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Dean    Posted 07-29-2019 at 14:23:03 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
  • Betsy Ross Shirts
  • Three million dollars and counting.


    David D. Smith    Posted 07-29-2019 at 17:32:38 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • It is against proper flag protocol to use the flag as a item of clothing.

    John in Mich    Posted 07-30-2019 at 13:30:37 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • I agree with you about wearing the flag or draping oneself in a flag. In this case, I see no problem with it. JMHO

    Tim Daley(MI)    Posted 07-31-2019 at 04:36:33 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • In the 60's it was common for Vietnam War protestors to wear the US Flag in various forms of disrespect -bandanas, pants, shirts, decals, and one popular protest was the wear the US Flag upside down. Socialist hippie punks like Jerry Rubin, Abbie Hoffman, Bobby Seale, Rennie Davis, John Sinclair and Pun Plamomdon had a lot to do with instigating the trend with the Yippies/White Panther Party and other ant-war organizations like the SDS -students for a democratic society. I saw first hand the latter group as I was a young 15 year old involved in the Detroit rock music scene led by the revolutionary Sinclair managed group the MC5. The most famous event to turn on the anti-war radical socialists was at Woodstock (the FIRST one) when during a break in songs from The Who's set, Abbie Hoffman tried to garb Pet Townsends microphone and managed to spew out a few sentences about imprisoned fellow radical John Sinclair who had been jailed in Federal prison for possessing two joints. marijuana was a felony at the time. As Hoffman began to ramble off his rhetoric, Townsend swung his Gibson SG guitar at him and shouted, "...get off my fuc*ing stage..!!! Townsend years later stated the whole hippie culture of which he and the Who were part of, did absolutely nothing for their generation to do anything pro-active about the war, crimes, poverty, racism, and the other radical protests at the time. The Who, an English group, as was with other UK bands, often wrote about the war though the UK was not technically involved on Vietnam. I still don't get the latest fad of portraying the US Flag with black and white stripes and even blue stripes.

    Tim Daley(MI)

    Jim Rushford, CA    Posted 08-02-2019 at 21:43:33 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [No Email]  
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  • The blue stripes are cool. Supporting Law Enforcement. As John Wayne said in his album, America, Why I Love Her, "the flag is but a symbol, son of the world's greatest nation . . . " Honoring our law enforcement fallen heros with a blue stripe flag is cool - - - just my opinion as a former prosecutor.

    Frank (WNY)    Posted 07-29-2019 at 16:15:14 [URL] [DELETE]        [Reply] [Email]  
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  • We got ours last week. They look great and feel very comfortable. I decided to wear my Nikes again. They are great when I clean up after the horses. That way I don't have to worry about stepping in stuff. They are getting pretty smelly, so I will have to dump them in the trash soon.

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