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  • Apparently AntiFa are simply old school Communists.

    08/18/2017 2:49:51 PM PDT · by DiogenesLamp · 41 replies
    today | Me
    The other day 2ndDivisionVet posted a picture of an AntiFa flag that looked like it came from the 1930s. I asked him if that image was from the 1930s, but he didn't know.
  • After Charlottesville, only one flag will fly at Six Flags Over Texas

    08/18/2017 10:16:43 AM PDT · by Timpanagos1 · 44 replies
    Star Telegram ^ | 8/18/17 | Bill Hanna
    ARLINGTON Ever since Six Flags opened in 1961, the six flags that have flown over Texas have been a staple of the park. No more. As of Friday morning, the five flags other than the United States flag — representing France, Spain, Mexico, the Republic of Texas and the Confederacy — are being left to the history books.
  • Selective Outrage: Sen. Robert Byrd, Democrat KKK Leader and More

    08/17/2017 3:32:43 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 12 replies
    GOPUSA ^ | 8/17/2017
    Hate is hate, dead is dead. We should stop politicizing bigotry and violence by demonizing some demographics and giving others a veritable pass. The demonstration by white nationalist haters in Virginia last weekend resulted from the removal a statue of confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Confederate flag and statue controversies are raging throughout the South. Some view Confederate symbols as disgusting tributes to slave states defeated in the Civil War. Others warn against censoring symbols of a history we should never forget. On the margins are people who wish the South had won. The movement to eradicate confederate symbols began...
  • Craig's List thread to hire actors to play Trump supporters and tear down liberal monuments

    08/17/2017 7:29:50 AM PDT · by TheLurkerX · 38 replies
    Craig's List Charlotte ^ | 8-16-2017 | self
    A friend of mine in NC found this ad to hire actors to play Trump supporters and tear down liberal monuments in Charlotte.
  • House with Confederate flag stormed in AL, two males beaten and killed

    08/07/2017 10:55:27 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 92 replies
    House with Confederate flag stormed in AL, two males beaten and killed August 6, 2017 Memorial erected for Travis Frost. On July 23rd, at about 4:00 AM, two black males stormed a home near Piedmont, AL. Two white males, a grandfather, and his grandson were beaten and shot to death. A female hid and was not found by the attackers. A Nissan Ultima was stolen and found burned a short distance away.The victims are Joshua Dylan Moody, 23, and Travis Frost, 73. The female victim is Frost’s wife and grandmother of Moody.Police have identified three suspects. Two black males and a black...
  • SMU students outraged that 9/11 memorial flags must be moved

    08/01/2017 8:45:11 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 49 replies
    Dallas News ^ | 01 August 2017 | Lauren Fox
    Southern Methodist University officials on Tuesday revised a policy that aimed to protect students from "harmful or triggering" messages after a dispute erupted over an annual 9/11 installation that students had planned for the heart of campus. Nearly 3,000 flags have been placed on Southern Methodist University's Dallas Hall Lawn every year since 2010, but the group responsible for the display, Young Americans for Freedom, was recently told it must be moved. University officials told Grant Wolf, who leads SMU's Young Americans chapter, that the display can be placed only on Morrison-McGinnis Park, a less prominent campus location informally known...
  • 'This is our flag': County tears down memorial, town rebuilds it

    07/30/2017 2:01:39 PM PDT · by Hadean · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 30, 2017
    A Washington town took action after a roadside memorial honoring veterans was removed by county road crews. The “years-old display” of American and POW flags in the town of Preston was taken down after someone filed a complaint. Crews said they took the original flags down because they didn’t have permission to be there. On Thursday evening, angry residents hung up new flags. “People were really, really upset about this,” one resident told KOMO. Another local man, Robert Cunningham, said it doesn’t make sense that one complaint led the memorial’s destruction. “One person says they don’t like it, and they...
  • World War II Veteran Assaulted While Defending Flag at His Home

    07/24/2017 8:03:20 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07/24/17 | Bob Price
    A World War II veteran suffered an injury while defending his home’s American flag from assailants who pushed him to the ground. Howard Banks heard a noise outside his home and went out to investigate. Banks is legally blind. With his limited vision, he observed someone taking down the American flag flying outside his Kaufman, Texas, home, CBSDFW reported. The incident occurred on July 11, shortly before his 92nd birthday. Because of prior acts of vandalism, Banks decided to defend his flag. Previous vandals shredded his American and Marine Corps colors. “They could see me. I couldn’t see them,” Banks...
  • Surrounded by Flames, Firefighters in Oroville Rescue U.S. Flag From Wildfire

    07/10/2017 10:29:41 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    Josh Edelson, the photographer who took the picture, shoots wildfires in California every summer. He saw the fire, which was about a couple hundred yards away, slowly creeping up the hill toward the home. Firefighters from Cal Fire were spraying water on nearby weeds and doing other preventative measures to defend the house. And then, Edelson said, there was a brief moment of calm. “That was about the time they turned around and saw the flag, and they wanted to get it down,” Edelson told CNN. “But it was pretty high up; they couldn’t reach it.” Edelson said he presumes...
  • Okay, I'm a little disappointed. (vanity)

    07/04/2017 4:26:36 PM PDT · by Leaning Right · 43 replies
    I live in a Blue Dog area. Most folks here are Democrats. But that's only because their grandfathers and fathers were Democrats. Their grandfathers voted for JFK, and their fathers voted for Reagan. And in 2016 they voted for Trump. Yep, my blue state went for Trump. So why am I disappointed? It's the Fourth of July, and maybe one house out of ten here has a flag out front. Why is that?
  • klahoma City barber shop responds after photo of Confederate flag haircut goes viral

