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  • Never Accept the Premise of Your Opponent’s Argument

    04/12/2014 12:10:32 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 47 replies ^ | April 12, 2014 | Steve Deace
    “Premise” is a word many Americans are not familiar with, and neither do they use it in their everyday speech. However, the premise is one of the most powerful weapons in political warfare. Master the art of the premise, and you will master your opponent. A premise is the assumption of an argument that is meant to justify the conclusion the one making the argument is hoping you’ll come to. If one fails to establish the premise to his argument, one almost always fails to convince others of his conclusion. On the other hand, if one establishes a premise one...
  • Atlanta Braves accidentally set fire to American flag

    04/10/2014 2:36:35 PM PDT · by PaulCruz2016 · 17 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | 04-09-2014 | Houston Mitchell
    As a scheduled part of their home opener, the Atlanta Braves set off fireworks before their game against the New York Mets on Tuesday. As an unscheduled part of their home opener, the fireworks set fire to the American flag that flies above the Braves Vision video screen in center field. "It happened because of new pyrotechnics," Braves spokesperson Beth Marshall said. "For the first time, they put pyrotechnics on Braves Vision. One of the pyrotechnics flew at the flag and lit it on fire." Marshall added that the material of the flag is flame retardant, so it went out...
  • Grandmother Gets Eviction Notice Labeling American Flag A ‘Colored Drape’

    03/26/2014 5:12:50 AM PDT · by barmag25 · 21 replies
    cbs Seattle ^ | 3/25/14 | Benjamin Fearnow
    Clackamas County, Ore. (CBS SEATTLE) – An Oregon woman who was threatened with eviction if she did not remove the American flag from her front window has now been asked to place the “colored drape” on a flag pole. Elodia Royce, 58, received a notice two weeks ago that she would face eviction after a neighbor complained to the landlord about the “colored drape” placed in her window. But the “colored drape” is an American flag she has displayed for six years in support of her family and friends who have served in the military, KGW-TV reports
  • American Flag Banned in California School

    03/01/2014 10:42:57 AM PST · by rightwingerpatriot · 20 replies ^ | March 1, 2014 | Rightwingerpatriot
    In a blow against reason and common sense, a federal court has ruled that the Live Oak High School in California did not violate the constitutional rights of students when they banned the wearing of the American flag on shirts. The school had told students that wore the shirts on Cinco de Mayo to either remove them or to turn them inside out. The students' families sued over this flagrant suppression of the First Amendment of free speech. The school said that it banned the American flag t-shirts as there had been fights before on Cinco de Mayo between white...
  • Next time a lib says burning the American flag is free speech test their hypocrisy w/this question

    02/28/2014 1:33:58 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 10 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 2-28-14 | The Looking Spoon
    I'm going to go out on a limb and say most, if not all of them, will say it's hate speech and should be prosecuted as a hate crime. At a minimum they will say it's offensive and should not be done.
  • The American Flag Daily: Ronald Reagan's Birthday

    02/06/2014 5:12:20 AM PST · by Master Zinja
    The American Flag Daily ^ | February 6, 2014 | FlagBearer
    Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it on to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free. -Ronald Reagan
  • The American Flag Daily: The Stars And Stripes Increased

    01/13/2014 4:28:36 AM PST · by Master Zinja · 2 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | January 13, 2014 | FlagBearer
    On this date in 1794, President George Washington signed a measure making the first changes to the American flag, by ordering the stars and stripes to be increased by two each, to symbolize the admissions of Vermont and Kentucky to the Union. The 15-star, 15-stripe flag would remain the standard for the United States for 23 years, until the admission of five more states would bring the next changes to the flag, reverting the number of stripes to a permanent 13 but increasing the stars for each state admitted thereafter.
  • The American Flag Daily: Betsy Ross

    01/01/2014 11:22:35 AM PST · by Master Zinja · 2 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | January 1, 2014 | FlagBearer
    Today, the first day of the New Year, is also the birthday of Betsy Ross, the Revolutionary-era seamstress credited with creating the first 13-star flag of the United States, although the stories concerning her creation of the flag have been in dispute almost from the beginning. However, no matter the creator, the 13-star United States flag is a powerful symbol of rebellion, hope and the freedom of a new nation.
  • The American Flag Daily: Plymouth Landing

