Skip to comments.City Hall Hoists Rainbow Flag Above Old Glory
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 dont 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.
The city's government needs to be removed....and quickly.
It's all about our children!
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...
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.
Me too. and my guess many would follow. Someone has to make the first step. Dont be afraid of being called names, Really
Probably why so few of them even imagined there was something wrong in Tony Weiner emailing pictures of "lil'Tony"to women.
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.
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.
The rainbow flag was flying on city hall’s flag pole. That says everything.
Bot saying I approve just commenting on whether flag etiquette was breached.
Don’t turn around and look back at that place lest you be turned into a pillar of salt.
What so ironic is that even the sodomites have lost. They just don't know it.
Time for good citizens of Binghamton to move. The city is trash. Mayor included.
It’s Binghamton, not Binghampton.
I don’t give a damn what they call this lousy town! It’s pervert city as far as I’m concerned.
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.
June 14-Flag Day
June 26 NYC Gay Parade-FAG DAY
“I dont give a damn what they call this lousy town! Its pervert city as far as Im 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?
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.