Skip to comments.GOVERNOR WRONG TO HAVE FLAG LOWERED TO HALF STAFF FOR CELEBRITIES
Posted on 02/18/2012 5:40:00 PM PST by smoothsailing
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Not being a fan of Christie... face it... Mr. Christie is governor...He can do whatever he wants. Period. Move on to a real topic.
My neighbor had a pet ferret that died the other day.
I am going to demand that my state and all the neighboring states put their flags at 1/2 mast. And all the ships at sea.
They will probably do it.
The young lady was from Jersey and made a contribution that was well known.
A REAL topic? What is MORE real than the respect due to our flag? Yes, it's just a piece of cloth but it STANDS FOR so much more. It IS a REAL topic.
Maybe she should have used some of that crack money to make a contribution to her daughter’s health specifically braces for her teeth. How much of her money went for drugs? Over how long a period. They even had a moment of silence for Michael Jackson in Congress. When was the last time any American solder was shown that kind of respect from politicians. The NJ governor is just pandering.
No it isn’t. This is barely a topic at all, let alone an important one. Who cares about how they fly their flag while Rome is burning?
“Flags at half mast are not for celebrities, singers, actors, etc.
They are for HEROES.”
Since he has jumped on Romney’s wagon, Christie lost his mind.
Hopefully the current entertainment circus is soon over. Two weeks of fake praise and accolades for another dead junkie is a bit much. They paint the target on themselves ... no one does it to them!
It is known as de-sensitivation of a national identity and should be reserved for very few occasions.
It has become so common that nobody even notices or cares anymore.
I'm wondering why the flag is raised at all anymore. Nobody notices but me and a few military veterans.
WTF? Is there someone who measures talent and accomplishments of an entertainer and makes the decision? This is crap. Does Dionne Warwick make it? Jon Bon Jovi? David Copperfield? Ice-T? Jerry Lewis? Jack Nicholson? Kevin Spacey? Meryl Streep? Ray Liotta?
I’m guessing that if he HADN’T lowered the flags that Barry, Jesse, and Sharpie would be calling him a racist by now.
Yes, it’s just a piece of cloth but it STANDS FOR so much more
I believe Gov Crispy Cream did the same thing when Clarence Clemens of the E Street Band died. Springstein wouldn't p#ss on any Republican if they were on fire, yet the flag was flown half mast for his sax player.
After his support for the World trade Center Victory mosque, I've lost any respect for Christy.
A lot of people from NJ make contributions to their state.
Krispi Kream should have never dropped a flag for her.
We moved to a small town in Ohio 6 yrs ago. The flag in our local cemetary has been at half staff for all those years. Like you, I’ve asked and no one seems to have an answer.
When we grew up half staff actually MEANT something.
It still meanS so much more for me.
I have lived out of the country, two years in one place, five years in another. I am SO grateful to be born and brought up in this land. God blessed me with that gift. I can't think how I would ever feel differently no matter how many wet blankets, cynics, America-haters or just plain dispossessed will tell me how horrible things are here. It's still the BEST PLACE IN THE WORLD TO LIVE, THANGKEW.
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