Are you celebrating Flag Day today?
In the face of concerns our country is dealing with should we be celebrating a holiday? Perhaps the best we can do is acknowledge one when tragedy is recent. Perhaps this is the best time to pay tribute to the history and freedoms our flag represents. Perhaps the need is to make celebrating this year's Flag Day a more somber occasion than typical patriotic holidays. No matter an opinion, we are Americans, with a rich and worthy history, in spite of faults. Often gregarious, giving, and gracious, we are Americans! Think about it–being patriotic is good for communities and countries. Thoughts?
I love our flag. We do put a flag and keep it up most of the year. It comes down in the dead of winter. I think it's supposed to. I think there should be more of a celebration than there is. In my town there is nothing.
by Susie Lehto 3 years ago
"Due to the recent tragedy in SC. People in government are coming together against a flag that has a negative and disgusting past.Native Americans have the same feelings about the American flag.As African Americans feel about the confederate flag."https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petiti...
by VC L Veasey 6 years ago
Should Americans Honor The Confederate Flag?
by Nicole 3 years ago
Would you consider this photo be a desecration of the American Flag?This photo was meant to represent the reasons this U.S. Navy Seaman fights for our country- freedom, strength, and his family- his child. What do you think of this photo? Personally, I love this photo and I think it is beautiful....
by Ronnie wrenchBiscuit 4 years ago
Perhaps it is unfair to expect Americans to stop celebrating Columbus Day cold turkey. Let's face it, although there are exceptions to the rule, no one would expect a 4 year old child to start riding a bicycle without training wheels. I believe that a gradual "weaning away" process would...
by Jeff Berndt 6 years ago
No, really.The US Flag Code, section 176, subsection K says:The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning. [emphasis mine]With me so far? Right. So, in this article in the Christian Science...
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