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blues90 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-04-06 11:54 AM
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24. I don't think it's the people at all
It's the admins way to divert the attention from anything important , it's not the flag , who burns a flag and who out of the massess cares ?
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  -Why Americans freak out about flag-burning but not about the Constitution RagingInMiami  Jul-04-06 03:47 AM   #0 
  - IMO, it's words vs symbols  ixion   Jul-04-06 03:56 AM   #1 
  - Think you are some what right on this plus people have sort  izzie   Jul-04-06 05:02 AM   #9 
  - Agreed  Sherman A1   Jul-04-06 06:28 AM   #11 
  - We are becoming a violent, stupid nation. /nt  readmoreoften   Jul-04-06 04:01 AM   #2 
  - DeVo had it right  StClone   Jul-04-06 05:50 AM   #10 
  - I dont see that many people up in arms about it, it's another made up  BR_Parkway   Jul-04-06 04:12 AM   #3 
  - But trying burnng a flag in public  RagingInMiami   Jul-04-06 10:13 AM   #13 
  - The MSM and certain politicians are freaking out over the flag  rman   Jul-04-06 04:28 AM   #4 
  - Wait -- men don't wear wigs or stockings any more?  sfexpat2000   Jul-04-06 04:34 AM   #5 
  - Wow! I didn't know there were any actual photos...  Kutjara   Jul-04-06 04:42 AM   #6 
     - I wouldn't argue this in a Civics class but bet that this culture  sfexpat2000   Jul-04-06 04:51 AM   #7 
  - If you want to cheese people off, burn their idols  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Jul-04-06 04:59 AM   #8 
  - We should make a flag of the Constitution. Then maybe people  Kahuna   Jul-04-06 06:53 AM   #12 
  - This is actually an explosively good idea!  FredStembottom   Jul-04-06 11:52 AM   #23 
     - Cool!  quantessd   Jul-05-06 02:11 AM   #38 
  - Most Americans don't understand the Constitution and Bill of Rights  slackmaster   Jul-04-06 10:15 AM   #14 
  - Because their attention span is about the size of a gnat and they can't  lonestarnot   Jul-04-06 10:34 AM   #15 
  - Republican TP  BringEmOn   Jul-04-06 10:43 AM   #16 
  - Terrific photo  AndreaCG   Jul-04-06 10:47 AM   #17 
  - If only . . .  timontheleft   Jul-04-06 10:49 AM   #18 
  - So what yer sayin is the education system is completely dysfunctional  omega minimo   Jul-04-06 11:05 AM   #19 
  - I think anyone who say's the education system is not dysfunctional  RagingInMiami   Jul-04-06 12:37 PM   #29 
  - Isn't it hypocritical to benefit from "Freedom" & be ignorant of it ?  omega minimo   Jul-04-06 12:55 PM   #31 
  - according to my almanac  hfojvt   Jul-04-06 09:11 PM   #35 
     - Yes, USA is still # 1!  RagingInMiami   Jul-05-06 02:03 AM   #36 
  - The education system is NOT completely dysfunctional  Nevernose   Jul-04-06 08:25 PM   #34 
     - I have no doubt that the people within the education system  RagingInMiami   Jul-05-06 02:08 AM   #37 
        - It's like blaming the police for high crime rates.  Nevernose   Jul-05-06 07:52 AM   #39 
  - Because you have to READ to care about the Constitution........  Joanne98   Jul-04-06 11:11 AM   #20 
  - That gives me an idea....  Jade Fox   Jul-04-06 11:27 AM   #21 
  - Right you are!  intheflow   Jul-04-06 11:37 AM   #22 
  - I don't think it's the people at all  blues90   Jul-04-06 11:54 AM   #24 
  - See post 13  RagingInMiami   Jul-04-06 12:16 PM   #26 
  - Sacred Documents  Son Of Spy   Jul-04-06 12:15 PM   #25 
  - So much comes down to education.  SmokingJacket   Jul-04-06 12:21 PM   #27 
  - Agreed. We need to change that.  eallen   Jul-04-06 12:40 PM   #30 
  - but they're not the only skimped-on subjects  Bill McBlueState   Jul-05-06 08:39 AM   #42 
  - Well said. American's aren't so good at abstractions.  lumberjack_jeff   Jul-04-06 12:26 PM   #28 
  - People respond to symbols ~ I wonder if someone interviewed every person  Catrina   Jul-04-06 02:18 PM   #32 
  - With the education system in this country so (intentionally) gutted  Blue Velvet   Jul-04-06 08:08 PM   #33 
  - The ones who are frightened by burning flags have never had any fear  RGBolen   Jul-05-06 07:53 AM   #40 
  - Bumper sticker patriotism  Reader Rabbit   Jul-05-06 08:04 AM   #41 

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