted on 07/02/2014 10:32:16 AM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: tflabo

A few more ....these flags would be a good business idea, BTW:

“Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.” - Benjamin Franklin

The Fourth of July ought to be commemorated as the day of deliverance by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty.
-John Adams

“The Scriptures tell us righteousness exalteth a Nation.”
- Abigail Adams


40 posted on 07/02/2014 10:32:31 AM PDT by Phillyred
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To: GraceG

Dear Miss Gracie ....

Think of it in terms of the battle of Fort McHenry.

“...And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave? “

Yes. It still does.

And it’s still OUR Flag, and the other side can’t ever lay claim to it because they HATE it.

So put that Old Glory out and let every leftard POS see it, and show them that there are still Americans around.

And - if you’re feeling rebellious - add the Gadsden Flag right alongside (but slightly lower, for respect).


41 posted on 07/02/2014 10:32:31 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Vigilanteman

Sorry about my misspelling.

But yes...I am seeing it more and more.


42 posted on 07/02/2014 10:33:10 AM PDT by left that other site (You shall know the Truth, and The Truth Shall Set You Free.)
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To: GraceG

Fly the naval version, which I like better anyway. Combines American stripes with snake not to step on.


43 posted on 07/02/2014 10:33:34 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel
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To: Vigilanteman

I’ve had my Gadsden Flag flying since after election day in 2007. I took the American Flag down about 2 years ago. We’ve got 4 Gadsdens flying in my small neighborhood.


44 posted on 07/02/2014 10:35:36 AM PDT by BreezyDog
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To: Liberty Valance

The good old Betsy Ross waving in the breeze— gotta love it.

PS. How come no one names their daughters ‘Betsy’ anymore?
That would be a high honor in remembrance of a true patriotic woman. Lord knows we have wayyyyyyy too many rotgut, arrogant, lieberal beethchies nowadays. Dime a dozen on both sides of the genders.


45 posted on 07/02/2014 10:36:09 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tryranny)
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To: Grams A

There were several stories about veterans flying the flag, not large ones, and the HOA told them to take them down. They considered the flag a banner and banners were not allowed. One vet was threatened with a fine or eviction. Happened in Texas.


46 posted on 07/02/2014 10:36:22 AM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: GraceG

The Stars and Stripes of course will be my flag. I read the book “Bunker Hill” and the mentioned a Liberty Tree Flag that said “Liberty Unity”. That would be a good one also.


47 posted on 07/02/2014 10:37:18 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: Liberty Valance

I prefer the rectangular 13 stars, because not only do I like the design better, but it was much more common in battle than the circle that gets all the hype was.


48 posted on 07/02/2014 10:39:30 AM PDT by the OlLine Rebel
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To: GraceG
I wish I had a flag pole out front but we have thick trees and bushes that over hang the sidewalk and part of the street so a flag would get tangled in trees. There is a light pole on the edge of the street (city property) and the edge of our driveway.. If I could turn that light pole into a flag pole it might work. How many libtards who use this street would object to that?
49 posted on 07/02/2014 10:40:39 AM PDT by Ditter
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To: Grams A
These are several articles:http://www.inquisitr.com/879872/take-down-flag-homeowners-association-tells-us-veteran/ http://sacramento.cbslocal.com/2013/07/27/injured-afghanistan-vet-told-she-cant-fly-american-flag-by-apartment-management/ http://realestate.aol.com/blog/2011/06/22/retired-veteran-fights-for-right-to-fly-the-flag/

These are just several. I searched on: HOA tells vet to take down flag.

50 posted on 07/02/2014 10:40:51 AM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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