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City Hall Hoists Rainbow Flag Above Old Glory
TFP ^ | 6/14/2011 | Norman Fulkerson

Posted on 06/18/2011 6:27:58 AM PDT by IbJensen

Contrary to flag etiquette, the rainbow flag was hoisted higher than the American flag. The campaign in Binghampton, New York, June 3, had an interesting twist. As we raised the American flag to begin our efforts in favor of traditional marriage, a group of people standing on the opposite side of the street – in front of City Hall – were about to do the same.

However, they were not raising old glory. Instead they were hoisting the very symbol of the opposition: a rainbow flag, with the approval of city mayor Matthew Ryan.

Breaking with flag etiquette Those in attendance could not help notice that the rainbow flag -- an internationally recognized symbol of a group whose members openly promote unnatural vice -- was in a visibly higher position to that of the American flag. Besides being in direct conflict to flag etiquette, which clearly states that no “flag or pennant may be placed above the [American] flag,”

it was also a message to the citizens of Binghamton that the homosexual movement has conquered their city.

In a peaceful act of reparation organized by the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate, faithful Catholics pray the rosary on the opposite side of the street, under the gaze of a statue of Our Lady Fatima.

The declaration of victory which this gesture represented was clearly premature. It was virtually impossible for Mayor Ryan and those gathered around City Hall to ignore what was happening across the street. While Father Johannes Smith and other members of the Franciscan Friars of the Immaculate from nearby Endicott led the faithful in the recitation of the rosary, TFP members solicited support from the public with "Honk for Traditional Marriage" signs. The steady horn blowing which sometimes reached near deafening peaks drowned out the cheers coming from City Hall.

TFP volunteers hold banners and signs inviting vehicle traffic to honk for God-ordained marriage. This driver is giving an anthusiastic thumbs up.

“The local Catholic population was grateful for your additional support,” said Sharon from nearby Endicott. Her son Bob described the presence of TFP members as “wonderful” and quickly added that the spectacle on the opposite side was a “disgrace.”

A TFP member mingled among the pro-homosexual proponents and was shocked with what he heard. One lady, when asked at what age they should start teaching children about such things as homosexuality, responded, “as early as possible.”

Get rid of marriage altogether?

A young man dressed in drag said he was personally “in favor of getting rid of marriage all together. I don’t believe it has anything to do with the state,” he continued, “but as long as it does exist there should be equality.”

An openly homosexual man displayed a pink triangle tattoo on his forearm. He explained how it was a symbol that went back to Nazi Germany. “The story”, he explained, “was that Hitler used to tattoo the [homosexual] men with a pink triangle, a very crude one. When I first heard about it, I thought it was awesome.”


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: 2012; binghampton; binghamton; catholics; evil; fdrq; franciscans; homosexualagenda; johannessmith; marriage; matthewryan; moralabsolutes; newyork; perverts; sodomites; theflag; usflag
Binghampton is now recognized as a bastion of sin and sodomy!

The city's government needs to be removed....and quickly.

It's all about our children!

1 posted on 06/18/2011 6:28:06 AM PDT by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

I would have walked across the street, produced a knife, and cut the rope on the flagpole, picked up the american flag, and walked away....without saying a word...


2 posted on 06/18/2011 6:31:30 AM PDT by joe fonebone (Project Gunwalker, this will make watergate look like the warm up band......)
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To: IbJensen

On the contrary. This will continue to spread. Many cities now have “equal rights” for homosexual couples when it comes to health insurance and other benefits. We cannot turn back this wave of homosexual activists taking over everything from the media to public schools. We have already lost. America has lost.


3 posted on 06/18/2011 6:32:11 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: joe fonebone

Me too. and my guess many would follow. Someone has to make the first step. Dont be afraid of being called names, Really


4 posted on 06/18/2011 6:34:21 AM PDT by GoCards (RUN SARAH RUN)
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To: IbJensen
All of this again proves that homosexuals prize their personal pleasure above everything ~ and that means everything.

