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  • Vanity: Can someone make something similar but with flags?

    08/08/2020 3:23:15 PM PDT · by Spirit of Liberty · 8 replies
    08/08/2020 | Spirit of Liberty
    I saw this meme on DU (didn't want to link it and give them clicks) but I suspect it's been around a while. Was wondering....could someone get a similar meme going (I'm tech illiterate) that says 'America, choose your flag' with the antifa flag and the American flag?
  • Heat's Meyers Leonard on why he stands for national anthem

    08/02/2020 10:16:03 AM PDT · by george76 · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug. 2, 2020 | Nick Givas
    I love and support the military and my brother and the people who have fought to defend our rights in this country.. Meyers Leonard of the Miami Heat chose to stand for the national anthem while the rest his teammates knelt on Saturday, during the team's reopening game against the Denver Nuggets ... Leonard, whose brother served as a U.S. Marine in Afghanistan, reportedly uses a military-themed backpack and has various friends who are Navy SEALs. Despite his public support for the Black Lives Matter movement, he says he couldn't bring himself to kneel in protest. ... he stood with...
  • Mass. Senate Unanimously Approves Commission To Replace State Seal And Motto

    07/30/2020 4:23:31 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    State House News Service ^ | July 28, 2020 | Chris Lisinski
    Massachusetts senators unanimously agreed Tuesday that a panel should suggest a new state seal to replace the 122-year-old version that Native Americans largely view as symbolizing white supremacist violence. The Senate voted 39-0 to approve a Sen. Jason Lewis resolve forming a special commission tasked with designing a new seal and state motto and with studying ways that the existing version, which depicts a Native man standing beneath a disembodied arm and sword, "may be unwittingly harmful to or misunderstood by the citizens of the commonwealth."
  • Complaints by Ignorant, Hateful Liberals Force Michigan Bed and Breakfast to Take Down Norway Flag Because They Think It’s the Confederate Flag

    07/29/2020 8:58:24 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 56 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7-29-2020 | Kristinn Taylor
    A couple in St. John’s, Michigan recently took down the red, white and blue flag of Norway displayed on the porch of their bed and breakfast after receiving continuous complaints by ignorant liberals who accused the couple of flying the Confederate battle flag. The Nordic Pineapple, run out of a mansion built in 1861 by a Union general, was started two years ago by Greg and Kjersten Offenbecker. The couple flew the flag of Norway from a pillar opposite the American flag to honor Kjersten’s Norwegian heritage (her grandfather immigrated from Norway.) Both the U.S. and Norway flags were taken...
  • Pittsburgh Steeler: “I’m Not Kneeling For The Flag… and screw anybody who have a problem with that”

    07/28/2020 10:08:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/28/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    STEPHON TUITT Prediction: Lots and lots of his teammates will have a problem with it. Remember what happened when Alejandro Villanueva simply got caught in the open during the anthem three years ago? His Pittsburgh Steeler teammates threw him under the bus for not getting out of sight, and after a brief spike in Villanueva jersey sales, the lineman ended up issuing a public apology.Stephon Tuitt has decided to dispense with the whole apology approach up front. In fact, Tuitt invites anyone who objects to perform an unnatural act on themselves: Also I’m not kneeling for the flag and screw...
  • FDNY official defends excluding famed 9/11 firefighter from procession for being white

    07/25/2020 5:37:00 PM PDT · by george76 · 71 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 25, 2020 | Susan Edelman
    A top FDNY official says it’s “most definitely” acceptable to exclude a white firefighter from a ceremonial unit based solely on his skin color... Cecilia Loving, the department’s chief diversity and inclusion officer, is defending a decision to kick Lt. Daniel McWilliams — one of three firefighters in the iconic 9/11 Ground Zero flag-raising photo — off a color-guard procession so it would be all-black. Loving testified at a state Divsion of Human Rights trial on McWilliam’s complaint that he was the victim of racial bias. When McWilliams showed up at a 2017 memorial mass to honor deceased members of...
  • Trump Flag on Utility Pole in Jackson Stirs Strong Emotions Among Neighbors

