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American Flags = Garbage (Obama supporters trampling them as trash)
National Review ^ | 01/21 11:00 PM | [Greg Pollowitz]

Posted on 01/22/2009 7:35:26 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines

Stay classy Obamatons.

The New York Times reports: "Over 300 workers with brooms marched alongside vacuum trucks that looked like Zambonis, all plowing through more than 100 tons of paper, plastic water bottles, newspapers, food wrappers and hundreds of tiny American flags left behind."

Trampling American flags into the ground during an inauguration is now the highest form of patriotism.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 0bama; bhoinauguration; democrats; desecration; inauguration; obama; oldglory; trashydems

1 posted on 01/22/2009 7:35:26 AM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Shhh. It’s not patriotic to criticize Obama supporters.


2 posted on 01/22/2009 7:37:13 AM PST by keepitreal (Obama brings change: an international crisis (terrorism) within 6 months)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
Trampling American flags into the ground during an inauguration is now the highest form of patriotism.

I'm tellin' ya, it's foreshadowing at it's finest.
3 posted on 01/22/2009 7:39:52 AM PST by stentorian conservative
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Why should they need American flags anymore? They won.


4 posted on 01/22/2009 7:42:21 AM PST by reagan_fanatic ("You followin' me, camera guy?")
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

and...no pics????


5 posted on 01/22/2009 7:42:34 AM PST by gunnyg
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To: reagan_fanatic

Post of the day!


6 posted on 01/22/2009 7:44:37 AM PST by Red in Blue PA (If guns cause crime, then mine are defective.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines; All
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7 posted on 01/22/2009 7:45:07 AM PST by XR7
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Are you a racist for criticizing Obama and his supporters?


8 posted on 01/22/2009 7:47:07 AM PST by 11th Commandment (CONGRATS- General Secretary Obama)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Obama supporters equate American flags as a symbol of all that is wrong with the world.......According to these know-it-alls,America is the primary reason for the every problem on earth......of course that’s why the live in the good ole US and not North Korea


9 posted on 01/22/2009 7:52:04 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

what’s an american flag compared to the international socialist movement?


10 posted on 01/22/2009 7:52:20 AM PST by ripley
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Hopefully, all of the flags being trampled on are the ‘bogus’ ones that Zero defaced by putting his image on them. Those don’t count.


11 posted on 01/22/2009 7:54:25 AM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

They did this at the convention in Denver. So it’s not surprising. Our flag should be treated with respect. It’s our flag!!!


12 posted on 01/22/2009 7:56:48 AM PST by sazerac
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One wonders what the left will trash, once the nation they loathe is gone, the flag they love to burn, deface, and walk on has no homeland.

When it is their mothers, fathers, sisters, and brothers who are being taken out and shot, who will defend them?

At that point they will either act as if they loved the former nation they helped to destroy, or they will be betraying them too, and helping to round them up for the kill.


13 posted on 01/22/2009 7:59:36 AM PST by DoughtyOne (D1: Home of the golden tag line: If we are all equal, why was 01/20/09 a profound day in history?)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Like anyone is surprised by this behavior? Democrats have been doing this for years. And no I am not joking.


14 posted on 01/22/2009 7:59:48 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: sazerac

And the Republican team was said to have retrieved them for use at Palin’s rally the following day.


15 posted on 01/22/2009 7:59:51 AM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

“They weren’t trashed, they were there to be picked up later and the r1ght wing boy scouts stole them!”

Oops, that was our excuse last time after the convention...


16 posted on 01/22/2009 8:01:39 AM PST by icwhatudo
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To: icwhatudo

17 posted on 01/22/2009 8:04:21 AM PST by icwhatudo
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To: keepitreal

The trashing of the Mall and DC will not be shown by the MSM until after the March for Life.


18 posted on 01/22/2009 8:07:00 AM PST by massgopguy (I owe everything to George Bailey)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

If I had a flag that I’d waved at such an occasion, I’d treasure it forever.


19 posted on 01/22/2009 8:08:08 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ("Don't touch that thing! I'm a doctor, and I won't touch that thing!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Happened in Denver too!


20 posted on 01/22/2009 8:10:35 AM PST by Don Corleone (Leave the gun..take the cannoli now reads "Oil the gun..eat the cannolis.")
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Get used to it.


