Skip to comments.Backwards Flag at Grammys
Posted on 02/13/2005 11:12:39 PM PST by MilesVeritatis
I haven't seen/read of anyone asking Green Day or CBS why the flag was backwards behind the Green Day set at the Grammy Awards.
gonna sound naive here but,im pretty sure thats how you hang the flag vertical (anyone wanna prove me wrong please do)
I'd think it's a green day thing.
GD: They're commie scum. 'Nuff said.
I'd have been more offended by the crappy music.
Um, I'm not sure how you could say it is upside down when it is hanging vertically. Granted, there might be 'right way' or a 'wrong way' to hang a flag vertically, but any passing joe would probably not know that.
Now, if it was hanging horizontally and it was upside down, then more people might get it.
At least they aren't burning it.
The blue field is always to the flag's own right when hanging vertically and on the left of the people facing it.
gonna sound naive here
Not naive, just ignorant.
The field of stars is to be in the upper left corner as facing it per protocol.
and its missing 2 stars
ok,keep that in mind since i usually have my flag draped over my amps during shows (in a very pro american way,heck my guitar has the southern stars n bars on it)
I guess the Hollywood crowd either believes its pre-1959 or they don't want to count Hawaii and Alaska.
You are definitely correct sir!
(I'd send ya a cigar but it's been awhile since I've posted a graphic!)
The colour of the flag is wrong...it looks like what the Incredible Hulk has flying outside his lair.
When displayed either horizontally or vertically against a wall, the union should be uppermost and to the flag's own right, that is, to the observer's left. When displayed in a window it should be displayed in the same way, that is with the union or blue field to the left of the observer in the street
They probably don't want to recognize Ohio and Texas.
I think everyone should be more concerned with the lyrics of that stupid song.
What a bunch of com*******plete idiots!
I'll bet the rent Green Day had something to do with it...a few weeks ago they were on a concert tour here in Germany, and they released a press announcement over AFN stating that, "they (Green Day)were in Germany to perform for the Germans, not the GI's, so they didn't want them at their concert"
Here - all better.
Actually, you are all quoting flag "etiquette" those who know it and show it have "class" those who don't show it (like Green Day) don't.
(Thanks for the link to the "Cheat Sheet"!)
Did they really say that?
Nope. Not one damn bit.
I think you are right... There should be information about the proper way to vertically display a flag.
Green Day rocks...
Oh sheesh... I hope you're kidding.
Did you see their performance last night... ? It was great... I prefer Texas Country Music and Latin music but I thought they jammed last night. To bad I missed Los Lonely Boys... I saw them live with Willie Nelson and they were great.
Nope. Green Day, IMO, is just another among the throngs of current skater/punk/pop/rock groups who have rediscovered brainless 3-chord speed rock. They're just another anti-American group of opportunist pinheads. Before the last elections, I just thought they sucked musically. Now, I think they suck musically and that they don't deserve to vote.
BTW, do you know how the roadies ensure Green Day's stage is level?
Drool runs out of both sides of Billie Joe's mouth.
Backward fag.....now wait a minute...oh, FLAG....nevermind.
I thought they were great too. Much better than that sucky tribute to Southern Rock; that sounded pathetic.
I don't agree with their politics either.. And I wouldn't pay for their CD but I am only 28 years old and their music takes me back to college...
Well, that pretty well dates me... Dire Straits and Mr. Mister take me back to college. ;-)
Green Day is nothing but a couple of multi-millionaire mid-thirties types who are still trying to act like angst-fueled teenagers. They are not worthy to shine Joe Strummer's boots.
Rage Against the Machine does it for me... And their left wing nutcases as well. )o:
Do you understand what they're singing about in the song they performed?
Don't wanna be an American idiot.Still think they're great?
Don't want a nation under the new media.
And can you hear the sound of hysteria?
The subliminal mindf*** America.
Welcome to a new kind of tension.
All across the alien nation.
Everything isn't meant to be okay.
Television dreams of tomorrow.
We're not the ones who're meant to follow.
Well that's enough to argue.
Well maybe I'm the f@**** America.
I'm not a part of a redneck agenda.
Now everybody do the propaganda.
And sing along in the age of paranoia.
That is true, and when it's hanging when people can see it from both sides, the blue field is to be closest to the middle of the street.
Thanks! Much better.
They likely don't know any better. Illiterate pukes probably have never read the US Code.
It's called a book. You open it and read it. Can you say Book? Good! Now pick up a brick and throw it through your TV screen, and please, never post again. Thank you.
Yes, they really said that. I was on the way to pick up my daughter, and SPC Snowden (AFN DJ) made the announcement, began it by saying they were playing in Germany that weekend, then added the bit about them playing for the "German fans"...I remember it distinctly b/c when I picked up my daughter, I told her, "Green Day will no longer be played in our house"
You're right. 48 stars. They haven't made that flag since I was a kid.
GD and Willie Nelson?
You sure you're on the right forum?
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