    07/25/2020 7:00:39 AM PDT · by Trump.Deplorable · 15 replies
    Shore News Network ^ | 07/25/2020 | Phil Stilton
    JACKSON TOWNSHIP, NJ – A Trump 2020 flag was attached to a telephone pole this week on a residential street in Jackson and some residents were upset about it. Jackson has been fighting right of way and utility pole usage battles with First Energy and local Jewish Orthodox residents for years, as they sought to attach eruv wires to the poles. This time, it’s an oversized Trump flag that has residents up in arms. Township code says no objects can be placed in the streetside right of way, but the township has found that the utility company owns the poles...
  • Why I Still Fly An American Flag With Pride

    07/24/2020 8:14:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 24, 2020 | Matthew May
    If future generations are to look upon Old Glory and see it as a symbol of hope, freedom, and justice, we must always protect and defend what we know to be true about it. These three words, which have also been painted on statues of people deemed problematic for their historical shortcomings, seem to carry the same weight the Stars and Stripes once did. Similarly, many professional athletes are now permitted to kneel or even remain in the locker room during the national anthem or to print social justice slogans on their jerseys. Traditional expressions of patriotism have become taboo...

    07/23/2020 8:56:00 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 38 replies
    BIN ^ | 7/22/2020 | Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
    In an ironic twist, Twitter’s battle against racism led them to block accounts incorporating the Jewish star. The Campaign Against Antisemitism was contacted this week by many Twitter users whose accounts had been locked. Twitter sent messages explaining the measure: “We have determined that this account violated the Twitter Rules. Specifically for: Violating our rules against posting hateful imagery. You may not use hateful images or symbols in your profile image or profile header. As a result, we have locked your account.” Twitter instructed them that if they delete the “hateful imagery”, i.e. the Star of David, the account may...
  • Major League Baseball Defends Anthem Kneeling, Supports Black Lives Matter

    07/21/2020 2:51:24 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 87 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07.21.2020 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Major League Baseball came out in defense of players who knelt during the national anthem on Monday evening, taking on critics and tweeting in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. As Breitbart News reported, several members of the San Francisco Giants took a knee during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner during a preseason game hosted by the Oakland Athletics before an empty stadium filled with cardboard cutouts. The Giants proudly tweeted out the protest: Amidst much criticism online, the league’s Twitter account began defending the protest and issued tweets in support of the Black Lives Matter movement....
  • Virginia officials order removal of American flag from construction site, calling it a 'target' for protestors

    07/05/2020 10:01:25 AM PDT · by blueyon · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | 7/04/20 | Kaelan Deese
    An American flag presented at a Richmond, Va., construction site was taken down almost as soon as it went up Friday after city officials voiced concerns that it could be a "target" for demonstrators and protesters. Since the death of George Floyd in police custody in late May, protests and marches have continued throughout the nation. While most demonstrations have remained peaceful, officials worried the flag could pose a "safety risk" for the July Fourth weekend, according to The Washington Post. "Over the past month we've seen buildings and structures around Capitol Square vandalized and flags, dumpsters, a bus and...
  • Virginia officials order US flag removed from building site

    07/04/2020 4:52:43 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 101 replies
    Fox 8 WGHP ^ | July 4, 2020
    RICHMOND, Va. — State officials in Virginia ordered the removal of a large American flag from a construction site ahead of the Fourth of July, calling it a potential target for people protesting racial injustice and police brutality. A spokeswoman for the state Department of General Services said officials asked a contractor to take down the flag from a new office building for state lawmakers under construction in Richmond.
  • Elderly Man Salutes the American Flag While Walking in the Neighborhood

    07/04/2020 7:55:07 AM PDT · by Leaning Right · 16 replies
    YouTube ^ | June 28, 2020 | RM Videos
    Here’s a brief (30 seconds) video of an old fellow out for a walk. He keeps up a slow but steady pace until he sees an American flag flying over someone’s front lawn.
  • Officials want to prosecute those who burn a rainbow flag.

