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petronius Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-11-11 01:17 PM
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12. I think it looks nice. They obviously put some effort into getting them equally-spaced,
and it paid off.

There will certainly be some 'bagger-oriented jingoistic nonsense today, but this remembrance (depending on what is said at the service) seems tasteful...
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  - A Vision I encountered driving to the Store in my Southern Home Town today Mira  Sep-11-11 12:54 PM   #0 
  - Cool! I like it. nt.  Countdown_3_2_1   Sep-11-11 12:58 PM   #1 
  - I can't stand jingoism of any sort. nt  tblue37   Sep-11-11 02:05 PM   #25 
  - I betcha they won't do that for veterans day  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-11-11 12:59 PM   #2 
  - Or MLK Jr. n/t  Mira   Sep-11-11 01:00 PM   #3 
  - I don't know about them  xmas74   Sep-11-11 01:06 PM   #5 
  - cynical words from someone who likely knows NOTHING about this church  ProdigalJunkMail   Sep-11-11 01:09 PM   #7 
  - What's new?  pintobean   Sep-11-11 01:17 PM   #11 
  - They are a church in the south which means they are like part of the Southern Baptist Convention.  white_wolf   Sep-11-11 01:19 PM   #13 
     - No kidding, the church that Carter, Clinton and Gore grew up in  ChandlerJr   Sep-11-11 01:34 PM   #17 
     - IIRC, The Southern Baptist Convention took a severe hard turn to the  coalition_unwilling   Sep-11-11 01:38 PM   #19 
     - They did trust me. My school preached, among other things,  white_wolf   Sep-11-11 01:42 PM   #21 
        - How ironic would it be were our next V.I. Lenin to come out of the  coalition_unwilling   Sep-11-11 01:51 PM   #22 
     - Carter was a good man, but I have no use for Clinton and he could hardly be considered religious  white_wolf   Sep-11-11 01:39 PM   #20 
     - But good guy Carter abandoned them because they went bizarro. nt  tblue37   Sep-11-11 02:06 PM   #27 
     - And Carter left due to their hard right turn  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-11-11 02:15 PM   #28 
     - There are many, many Baptist churches that are NOT members of  Obamanaut   Sep-12-11 03:31 AM   #48 
  - Perhaps the number of flags is in remembrance - one flag for each death  Obamanaut   Sep-12-11 03:39 AM   #50 
  - I like the first pic  bainz   Sep-11-11 01:05 PM   #4 
  - Oh yes, I could have gotten fancy, it's a fine camera  Mira   Sep-11-11 01:14 PM   #9 
  - When two tribes go to war...eom  Kolesar   Sep-11-11 01:08 PM   #6 
  - That church obviously has too much money. They need to be taxed  RC   Sep-11-11 01:11 PM   #8 
  - Acres and Acres of manicured lawns in a high dollar area. I would like to imagine  Mira   Sep-11-11 01:17 PM   #10 
  - I think it looks nice. They obviously put some effort into getting them equally-spaced,  petronius   Sep-11-11 01:17 PM   #12 
  - Agreed  bainz   Sep-11-11 01:26 PM   #15 
  - They don't leave those up at night, do they?  saras   Sep-11-11 01:23 PM   #14 
  - Very nice  bbinacan   Sep-11-11 01:30 PM   #16 
  - Did Pinedale do the same? n/t  bainz   Sep-11-11 01:38 PM   #18 
  - Truth be told, it's quite scary. This fetishizing of the flag is out of control  Malikshah   Sep-11-11 01:56 PM   #23 
  - i can think of one....  Horse with no Name   Sep-11-11 02:59 PM   #32 
  - Oh my, this is hard hitting.  Mira   Sep-11-11 05:03 PM   #37 
  - Indeed. And those that ignore the comparisons  Horse with no Name   Sep-11-11 05:30 PM   #42 
  - +10000 n/t  Mnemosyne   Sep-11-11 09:10 PM   #47 
  - Nationalism - it's a symptom. n/t  Mnemosyne   Sep-11-11 09:09 PM   #46 
  - Tax those grifter$  Tom Ripley   Sep-11-11 01:56 PM   #24 
  - Nice gesture. I have my house flag out today.  MineralMan   Sep-11-11 02:06 PM   #26 
  - That's why I posted the last photo. It was the only flag needed, IMO. Half Mast. In reverence. n/t  Mira   Sep-11-11 02:50 PM   #29 
  - Religion + Jingoistic flag-waving = EWWWW  Odin2005   Sep-11-11 02:53 PM   #30 
  - It begs the question: How many flags do you have to fly to prove you're a real American?  ThomWV   Sep-11-11 02:56 PM   #31 
  - There's one pastor that learned nothing from 9/11.  EFerrari   Sep-11-11 03:24 PM   #33 
  - So are these flags suppose to make you want to run to the church? I wish the church  southernyankeebelle   Sep-11-11 03:30 PM   #34 
  - hurry! there's still time to catch their "Patriot Day Celebration".  uncle ray   Sep-11-11 03:58 PM   #35 
  - I'd bet dollars to doughnuts that every one of those flags was made in China.  PeaceNikki   Sep-11-11 04:01 PM   #36 
  - In Kennesaw, Georgia, at the Kennesaw Mountain  RebelOne   Sep-11-11 05:10 PM   #38 
  - I imagine it was good for business to put all those flags out. nt.  Mariana   Sep-11-11 05:23 PM   #39 
  - tax 'em.  Manifestor_of_Light   Sep-11-11 05:25 PM   #40 
  - I may be going out on a limb here, but I think they like America!  TK421   Sep-11-11 05:29 PM   #41 
  - How fucking dare they...  cherokeeprogressive   Sep-11-11 05:40 PM   #43 
  - I KNOW that church..  Drew Richards   Sep-11-11 06:33 PM   #44 
  - You lived near Heritage Village then with Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker  Mira   Sep-11-11 07:49 PM   #45 
  - Any more than 18 inches between flags and you're practically a commie,  Bonobo   Sep-12-11 03:33 AM   #49 
  - K&R n/t  Tx4obama   Sep-12-11 03:58 AM   #51 
  - Thanks for posting: I like it!  NYC Liberal   Sep-12-11 05:55 AM   #52 
  - Onward Christian Soldiers ..n/t  SoCalDem   Sep-12-11 06:12 AM   #53 
 

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