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upi402 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-30-06 08:57 PM
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159. My dad fought in WW2 so I put up a tiny plastic one
The traitors who wrap themselves in the flag look like Red White and Blue corndogs to me now.
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  -There is NO American flag flying at my house this weekend. Redstone  May-28-06 06:35 PM   #0 
  - Me too. Have not flown one since March 2003  WannaJumpMyScooter   May-28-06 06:39 PM   #1 
  - I'm flying my peace flag  OKDem08   May-28-06 06:44 PM   #2 
  - The new Americam Falg courtesy adbusters.org  johnfunk   May-28-06 07:17 PM   #22 
  - That flag as too few Oil Companies  donheld   May-29-06 05:34 AM   #105 
  - This is an excellent alternative. I'm going to get me one of these.  happydreams   May-28-06 07:19 PM   #23 
  - me too.  QuestionAll   May-30-06 09:43 AM   #152 
  - How sad...  Texasgal   May-28-06 06:46 PM   #3 
  - Is it made in America or China?  Postman   May-28-06 06:48 PM   #4 
  - I don't care where it was made.  Texasgal   May-28-06 06:50 PM   #6 
  - That ain't good enough lady...  Postman   May-28-06 06:56 PM   #10 
     - Okay...so what kind of car do you drive?  Texasgal   May-28-06 07:01 PM   #14 
        - You are correct - many things are made outside of the US today,  usnret88   May-28-06 07:31 PM   #28 
        - To be quite honest with you  Texasgal   May-28-06 07:33 PM   #30 
        - So you equate your car with what is supposed to symbolize freedom.  The Stranger   May-29-06 09:48 AM   #119 
        - The conversation has moved on quite a bit...  Fierce   May-29-06 07:21 PM   #143 
  - One of my friends signed me up to get army info as a joke.  haruka3_2000   May-28-06 10:54 PM   #88 
     - An ex-AF friend of mine signed up for the free t-shirt they were hawking  blonndee   May-28-06 11:48 PM   #97 
  - Be that as it may. I have the greatest respect for our soldiers, but I  Redstone   May-28-06 06:50 PM   #5 
  - Hey.. I agree with you.  Texasgal   May-28-06 06:52 PM   #7 
     - I am as well. But I'll memorialize them as the people they were,  Redstone   May-28-06 07:24 PM   #24 
        - Redstone..  Texasgal   May-28-06 07:32 PM   #29 
        - Hey, tg, NONE of that was an attack on you or your opinion.  Redstone   May-28-06 07:38 PM   #32 
        - I respect that  Steve_DeShazer   May-28-06 08:44 PM   #62 
           - Then I'll salute your flag as I pass by it. With respect.  Redstone   May-28-06 09:08 PM   #64 
  - The flag also represents the right not to fly the flag if one deems it  Selatius   May-28-06 06:54 PM   #8 
  - You are correct.  Texasgal   May-28-06 06:57 PM   #11 
     - Now THAT is your right that I'd be willing to fight for n/t  Selatius   May-28-06 06:58 PM   #12 
     - Uhh...  name not needed   May-28-06 08:20 PM   #51 
     - I wish there was a way for me to remember to put my flag out.  CanuckAmok   May-29-06 01:41 AM   #103 
        - Did you get that thing I sent ya?  Blue-Jay   May-29-06 09:38 AM   #115 
        - what thing was that?  CanuckAmok   May-30-06 02:47 AM   #149 
        - Perhaps you could leave yourself a voicemail reminder...  greatauntoftriplets   May-29-06 09:44 AM   #117 
  - I don't blame you.  Donkeykick   May-28-06 07:38 PM   #31 
  - hey, I am a VET and I wouldn't be caught dead flying one.  jonnyblitz   May-28-06 07:41 PM   #33 
