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  • Retired police officer suspended from work after posting burning BLM flag

    10/20/2020 2:48:44 PM PDT · by ancientart · 58 replies
    Aberdeen American News ^ | 10/20/20 | Rebekah Tuchscherer
    A contract employee for the U.S. Marshals Service has been suspended from work after posting a burning Black Lives Matter flag on his personal Facebook page. Jeff Carlson, a retired Aberdeen Police Department and school resource officer, was suspended from his contracted position as a security officer at the District of the South Dakota Federal Courthouse. Carlson is employed by Walden Security, a company that provides security services for commercial and government properties. He was suspended after the U.S. Marshals Service was made aware of the “racially-charged social media post,” according to the public affairs office for the federal law...
  • Largest Trump flag ever is unveiled OVER the controversial BLM mural painted outside the president's Fifth Avenue skyscraper in Manhattan and then taken on NYC tour

    10/14/2020 11:13:54 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 42 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 14 2020 | FRANCES MULRANEY
    Trump supporters unfurled what they say is the largest ever flag honoring the president - completely covering the controversial Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower in Manhattan. Dozens of people gathered outside the Fifth Avenue building 3.30pm on Tuesday before they marched toward Times Square as part of a project named 'Operation Flag Drop', which is organized through a Facebook group. The crowd recited the pledge of allegiance and chants such as 'whose streets? our streets' and 'four more years' as they marched the 75ft by 50ft flag reading 'Trump: Law and Order' through New York City.
  • 'Unauthorized' Trump 'MAGA' flag outside Long Beach [CA]police headquarters prompts investigation

    10/05/2020 7:19:43 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 17 replies
    ktla ^ | October 4, 2020 8:39PM
    A "Make America Great Again" flag supporting President Donald Trump was seen flying outside the Long Beach Police Department headquarters this weekend. Long Beach police said the flag was not authorized and are trying to figure out who put it up. The department said it found out about the incident Sunday morning. It is unclear how long the "Make America Great Again" flag had been up. The flag caused some outrage on social media. Long Beach police tweeted out a grainy video of what they say shows someone crossing the street and entering their lot, which is under construction, to...
  • Has the American flag replaced the Trump sign/flag?

    09/27/2020 1:19:19 PM PDT · by bort · 125 replies
    September 27, 2020 | Vanity
    I crossed the Mason-Dixon line today, driving north on Route 30 from the Baltimore area into Pennsylvania. I drove through farmland, side streets, developments, etc. Not unexpectedly, there were a healthy smattering of Trump signs/flags, but not as many as you would expect in this rural, pro-Trump area. What was striking, however, were the number of American flags that were out in front of houses. A couple of suburban developments south of Hanover had probably one American flag for every 5 houses, and there was probably a Trump sign/flag one to every 12 houses. Weirdly, I saw zero Trump bumper...
  • Would You Kneel? A College Coach and a Veteran on the National Anthem

    09/25/2020 9:30:02 AM PDT · by grayhog · 12 replies
    Tree House Letter ^ | 9-25-20 | MyLinh B. Shattan
    “Good morning,” Tom said. “I’ve been thinking about what you said. Our conversation.” Tom and I had met years ago at a college camp though he likely hadn’t remembered. He was a coach from an elite college and my older child attended his sports camp. We knew a lot of the same pros and players. And now, both of our younger children were in competitions together. This particular weekend we were settling in on a beautiful crisp morning near the water, the breeze cool on the skin. Tom came over soon after I arrived, because he wanted to share something...
  • What High School Players Suspended Over Support for Police, Firefighters Can Teach the NFL

    09/15/2020 2:20:33 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 15, 2020 | Brad Slager
    The story is at first aggravating to hear but the more we learn about it the better the outlook for this country becomes. A pair of high school football players in Morrow, Ohio, ran out on the field before a game holding a Blue Lives Matter and Red Lives Matter flag. They were later suspended over the display, for introducing a political message to the game. It was a sign of pregame social signaling, and as we have come to learn there is a glaring set of double standards on such issues.  For years we have been lectured that Colin...
  • Grocery Store Goes Full Reverse After Immense Backlash From American Flag Controversy

    09/07/2020 10:45:14 AM PDT · by Steve1999 · 45 replies
    NT ^ | 09-06-20 | Paul Goldberg
    It was all over the web in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern US this weekend, the grocery store chain Food Lion paid for an immense amount of social media ads after they experience immense backlash. “Food Lion deeply respects the American flag,” the company said in a statement posted on Twitter. “We listened to our associates and customers about our uniform policy. We require that associates wear masks without writing, insignia or symbols. We will allow associates to wear masks with the American flag that meet this standard.”
  • 'In God We Trust': New Mississippi Flag