    12/21/2013 6:41:59 AM PST · by Master Zinja · 9 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | December 21, 2013 | FlagBearer
    Nearly 400 years ago, on this day in 1620, the Mayflower landed at what is today Plymouth, Massachusetts. They had first sighted land on November 9th, and had explored some areas of Cape Cod in November and December, but today is traditionally recognized as the colonist's first arrival and survey of the Plymouth area, where they would establish what would become the second successful English colony in what would eventually be the United States. Today we raise the Massachusetts flag to honor their arrival.
  • The American Flag Daily: Samuel Adams, Son Of Liberty

    12/20/2013 4:57:37 AM PST · by Master Zinja · 2 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | December 20, 2013 | FlagBearer
    The liberties of our Country, the freedom of our civil constitution are worth defending at all hazards: And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks....Instead of sitting down satisfied with the efforts we have already made, which is the wish of our enemies, the necessity of the times, more than ever, calls for our utmost circumspection, deliberation, fortitude, and perseverance. Let us remember that "if we suffer tamely a lawless attack upon our liberty, we encourage it, and involve others in our doom." It is a very serious consideration, which should deeply impress our minds, that millions...
  • The American Flag Daily: New Jersey Statehood

    12/18/2013 3:57:54 AM PST · by Master Zinja
    The American Flag Daily ^ | December 18, 2013 | FlagBearer
    In 1787, on this date, New Jersey becomes the third state to ratify the United States Constitution and join the Union, joining Delaware and Pennsylvania in the new United States. Today, we raise the New Jersey state flag and the Betsy Ross flag in their honor.
  • The American Flag Daily: The Boston Tea Party

    12/16/2013 4:03:44 AM PST · by Master Zinja · 10 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | December 16, 2013 | FlagBearer
    Today marks the anniversary of the Boston Tea Party in 1773, when a group of men from the Sons of Liberty, disguised as indians, threw an entire shipment of tea into Boston Harbor in protest of the Tea Act, a tax levied on the colonies by the British Parliament. The Boston Tea Party was one of several actions which eventually led to the American Revolution and our independence. In honor of those colonists who had the courage to act, we raise the Sons Of Liberty banner with the American Flag.
  • The American Flag Daily: The Bill Of Rights

    12/15/2013 4:32:52 AM PST · by Master Zinja · 3 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | December 15, 2013 | FlagBearer
    On this day in 1791, the Virginia General Assembly became the ninth state legislature to ratify the Bill of Rights, which made the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution law of the new nation. Many of our personal freedoms we take for granted today - freedom of speech, the press, assembly and religion, the right to bear arms, and other rights - began on this day in 1791 following Virginia's vote.
  • The American Flag Daily: George Washington's Death & Alabama Statehood

    12/14/2013 5:47:03 AM PST · by Master Zinja · 3 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | December 14, 2013 | FlagBearer
    Today, in 1799, George Washington died at his Mount Vernon home. He was remembered by Congressman Henry Lee with these famous words: "First in war—first in peace—and first in the hearts of his countrymen, he was second to none in the humble and enduring scenes of private life; pious, just, humane, temperate, and sincere; uniform, dignified, and commanding, his example was as edifying to all around him as were the effects of that example lasting...." Today also marks the statehood of Alabama, the 23rd state to join the Union.
  • Birthday Of The National Guard - Always Ready, Always There

    12/13/2013 4:25:59 AM PST · by Master Zinja · 7 replies
    The American Flag Daily ^ | Dec 13, 2013 | FlagBearer
    Today is recognized as the birthday of the United States National Guard. Thank you to all who serve our country and protect its citizens! According to the National Guard Bureau, the Guard is a direct descendant of the militias of the 13 colonies, tracing its history back more than 375 years. (img src=””>
  • Cops Gone Wild: Police Issue Citations to Obama Protesters — For Displaying U.S. Flag! (Video)

    12/11/2013 9:24:34 AM PST · by montag813 · 36 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 12-11-2013 | John Urban
    by John UrbanTop Right NewsEvery civil servant and police officer takes an oath of office and swears to uphold the U.S. Constitution and the state constitution, with an American Flag present. Watch this outrageous confrontation between these Campbell, Wisconsin, policemen and some citizens peacefully holding signs and U.S. Flags while protesting Barack Obama this past weekend on an I-91 overpass West of La Crosse: Here is the Oath of Office these same cops took when they joined the force: I, __________, who have been appointed to the office of Police Officer swear that I will support the constitution of the...
  • Public School Art Project Desecrates American Flag