    07/03/2017 11:12:07 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    KFOR ^ | JULY 3, 2017 | Ian Smith
    Oklahoma City barber shop responds after photo of Confederate flag haircut goes viral A haircut by a popular Oklahoma City barber shop has ignited a firestorm on social media. Employees at Fade N Up said a white customer requested a Confederate flag be shaved into his head by a black barber, and the barbershop posted the photo on social media. The photo created the firestorm on Facebook with many condemning the customer and the shop. However, the shop's owner said the picture doesn't tell the whole story. “I was thinking it was some racist-type stuff but, as he sat down...
  • Police arrest man who burned American flag hanging from Richmond home

    06/29/2017 4:19:28 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 35 replies ^ | June 29, 2017 | Scott Wise
    The person caught on video setting fire to an American flag hung outside a Richmond home has turned himself in to police. Andrew Rosas, 26, of Catherine Street, surrendered at Richmond Police headquarters at approximately 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. He was charged with arson. James Tanner said he discovered the vandalism when he woke up Wednesday and checked footage from the Nest cam focused on his front porch. "This is vandalism and you have somebody that totally disregards the safety of the people around there," Tanner said. "It is also totally disregard what the flag represents." He said he was "very...
  • UC Davis student leaders say American flag display should be optional at meetings

    04/17/2017 6:19:43 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 33 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | April 17, 2017 | Diana Lambert
    The UC Davis student senate has made it optional to display the American flag at its meetings, stirring up controversy on campus and conservative blogs. Senate Bill 76 passed Thursday, said Michael Gofman, a student senator who opposed the change. The bill amends bylaws that required the United States flag to be on display at every senate meeting of the Associated Students, University of California, Davis.
  • Dozens of U.S. Missiles Hit Air Base in Syria

    04/06/2017 7:13:33 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 137 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 6, 2017 | MICHAEL R. GORDON, HELENE COOPER and MICHAEL D. SHEAR
    President Trump said Thursday night that the United States had carried out a missile strike in Syria on Thursday night in response to the Syrian government’s chemical weapons attack this week that killed more than 80 civilians. A senior military official said that 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles had hit Al Shayrat airfield in Syria. The missiles were aimed at Syrian fighter jets and other infrastructure but did not target anything that may have had chemical weapons. He said that no Russian planes were at the airfield and that the cruise missiles did not target any Russian facilities.
  • National Anthem Day March 3

    03/03/2017 9:41:56 AM PST · by fishtank · 2 replies
    Dogpile and also Wikipedia ^ | March 3, 2017 | Dogpile
    In 1930, Veterans of Foreign Wars started a petition for the United States to officially recognize "The Star-Spangled Banner" as the national anthem.[21] Five million people signed the petition.[21] The petition was presented to the United States House Committee on the Judiciary on January 31, 1930.[22] On the same day, Elsie Jorss-Reilley and Grace Evelyn Boudlin sang the song to the Committee to refute the perception that it was too high pitched for a typical person to sing.[23] The Committee voted in favor of sending the bill to the House floor for a vote.[24] The House of Representatives passed the...
  • Navy punishes Special Ops who flew Trump flag

    03/01/2017 6:17:47 AM PST · by Paul46360 · 28 replies
    Courier-Urinal </s> ^ | 2-28-17 | Courier journal
    <p>An unspecified number of Navy Special Warfare forces have been punished for flying a Trump flag on a military convoy seen traveling through Louisville last month, igniting fears of an authoritarian state among some motorists.</p> <p>An inquiry by the unit’s commander found that the service members “violated the spirit and intent of applicable DoD regulations concerning the flying of flags and the apparent endorsement of political activities,” according to a statement issued Tuesday by Lt. Jacqui Maxwell of the Naval Special Warfare Group 2 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.</p>
  • American flag has 51 stars for Pence visit to European Union

    02/20/2017 1:17:30 PM PST · by tekrat · 67 replies
    The Star-Spangled Banner looked more starry than usual during one of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s appearances in Brussels. A background picture of the American flag that went up alongside the European Union flag as Pence and EU leader Donald Tusk spoke on Monday had 51 stars instead of the usual 50, one for each state.
  • The Confederate Battle Flag is back in South Carolina… sort of

    02/04/2017 5:40:44 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 20 replies
    HotAir ^ | February 4, 2017 | Jazz Shaw
    In 2015, after a prolonged battle in the courts and the national media, the Confederate Battle Flag was lowered for the last time at a monument on state property in Columbia, South Carolina. At the time it was hailed as a glorious victory for the SJW and a very sad day for many southerners. Now, less than two years later a different version of the flag is back up again, but at a different location. The Confederate battle flag is going back up at a monument in a northwestern South Carolina town. Luther Lyle had maintained the memorial in Walhalla...
  • Navy investigating SEALs unit that rode with Trump flag in Kentucky convoy

    02/03/2017 12:08:25 PM PST · by CardCarryingMember.VastRightWC · 55 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/3/2017 | FoxNews
    ....[SEALs unit spokeswoman Lt. Jacqui] Maxwell described the investigation as a command inquiry that could lead to punishment if warranted. She also said it wasn’t immediately clear if those involved were SEALs or support staff. .... The paper reported Thursday that a Kentucky-based anti-Trump group was one of the first to post video of the incident on its website, calling it “a fascist tactic” that “is not acceptable. RESIST!!!” [Apparently a KY goat farmer took the photo/video and posted it as a lark, and then some KY SJW noticed it and alerted the Antifaghi or whatever they're called.]
  • Norway institutions 'targeted by Russia-linked hackers'

    02/03/2017 11:59:51 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 4 replies
    Several institutions in Norway have been targeted by hackers believed to be linked to Russia, the security service (PST) has warned. The Labour Party, defence and foreign ministries and the security service itself were among those hit, it said.Snip It comes amid tensions between Norway and Russia, which share a border.