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HUNDREDS STOP FLAG BURNING AT LSU (BEAUTIFUL!!!) (Video)
Gateway Pundit ^ | 6/11/11 | Juim Hoft

Posted on 05/11/2011 2:31:15 PM PDT by American Dream 246

HUNDREDS of protesters stopped a far left student from torching the US flag today at LSU.

Hundreds showed up to protest the burning of the flag. Here, one guy shows his love of the flag in many forms. (WAFB)



The counter protesters were not too happy with the young leftist.

Thank you to Brandon for the pic.

Hundreds turned out to confront the leftist freak.

Hundreds of patriots chucked water balloons and water bottles at a far left student today at LSU before he could torch the US flag. WAFB reported:

Several hundred people gathered on the LSU campus today and effectively stopped an LSU grad student from burning an American flag on campus.

The student announced Tuesday that he intended to burn the flag. The announcement set off a wave of angry protests on Facebook and talk radio stations.

As the student approached the Parade Grounds at LSU Wednesday, students chanted “USA! USA!”. One man yelled “My brothers died for you!”.

Several people tossed water balloons and water bottles at the man. The graduate student was then escorted away by LSU Police. The flag burning did not occur.

More… Here’s another video from the counter protest today:


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Louisiana
KEYWORDS: flagburning; government; louisiana; lsu; military; obama; palin; patriots; usflag
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1 posted on 05/11/2011 2:31:19 PM PDT by American Dream 246
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To: American Dream 246

HERE IS HOPE!!! Beautiful to see young people fighting for our US Flag. YES!!!


2 posted on 05/11/2011 2:32:55 PM PDT by American Dream 246 (Open your eyes. Freedom is not a one day fight. Enemies of Freedom are legion.)
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To: American Dream 246

Good.


3 posted on 05/11/2011 2:33:54 PM PDT by La Lydia ("California: When the parasites outnumber the hosts, it's all over.")
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To: American Dream 246

I used to teach at LSU. Let me guess: the grad student is in the English Department? Or was he studying creative writing?


4 posted on 05/11/2011 2:34:03 PM PDT by juliej
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To: American Dream 246

As they should. This flag burning was to protest an earlier flag burning where a war memorial flag had been criminally STOLEN and torched (destruction of property).

That earlier flag burning clearly was NOT protected speech yet the flag burners are going to hate this country at every turn anyway.


5 posted on 05/11/2011 2:35:46 PM PDT by a fool in paradise ("If Eric Holder had his way, O-B-L would still be alive today." Thank you President Bush for Gitmo.)
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To: juliej

“...I used to teach at LSU. Let me guess: the grad student is in the English Department? Or was he studying creative writing?”

It was some sort of —— Communications - e.g., a degree only slightly lower in quality than one in education or womyn’s studies.


6 posted on 05/11/2011 2:36:30 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: juliej

Benjamin Haas, communication studies graduate student - LOL


7 posted on 05/11/2011 2:36:43 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: American Dream 246

That far left hippie whackjob can go live in Venezuela where he will be adored by his fellow commies. I don’t get these loons, they hate America but they refuse to leave. Get the hell out if you hate it here so much!


8 posted on 05/11/2011 2:36:50 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: juliej

> Or was he studying creative writing?

Isn’t that what they call “Journalism” nowadays?


9 posted on 05/11/2011 2:37:00 PM PDT by Westbrook (Having children does not divide your love, it multiplies it.)
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To: American Dream 246

Grad student - womyn’s studies no doubt.


10 posted on 05/11/2011 2:37:11 PM PDT by DManA
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To: American Dream 246

How come these leftists invariably look like they have been sleeping in a dumpster for the last six months?


11 posted on 05/11/2011 2:39:21 PM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Da Coyote

I don’t know about that. I think Education and Women’s Studies are pretty much the bottom of the barrel.


12 posted on 05/11/2011 2:39:53 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: SharpRightTurn

Rather reminds me of the Geico Cave man...


13 posted on 05/11/2011 2:40:31 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: DManA

Can’t wait to hear the liberals reaction to this event. I’m sure we’ll be lectured that we have to preserve freedom of speech, and even when that speech is reprehensible, we must preserve those rights. Remember, we always have to prove to someone how liberal we are.


