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Trump on flag standoff at his Calif. golf course: "I will fight for the American flag"
CBS News ^ | July 9, 2014

Posted on 07/10/2014 9:57:40 PM PDT by lilyramone

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. -- Business magnate Donald Trump is fighting -- not over an investment -- but to keep the Stars and Stripes flying from a 70-foot flagpole at his Southland Trump National Golf Course.

CBS Los Angeles reports that the American flag has been the focus of a standoff between Trump and state officials, who say the business investor has not taken the proper legal steps to keep the flag flying.

The California Coastal Commission claims that Trump has not filed the necessary coastal permits to fly the flag in its current location. The commission also says he has not paid a required $10,000 fee.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: flag; golfcourse; trump
This is on HIS golf course. Please don't bash Trump, look at the issue and comment on the issue not the man.
1 posted on 07/10/2014 9:57:40 PM PDT by lilyramone
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To: lilyramone

I fought for it and what good did it do. The majority of people infesting this country now are “offended” by the American flag. Barry’s “kiddie” invasion is only going to make the hatred of this country and its flag worse than it already is. The politician dicks now want to charge Americans 10 grand to fly the American flag? Great.


2 posted on 07/10/2014 10:01:49 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: lilyramone

Bet on Donald. He has more money than the state to endure a legal fight.


3 posted on 07/10/2014 10:01:56 PM PDT by llevrok (Straight. Since 1950.)
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To: lilyramone

The man is a loud mouth but he is right about this. It is his property, there is no danger to his neighbors, he has the right to fly his flag on his property


4 posted on 07/10/2014 10:02:39 PM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: lilyramone

Here is the update of his win to fly the flag.
I am amazed at the number of stories of problems Americans are having flying their flag because of HOA, permits, etc. IT IS THE AMERICAN FLAG!!!

http://la.curbed.com/archives/2014/07/donald_trump_sort_of_wins_fight_for_70foot_flagpole_on_his_rpv_golf_course.php


5 posted on 07/10/2014 10:05:05 PM PDT by lilyramone ("Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”)
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To: Fai Mao
The man is a loud mouth but he is right about this.

He does seem to be a vulgar man, but I must say I was impressed earlier this year with the job he did on Doral. He likes golf, to be sure, but his bold renovation of that course met with unopposed, if not universal, acclaim when Patrick Reed ( another man of the earth ) won there back in March.

6 posted on 07/10/2014 10:10:47 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: lilyramone

$10,000 to fly Old Glory? Calif is truly a sick and demented place.

Send ‘em packing with their tail between their legs, Donald.


7 posted on 07/10/2014 10:15:57 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: lilyramone

Strange people...

Begs the question, why would anyone complain about a symbol which means their dearly paid for extremely fragile freedom?


8 posted on 07/10/2014 10:16:33 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: MichaelCorleone

I suppose they would not have no problem flying a Palestinian Flag or a Cuban Flag.


9 posted on 07/10/2014 10:18:50 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: Patriot Babe

Hey Babeeee, they have no problem doing anything they approve of. We just need approval of compliance.

Have a safe weekend!


10 posted on 07/10/2014 10:23:44 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Fai Mao

and Oh how I do hope he makes himself very loud on this one.

Control, control, control is all the weenies want. Reminds me of a song, “He can’t even run his own life why the hell should he run (or ruin) mine?”


11 posted on 07/10/2014 10:24:47 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: lilyramone

Why would he need a permit to fly the flag on his own property?


12 posted on 07/10/2014 10:25:03 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: lilyramone

$10,000 fee to fly the US flag?? Seriously??


13 posted on 07/10/2014 10:25:28 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: lilyramone

Mexican flag, hell no. But American flag, NO controversy here. It shall be flown!


14 posted on 07/10/2014 10:36:20 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: GeronL
$10,000 fee to fly the US flag?? Seriously??

The issue wasn't with the flag, but with the flagpole.

15 posted on 07/10/2014 10:43:22 PM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: lilyramone

looks good to me

http://www.panoramio.com/photo_explorer#view=photo&position=128&with_photo_id=77774766&order=date_desc&user=72716


16 posted on 07/10/2014 11:10:18 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Patriot Babe

I seriously doubt we’ll have any issues with the obamas flying the American flag at their new residence once they leave the WH.


17 posted on 07/10/2014 11:24:11 PM PDT by Catsrus (A)
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To: smokingfrog

Beautiful golf courses. Would love to play some of them.


18 posted on 07/10/2014 11:26:02 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

From time to time ‘flying the flag’ issues pop-up all around the
country. It isn’t a California problem; it is a ‘too many liberals
across the nation’ problem. If California is that bad why don’t you
find yourself a website based somewhere other than Fresno,
California?


19 posted on 07/10/2014 11:26:06 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: Patriot Babe

Or a Mexican flag.


20 posted on 07/10/2014 11:45:11 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: lilyramone

I used to not like The Donald much. Over the last decade I have grown to like him a lot.


21 posted on 07/10/2014 11:46:53 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: lilyramone

it will be a cold day in hell before anyone wants to charge me for flying my flag.


22 posted on 07/11/2014 3:14:58 AM PDT by bikerman (Because of the lack of ammo there will be no warning shots. Proud tea bagger.)
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To: Patriot Babe
I suppose they would not have no problem flying a Palestinian Flag or a Cuban Flag.

They would gladly pay him $10,000 to fly those flags. He should ask them if they know where the sun don't shine.

23 posted on 07/11/2014 3:25:43 AM PDT by Mark17 (Obama & Nero? Two Imperials, except Nero was a better fiddler, and didn't need a pen or a phone)
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To: lilyramone

This could get VERY INTERESTING.

