Skip to comments.Lake Democratic Party head removes Obama flag veterans termed 'desecration'
Posted on 03/13/2012 2:47:10 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
AVARES The Lake County Democratic Party removed an American flag depicting an image of President Barack Obama at its headquarters this afternoon after several veterans complained.
"That's a complete desecration of the American flag," local veteran Donald Van Beck said.
The controversial flag had been flying under an American flag on the same flag pole. It has an image of Obama in the blue section where the stars are normally located. A similar flag was available for sale on eBay for $12.95.
Today, half a dozen veterans arrived at the party headquarters in Tavares and Van Beck asked party chair Nancy Hurlbert to take down the flag.
She responded that she would research the matter and wouldn't take it down immediately, prompting Van Beck to say that he would take it down. However, Hulbert said they would be trespassing on private property.
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Flag should be flying upside down.
Obama Heil Kameraden! /sarc.
The cult of personality lives!
Why would any vet put anyone ones face on the Flag, put especially BHO.
I want to vomit.
The democrat party has become a cult!
I am STUNNED...
and after three years (and two months) of this megalomaniac, that’s something....
Every day it’s some fresh lunacy! Good thing my late father (USMC 1943-65) didn’t live to see this.
Zer0, Zer0: You’re supposed to wait until AFTER the election to implement Stalinism!
Thank God for our veterans protesting this hideous POS. This is what the United States' flag will look like after Puerto Rico is declared the 51st state.. 0bama's just itchin' to CHANGE it and Puerto Rico may be the excuse he needs! How surprising that the 0bama flag wasn't placed ABOVE our great flag.
God Bless our veterans and our troops! I am glad this flag was removed.
I’m glad, over and over... that my Daddy isn’t here to see this junk.
That picture should scare everyone. God help us.
GOD bless Mr. Van Beck.
I have seen flags with motorcycles on them and other flags sold with thing pinted on them. It is against the law,and it is definitely against the Flag Code.
However:The United States Flag Code establishes advisory rules for display and care of the flag of the United States. It is Chapter 1 of Title 4 of the United States Code (4 U.S.C. § 1 et seq). This is a U.S. federal law, but there is no penalty for failure to comply with it and it is not widely enforcedindeed, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that punitive enforcement would conflict with the First Amendment right to freedom of speech.
The proper ruling her is:The flag should never have placed on it, or attached to it, any mark, insignia, letter, word, number, figure, or drawing of any kind.
There. Fixed it.
Democrats are so disgusting.
What kind of sick joke is that?
My how we've lowered our ethical, moral and patriotic standards. I remember back in the '60's when my dad was FURIOUS because this flag was too close to ours.. Believe it or not, this flag caused controversy back then.. Now you have a flag the same colors as ours with our president in the blue field and there probably won't be much controversy about it (except for here).
It all points back to the fact that because 0bama is black he is shielded from criticism for his actions by a weapon known as the 'race card'. This ongoing phenomena has done more damage to America than any other single event, disaster, war, uprising, depression.., you name it. One of the reasons we need a new president is IT WILL BE ALLOWABLE for him to be held accountable for his actions.. 0bama is not, for the aforementioned reasons.
I can relate. I know exactly what you mean.
I don't even have words for how offended I am at that damn POS and the people that made it. That is the most heinous afront to the United States of America I have ever seen. Burn that damn thing. Spit and stomp on it, then burn it.
GRrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr..... This is war buddy. What the hell is happening in this country? Insanity. How long was that damn thing up there?
Don’t worry. I put PLENTY of flame retardant on our flag up top before I Photoshopped the flames down below. LOL
Truer words were never spoken.
It doesn't make sense for democrats to do this.
They know how the Obamas and their friends hate the American flag.
Wow, didn’t think they’d be the brazen in an election year. Sure, in 2013, I could see them flying Obama flags over vet organizations.
This is awful. I hope the vets pull the defaced flag (that’s the correct term), and burn it.
The controversial flag had been flying under an American flag on the same flag pole. It has an image of Obama in the blue section where the stars are normally located."L'état, c'est moi"
mmm mmm mmm
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Nancy Hurlbert is the Chair of the Lake County Democratic Party and is supported by a Steering Committee (Leaders) and the Democratic Executive Committee.
Cults of personality. It never ends well.
Where’s the blood pressure and barf alert? OMG, Is that Mussolini’s twin? Oh, yes, it’s the Liberal God.
Any leader that has his face plastered onto a national flag of the nation is a despot, tyrant, dictator and an elitist, egomaniac leader!!! Obama, the traitor and destroyer of these United States of America, fits the bill perfectly!!!! Wake up, America. You are asleep at the wheel!!!
If 0bama is given a second term my flag will come down and be flow upside down until he is out of the WH.
I agree, Captain!
FReepers: Scroll down this thread - there are plenty of pics posted of this highly-offensive Obama Cult of Personality flag. Be sure to take your BP meds beforehand...
Thank you, ExTexasRedhead, for the heads up on this one.
Just the fact he got elected has my normally low BP boiling.
“Im glad, over and over... that my Daddy isnt here to see this junk.”
Or my grandfather, who lived through the previous Obama-like Cult of Personality, in Germany, and often warned me to NEVER think “it can’t happen here”
It was made in CHINA!
Jeepers. Thanks for the ping.
This is no joke at all. Even with his numbers in the vomit zone, Obama is confident of a landslide in November.
Even if he barely wins the dems will consider it a mandate and he will make moves in his next term that we can't even imagine now. Elimination of term limits will likely be on the agenda. He is taking a lot of lessons from Hugo Chavez.
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