14 posted on 05/11/2011 2:40:45 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: American Dream 246

Personally, I’d have thrown a brick at him as well.

Good to see our side fighting back.

Hippie scum.


15 posted on 05/11/2011 2:41:33 PM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: American Dream 246

I haven’t seen or heard the word ‘chuck’ be used as another word for throwing in a long time.

Good on those students for making that Commie feel like yesterday’s mystery meat.

Also, anyone with greater knowledge on this than I have, wouldn’t any currently serving military personnel get in trouble for attending a political event in uniform?


16 posted on 05/11/2011 2:42:34 PM PDT by wastedyears (SEAL SIX makes me proud to have been playing SOCOM since 2003.)
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To: American Dream 246

Proof that hope is not lost, we are not doomed, and the fight is never going to be over until we all agree that it’s over.


17 posted on 05/11/2011 2:42:45 PM PDT by arderkrag (Georgia is God's Country.----------In the same way Rush is balance, I am consensus.)
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To: American Dream 246
OOOOOOOHHHH......YEAH! Photobucket
18 posted on 05/11/2011 2:42:54 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: American Dream 246
tiger bait
19 posted on 05/11/2011 2:43:29 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: wastedyears
Good on those students for making that Commie feel like yesterday’s mystery meat.

He certainly looks like mystery meat.

I guess being a commie leftist means you don't have to care about your appearance (or smell).

20 posted on 05/11/2011 2:44:45 PM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Hey, he had “freedom of speech” to try to burn the flag - and they had “freedom of speech” to tell him he was a pansy and NOT HERE!

No government was involved - and while the throwing of water bottles may have been criminally liable battery - it was well deserved - and I would have done the same.

For myself I think that there should be no penalty for putting out a burning flag via the spilled blood of the tool who set it on fire.


21 posted on 05/11/2011 2:45:10 PM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send the GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism.)
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To: SharpRightTurn

“How come these leftists invariably look like they have been sleeping in a dumpster for the last six months?”

Definately sleeping alone!


22 posted on 05/11/2011 2:45:22 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: smokingfrog

All that was missing was the LSU Band playing “Hold that Tiger.”


23 posted on 05/11/2011 2:48:19 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: wastedyears
Also, anyone with greater knowledge on this than I have, wouldn’t any currently serving military personnel get in trouble for attending a political event in uniform?

Some hippie burning a flag privately is not a political event. A sponsored political rally would be. At least, that's my understanding.
24 posted on 05/11/2011 2:48:48 PM PDT by arderkrag (Georgia is God's Country.----------In the same way Rush is balance, I am consensus.)
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To: American Dream 246

The video is awesome. Glad to see their are lots of patriots out there. This does give hope that we wont go quietly into the night and that we will fight.


25 posted on 05/11/2011 2:51:01 PM PDT by eak3
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To: American Dream 246

Great! Now if we can just convince them that hippies are running the nation, especially the courts.

It’s a big start though!


26 posted on 05/11/2011 2:51:16 PM PDT by devistate one four (United states code 10.311 Militia Kimber CDP II .45 OORAH! TET68)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Their reaction is utterly predictable and trite.


27 posted on 05/11/2011 2:52:27 PM PDT by DManA
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To: American Dream 246

I wonder if the horse patrol officers will be chastised by their superiors for allowing the patriots to disrupt the flag burning?


28 posted on 05/11/2011 2:53:31 PM PDT by Teflonic
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To: American Dream 246

Is he a professor?

Pray for America


29 posted on 05/11/2011 2:54:48 PM PDT by bray (What do you think of water boarding now, Obama?)
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To: American Dream 246
Photobucket
30 posted on 05/11/2011 2:55:15 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: American Dream 246
Michelle Obama invited a rapper who praised a convicted cop killer,,It doesn't matter what these trashy blacks do they are always welcomed into the white house as long as the trailer trash is there..This really made my blood boil,,,So read for yourself.Look at the paper it is in not an American paper..

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1386032/Outrage-Michelle-Obama-welcomes-rapper-Common-White-House.html

31 posted on 05/11/2011 2:55:37 PM PDT by PLD
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To: allmendream

Didn’t someone desecrate a flag at a baseball game years ago, and Rick Monday of the Cubs grabbed the flag from the people who were damaging it, or getting ready to burn it? This was years ago, but Rick Monday got kudos from it, if I recall correctly.