Probably why so few of them even imagined there was something wrong in Tony Weiner emailing pictures of "lil'Tony"to women.

5 posted on 06/18/2011 6:35:12 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: IbJensen

When Bill Ayers is mentor to the Cabal in the White House; it is a little hard not to assume that the Communists and Anarchists run our school system. We will never be free until we shake off the coils of nationalized indoctrination.


6 posted on 06/18/2011 6:39:26 AM PDT by Steamburg (The contents of your wallet is the only language Politicians understand.)
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To: IbJensen

I believe flag etiquette was not breached here. If more then 1 flag is flown flown on a single pole the American flag must be the highest one. If there are a series of flagpoles together in a planned display, the pole which flies the colors of our country must be higher then all the others in the group.

It seems in this case the flag pole flying the fag flag was across the street and not part of any multiple flag display.


7 posted on 06/18/2011 6:46:33 AM PDT by 101voodoo
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To: 101voodoo

The rainbow flag was flying on city hall’s flag pole. That says everything.


8 posted on 06/18/2011 6:51:14 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Help Jim DeMint: http://www.cutcapbalancepledge.com/)
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To: newzjunkey

Bot saying I approve just commenting on whether flag etiquette was breached.


9 posted on 06/18/2011 7:04:54 AM PDT by 101voodoo
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To: IbJensen

Don’t turn around and look back at that place lest you be turned into a pillar of salt.


10 posted on 06/18/2011 7:06:49 AM PDT by Allegra (Hey! Stop looking at my tagline like that.)
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To: ilovesarah2012
We have already lost. America has lost.

What so ironic is that even the sodomites have lost. They just don't know it.

11 posted on 06/18/2011 7:28:14 AM PDT by fwdude (Prosser wins, Goonions lose.)
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To: IbJensen

Time for good citizens of Binghamton to move. The city is trash. Mayor included.


12 posted on 06/18/2011 7:30:13 AM PDT by Pit1 ( Waiting for Sarah to raise the excitement to a fever pitch and send bozo packing.)
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To: IbJensen
And these are the people that accused Sarah Palin of illegal action for having a flag painted on her bus.
13 posted on 06/18/2011 7:34:07 AM PDT by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
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To: IbJensen

It’s Binghamton, not Binghampton.


14 posted on 06/18/2011 7:44:00 AM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: IbJensen
and the filthy disease ridden queers strike again...
15 posted on 06/18/2011 8:16:03 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: ViLaLuz

I don’t give a damn what they call this lousy town! It’s pervert city as far as I’m concerned.


16 posted on 06/18/2011 8:17:44 AM PDT by IbJensen (Welfare: putting a cake under the sink expecting that it wont attract cockroaches.)
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To: IbJensen

Are there no Veterans there? I buried some good young American men under our flag and I’ll be damned if the homosexuals will fly their flag ahead of those good young men.


17 posted on 06/18/2011 8:20:37 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: IbJensen
I don't know if this is an accurate photo of the event or not but it is displayed on the website as such.

Flag Photo

18 posted on 06/18/2011 8:33:21 AM PDT by deport
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To: NEW YORKCITYGOPMAN

June 14-Flag Day

June 26 NYC Gay Parade-FAG DAY


19 posted on 06/18/2011 8:55:09 AM PDT by NEW YORKCITYGOPMAN ('he who creates something worthwhile, never dies.'')
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To: IbJensen

“I don’t give a damn what they call this lousy town! It’s pervert city as far as I’m concerned.”

I agree it’s a pervert city but at least spelling the name of the city correctly will go a long way concerning credibility, you know what I mean?


20 posted on 06/18/2011 9:40:43 AM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: IbJensen

Interesting! The American flag represents constitutional freedom and the rainbow flag represents the glory of rump ranging and Weiner “freedom.” Liberals are showing their true colors here.


21 posted on 06/18/2011 10:57:45 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: IbJensen

placemark.


22 posted on 06/18/2011 10:37:42 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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