May 6, 2010

The shame of the American flag

It gets worse every year. People no longer have any idea of what stands behind the American flag and that's thanks to our liberal academia and press. The blood, sweat and tears of many patriots and defenders has been forgotten, replaced with the notion that the US of A is a criminal nation who has much to be ashamed of. This was most recently headlined when our Armed Forces were not allowed to raise Old Glory while providing aid and relief in Haiti. And now comes this story right from the front lines of education. Sad to say it's probably just one of many every day...

Students Kicked Off Campus For Wearing American Flag Tees
On any other day at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, Daniel Galli and his four friends would not even be noticed for wearing T-shirts with the American flag. But Cinco de Mayo is not any typical day especially on a campus with a large Mexican American student population. Galli says he and his friends were sitting at a table during brunch break when the vice principal asked two of the boys to remove American flag bandannas that they wearing on their heads and for the others to turn their American flag T-shirts inside out. When they refused, the boys were ordered to go to the principal's office. "They said we could wear it on any other day," Daniel Galli said, "but today is sensitive to Mexican-Americans because it's supposed to be their holiday so we were not allowed to wear it today." The boys said the administrators called their T-shirts "incendiary" that would lead to fights on campus.
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