  - But Johnny..  Texasgal   May-28-06 07:57 PM   #40 
  - well, not all of us think like you, I guess  jonnyblitz   May-28-06 10:53 PM   #87 
     - Stop whining.  Texasgal   May-28-06 11:03 PM   #91 
     - LMFAO!!!  jonnyblitz   May-28-06 11:40 PM   #96 
     - Thanks for posting that.  Lars39   May-29-06 07:49 AM   #110 
     - And, JB, you have a perspective that few of us have.  Redstone   May-29-06 04:17 PM   #124 
  - JB, you have particular reason for your opinion, and people should  Redstone   May-28-06 09:11 PM   #65 
  - Well, Friday we buried my FIL with full military honors  Midlodemocrat   May-29-06 10:04 AM   #122 
     - My condolances, Midlodemocrat.  Lars39   May-29-06 04:33 PM   #129 
  - I am with Texasgal  PublicRadioVet   May-28-06 10:14 PM   #81 
  - I have never flown a flag.  LWolf   May-29-06 09:27 AM   #113 
  - Good post.  Lars39   May-29-06 09:42 AM   #116 
  - Perhaps you should find it angry, not sad.  The Stranger   May-29-06 09:46 AM   #118 
  - MEMORIAL DAY is NOT VETERAN'S DAY!  WannaJumpMyScooter   May-29-06 09:57 PM   #148 
  - No flag here. But I never display a flag anyway.  Union Thug   May-28-06 06:54 PM   #9 
  - With all due respect, are you going to let the enemy take YOUR flag?  derby378   May-28-06 06:59 PM   #13 
  - See #24 above. I have my reasons.  Redstone   May-28-06 07:26 PM   #25 
  - My small flag is in the same place and position  Pastiche423   May-28-06 07:02 PM   #15 
  - No, don't let the *s hijack it  treestar   May-28-06 07:03 PM   #16 
  - My point exactly!  derby378   May-28-06 07:05 PM   #17 
  - Don't have one. Don't want one.  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-28-06 07:07 PM   #18 
  - good quote-  zippy890   May-28-06 08:19 PM   #50 
  - too obsessed with nationalism  alyce douglas   May-29-06 07:41 AM   #108 
  - Agreed...  Iowa   May-28-06 09:19 PM   #67 
  - I've never seriously considered flying a flag  Mr_Spock   May-28-06 09:52 PM   #73 
  - 10 roger on that  datasuspect   May-29-06 07:03 PM   #141 
  - I have one flying upside down on my front porch and one  diamondsndust   May-28-06 07:10 PM   #19 
  - No thank you.  Texasgal   May-28-06 07:13 PM   #20 
     - When a country is in distress  Pastiche423   May-29-06 06:05 PM   #136 
  - Unfortunately, no one will really notice what you do.  pooja   May-28-06 07:17 PM   #21 
  - Personal flag story:  Kenergy   May-28-06 08:00 PM   #42 
  - Very well put.  Texasgal   May-28-06 08:05 PM   #44 
  - Since I was born in 1953, no one has  roody   May-29-06 04:37 PM   #130 
     - point taken n/t  Kenergy   May-29-06 06:36 PM   #138 
  - Yes, unfortunately there's a lot of truth in your post  Kenergy   May-28-06 08:27 PM   #54 
     - very true  alyce douglas   May-29-06 07:47 AM   #109 
  - Our democracy is in distress.  jarnocan   May-28-06 07:27 PM   #26 
  - My flag story began the day after the election, 2004:  debbierlus   May-28-06 07:28 PM   #27 
  - That was a damned good post.  Redstone   May-28-06 07:42 PM   #34 
  - No words.  AuntPatsy   May-28-06 10:38 PM   #84 
  - Sorry, mine is flying.  lonestarnot   May-28-06 07:43 PM   #35 
  - As well it should, if that's what you think is best. America is a land of  Redstone   May-28-06 07:54 PM   #38 
  - My flag is flying. n;t  jody   May-28-06 07:46 PM   #36 
  - Me too  proud2Blib   May-28-06 07:47 PM   #37 
