Skip to comments.‘Suddenly there is a Confederate flag flying’ in Seattle’s Greenwood area (Norwegian Flag)
Posted on 02/22/2018 10:01:04 AM PST by llevrok
A story about the times we live in, and assumptions we can make in our current political climate.
The news tip a few days ago said:
Hi. Suddenly there is a Confederate flag flying in front of a house in my Greenwood neighborhood. It is at the north-east corner of 92nd and Palatine, just a block west of 92nd and Greenwood Ave N. I would love to know what this means but of course dont want to knock on their door. Maybe others in the area are flying the flag? Maybe its a story? Thank you.
It was from Rebecca Morris, who is an author of The New York Times best-seller true-crime books.
So, of course, we drove to that corner.
There was no wind, and on a flagpole there was what obviously was the U.S. flag at the top, and below, a red flag with blue stripes.
Simply hanging down, not spread out, you could make some assumptions that it was the star-filled Southern cross of the Confederacy.
Darold Norman Stangeland lives at the corner house.
Thats a Norwegian flag, he says. Its been up there since the start of the Olympics.
The Norwegian flag has a red background, with an off-center white-and-blue cross.
Norway, so far, has won 13 gold, 11 silver and nine bronze medals at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, totally dominating the event.
Im a proud Norwegian-American. My parents emigrated here in the mid-1950s. He skippered tugboats, Stangeland says. (Break)
(Excerpt) Read more at seattletimes.com ...
I’m going to raise the skull and crossbones. Let them guess what that means.
Our society has descended into idiocracy. And here I thought it was just a silly movie.
You can the complainer was a true lib. Never bothered to check her facts, just acts accusatory and stupid.
Not unless you are completely ignorant and/or stupid. There is no way any intelligent, sane, person could mistake the flag of Norway for the Confederate battle flag, whether it is hanging limply on the pole or not.
**I would love to know what this means**
It means you are an idiot.
Well the Libtards identify it as a Rebel flag, so that by-god is what it is....now take it down and go to sensitivity training. /s
“””Our society has descended into idiocracy. And here I thought it was just a silly movie.””””””
That movie is much closer to a factual documentary than a comedy.
Yup. Seattle really has gone nuts!
Truly a mental disorder.
God is testing me in the work place too.
I am surrounded
. . . and liberals think they’re so smart and well educated.
Dang! You said it before I could...
Rebecca Morris should come visit our ranch where we proudly fly a Battle Flag of Virginia.
We’re not Southerners, not at all.
We fly it simply for the reason that a bunch of liberals say we can’t.
That's true enough. If you spend all your time looking for reasons to be outraged then you're going to find reasons to be outraged; even stupid ones. Or, perhaps, especially stupid ones.
Editors note: Due to the number of comments on this story that violated our Terms of Service, the comment thread has been removed.Liberal cowardice. Cant expose the left for the doctrinarian hatemongers they are, after all; but at the same time, we do get to see how the left stifles free speech.
Sometimes, a mistaken assumption is reflective of an important sociological truth, and sometimes it is simply evidence that the person making the assumption is a complete idiot.
Seattle (and the Puget Sound Area), in the days where it first being settled, had a large original population of the Norse...people of Norwegian descent. Swedes too, but even more Norse. So that makes this particularly stupid. Put down the bong and check out your local history, dude.
I think the most important thing to ask is: Does the flag self-identify as a confederate flag?
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