    08/31/2013 4:44:17 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Fox News Radio ^ | August 30, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    Students at a Kentucky high school were encouraged to step on an American flag that had been placed on the floor as part of an art display, outraging parents and students. The display at McCracken County High School, was a re-creation of “Dread” Scott Tyler’s 1989 installation titled “The Proper Way to Display an American Flag.” … As part of the art exhibit, students were encouraged to stand on the flag and write their reflections on how they felt standing on the flag. Local residents filled social networking sites with their outrage over the flag desecration with many calling for...
  • Lil Wayne: FLAG TRAMPLE WAS AN ACCIDENT I Didn't See It There

    06/18/2013 7:41:20 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 54 replies
    tmz ^ | 6/18 | tmz
    Lil Wayne is lying through his diamond-encrusted teeth ... claiming he didn't INTENTIONALLY step on the American flag during a video shoot ... despite the fact he can be seen looking down on Old Glory several times during the performance. Wayne just tweeted about his controversial video shoot for "God Bless Amerika" in New Orleans ... saying, "I didn't step on the flag on purpose! It's a scene in a video where the flag drops behind me and after it drop it's just there as I perform." Translation -- I swear it was an accident ... please don't hate me....
  • Lil' Wayne Stomps on U.S. Flag, Calls Country 'Godless America'

    06/17/2013 6:06:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/17/13 | staff
    Lil' Wayne's video for the song God Bless America features the outspoken star stomping on the American flag, according to footage taken during the video shoot. That's not all Lil' Wayne has to say about his homeland. The song's lyrics are equally blunt in their distaste for the country. "My country, tis of thee / Sweet land of kill them all and let them die / So God bless America, this so Godless America."
  • WATCH: Lil Wayne walks all over the American flag while filming latest music video

    06/17/2013 5:31:55 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 30 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | June 17, 2013 | Sasha Goldstein
    ... Filming for Lil Wayne’s “God Bless Amerika” music video in New Orleans is under scrutiny after a clip of his performance shows an oversized American flag drop to the street before Wayne tramples Old Glory as he raps ...
  • Oregon Man Flying American Flag Upside Down To Protest Obama Presidency

    06/03/2013 5:35:38 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 49 replies
    CBS Seattle ^ | June 3, 2013 | CBS Seattle
    PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — A Pendleton man says he’s flying the U.S. flag upside down to protest the presidency of Barack Obama, but some of his neighbors aren’t happy with the display.
  • Florida veteran battles city for right to fly flags honoring service members

    04/13/2013 1:40:59 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 13, 2013
    A wounded Marine veteran who owns a bar and grill in a city outside Tallahassee is fighting a city ordinance that calls for him to remove military flags from in front of his establishment, or face a $300-a-day fine. reports that Eddie Colosimo, who owns the Holy Hill's Bikers for First Amendments Rights, a non-profit that helps support military veterans, was informed that the flags violate new city codes that were passed in March. "You're going to tell me that I can't honor them… show respect for them?" Colosimo told the station. "I'm sorry; bring your handcuffs. I'll go...
  • American flag lays on ground as Biden’s team sets up anti 2nd amendment event in Connecticut (PICS)

    Joe Biden is off for yet another anti second amendment propaganda at Western Connecticut State University. Here are a couple pictures of what they think of the American flag as they prepare for Biden’s propaganda.
  • Romney's American Flag Pin?

    10/04/2012 2:36:29 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 38 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 4, 2012 | c_h
    Did anyone else see Romney's America Flag lapel pin's weird red spot?

    09/21/2012 9:45:28 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 14 replies
    True Conservatives On Twitter ^ | September 21, 2012 | Daniel John Sobieski (@gerfingerpoken)
    As it fundamentally transforms America, a shameless administration that has repeatedly apologized for our greatness further desecrates the symbol of the freedoms many have fought and died fo, using it as a campaign prop. For a mere 35 bucks you to can own a desecrated replica of a U.S. flag being used to raise money tio reelect a President who has apologized to every enemy in sight, made war on American exceptionalism, is prone to keep his hands at his side during the Pledge of Allegiance, and who consistently omits “by our Creator” when he recites the rights we are...
  • Dixie Flag Co. (carefully stitched 360 pound flag) to fly at WTC

    09/11/2012 2:35:59 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    San Antonio-Express News ^ | September 11, 2012 | Neal Morton
    San Antonio, TX ......“To be asked to make the flag is exciting, so very humbling. You want to get it right,” said Van de Putte, whose seamstress grandmother started the company in 1958. “Every detail, from the largest star to the small stitching, has to be absolutely correct.” Six Dixie Flag workers helped design, scale, cut and sew 560 yards of material and 1,650 yards of nylon thread to perfect the flag before it shipped to New York less than two weeks ago. Whether red or white, each stripe stands 55 inches tall while the stars alone span 42 inches...
  • Flags from Apollo moon landing still standing, photos reveal

