Skip to comments.McDonald's flies flag upside down
Posted on 11/07/2012 11:29:52 AM PST by raccoonradio
The American flag at the Follansbee McDonald's is flying at half-staff and upside down today. Someone at the restaurant told one of our reporters this was "the owner's decision." What are your thoughts?
There’s somebody losing their franchise.
Mine has been flying upside down since I went to bed last night...
Flying the US Flag upside down means a Nation in Distress. Yes, I would say that fits.
Howie Carr list ping. God Bless Obamaca.
The owner actually ate one of their burgers?
It is a sign of distress. I often feel distressed after choosing to eat there when no other options are available.
Fine with me.
For me, for starters, those nitwits on the east coast who are whining for help and who helped reelect der Fuehrer can pound sand(y). No sympathy or money from me. Wait and see if the won throws some of the pennies from our tax burden your way but don’t hold your breath.
It’s an accurate expression. Not popular in some quarters perhaps, but . . . accurate.
Follansbee WV (citty of)
>>Located in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia, just 45 miles west of Pittsburgh, lies the City of Follansbee, an international city with a diverse ethnic background enriched by the qualities of small-town America. Dating back to 1906, when the City of Follansbee first recieved its charter as a municipal city, Follansbee has been cradled by its rich geographic location - the Ohio River, the rolling Appalachian Mountains, and its close proximity to several larger cities that offer a variety of culture, social diversity, and entertainment. Steeped in a rich tradition of family values, Follansbee possess exceptional educational opportunities, diverse neighborhoods, and a true sense of “Hometown America”.
Seems appropriate to me. America was destroyed last night.
The McDonald’s owner is only telling the truth to a nation with 50% idiots and fools.
I hear they flew one like that at an Embassy in Benghazi recently. But it did not work because Obama ordered the reaction forces that the US has staged in that region to stand down...twice.
Is that permissible in the Secular Socialist States of America?
There you go
Brave man. God bless him
This is one of the reasons why I hold McD’s stock. They not only do NOT allow EBT’s but the board is choc full of conservatives.
Our new flag was going to fly today; now, it might have to wait until Amerika can be turned back into America, if God’s grace will allow it.
We are in distress.
I took mine down after the SCOTUS ruled 0bamaCare was legal. I was hoping to put it back up today. It may never go back up. Certainly not in the next four years.
His franchise is most likely not his property...I don’t know the details, but I would not take such a stance with someone else’s property. But I wouldn’t stop patronizing him, although some...or (depending on the population) many probably will. Strictly speaking, a franchise has shared profits, through various mechanisms, but shared nonetheless, meaning he is taking liberties with someone else’s capital. that I don’t like. I would do it at my own shop or on my own house, but not where it is funded wholly or in part by someone else, without their agreement. And I’ll bet Ronald gave no such OK.
He’s right and God Bless him..Communism won last night..America is no longer Capitalist..now its controlled by the moochers, the Socialists, the progressives and the Communists..he’s absolutely right in putting the flag upside down..our founding fathers are weeping right now
I was thinking last night it will be a long time before I feel like flying our flag again.
I’ve had an upside down flag flying on my profile page since obama was elected.
“I pledge no allegiance to the flag of the Dis-united States of America. And to the no-longer-a-republic (I’m sorry Ben Franklin, we didn’t keep it) for which it stands (abortion? Gay marriage? Welfare? Mediocrity? Thuggishness?). TWO nations under nobody, divisible, with diminishing liberty and politically correct justice for all.”
I will gladly say the beloved Pledge of Allegiance I grew up if/when that United States is back.
Because next year McDonald’s will NO LONGER GET AN OBAMACARE WAIVER
Say hello to $10 big macs
That’s okay, they can promote one of the hundreds of College graduates who are burger flippers in the current economy
-——thinking the workers and customers have been taken hostage———
They have....... we all have
“Somebody driving by that McDonalds may call 911, thinking the workers and customers have been taken hostage. “
To your point, yeah that happens all the time, a group of jungle people take workers at a McDonald hostage but they let one of them out to turn the flag upside down.
Excellent idea!....I am putting an upside down flag in my car window!
The workers in this country have been taken hostage.
“..For me, for starters, those nitwits on the east coast who are whining for help and who helped reelect der Fuehrer can pound sand(y). No sympathy or money from me...”
Lady from our church is trying to get people to donate some basic essentials to send up there. Told her that we were NOT donating a single red cent to these godless liberal bassturds in NY or NJ....ever. They are not worthy of it.
one of the comments on the facebook page for the TV station reads:
>>Business owners are getting tired of investing their life savings just to earn maybe the same that they could eaern working for someone else, or less. And now Obama wants to TAX the wealthy more? LOL Yea, go shut down Micky D’s, then we can hear you cry about how you don’t have a place to eat next, and will be demanding that your DADDY/Mommy “Government” bring in a new Business so you can spend your welfare $. God Bless that Micky D’s Owner! ! ! Maybe all you boycotters may want to go visit Long JOhn Silvers, the local owner is a Muslim who use to be head of the Muslim Educatinional Foundation in Orange County CA. If that will make you feel more american.
Why is there a turd at the upper right hand corner?
No, just cut back the obama voters who work their to 20 hours.
I ask people who they vote for before I hire them.
If they don’t tell me or tell me Obama, I don’t hire them.
A brave man!
Big lefty, but one who thinks and presents his side well.
It’s funny that what he said when R’s were in charge goes double or treble now.
I wonder if the irony is lost on him?
I would start by firing anybody that supported Zer0. Then put an ad out that says...
Obama supporters need not apply!
Which would be fine, but McDonalds corporate really isn’t into the whole “getting involved politically and making paying customers mad” thing. If this was an owner’s decision, he won’t be for long, corporately they want to be Switzerland.
I wonder if the new term will use Nine Inch Nails’ Head Like a Hole as their theme song?
Just think if someone had done this after GW got elected...
My flag came down this morning, not sure I will be able to fly her again,,
We should take down all our American flags and replace them with the “Don’t Tread On Me” flags. Followed by your service flag.
yes and as I’ve said before there were bumper stickers that came out during the W years that apply well now:
—He is NOT my president
—I Love my country but fear my government
The upside down flag indicates great distress. That sounds appropriate to me.
Today our flag is not flying. It may not again for quite a while.
The last time that I lowered my flag for any length of time was when Clinton was re-elected. It went back up when he was gone.
I suppose I should take it down again for four years. Maybe replace it with the Gadsden flag.