21 posted on 01/22/2009 8:12:34 AM PST by dainbramaged (the Tree of Liberty needs watering)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
Hussein supporters are NOT Americans Let's get that point straight!!!!!!!.
22 posted on 01/22/2009 8:18:51 AM PST by Cheetahcat (Osamabama the Wright kind of Racist!)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

remember the hippies?

http://gunnyg.wordpress.com/2009/01/22/gunny-g-remember-the-hippies/


23 posted on 01/22/2009 8:20:11 AM PST by gunnyg
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

He’ll trample on the Constitution, his supporters trample on the American flag.

They have a symbiotic relationship.


24 posted on 01/22/2009 8:22:15 AM PST by Canedawg (Lincoln freed the slaves, BO will free the terrorists.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Like anyone is surprised by this behavior? Democrats have been doing this for years.

Ever since they started printing American flags on postage stamps that get licked, cancelled with black ink, and discarded along with the envelopes they are affixed to, the flag has been desecrated.

As the US government through the Postal Service started that practice, it probably made it more likely that the SCOTUS declared flag burning to be no big deal.

25 posted on 01/22/2009 8:39:08 AM PST by hunter112 (We seem to be on an excrement river in a Native American watercraft without a propulsion device.)
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To: hunter112

there is a difference between the flag and an image of the flag. an image of our flag on a stamp, shirt, poster, etc, is not an actual flag. these images do not have to be treated with the same care as the flag.

unfortunately, the disrespectful way that theses people have treated our flag is not surprising. they treat our country like garbage too.


26 posted on 01/22/2009 9:32:49 AM PST by sarah p
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To: sarah p

bttt


27 posted on 01/22/2009 9:35:50 AM PST by timestax ( CNNLIES)
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To: ripley

The international socialist flag has only one thing on it a fly


28 posted on 01/22/2009 9:36:59 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: hunter112

...Save fer later...


29 posted on 01/22/2009 9:40:13 AM PST by gargoyle (...Don't bring shotguns to UFO landings, let the aliens land, they might be here to pick me up...)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Obama and his followers won’t need flags for another four years.


30 posted on 01/22/2009 9:56:28 AM PST by Mojave (Own a pit bull; own the consequences.)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines
Does anyone have pictures???? I guess we were all in mourning and doing something important, and they are not going to expose themselves.
31 posted on 01/22/2009 9:57:40 AM PST by easternsky
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To: 11th Commandment; Behind Liberal Lines
>>Are you a racist for criticizing
>>Obama and his supporters?

Citizens, per the Rainbow Newspeak dictionary, 2009 edition, the popular colloquialism to be afixed to critics of Comrade Chairman Obama is - “Hater”.

Please take note.

32 posted on 01/22/2009 10:02:58 AM PST by LomanBill (A bird flies because the right wing opposes the left.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

“If I had a flag that I’d waved at such an occasion, I’d treasure it forever.”

Exactly my thoughts.... I have a small flag that was given to me by a Patriot Guard rider at the funeral of a soldier. I cannot seem to part with it. I don’t know what to do with it. Maybe look up his widow in a year or two and see if she wants it? Offer it to the wrestling coach to hang with the hero’s picture in the high school wrestling room?


33 posted on 01/22/2009 10:08:52 AM PST by NEMDF
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
If I had a flag that I’d waved at such an occasion, I’d treasure it forever.

Exactly my thought, too. Nice to know that the Inaguration budget (our tax dollars) probably paid for those flags to be handed out and then the Obama supporters just tossed them away and trampled them. American flags mean nothing to them because America means nothing to them.

Of course, if they had been handed cards for a free tank of gasoline, or even a Big Mac meal at McDonald's they probably would have kept it as their "entitlement" from the Democrats for showing up at the Inaguration!

34 posted on 01/22/2009 10:29:03 AM PST by CitizenM ("An excuse is worse than an lie, because an excuse is a lie hidden." Pope John Paul, II)
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To: Behind Liberal Lines

Surely no one here is surprised by this.


35 posted on 01/22/2009 10:31:47 AM PST by Jackknife (Chuck Norris grinds his coffee with his teeth, and boils his water with his rage)
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To: Cheetahcat
Hussein supporters are NOT Americans Let's get that point straight!!!!!!!.

Hey, neither is Hussein!

36 posted on 01/22/2009 1:33:48 PM PST by RPTMS
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To: RPTMS

Hey, neither is Hussein!

Agreed The Communist Turd should be sweeping streets in Haiti.


37 posted on 01/22/2009 2:07:18 PM PST by Cheetahcat (Osamabama the Wright kind of Racist!)
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To: timestax

bttt


38 posted on 01/22/2009 4:14:13 PM PST by timestax ( CNNLIES)
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