  - NOT the PONT of today. Sorry buddy, don't agree with you.  Spangle   May-28-06 07:56 PM   #39 
  - Best post on this thread.  Texasgal   May-28-06 07:59 PM   #41 
  - And I respect your opinion.  Redstone   May-28-06 08:13 PM   #46 
  - And I respect yours.  Spangle   May-28-06 08:32 PM   #56 
     - That's what America is supposed to be, yes?  Redstone   May-28-06 08:35 PM   #59 
     - Yep!  Spangle   May-28-06 09:49 PM   #71 
        - Yes, indeed. Very well said. This is what the "American Way" is  Redstone   May-29-06 04:20 PM   #125 
     - And I respect both of you.....  AuntPatsy   May-28-06 10:39 PM   # 
     - And I respect both of you.....  AuntPatsy   May-28-06 10:39 PM   #85 
  - Today was also the anniversary of the Removal Act  depakid   May-28-06 11:49 PM   #98 
  - Great post, Spangle!  PublicRadioVet   May-29-06 04:30 PM   #128 
  - Mu husband I (both Americans) live in Toronto ...  NanceGreggs   May-28-06 08:03 PM   #43 
  - I will not let the RIGHT high jack MY FLAG!  Texasgal   May-28-06 08:07 PM   #45 
  - tg, did you read your PM?  Redstone   May-28-06 08:15 PM   #47 
  - I just replied...  Texasgal   May-28-06 08:15 PM   #48 
     - I got it. Thank you again.  Redstone   May-28-06 08:17 PM   #49 
  - We have a right to see things differently, and for different reasons  NanceGreggs   May-28-06 09:22 PM   #68 
     - I cannot argue with you on your point.  Texasgal   May-28-06 09:31 PM   #70 
        - I agree with tomorrow not being a day of protest.  NanceGreggs   May-28-06 10:11 PM   #80 
           - But do you understand...  Texasgal   May-28-06 11:01 PM   #89 
              - Ideally, the flag SHOULD represent the people ...  NanceGreggs   May-28-06 11:30 PM   #94 
  - Ah, you gotta bust it out for the World Cup  Telly Savalas   May-28-06 09:17 PM   #66 
  - NOT even for the World Cup!  NanceGreggs   May-28-06 09:25 PM   #69 
  - Nance...  fooj   May-28-06 11:36 PM   #95 
     - Thanks, fooj! n/t  NanceGreggs   May-28-06 11:59 PM   #100 
  - You got the Fifth rec. from me Redstone,  Lochloosa   May-28-06 08:20 PM   #52 
  - Thank you. I hope that people read ALL that I said, so they understand  Redstone   May-28-06 08:25 PM   #53 
     - I have and I do.  Lochloosa   May-28-06 08:30 PM   #55 
        - I appreciate that. Thank you.  Redstone   May-28-06 08:34 PM   #57 
           - And...just for you...KICK  Lochloosa   May-28-06 08:43 PM   #61 
  - It's our flag. Fly it. If you don't, the Republican Corporatists win.  Steve_DeShazer   May-28-06 08:35 PM   #58 
  - Your opinion. And it's OK, but it doesn't invalidate mine.  Redstone   May-28-06 08:38 PM   #60 
  - No he's not wrong, he has his reasons and you should respect them  AuntPatsy   May-28-06 10:41 PM   #86 
  - And I'm a "big bitch," too? And this is how you "trash me?"  Redstone   May-29-06 07:25 PM   #144 
     - I owe "Steve_DeShazer" a public apology for the above post.  Redstone   May-30-06 09:20 AM   #150 
        - No problem.  Steve_DeShazer   May-30-06 06:09 PM   #154 
           - That we are. I appreciate the gracious reply.  Redstone   May-30-06 07:33 PM   #155 
              - I hope we do.  Steve_DeShazer   May-30-06 08:11 PM   #156 
  - I Fly This One  AndyTiedye   May-28-06 08:54 PM   #63 
  - We've kinda gone the other direction.  Bouncy Ball   May-28-06 09:51 PM   #72 
  - That's GREAT!  Texasgal   May-28-06 09:53 PM   #74 
  - Well, there IS a fringe benefit.  Bouncy Ball   May-28-06 09:55 PM   #76 
