Skip to comments.Boy Scouts to distribute trashed flags from DNC convention at 11:00AM PST
Posted on 09/06/2008 10:15:45 AM PDT by mcgiver38
At a campaign event at 11:00AM PST Boy Scouts will recycle 12,000 American Flags that were thrown in the trash after the democratic convention.
God bless them. You know they won’t be spit on here.
I don’t usually post to breaking but this should be pretty good
Excellent. I hope FNC gives this story some coverage. (Don’t have much hope for the other networks).
so much symbolism on so many levels to the callousness and “don’t get it” Democrats who say they love Country, and the environment. I wonder if the American Flags that Obama used were made in China?
I’ll be watching. I’m sure it will be quite a grand spectacle. I expect to hear maybe some “boos” on cue. Shame on those Obama cult members for trashing the flag. I guess if Barry’s picture isn’t on something, it’s not important.
Yea, they said on Fox that they would cover it live, not so hopeful for CSPAN, Drudge has it and Hot Air etc, this is going to be hard to ignore.
Here is the kicker to the article ..”Republicans tell me that a worker at Invesco Field in Denver saved thousands of unused flags from the Democratic National Convention that were headed for the garbage. Guerrilla campaigning. They will use these flags at their own event today in Colorado Springs with John McCain and Sarah Palin.
Before McCain speaks today, veterans will haul these garbage bags filled with flags out onto the stage with dramatic effect, no doubt and tell the story. “
That event in Colorado springs is coming up soon on the TV
live feed to event.
Sorry, I did a search for flag and didn’t see this one, moderator do as you will.
Well done Boy Scouts!
Good timing to do this today since most of the east coast will be indoors.
Obama uses the flag for a prop....nothing more. The “ignorant rednecks” who cling to their bibles and guns must be appeased in public. He’d just assume wipe his rear with it.
The title of the actual story is “Republican Recycling” Nowhere in the title did I see “flag”. The mods stress using the actual title, and not do not want editorializing on it.
Democrats Waste, and Republicans repeap the benefits. Republicans love the waving the flags, think how much money the Republicans will save.
that idiot writer for denver post stated,”I’m not sure what they were supposed to do with the flags.”
BOTH my brothers, 16 years apart, were altar boys and scouts. They both attained Eagle Scout and became good, hard working citizens.
God has been badgered in the last few years. How did it happen??
This is so cool!
The cheerleaders are adorable.
USA-Vote John McCain...Blue Red and White, Fight McCain Fight!
place is packed, asking people to step back.
You are never, never supposed to just throw the flags in the trash. Even flags that are worn should either be burned or recycled (see below), not trashed. But to trash perfectly good US flags shows the contempt the Democrats have for our country that the US flags symbolize.
The most common way to dispose or recycle unserviceable U.S. flags is by burning. The Ceremony for Disposal of Unserviceable Flags was approved through Resolution No. 440 by the National Convention of The American Legion meeting in New York on September 20-23, 1937. At that time most American flags were made of cotton or wool. Today the vast majority of American flags are made of nylon or other petroleum-based materials.
Recycling - A Great Alternative
Recycling American flags is an acceptable alternative. Unfortunately, this respectful way of disposal has never been promoted.
Fortunately, a new nylon recycling process has been discovered that converts virtually 100% of a nylon flag back into virgin grade nylon material which can be made into another new American flag.
When it comes time to dispose of an American flag, you should have the right to select burning or recycling by marking the canvas header accordingly. American Flags Express is working with the American Legion and other organizations to make this choice possible. Nylon flags marked âRECYCLEâ on the canvas header will be respectfully accumulated as are those to be burned. The resulting material will be targeted for the manufacturing of virgin nylon fabric for the exclusive use of making American flags.
Have they said how many are at the rally?
Roger Hedgecock had this story on his Saturday national show about 10 minutes ago.
Watching it on a live stream now, on kktv.com, they just mentioned the rescued flags!
Those four pictures say “fail” on so many levels.
Yea, looks like they are using veterans to distribute the flags vice boy scouts, looks like I was misinformed, still cool though.
On FOX News right now.
Also on streaming video here:
How long before a Democrat lawsuit for unlawful removal of the flags from the Pepsico venue?
This is going to leave a mark!
They went to a new camera angle and now the sound is crap. Can barely hear it.
Try to reload the site - mine is coming in okay.
They're announcing McCain and Palin are 5 minutes away.
Hope the pubbies make sure all the flags are handled correctly after this rally.
You never know which people in the crowd are democrats doing a little recon, taping the speeches and looking for opportunities to do a little monkey business.
It’s what they do.
They were covering this on CNN and Fox.
I like the music they are playing.
I did too. Now the stupid anchors are talking.
This is soooo cool!
God bless America!!! And God bless John McCain and Sarah Palin!
Lady Liberty needs a new do and some Sarah Palin glasses.
The thing that would elevate this to something beyond the label of potentially cheap stunt, is that once the Obama campaign and the media commits itself to a certain explanation (most likely shame on McCain for politicizing the flag), that the guy (or guys) that found the flags come out of the woodwork to explain where the flags were found and their their condition at the time (probably tossed in a dumpster).
May not seem much now, but my gut says that this story has legs.
camp obama claims flags were ripped off. A vendor who asked to remain anonymous found them during cleanup. The flags were abandoned imo.
We respect the flag and the sanctity of life.
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