    09/03/2020 8:17:05 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 34 replies
    Christian Broadcasting Network ^ | Sep 2020 | Associated Press
    By law, the new flag cannot include the Confederate battle flag, and it must have the phrase, “In God We Trust.” The public submitted nearly 3,000 designs. The flower is encircled by stars representing Mississippi as the 20th state. It also has a single star made of diamond shapes representing the Native American people who lived on the land before others arrived.
  • Is this the new Mississippi flag? Magnolia design will be put to public vote after state ditched their old flag because it included Confederate battle emblem

    09/03/2020 3:30:08 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 27 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 03 2020 | HARRIET ALEXANDER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM and ASSOCIATED PRESS
    Mississippi has unveiled a new state flag design that will be put to a public vote in November, after the old banner was retired because it included the Confederate battle emblem. The new flag features a magnolia flower, and was the result of a two-month challenge to find a replacement, which saw 3,000 suggestions submitted by the public. The old flag was officially retired on June 30.
  • 'Don't tread on the Atwoods!' (American Flag Attack, Rathdrum, ID)

    08/31/2020 8:22:50 AM PDT · by ProtectOurFreedom · 17 replies
    Coeur d'Alene Press ^ | August 31, 2020 | Madison Hardy
    A Rathdrum couple said their American and Gadsden flags were cut from a 25-foot flagpole in front of their home in a senior community. Dale and Paula Atwood have proudly flown the flags on their property for 13 years. They were shocked to find the rope cleanly cut in two places Friday morning. The Gadsden flag, famous for its "Don't Tread on Me!" quote and rattlesnake symbol, is rooted in the Revolutionary War against Great Britain. According to Atwood, the Gadsden flag has long been a symbol of civil liberties, American patriotism, and disagreement with the government. "I think people...
  • Vanity: Can someone make something similar but with flags?

    08/08/2020 3:23:15 PM PDT · by Spirit of Liberty · 8 replies
    08/08/2020 | Spirit of Liberty
    I saw this meme on DU (didn't want to link it and give them clicks) but I suspect it's been around a while. Was wondering....could someone get a similar meme going (I'm tech illiterate) that says 'America, choose your flag' with the antifa flag and the American flag?
  • Heat's Meyers Leonard on why he stands for national anthem

    08/02/2020 10:16:03 AM PDT · by george76 · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | Aug. 2, 2020 | Nick Givas
    I love and support the military and my brother and the people who have fought to defend our rights in this country.. Meyers Leonard of the Miami Heat chose to stand for the national anthem while the rest his teammates knelt on Saturday, during the team's reopening game against the Denver Nuggets ... Leonard, whose brother served as a U.S. Marine in Afghanistan, reportedly uses a military-themed backpack and has various friends who are Navy SEALs. Despite his public support for the Black Lives Matter movement, he says he couldn't bring himself to kneel in protest. ... he stood with...
  • Mass. Senate Unanimously Approves Commission To Replace State Seal And Motto

    07/30/2020 4:23:31 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 22 replies
    State House News Service ^ | July 28, 2020 | Chris Lisinski
    Massachusetts senators unanimously agreed Tuesday that a panel should suggest a new state seal to replace the 122-year-old version that Native Americans largely view as symbolizing white supremacist violence. The Senate voted 39-0 to approve a Sen. Jason Lewis resolve forming a special commission tasked with designing a new seal and state motto and with studying ways that the existing version, which depicts a Native man standing beneath a disembodied arm and sword, "may be unwittingly harmful to or misunderstood by the citizens of the commonwealth."
  • Complaints by Ignorant, Hateful Liberals Force Michigan Bed and Breakfast to Take Down Norway Flag Because They Think It’s the Confederate Flag

    07/29/2020 8:58:24 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 56 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 7-29-2020 | Kristinn Taylor
    A couple in St. John’s, Michigan recently took down the red, white and blue flag of Norway displayed on the porch of their bed and breakfast after receiving continuous complaints by ignorant liberals who accused the couple of flying the Confederate battle flag. The Nordic Pineapple, run out of a mansion built in 1861 by a Union general, was started two years ago by Greg and Kjersten Offenbecker. The couple flew the flag of Norway from a pillar opposite the American flag to honor Kjersten’s Norwegian heritage (her grandfather immigrated from Norway.) Both the U.S. and Norway flags were taken...
  • Pittsburgh Steeler: “I’m Not Kneeling For The Flag… and screw anybody who have a problem with that”