32 posted on 05/11/2011 2:58:10 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: SharpRightTurn
Why would you insult dumpster sleepers by comparing them to leftist punks such as this?
33 posted on 05/11/2011 3:01:26 PM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: American Dream 246

Yet another example of why we should be proud to be Americans. There are decent people in this country willing to stand up for what is right.


34 posted on 05/11/2011 3:04:30 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier currently deployed in the Valley of Death, Afghanistan)
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To: a fool in paradise

>> This flag burning was to protest an earlier flag burning ...

Protest or compliment?


35 posted on 05/11/2011 3:05:15 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Actually, I believe this may have occurred last year.


36 posted on 05/11/2011 3:07:43 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier currently deployed in the Valley of Death, Afghanistan)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Next time google first, comment 2nd. It was 30 years ago.


37 posted on 05/11/2011 3:09:54 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier currently deployed in the Valley of Death, Afghanistan)
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To: American Dream 246

Well, darn. I can’t watch the video until later.


38 posted on 05/11/2011 3:13:17 PM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier currently deployed in the Valley of Death, Afghanistan)
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To: Teflonic

Possible, but not likely - at least not publicly.


39 posted on 05/11/2011 3:17:31 PM PDT by JLLH
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To: American Dream 246

Love it!


40 posted on 05/11/2011 3:17:31 PM PDT by GVnana
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To: American Dream 246
Found the LSU student paper article with hundreds of student comments about this: http://www.lsureveille.com/student-to-burn-american-flag-in-peaceful-protest-wednesday-at-noon-1.2561875
41 posted on 05/11/2011 3:23:31 PM PDT by Teflonic
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To: American Dream 246

Just loved the “Go to Hell Hippies” chant, its a beautiful thing. Gives you hope in our young people to stand up for the flag. Go LSU!

Pray for America


42 posted on 05/11/2011 3:30:29 PM PDT by bray (What do you think of water boarding now, Obama?)
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To: American Dream 246

A heart-felt THANK YOU! to all who stepped up and helped stop this idiot!


43 posted on 05/11/2011 3:36:39 PM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: American Dream 246

ATtention Shadowstrike!
Ahhh- there’s hope yet.
God Bless them!


44 posted on 05/11/2011 3:42:00 PM PDT by ClearBlueSky (Whenever someone says it's not about Islam-it's about Islam. Jesus loves you, Allah wants you dead!)
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To: arderkrag
Some hippie burning a flag privately is not a political event. A sponsored political rally would be. At least, that's my understanding.

I read that as "Some hipping burning is not a political event" and got all excited.

45 posted on 05/11/2011 3:44:18 PM PDT by EvasiveManuever (Shakespeare got it wrong. Not the lawyers... journalists.)
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To: EvasiveManuever

You might owe my work a new keyboard - coffee everywhere.


46 posted on 05/11/2011 3:51:16 PM PDT by arderkrag (Georgia is God's Country.----------In the same way Rush is balance, I am consensus.)
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To: American Dream 246

Great rally..... but as Sherri Shepherd would ask... ‘Where are the black people?’


47 posted on 05/11/2011 3:55:49 PM PDT by darbymcgill
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To: American Dream 246

About time. Turn their ugly, stinking protests back on them. Don’t just stand there ... yell, sing, chant whatever but STAND UP FOR THE COUNTRY OF YOUR BIRTH AND THE COUNTRY THAT PROVIDES YOU WITH EVERYTHING YOU NEED!

Would like to see more campuses and young people do the same thing and...they did it WITHOUT VIOLENCE OR LAWLESSNESS. Therein lies the difference.


48 posted on 05/11/2011 3:56:54 PM PDT by cubreporter (Thank you President George W. Bush for the policies you put into place. They WORKED!)
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49 posted on 05/11/2011 3:58:37 PM PDT by jla
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To: American Dream 246
"HUNDREDS of protesters stopped a far left student from torching the US flag today at LSU."

Americans doing a job that Obamatons won't do.

50 posted on 05/11/2011 4:01:41 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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