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gollygee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-14-07 02:16 PM
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9. Once upon a time I did
but I've since met some rabid Democrats - old fashioned labor union types - who decorate their whole houses in US flags, put flags on everything, etc.
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  -If you see an American flag on someone's car, do you assume they are a Republican? bryant69  Jun-14-07 02:09 PM   #0 
  - No.  NaturalHigh   Jun-14-07 02:11 PM   #1 
  - Kinda, because a naked flag -- without any other comment . . .  MrModerate   Jun-14-07 02:11 PM   #2 
  - Only if you allow the GOP to control the meaning of the symbol.  MADem   Jun-14-07 02:21 PM   #15 
  - I have a flag decal on my truck  BOSSHOG   Jun-14-07 02:12 PM   #3 
  - It depends on where I am  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jun-14-07 02:13 PM   #4 
  - I assume only that they are driving a car with an American flag on it.  MNDemNY   Jun-14-07 02:13 PM   #5 
  - And when I see a white stripe on a black cat I presume its a fucking Skunk too.  ThomWV   Jun-14-07 02:14 PM   #6 
  - While digesting Reader's Digest  ET Awful   Jun-14-07 02:15 PM   #7 
  - Good little poem/song. I guess probably a song. n/t  bryant69   Jun-14-07 02:18 PM   #10 
     - Ooops, forgot to credit it - John Prine wrote it, nice little ditty  ET Awful   Jun-14-07 02:20 PM   #13 
  - Nope. Yellow "Support the troops" decals cause me to assume that.  Alexander   Jun-14-07 02:15 PM   #8 
  - Once upon a time I did  gollygee   Jun-14-07 02:16 PM   #9 
  - No, but I do when it is all of those support the troop ribbons.  sandrakae   Jun-14-07 02:18 PM   #11 
  - On my old car, soon after 9/11, I put 4 flags on my car...  Solon   Jun-14-07 02:19 PM   #12 
  - I assume they are an American  HEyHEY   Jun-14-07 02:20 PM   #14 
  - We have two American flags on one of our cars  Mabus   Jun-14-07 02:23 PM   #16 
  - Well, a dirty, faded, road-begrimed flag decal sure spells 'AMERICA' to me.  TahitiNut   Jun-14-07 02:24 PM   #17 
  - I'm not sure i get your response  bryant69   Jun-14-07 02:29 PM   #20 
  - Let the Flag Code be your guide.  TahitiNut   Jun-14-07 02:36 PM   #26 
  - But that in reality is the pure essence of America  Toots   Jun-14-07 03:30 PM   #34 
  - Yes, most of the time.  lpbk2713   Jun-14-07 02:26 PM   #18 
  - They could be worse  catmandu57   Jun-14-07 02:27 PM   #19 
  - I don't care about identifying the Republicans  Horse with no Name   Jun-14-07 02:29 PM   #21 
  - I know how you feel - I took my W sticker off for that very reason. n/t  bryant69   Jun-14-07 02:33 PM   #24 
  - My '82 AMC Jeep has one  mitchtv   Jun-14-07 02:32 PM   #22 
  - Sometimes the person just wants to be identified as American.  MaryBear   Jun-14-07 02:33 PM   #23 
  - "Flags are bits of colored cloth that governments use first to shrink-wrap people's brains  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jun-14-07 02:36 PM   #25 
  - It won't surprise you to know that I consider that not enriely complete nor accurate. n/t  bryant69   Jun-14-07 02:39 PM   #27 
  - And as cheap backdrops .....  lpbk2713   Jun-14-07 02:40 PM   #28 
  - No. I Pride Myself On Not Being A Closed Minded Fool.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jun-14-07 02:44 PM   #29 
  - For the most part, yes, because Democrats just don't usually make use of the flag.  BullGooseLoony   Jun-14-07 02:45 PM   #30 
  - No  ZombyWoof   Jun-14-07 02:46 PM   #31 
  - Could be an immigrant who doesn't know about or doesn't care about the pro-war connotation.  quantessd   Jun-14-07 02:49 PM   #32 
     - Immediately following 9/11 a lot of immigrants put flags on their stores and cars.  TahitiNut   Jun-14-07 02:58 PM   #33 

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