     - My thoughts exactly  ernstbass   May-29-06 09:53 AM   #120 
     - That's an interesting twist, and a good idea.  Redstone   May-29-06 04:26 PM   #126 
        - LOL, thanks.  Bouncy Ball   May-29-06 05:30 PM   #133 
           - Easy because, face it, they're not too bright. But fun nonetheless.  Redstone   May-29-06 05:34 PM   #134 
  - I feel the same way.  girl gone mad   May-28-06 10:06 PM   #78 
  - Get crazy with it!  Bouncy Ball   May-28-06 10:11 PM   #79 
  - I'm doing the same thing  rampaging_cynic   May-28-06 11:03 PM   #90 
  - I'll be flying mine  NoPasaran   May-28-06 09:54 PM   #75 
  - fly the flag with a "bring the troops home now" sign  JI7   May-28-06 10:00 PM   #77 
  - I've always had the greatest respect for you Redstone  merh   May-28-06 10:20 PM   #82 
  - I wish I could nominate individual posts.  Texasgal   May-28-06 10:26 PM   #83 
  - My dad refuses to fly the flag.  Fox Mulder   May-28-06 11:17 PM   #92 
  - I've flown one since September 2001.  Lefty48197   May-28-06 11:29 PM   #93 
  - Is that what the symbol represents for you?  LWolf   May-29-06 09:28 AM   #114 
  - Uh...  Pastiche423   May-29-06 06:16 PM   #137 
  - I always fly my flag.  knitter4democracy   May-28-06 11:54 PM   #99 
  - I fly my flags.  steely   May-29-06 12:29 AM   #101 
  - I will never let them take my flag. I'll fly it proud. n/t  Clarkie1   May-29-06 01:31 AM   #102 
  - I bought a flag and flew it on 9/11/2001  agincourt   May-29-06 01:48 AM   #104 
  - Hi, Redstone,  BlackVelvet04   May-29-06 07:31 AM   #106 
  - Very well said. Thank you.  Redstone   May-29-06 07:50 PM   #146 
  - The a-holes in charge...  liberalpress   May-29-06 07:41 AM   #107 
  - great posts  alyce douglas   May-29-06 08:05 AM   #111 
  - I fly a PEACE flag everyday and will do so until this illegal invasion  in_cog_ni_to   May-29-06 09:16 AM   #112 
  - We fly ours in honor of the brave soldiers, who had nothing to do with  mod mom   May-29-06 09:58 AM   #121 
  - This is a great thread. A prime example of  Midlodemocrat   May-29-06 10:09 AM   #123 
  - Yes, it is, isn't it?  Redstone   May-29-06 04:27 PM   #127 
     - I would expect nothing else from you, Redstone.  Midlodemocrat   May-30-06 09:40 AM   #151 
        - Midlo, you're a peach. And as for respect? You have mine.  Redstone   May-30-06 08:25 PM   #158 
  - I took mine down when the Abu Gharaib  REACTIVATED IN CT   May-29-06 05:02 PM   #131 
  - Fly the flag, it's about people not politcis  jpevahouse   May-29-06 05:24 PM   #132 
  - I haven't flown our flag since democracy was stolen by the SC..  B Calm   May-29-06 05:36 PM   #135 
  - Don't let the freeps steal the flag.  Odin2005   May-29-06 06:40 PM   #139 
  - we are a active military family and we don't' fly one either  insane_cratic_gal   May-29-06 07:02 PM   #140 
  - No righty will take away my country or my patriotism.  musical_soul   May-29-06 07:03 PM   #142 
  - Actually who can afford such a thing?  scoey1953   May-29-06 07:31 PM   #145 
  - Damn Straight!  AnnieBW   May-29-06 08:49 PM   #147 
  - I've always been quietly pleased ...  Tracer   May-30-06 09:53 AM   #153 
  - Funny. I didn't see a whole lot of American flags anywhere this past  bush_is_wacko   May-30-06 08:23 PM   #157 
  - My dad fought in WW2 so I put up a tiny plastic one  upi402   May-30-06 08:57 PM   #159 
 

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