I cannot think of a BETTER WAY to launch a campaign for President.


24 posted on 07/11/2014 3:41:50 AM PDT by BobL
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To: lilyramone
Trump on flag standoff at his Calif. golf course: "I will fight for the American flag"

Sounds like all he has to do is file the permit, pay the fee, and the case is closed. Why is he being such a drama queen about it?

25 posted on 07/11/2014 3:42:17 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: lilyramone

I’ll bet everything I have that if he wanted to fly the “rainbow” flag or the Mexican (La Raza)flag these California faggots or Illegals would flock there to put up the flag pole and all regulations would be waived.


26 posted on 07/11/2014 3:42:53 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: lilyramone

A $10,000 fee? Did I misunderstand that? A $10,000 fee to fly the American flag on your own property?


27 posted on 07/11/2014 3:55:25 AM PDT by PistolPaknMama
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To: Sequoyah101

Sunshine superman?


28 posted on 07/11/2014 4:19:43 AM PDT by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: lilyramone
1st Amendment free speech issue. Deep pockets Trump wins.

If flying the Red, White and Blue isn't political speech, I'll give you one free lap dance.

I'm not all that fond of Trumpet either.

29 posted on 07/11/2014 4:41:13 AM PDT by metesky (My investment program is holding steady @ $0.05 cents a can.)
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To: lilyramone
Not only has, according to Mr Trump's lawyer, the fee been paid, but the flag pole and flag have apparently been flying for years!

"The flag has been up for many, many years," Trump told CBS2/KCAL9′s Brittney Hopper by phone. "And after many years, we're still looking to get final approval on it. They're having a hard time approving the American flag."

Government by delay, why does that have a familiar ring to it? For government to be powerful, they must keep the peons unsettled, uncertain and in fear! There is an Ayn Rand quote about how a government wants law-breakers as they have little power over lawful people. Make the laws complex and arcane and you have more ambiguity and potential law-breaking.

30 posted on 07/11/2014 4:41:40 AM PDT by SES1066 (Quality, Speed or Economical - Any 2 of 3 except in government - 1 at best but never #3!)
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To: DoodleDawg
You think that paying to exercise #1 in the BOR is legal in any context?

How about pay to pray? Good with that?

31 posted on 07/11/2014 4:50:02 AM PDT by metesky (My investment program is holding steady @ $0.05 cents a can.)
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To: smokingfrog

That’s a beautiful location for the flag.........


32 posted on 07/11/2014 4:53:32 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (By now, everyone should know that you shoot a zombie in the head. Don't try to reason with them...)
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To: Patriot Babe

If it was a Mexican flag CA would send in the State Police to protect it by establishing an armed perimeter around it


33 posted on 07/11/2014 5:00:00 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: metesky
You think that paying to exercise #1 in the BOR is legal in any context?

You don't need a 70 foot flagpole to exercise your First Amendment rights. Pay the permit and shut up about it.

34 posted on 07/11/2014 5:29:27 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: lilyramone

Trump should let a contract to make the problem go away


35 posted on 07/11/2014 5:31:19 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Obama is public enemy #1)
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To: DoodleDawg
Pay the permit and shut up about it.

Yes, Your Highness (tugs forelock, backs away with eyes averted)

36 posted on 07/11/2014 6:01:47 AM PDT by metesky (My investment program is holding steady @ $0.05 cents a can.)
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To: DoodleDawg
"Pay the permit and shut up about it.

You will make a fine Serf.

37 posted on 07/11/2014 6:50:57 AM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: lilyramone

Well California IS enemy territory- this is NOT sarcasm.


38 posted on 07/11/2014 6:55:21 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: lilyramone

Unelected officials are nothing new out here and elsewhere.


39 posted on 07/11/2014 9:09:17 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: Sivad

The answer to that question should be obvious - even to someone like yourself.


40 posted on 07/12/2014 10:47:58 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

“- even to someone to someone like yourself”?

You don’t know any more about me than you do
about California. What you reveal about yourself
is that you play the childish “me too” game,
hoping to gain points with other ignorant haters.


41 posted on 07/13/2014 9:45:48 AM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: Sivad
Congratulations! That's about the most nonsensical thing I've seen posted all year.

Name-calling and accusations not based in fact are the hallmarks of people like yourself who cannot control their emotions; to those who have no argument. The fact is it's a monumental outrage to make an issue of flying the American flag, especially on private property. Because this flag issues ‘pop up’ all around the country does not exonerate them in the least.

Apparently I struck a nerve with you (that usually happens with touchy-feely liberals), but if you want to give them a pass to satisfy some need you have to feel good about the Golden State, then have at it.

May your chains rest lightly upon you.

42 posted on 07/13/2014 5:49:56 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

You make a fool out of yourself by posting as if US flag flying
disputes are unique to California. Well, that issue has come up
in Florida, other states, and many residential areas where fools
similar to you press the homeowners association CC&Rs on some
patriot. Because this time it happened in California you took it
upon yourself to make a stupid connection. I called you on your
dumb post and you are having a little problem dealing with the
truth.

You want to slam California politicians and political leadership then
be my guest. They deserve it. But if you are going to be lax with your
blanket pot shots at CA then be prepared to hear from one of
well over 3000 California FReepers.


43 posted on 07/13/2014 9:14:27 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: Sivad

Take two asprin and call me in the morning!


44 posted on 07/13/2014 9:20:39 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

You don’t want to hear what I’d be calling you in the morning,
Mr Footinmouth.


45 posted on 07/13/2014 10:24:08 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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