    07/30/2012 7:11:53 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 51 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 30, 2012 | Clara Moskowitz
    (LRO slewed 19° down-Sun allowing the illuminated side of the still standing American flag to be captured at the Apollo 17 site.) An enduring question ever since the manned moon landings of the 1960s has been: Are the flags planted by the astronauts still standing? Now, lunar scientists say the verdict is in from the latest photos of the moon taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC): Most do, in fact, still stand. "From the LROC images it is now certain that the American flags are still standing and casting shadows at all of the sites, except Apollo 11,"...
  • City Council: American Flag is Clutter

    07/03/2012 1:18:44 PM PDT · by Altariel · 6 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | July 3, 2012 | Bobby Eberle
    A Texas city council has voted to ban American flags from a local cemetary. Why? Because these people want to keep the cemetary free of "clutter." That's right... according to these "leaders," the American flag is "clutter" and cannot be placed beside a tombstone. It appears common sense and respect for veterans have gone out the window. As reported by in Houston, the city council in Mineral Wells, Texas voted to ban the display of flags and other items such as teddy bears from grave sites. Flags are now only allowed during the two weeks around Memorial Day and...
  • American flag seller files for bankruptcy

    07/01/2012 10:22:18 AM PDT · by OrangeHoof · 48 replies
    Wall Street Journal blog ^ | 06-27-12 | Katy Stech
    When selling the business of patriotism, put emphasis on the red. A little over a week before America celebrates its 236th birthday, Wisconsin-based flag seller Liberty Flag & Specialty Co. filed for bankruptcy protection.
  • Home Owners Association Said He Cannot Fly the American Flag.

    05/21/2012 8:52:14 AM PDT · by econjack · 22 replies
    email | May 20 2012 | unknown
    When his HOA said he couldn't display the American Flag, this was his response: I don't have further detials, but I kinda like the guy...
  • 20 Only In America Ironies

    04/10/2012 3:59:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | April 10, 2012 | John Hawkins
    1) Only in America could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a $35,000 a plate campaign fund raising event. 2) Only in America could people claim that the government still discriminates against black Americans when we have a black President, a black Attorney General, and roughly 18% of the federal workforce is black. 3) Only in America could we have had the two people most responsible for our tax code, Timothy Geithner, the head of the Treasury Department and Charles Rangel who once ran the Ways and Means Committee, BOTH turn out to be tax cheats who...
  • We're not serfs, and Obama is not our king

    03/20/2012 11:46:58 AM PDT · by SmileRight · 7 replies ^ | 3/20/2012 | Kingsley Guy
    The American flag has been burnt, spat upon, and otherwise desecrated both in this country and throughout the globe. But to my recollection, it never has been blatantly defiled to promote the personality cult of a president. That is, until now. In Tavares, Fla., a military veteran noticed a flag flying in front of the Lake County Democrat Party headquarters that bore the image of Barack Obama in place of the 50 stars. He informed a few of his veteran buddies, who asked local Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Hurlburt to take it down. The veterans had a legitimate grievance. A...
  • VIDEO: Occupy Oakland Burns American Flag While Reciting Anti-Semitic 'Pledge of Allegiance'

    01/30/2012 8:47:43 AM PST · by · 15 replies · 1+ views
    Media Research Center TV (MRCTV) ^ | 1/30/2012 | Joe Schoffstall
    As an American flag burns at Occupy Oakland, the man capturing the video recites the following: "I pledge allegiance to a flag of the imperialistic, capitalistic dictatorship. And to the plutocracy for which it stands, privately owned central bank, under the Jews. With inequality and injustice for the 99." For video, click link.
  • Five hidden messages in the American flag

    11/14/2011 2:33:28 PM PST · by decimon · 10 replies
    BBC ^ | November 13, 2011 | Megan Lane
    Until 1912, there was no set design for the Stars and Stripes. And so, hidden in older versions of the flag, its makers laid hints of the country's history and quest for identity.Aptly - given its national anthem is about the flag - the Stars and Stripes is a key part of America's identity. It hangs in classrooms and in courtrooms, on state buildings and suburban porches. It has been the national flag since 1777. And the flag that inspired the anthem was enormous. Measuring 30 by 42 feet (9 x 12.8m), it was raised over Baltimore's Fort McHenry during...
  • DOT makes workers take down flag