    06/30/2020 6:25:28 PM PDT · by Sixgun Symphony · 22 replies
    IFiberOne News ^ | Shawn Goggins
    Police investigating burned rainbow flag
  • Mississippi takes big step toward huge gesture

    06/28/2020 7:28:18 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 36 replies
    aol ^ | Jun 27th 2020 | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS
    Spectators at the Mississippi Capitol broke into cheers and applause Saturday as lawmakers took a big step toward erasing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, a symbol that has come under intensifying criticism in recent weeks amid nationwide protests against racial injustice. “The eyes of the state, the nation and indeed the world are on this House," Republican Rep. Jason White told his colleagues. On the other end of the Capitol, Sen. Briggs Hopson declared: “Today, you — Mississippi — have a date with destiny." Mississippi has the last state flag with the Confederate battle emblem — a...
  • Video: Antifa Rioters Tore Down The American Flag Burned It And Replaced It With A “Black Lives Matter” Sign

    06/28/2020 9:16:56 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 14 replies
    Conservative US ^ | 06.28.2020 | Michelle M.
    Some parts of the United States, such as Portland, Richmond, Seattle, Washington, Los Angeles, and New York, are witnessing heavier clashes and protests than other parts of the United States, and protests in these areas do not seem to be stopping any time soon. The blaze has been raging since the murder of George Floyd across the United States, and over the past 30 days, with new police and security forces committing crimes against protesters or the killing of people by American racists, the fire of protests are flaring up again. Also, in some parts of the United States, as...
  • Planned Parenthood Advocates Burn American Flag to Protest Pro-Life Legislation

    06/27/2020 9:30:07 PM PDT · by kevcol · 6 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 26, 2020 | Graham Piro
    The protesters lit the flag on fire before placing it in a garbage can and extinguishing the fire. "Do not despair. From destruction comes creation. Let us invoke a new world from these ashes," a woman dressed as Lady Liberty said. She then led a chant of, "What do we want? Justice. When do we want it? Now." . . Planned Parenthood did not respond to an email request for comment on the video.
  • Confederate flag store draws national attention, sales

    06/24/2020 5:43:07 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 72 replies ^ | 23 June 2020 | William Thornton
    There aren’t many Alabama businessmen whose comments make the pages of The New York Times and The Washington Post on the same weekend. And there are no others along a stretch of U.S. 431 outside Anniston on the way to Lake Wedowee, besides Bob Castello. The 68-year-old former traveling salesman is the owner of the Dixie General Store, one of the places where those who want to remember the Confederacy take their stand and buy its emblems. And not in Confederate dollars, either, although you can buy replicas of them there. NASCAR’s ban on the Confederate flag brought out merchants...
  • Star Mississippi State RB threatens to leave program unless state changes its flag

    06/23/2020 12:19:27 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 68 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 23, 2020 | Des Bieler
    Kylin Hill, a star running back at Mississippi State, threatened Monday to leave the program if the state does not change its flag. Mississippi is the only state that features the Confederate battle flag as part of its state flag, and it has been under increased pressure recently to move away from that symbol of slavery and the Civil War.
  • George Washington Statue Toppled by Portland Protesters on the Eve of Juneteenth

    06/19/2020 12:11:13 PM PDT · by Stravinsky · 21 replies
    TIME ^ | June 19, 2020 | Melissa Godin
    Protesters tore down a statue of George Washington in Portland on Thursday night, where demonstrations against racism and police brutality have taken place for 22 consecutive days. The statue was torn down on the eve of Juneteenth, a historic holiday celebrating the official end of slavery in the United States. A group of approximately twenty people gathered around the statue in the late evening, where some protesters wrapped the statue’s head in an American flag and lit on fire, according to multiple sources.