Skip to comments.Why Aren't the Flags at Half Staff For This American Hero
Posted on 08/27/2012 9:35:44 AM PDT by BulletBobCo
Because they should be flying high and proud in memory of a wonderful American accomplishment, and of an American life lived long and well.
Cause he’s hornin’ in on the Narcissist-in-chief’s TV face time.
Armstrong is also a reminder to the American people that Obama is wrecking NASA, which is the one government agency that has embodied the exceptionalism of the USA. . . . Now we can’t have THAT, can we???
Because he isn’t a minority, a hollywood celebrity. And worst of all, he was a self-professing Christian.
because everything is about Obama.
Because he just died a day or so ago. They don’t lower the flag until the day you go in the ground. The flags are appropriately placed at this time.
Because, to Obama, he represents “American Exceptionalism”. Ain’t gonna happen.
Did they wait when Whitney died of her drug overdose?
That was the state of New Jersey. Perhaps you should scream at the governor of the state that Armstrong was from.
Did they wait when there was a mass shooting?
That simply is not true.
Obama: Flags To Be Flown At Half-Staff In Wake Of Shooting At Wisconsin Sikh Temple --President Barack Obama ordered flags at all U.S. government facilities both at home and abroad to be flown at half-staff Monday, a response to a mass-shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin over the weekend.
"As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on August 5, 2012, in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, August 10, 2012," Obama wrote in the proclamation.
He continued: "I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations."
Under 4 U.S.C. § 7(m) the flag of the United States is to be flown at half-staff in following circumstances: For thirty days after the death of a current or former president or president-elect, as occurred after the death of President Reagan and the death of President Ford. For ten days after the death of a current vice president, current or retired chief justice, or current speaker of the House of Representatives.
From the day of death until interment of an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, a secretary of an executive or military department, a former vice president, or the governor of a state, territory, or possession.
On the day of death and the following day for a Member of Congress.
On Memorial Day until noon.
Upon presidential proclamation, which has recently included: the interment of Frank Buckles, the death of Senator Ted Kennedy; the remembrance of the 9/11 attacks the death of Pope John Paul II, the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster in 2003, the victims of Hurricane Katrina, the Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, the deaths of Coretta Scott King and Rosa Parks, Virginia Tech massacre, Fort Hood massacre, and the 2012 shooting in Aurora Colorado.
The flag shall be flown at half-staff 30 days from the death of the President or a former President; 10 days from the day of death of the Vice President, the Chief Justice or a retired Chief Justice of the United States, or the Speaker of the House of Representatives; from the day of death until interment of an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, a Secretary of an executive or military department, a former Vice President, or the Governor of a State, territory, or possession; and on the day of death and the following day for a Member of Congress.
Otherwise it is per the order of the President.
Every day I loathe that stinking bastard more and more.
The flags are not at half staff because on April 14, 2010 Neil Armstrong publicly chastised Obama for cutting NASA’s budget. This is payback from the thin-skinned classless little prick.
Neil Armstrong lighting a cigar, March 1969
Because 0 bummer has declared NASA to be a muslime outreach federal program now and they hate our flag. Might offend one or two of them.
Seems like I didn’t know the rules that well. Who knows. I give up on thinking Obama knows anything. He is a jerk. It is probably personal.
Flags to fly at half-staff on Armstrong’s funeral
Five days for the victims of the Sikh temple shooting, one day for Neal Armstrong.
>>Flags to fly at half-staff on Armstrongs funeral
Now you’ve done it, injecting actual facts into pointless thread of speculation....
My goodness, what a handsome man!
I have never paid much attention to the moon landing hoax theories. But after Armstrong died I have found interesting discussions. The interview after they had just gone to the moon is weird for so many reasons.That interview of the 3 is kind of eerie.
Perhaps it is because Aldrin saw something out there as admitted by Aldrin that no one has been able to explain.
Perhaps there was a moon landing but they couldn’t show the public because of what happened ..so you see these clips that look like they are attached to wires.
Really, those of you that know all about Space..what is the reason for the look of the wires - especially around the 2 minute mark
After finding out what the CIA was up to with MK Ultra- just about anything is possible.
The widow of Stanley Kubrick says he filmed the landing hoax.
One of Armstrong’s cryptic remarks:
There are great ideas undiscovered , breakthroughs to those who can remove one of truths protective layers”...
whatever that means...
>>Now youve done it, injecting actual facts into pointless thread of speculation....
Ooops - I did it again...
The widow of Stanley Kubrick says he filmed the landing hoax.
Watch the dust kicked up by the astronauts in the youtube video you posted. The dust immediately settles back to the ground.
Now watch these videos of the astronauts driving the rovers. The dust kicked up by the rovers wheels immediately drops back to the ground. Why? Because there is no atmosphere on the Moon to hold the dust up. Ever watch (or driven behind) a car or truck driving down a dirt road? The dust kicked up doesn’t immediately drop back down because the atmosphere keeps it suspended. And even with todays technology, I highly doubt it’s possible to create a vacuum in a Hollywood sized studio, much less being able to do it 43 years ago.
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