    11/12/2011 6:45:56 AM PST · by Winstons Julia · 26 replies
    Quad City Times ^ | 11/11/11 | Barb Ickes
    The surreal part of the article: About 30 minutes before Brandl ordered Old Glory removed from its elevated perch, Snyder said the bridge workers intended to take it down after the holiday weekend. But Brandl said safety could not wait. "It was not authorized, and we do not need the distraction," he said, adding, "I can't imagine who it would offend, but I do not want controversy."
  • Fed Judge: Calif. School Was Right to Forbid Students’ American Flag T-Shirts on Cinco de Mayo

    11/11/2011 4:22:23 PM PST · by CharlesThe Hammer · 143 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 11/11/11 | Billy Hallowell
    Should public school officials have the right to prevent students from wearing pro-American garb on Cinco de Mayo? This question has been at the heart of a California court battle between the Morgan Hill Unified School District and students who were told by a principal and assistant principal that they could not wear American flag t-shirts on the Mexican holiday back in 2010. Following the incident, a lawsuit against the district was launched by the students and their families. This week, the case came to a close, with a federal judge ruling against the students — a blow that is...
  • Wall Street Protesters Trample American Flag

    Earlier this week I posted pictures highlighting the difference between the Tea Party and the Occupy Wall Street protesters. If that didn’t make you question the patriotism of these protesters, maybe this will. A new photograph has surfaced that shows Occupy Wall Street protesters trampling the American flag, showing utter disrespect and contempt for all the men who have fought and died to protect their freedom.
  • Video: Florida hotel worker fired for wearing American flag lapel pin

    10/15/2011 8:18:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/15/2011 | ED MORRISSEY
    Normally in these cases, my sympathy tends to run towards employers, who have the legal right to set uniform and presentation policies, especially in public positions. Barring the display of pins on a uniform is not unreasonable, as adopting a laissez-faire attitude might end up with a whole lot of political messages seem as though they represent the views of management rather than individual employees. As a former mid-level manager in a corporation, I also know how difficult life can get when exceptions get made to policy, and suddenly every employee wants an exception for their own pet causes.With all...
  • Hotel Employee Could Lose Job for Refusing to Remove American Flag Pin

    10/15/2011 4:50:07 PM PDT · by NucSubs · 42 replies ^ | 10/14/11 | Daniel Doherty
    An employee at the Casa Monica Hotel in St. Augustine, Florida was asked to leave the premises for refusing to remove an American flag pin from his jacket on Wednesday. Sean May, who has worked for more than two years at the company, now faces the harsh reality of losing his job as the front desk supervisor. May, in an exclusive interview with, explained that following his weekly staff meeting on Wednesday -- he was unexpectedly asked by the HR Director to remove the insignia from his uniform. When he protested the policy, he was given two options: Remove...
  • Olive Garden Responce

    10/13/2011 6:59:26 PM PDT · by satan69 · 46 replies
    email from Presiden of Olive Garden | 10/13/2011 | self
    Dear Guest: We are very sorry for any misunderstanding about this issue. We do not have a policy at Olive Garden concerning bringing the American flag into our restaurants. Some members of our team were misinformed about company policy by our corporate office. As a company we take responsibility for that and we regret it. We take pride in how we communicate to our restaurants and we are correcting this so it doesn’t happen again. Like all Americans we have nothing but the utmost respect and admiration for the American flag and everything it symbolizes. In fact, we periodically provide...
  • Has anyone freeped Olive Garden Yet?

    10/12/2011 12:10:04 PM PDT · by austinaero · 63 replies
    The Drudge Report ^ | Oct 12, 2011 | As seen on Drudge
    Olive Garden Denies Local Kiwanis Group the right to fly the American flag during pledge of allegiance
  • Olive Garden: American flag display would disrupt dining experience

    10/12/2011 8:36:59 AM PDT · by RushIsMyTeddyBear · 142 replies
    CBS 12 News (Alabama) ^ | 10/12/2011 | CBS LOCAL
    ANNISTON, Ala. -- Officials with the parent company of Olive Garden restaurants say they're sorry if a decision regarding an Alabama Kiwanis club's desire to display the American flag caused any concern. The comments come after 80-year-old Marti Warren of Anniston said she wasn't allowed to bring an American flag into an Olive Garden for a planned Kiwanis Club banquet in the east Alabama town of Oxford.
  • Facebook, Twitter: Raise the American Flag!

