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jberryhill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 08:13 PM
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16. I find the "flag as clothing" thing offensive

The phrase "to wrap oneself in the flag" is pejorative for a reason, and I'm amazed there are people who just don't get it.
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  -The Flag, flying in the dark, rain, snow, etc on a house always reminds me there is a person 2Design  Jan-09-11 06:01 PM   #0 
  - i keep my flag up 24/7.  spanone   Jan-09-11 06:02 PM   #1 
  - I'm old school too... taught that was disrespectful...  hlthe2b   Jan-09-11 06:08 PM   #2 
     - It may be flown at night if illuminated /nt  jberryhill   Jan-09-11 08:10 PM   #15 
  - Respect for the flag  northoftheborder   Jan-09-11 06:09 PM   #3 
  - Yes clothing 2 I hate them flying on cars especially dealerships  2Design   Jan-09-11 06:15 PM   #4 
  - That would make me a fuddy duddy as well, as those are the "rules" as I learned them.  Still Blue in PDX   Jan-09-11 08:00 PM   #14 
  - I find the "flag as clothing" thing offensive  jberryhill   Jan-09-11 08:13 PM   #16 
  - Only when hippies did it was wearing the flag clothes wrong  lunasun   Jan-09-11 08:41 PM   #18 
  - Back in "our day" most boys & girls were in Scouting & flag respect was taught  SoCalDem   Jan-09-11 08:18 PM   #17 
  - If you want to fly the flag you shouldn't be so lazy  Raine   Jan-09-11 06:15 PM   #5 
  - neighbor next to me takes it in every night and if it rains - treats it with respect  2Design   Jan-09-11 06:19 PM   #6 
  - My flag stays up 24/7  sailor65   Jan-09-11 06:25 PM   #10 
     - Mine does, too.  emilyg   Jan-09-11 06:28 PM   #12 
  - Flag idolatry is a uniquely American--and  Jackpine Radical   Jan-09-11 06:22 PM   #7 
  - This. n/t  Last_Stand   Jan-09-11 06:27 PM   #11 
  - Hardly anyone knows there is a flag code anymore,  sailor65   Jan-09-11 06:22 PM   #8 
  - I think flag etiquette is important  handmade34   Jan-09-11 06:24 PM   #9 
  - I have several die-hard Democrat friends in CA who fly their flags 24/7. They know the rules for  jody   Jan-09-11 06:59 PM   #13 
  - At UC Berkeley the flag is raised every morning  lunatica   Jan-09-11 08:48 PM   #19 

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