    07/28/2020 10:08:20 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    Hotair ^ | 07/28/2020 | Ed Morrissey
    STEPHON TUITT Prediction: Lots and lots of his teammates will have a problem with it. Remember what happened when Alejandro Villanueva simply got caught in the open during the anthem three years ago? His Pittsburgh Steeler teammates threw him under the bus for not getting out of sight, and after a brief spike in Villanueva jersey sales, the lineman ended up issuing a public apology.Stephon Tuitt has decided to dispense with the whole apology approach up front. In fact, Tuitt invites anyone who objects to perform an unnatural act on themselves: Also I’m not kneeling for the flag and screw...
  • FDNY official defends excluding famed 9/11 firefighter from procession for being white

    07/25/2020 5:37:00 PM PDT · by george76 · 71 replies
    NY Post ^ | July 25, 2020 | Susan Edelman
    A top FDNY official says it’s “most definitely” acceptable to exclude a white firefighter from a ceremonial unit based solely on his skin color... Cecilia Loving, the department’s chief diversity and inclusion officer, is defending a decision to kick Lt. Daniel McWilliams — one of three firefighters in the iconic 9/11 Ground Zero flag-raising photo — off a color-guard procession so it would be all-black. Loving testified at a state Divsion of Human Rights trial on McWilliam’s complaint that he was the victim of racial bias. When McWilliams showed up at a 2017 memorial mass to honor deceased members of...
  • Trump Flag on Utility Pole in Jackson Stirs Strong Emotions Among Neighbors

    07/25/2020 7:00:39 AM PDT · by Trump.Deplorable · 15 replies
    Shore News Network ^ | 07/25/2020 | Phil Stilton
    JACKSON TOWNSHIP, NJ – A Trump 2020 flag was attached to a telephone pole this week on a residential street in Jackson and some residents were upset about it. Jackson has been fighting right of way and utility pole usage battles with First Energy and local Jewish Orthodox residents for years, as they sought to attach eruv wires to the poles. This time, it’s an oversized Trump flag that has residents up in arms. Township code says no objects can be placed in the streetside right of way, but the township has found that the utility company owns the poles...
  • Why I Still Fly An American Flag With Pride

    07/24/2020 8:14:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    The Federalist ^ | July 24, 2020 | Matthew May
    If future generations are to look upon Old Glory and see it as a symbol of hope, freedom, and justice, we must always protect and defend what we know to be true about it. These three words, which have also been painted on statues of people deemed problematic for their historical shortcomings, seem to carry the same weight the Stars and Stripes once did. Similarly, many professional athletes are now permitted to kneel or even remain in the locker room during the national anthem or to print social justice slogans on their jerseys. Traditional expressions of patriotism have become taboo...
  • TWITTER: STAR OF DAVID IS ‘HATE SYMBOL’

    07/23/2020 8:56:00 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 39 replies
    BIN ^ | 7/22/2020 | Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
    In an ironic twist, Twitter’s battle against racism led them to block accounts incorporating the Jewish star. The Campaign Against Antisemitism was contacted this week by many Twitter users whose accounts had been locked. Twitter sent messages explaining the measure: “We have determined that this account violated the Twitter Rules. Specifically for: Violating our rules against posting hateful imagery. You may not use hateful images or symbols in your profile image or profile header. As a result, we have locked your account.” Twitter instructed them that if they delete the “hateful imagery”, i.e. the Star of David, the account may...
  • Major League Baseball Defends Anthem Kneeling, Supports Black Lives Matter

    07/21/2020 2:51:24 AM PDT · by USA Conservative · 87 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 07.21.2020 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    Major League Baseball came out in defense of players who knelt during the national anthem on Monday evening, taking on critics and tweeting in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. As Breitbart News reported, several members of the San Francisco Giants took a knee during the playing of the Star-Spangled Banner during a preseason game hosted by the Oakland Athletics before an empty stadium filled with cardboard cutouts. The Giants proudly tweeted out the protest: https://twitter.com/SFGiants/status/1285405863478390784?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1285405863478390784%7Ctwgr%5E&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.breitbart.com%2Fsports%2F2020%2F07%2F20%2Fmajor-league-baseball-defends-anthem-kneeling-supports-black-lives-matter%2F Amidst much criticism online, the league’s Twitter account began defending the protest and issued tweets in support of the Black Lives Matter movement....