    09/11/2011 7:56:53 PM PDT · by reagancoronadobridge · 4 replies
    09/11/2011 | Vince Vasquez
    Last night, I was drafting a message to publish on my Twitter and Facebook accounts, in recognition of Patriot Day and the 10th anniversary of September 11th, 2001, when I found I was missing what I wanted to share most with my family and friends: an image of the American flag. You see, special text characters and symbols can be inserted into the text fields of popular social media sites. They’re often used to recognize holidays and events. You can find most of them here and here I’ve used both Facebook and Twitter for years, and I have...
  • Colorado School Comes Under Fire for Hanging Saudi Flag Higher Than American Flag

    09/05/2011 10:38:52 AM PDT · by Puppage · 33 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/5/2011
    An elementary school in Colorado has come under criticism after they lowered the American flag and elevated a Saudi Arabian flag. The principal at Bauder Elementary School in Fort Collins said they did not mean to disrespect the American flag, according to a report in the Greeley Gazzette.
  • Tennessee Woman Told to Remove American Flag Outside Her Optometry Office

    08/17/2011 10:26:04 AM PDT · by massmike · 47 replies ^ | 08/17/2011 | Todd Starnes
    Dawn Kamin said she would expect opposition to the flying of an American flag in more liberal parts of the country – but not the suburbs of Memphis, Tenn. Kamin said she was ordered to remove an American flag she had posted outside her optometry office. According to a letter sent to Dr. Kamin, the flag pole and the flag violated the bylaws of the business condominium group. She was told to take down the flag or face the consequences. Kamin demanded to see the business condominium’s bylaws, but she said so far Tesco Properties has not complied. She said...
  • Allen West wears resume on lapel (Mocking displays of patriotism!)

    07/27/2011 11:40:25 AM PDT · by JohnBrownUSA · 64 replies
    Sun-Sentinel ^ | July 27, 2011 | Steve Coleman
    Has anybody taken notice of Congressman Allen West's lapel pins? So if you don't advertise your accomplishments, are you any less of a politician or an American, as was the trend by Republicans during the Bush years? Back then, the Republicans staked claim to being the only true Americans because they sported American flag pins on their lapels when really they should have worn corporate sponsorship pins instead. Do other elected officials need to one-up West and carry around their diplomas or the ribbons they won at the yacht club summer swim meet when they were kids? Someone who has...
  • Rash Of American Flag Burnings Become An Alarming Trend In Roselle Park, N.J.

    07/15/2011 6:41:44 AM PDT · by massmike · 28 replies
    Who is torching American flags? It’s a disturbing and potentially dangerous trend in one New Jersey community, reports CBS 2’s Scott Rapoport. A day or two before the Fourth of July, two homes on West Colfax Avenue and another on East Lincoln Avenue all had their flags burned. The charred black remains of Robert Lingenfelter’s flag are still stuck to his pavement. Then just this past Tuesday a home on Chestnut Street had its flag torched.‪ Throughout the town many are asking themselves the same questions: who’s doing this and why? Roselle Park police officers are on the case and...
  • NJ township forcing diner owner to remove American flags

    07/16/2011 6:26:21 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 37 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 16 Jul 2011
    The owner of the Four Seasons Diner in the Rio Grande section of Middle Township, NJ has been told by the township to remove his American flags which are hung by a string. The township has an ordinance prohibiting any stringed banners. However, they also say the American flag may be flown or displayed without limitation. The owner, originally from Greece, said he would go to jail for the American flag. The township is threatening to fine the owner $1000. Despite these threats, the owner said he will not remove the flag.
  • VIDEO: Outrageous: New Jersey Township Is Forcing Diner Owner to Remove the American Flag

    07/15/2011 1:15:42 PM PDT · by · 31 replies
    The owner of the Four Seasons Diner in the Rio Grande section of Middle Township, NJ has been told by the township to remove his American flags which are hung by a string. The township has an ordinance prohibiting any stringed banners. However, they also say the American flag may be flown or displayed without limitation. The owner, originally from Greece, said he would go to jail for the American flag. The township is threatening to fine the owner $1000. Despite these threats, the owner said he will not remove the flag.
  • Flying American Flag at Fourth of July (vanity)

    06/26/2011 12:13:49 PM PDT · by BunnySlippers · 54 replies
    Having just bought a new home, I m bound and determined to fly the American this July 4th. I have checked Home Depot and Lowe's and am not satisfied with the options. I want a looking metal or black wall mounted hanger. And a high quality flag ... Preferably cotton and USA made. Any suggestions for online purchases?