You Stole my Flag   1 comment

As a vet and a lover of our country I agree completely with Old Jules. We miss you, Jack.

So Far From Heaven

US Border crossing byo2 Fresh crisis ideas welcome. No return on empties.

Jack wrote this in June, 2006:

Not too many decades ago,

a person who venerated the ideals enshrined in the US Constitution and

respected the ideas incorporated there, and loved this land,

while recognizing human weakness and failure,

could proudly fly and salute the stars and bars.

Today that banner’s been stolen.  

The flag of the US, today, has come to mean that the person flying it believes in:

  • An America with the power and will to attack sovereign nations without being attacked,
  • A population cheering for a chief executive who pre-empts the powers of the US Congress,
  • A country where due process does not exist,
  • A country burgeoning with prisons filled with prisoners convicted of crimes without victims.

I will not fly that flag.

I will not salute that flag and what it’s come to mean.

I refuse to respect those who do.


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Posted June 14, 2020 by kenneturner in Information

One response to “You Stole my Flag

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  1. We certainly miss him!

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