You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Reply #17: Back in "our day" most boys & girls were in Scouting & flag respect was taught [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » General Discussion Donate to DU
SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-09-11 08:18 PM
Response to Reply #3
17. Back in "our day" most boys & girls were in Scouting & flag respect was taught
Edited on Sun Jan-09-11 08:18 PM by SoCalDem
and part of every meeting, so we all learned it..

That was before all the new activities for kids that are around today

On scout day at school most kids wore their uniforms to school, and some troops met in the school basement or at a fellow student's house we walked past on our way home.

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
  -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 

Home » Discuss » General Discussion Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC