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  • Colorado Controversy Raises Questions Over The Meaning Of The Gadsden Flag: A child was removed from school due to a patch on his backpack featuring the flag.

    08/30/2023 9:53:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    The historic Gadsden flag is at the heart of a controversy involving a twelve-year-old boy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The child was removed from the school due to a patch on his backpack featuring the flag.The school district defended the action and claimed that, despite its historical symbolism, it is now considered racist and connected to slavery.Not only is the flag a historical image originally unconnected to slavery, but the action (in my view) contravenes core free speech protections.The flag was designed by Christopher Gadsden of South Carolina in 1775 as a symbol of the defiance of colonists to British...
  • VIDEO: Gadsden Flags about to Experience YUUUUGE Sales BOOM

    08/30/2023 9:14:36 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 28 replies
    Rumble ^ | August 30, 2023 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEO Thanks to a CLUELESS school administrator in Colorado, Gadsden flags are about to experience a YUUUUUUUGE sales boom. If the Gadsden flag triggers liberals so much that they want to remove a 12 year old school kid from class for the thought crime of wearing it as a patch, it serves as a big incentive to display more Gadsden flags because folks now know that it really really IRKS the left. The funniest part of the encounter was the administrator obviously not even knowing the NAME of the Gadsden flag since she refers to it as the "Don't Tread...
  • Kid Suspended For Being In Possession Of History Book With U.S. Flag On Cover

    08/29/2023 12:14:13 PM PDT · by DFG · 11 replies
    Babylon Bee ^ | 08/29/2023 | Babylon Bee
    DENVER, CO — A local 6th grader has been suspended and sent home from school after he was found to be in possession of a history textbook with an offensive image of an American flag on the cover. "This imagery is unacceptable," said Marsha Jackson-Rodriguez-Ketanja, the school's principal. "How any young person could possibly believe that a school is the proper place to bring this textbook is unconscionable. History class is intended to be a safe space where students can be protected from all images that have origins in slavery — like this offensive, awful flag." The boy, Tristan Lupascu,...
  • NBC News reporter wants Libs of TikTok's comment on her inciting a murder (over P ride flag)

    08/25/2023 6:16:02 AM PDT · by NetAddicted · 18 replies ^ | 8/24/2023 | Brett T
    Matt Lavietes reports for NBC OUT that a Californian business owner was allegedly shot and killed for displaying a pride flag. "The far right has repeatedly linked the flag to the decades-old trope that links gay and transgender people to child abusers who want to 'groom' or sexualize children," Lavietes writes, "a trope that has recently had a resurgence." Here's Lavietes messaging Chaya Raichik, the woman behind Libs of TikTok, inviting her to comment on "criticism that your online posts about the LGBTQ Pride flag have incited violence, including and similar to the California store owner." Whenever journalists write "critics...
  • Oregon Breast Cancer Patient Dropped From Family Health Provider After Objecting to Trans Pride Flag

    08/02/2023 5:35:10 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 49 replies ^ | August 2, 2023
    A woman undergoing treatment for breast cancer has been dropped by her medical clinic based on “hurtful remarks” they allege she made about the “LGBTQ community.” Marlene Barbera, who is scheduled for a mastectomy later this month, had commented on a trans pride flag she had seen in the waiting room of the Richmond Family Medicine Clinic in Portland, Oregon. Speaking to Reduxx, Barbera says she had written her Doctor a note last year objecting to the presence of a trans pride flag she had seen in the clinic’s reception area. “I wrote my Doctor a MyChart message all about...
  • The colourful Twitter history of Palestine (Stealing Jewish-Palestine history 1920s-1930s as if it was "arab")

    08/01/2023 6:04:08 PM PDT · by Freeleesy · 48 replies
    David Collier ^ | Aug 1, 2023
    anti-Zionism, antisemitism, BDS, Conflict history, Media Bias, The I/P conflictThe colourful Twitter history of PalestineSocial media sites such as Twitter portray a wonderful history of a state called Palestine – but first let us quickly remember the truth.The historical facts:For the Islamic world, the area of 19th century Southern Syria was a sparsely populated forgotten backwater with rival clans and nomadic tribes presenting a hazardous obstacle for every trip. The weakening of the occupying power (the Ottoman Empire) and growing global trade – resurrected European interest. It was Christian travellers recognising this area as their ‘Holy Land’ that put an...
  • It's a miracle, say family of Japanese soldier killed in WWII, as flag he carried returns from US

    07/29/2023 12:56:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 38 replies
    WRAL ^ | 7/29
    Toshihiro Mutsuda was only 5 years old when he last saw his father, who was drafted by Japan's Imperial Army in 1943 and killed in action. For him, his father was a bespectacled man in an old family photo standing by a signed good-luck flag that he carried to war. On Saturday, when the flag was returned to him from a U.S. war museum where it had been on display for 29 years, Mutsuda, now 83, said: “It's a miracle." The flag, known as “Yosegaki Hinomaru,” or Good Luck Flag, carries the soldier's name, Shigeyoshi Mutsuda, and the signatures of...
  • Senate Democrats Kill Republican Amendment to Only Fly the American Flag Over Government Buildings

    07/28/2023 8:08:43 PM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 5 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | July 28, 2023 | Mike LaChance
    Senate Republicans recently introduced a measure which would forbid the flying of any flag except the American flag over government buildings. Only ONE Democrat voted for it and it missed passage by just one vote. The Democrats voted against this for obvious reasons. The LGBT lobby wields a massive amount of power in the Democrat party, and Senate Democrats know who their masters are. Congratulations to Senator Joe Manchin for being the sole Dem vote. American Greatness reports: Senate Democrats Shoot Down GOP Amendment to Fly Only the American Flag Over Government Buildings On Thursday, Senate Democrats voted against a...
  • All-Muslim Michigan council votes to REMOVE two commissioners who broke new rule banning flying of Pride flags on city property

    07/14/2023 12:55:15 AM PDT · by Morgana · 51 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | July 14, 2023 | Stephen M. Lepore
    A Michigan city with an all-Muslim council that made waves banning LGBTQ+ Pride flags on public buildings has removed two members of a city commission for breaking the new law. Hamtramck, population 27,000, is an enclave surrounded by Detroit. More than 40 percent of residents were born in other countries, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, and a significant share are of Yemeni or Bangladeshi descent. On Tuesday, the council unanimously approved removing Russ Gordon and Cathy Stackpoole from the Hamtramck Human Rights Commission for flying the rainbow flag over a public sidewalk, with a member saying they 'defied the...
  • A symbol of unity? Views on the American flag sometimes fall on party lines

    07/03/2023 5:47:59 AM PDT · by DoodleBob · 17 replies ^ | July 3, 2023 | Sabrina Eaton
    EASTLAKE, Ohio - Summer is the busiest season at Bill Quinn’s flag store on Vine Street as customers stock up on flags for July 4. In the flag business, Quinn says patriotic holidays like Independence Day, Veterans Day and Memorial Day are the equivalent of the days before Christmas for other shopkeepers.“When you put up an American flag, you say I am an American and proud of it,” says Quinn, who got into the retail flag business after larger stores sold out of American flags after the 9/11 attacks.Nowadays, Quinn’s 5,000 square-foot store in Eastlake has branched out into other...
  • California Teachers’ Union Threatens Local School Board With Legal Action Over Flag Policy

    07/02/2023 3:38:24 PM PDT · by george76 · 34 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | July 2, 2023 | Micaela Ricaforte
    California’s statewide teachers’ union sent a letter June 27 to the Chino Valley Unified School board criticizing its recent decision to allow only government flags on school property—and threatening to take legal action against the board if the policy is not reversed. The board voted 4–1 June 15 to allow only the California and U.S. flags on school property. The California Teachers Association—with more than 300,000 members—in partnership with local union Associated Chino Teachers alleges in the letter the decision violates teachers’ right to free speech under the First Amendment as well as a state employment law. The union also...
  • Hamtramck mayor poses near Pan-African flag after gay pride controversy

    06/23/2023 4:01:51 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 6 replies
    MSN ^ | 6/23/23 | Violet Ikonomova
    <p>Days after helping ban gay pride and other flags from Hamtramck property in a move he said aims to keep the city neutral, Mayor Amer Ghalib is being accused of selective enforcement for allowing a Black pride flag to fly at a city park.</p>
  • Hamtramck City Council bans Pride flag from city property

    06/14/2023 10:25:37 AM PDT · by lodi90 · 45 replies
    The all-Muslim Hamtramck City Council on Tuesday banned LGBTQ Pride flags from being flown on all city properties, drawing criticism that the diverse city chose bigotry over inclusivity. The so-called "neutrality flag resolution" also prohibits the display of religious, ethnic, racial, and political flags and states that the city won’t provide “special treatment to any group.” The unanimous vote followed more than three hours of public comments and months of impassioned debate. Dozens of supporters and opponents crowded into the council chambers and hallway at City Hall to speak out. “I am a Lebanese person, and I support the American...
  • Flag Day: Rick Monday Greatest Play in Baseball

    06/14/2023 10:44:21 AM PDT · by Retain Mike · 19 replies
    self ^ | June 14, 2023 | Self
    Flag Day should not pass without recognizing Rick Monday.My contribution to the day is being one of the volunteers who place 1,700 flags along the downtown streets of Redmond Oregon, that is known as Flag City.
  • Fly the (USA) Flag on June 14 (Flag Day, Trump's Birthday)

    06/13/2023 2:07:49 PM PDT · by Jess Kitting · 16 replies ^ | June 13, 2023 | None
    Please join me in flying the (real USA) flag on June 14, (Flag Day, also Trump's birthday) Let's show our support for the flag, the country, the Constitution, our honorable Presidents, truth, justice, and equal treatment under the law.
  • Biden Defends Flying Trans Flag at White House

    06/12/2023 6:27:15 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 20 replies ^ | June 12, 2023 | Todd Starnes
    Kansas Sen. Roger Marshall is furious with the Biden administration. Over the weekend, the White House draped a giant transgender pride flag over the balcony. It was adorned on either side by American flags. It was also a violation of the U.S. flag code – an egregious violation. Rule 7 clearly states the American flag should always be at the center and must be posted higher than other flags. “This is a disgrace,” Marshall tweeted. “Not only is it in breach of US Flag Code, but it’s a glaring example of this White House’s incompetence and insistence on putting their...
  • White House accused of US Flag Code violation over Pride Month display

    06/11/2023 12:21:00 PM PDT · by McGruff · 90 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 11, 2023 | Anders Hagstrom
    President Joe Biden's administration is receiving backlash online over its Pride Month display at the White House on Sunday as many Twitter users are saying it violates the U.S. Flag Code. Biden celebrated the LGBT community in a post Saturday, revealing a set of flags hanging from the White House that faced the South Lawn. The display includes a rainbow-colored Pride flag flanked by two American flags. Twitter users argue the display violates a section of the U.S. Flag Code that mandates the American flag be in the center of any display featuring multiple national flags or pennants.
  • POW/MIA flag's removal in Town of Hamburg causes a kerfuffle (Replaced with Pride Flag)

    06/05/2023 2:19:15 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 21 replies
    WGRZ ^ | 06 04 2023 | Tommy Gallagher
    HAMBURG, N.Y. — The removal of a POW/MIA flag in the Town of Hamburg has created a stir. The timeline of events began Friday, when the town's Coalition for Equity and Inclusion held a flag-raising at the town hall to recognize Pride Month. "Prior to the ceremony, it became apparent that the POW/MIA flag was frayed and tattered and in need of replacement," the Town of Hamburg Supervisor said Sunday afternoon in a statement. "The damaged flag was removed and immediately delivered to the Town Clerk for proper disposal and swift replacement. The Town had no intention of removing the...
  • Man who wanted to seize power struck White House barrier with truck, law enforcement says

    05/23/2023 9:51:49 AM PDT · by Yo-Yo · 56 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 23, 2023 | Pierre Thomas, Luke Barr, Beatrice Peterson, Lauren Minore, and Kevin Shalvey
    The driver of a rented box truck that collided with a security barrier near the White House on Monday who told law enforcement that he wanted to seize power of the government and kill the president was arrested and charged, officials said.The FBI interviewed suspect Sai Varshith Kandula, 19, of Chesterfield, Missouri, and told law enforcement that he wanted to seize power, take over the government and kill the president, according to three law enforcement sources. Sources tell ABC News that authorities are looking at a mental health component to the investigation.The U-Haul truck crashed at about 10 p.m. on...
  • 19-year-old arrested on multiple charges after crashing into barriers near the White House

    05/23/2023 6:53:04 AM PDT · by devane617 · 59 replies
    NBCNews ^ | 05/23/2023
    The suspect, identified as Sai Varshith Kandula, made threatening statements about the White House at the scene of Monday night's incident, a law enforcement official told NBC News. A Nazi flag was seized by authorities at the scene. May 23, 2023, 2:55 AM EDT / Updated May 23, 2023, 9:04 AM EDT The driver of a truck that crashed into security barriers near the White House on Monday night has been identified as a 19-year-old from Missouri who was arrested on multiple charges, including threatening to kill or harm a president, vice president or family member, officials said. The driver...