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US Army Vet cuts down Mexican Flag flying over American Flag

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posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 01:30 PM
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Almost... Also free to liberate the property of law abiding citizens and then abscond with it?


Free to liberate the property of law abiding citizens such as flags of other nations like Mexico that was made in China like everything else in this country, and then abscond with it.

Now it is perfect.




posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 01:34 PM
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I want to argue - but that pretty much sums up the absurdity of the whole thing



posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 01:36 PM
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whyamIhere

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Lets be real here....

Mexicans are the real racists and want to turn the U.S. into mexico. That is why they oppose any and all forms of border security and want nothing more than wide open borders so more and more of their countrymen can come here and turn it into the landfill that mexico is.

They have zero respect for the U.S. and just look at it like a feeding trough. They will do whatever they can to take over the U.S. Hell, there are already numerous areas in TX, CA, NM, and AZ that if you drove through, you wouldnt know what country you were in.


They will tell you they will not assimilate.

They claim we stole this land from Mexico.

I had an old Mexican man tell me "we are going to beat you f@$kers this time, and never fire a shot".


Whaaaaaaat? You mean, ok just to be clear here you guys are talking Mexican nationals? Where is this and where did you see this person?
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posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 01:56 PM
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These pictures are from the current flap.

From what they are saying four High Schools in LA fly the Mexican Flag.

The reports are the students keep stealing the American Flag.

*I can not independently verify any of this.



posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:12 PM
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whyamIhere
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These pictures are from the current flap.

From what they are saying four High Schools in LA fly the Mexican Flag.

The reports are the students keep stealing the American Flag.

*I can not independently verify any of this.


This is what happens when people live on land occupied by invaders.

It's not American soil

It's not Mexican Soil


Different groups of Invaders arguing over the spoils.

It's Native American Indian Soil. It's their homeland.



posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:14 PM
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What a great generation our schools are producing. Full of promise for a productive and peaceful society.

Yes, Indeed!



posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:18 PM
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LOL! You mean they occupied it behind the Spanish invasion. Now its their homeland! What a gas. Tell that to the Apache, Navaho, Comanche ect. It was only ever Mexican by way of the Spanish annexation from the tribes.



posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:26 PM
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Logarock
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LOL! You mean they occupied it behind the Spanish invasion. Now its their homeland! What a gas. Tell that to the Apache, Navaho, Comanche ect. It was only ever Mexican by way of the Spanish annexation from the tribes.


No. I don't mean what you are implying.

Read it again.



posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:27 PM
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Nyiah

whyamIhere
If you fought for that flag you might feel different.

The beautiful thing about is that flag gives you the Freedom to be dead wrong.

And serving doesn't give you the right to destroy property because you don't like it. I have no particular attachment to flags in general, and the odds of me flying any in reality are very low. But my point still stands, if you destroy my property because you have issues with it, it crosses a line and I won't tolerate it.


Do you know what the word illegal means? Do you know what the word disrespectful means? Obviously not. Those guys couldn't even look that vet in the eyes or speak to the camera man because they knew they were wrong. You should also try and learn about American Heritage while you're at it, just saying, cause you're all ignorant and stuff. It must be painful. The vet was right in everything he did so get over your high, and mighty self already. Or just go and find another thread to troll on. People like you are part of this country's problem.



posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:29 PM
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If you would like to equate animals to people I can see your point to a small degree, however, the last time I checked buffalo are not people or humans .

Who was here first has everything to do with it, the law of discovery would also establish that the land could not belong to anyone sailing from Europe and landing here, but you can't seem to grasp that, if you do not believe that I really can't have a logical discussion with you.

The European, English laws that were picked and chosen from as has happened throughout history , to take the land from the indigenous, that is another can of worms though.

The fact is and remains that the very laws they (European colonists) were attempting to escape, had to be invoked to establish ownership or create reasoning that what they were doing was legal and go even further to dupe the Indians, that in itself is highly hypocritical and unjustifiable at it's core, you just can't have your cake and eat it too, or can you ?



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posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:29 PM
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read the quote from the page THAT YOU AND I BOTH LINKED that rumor didn't start until 1876.

here are the pertinent sentences one at a time.




The idea that it inspired the design of the American flag dates to the celebratory and patriotic climate of the year 1876, which saw the publication of Washington: A Drama in Five Acts, a drama in verse by the popular English poet Martin Farquhar Tupper.


this in green is the key, notice that it says The idea that it inspired the design of the American flag dates
then followed by the when, where and how the idea started. to the celebratory and patriotic climate of the year 1876
also if you look to who wrote the play that might shed a little light. English poet Martin Farquhar Tupper.



In it, Benjamin Franklin proclaims that the design of the Stars and Stripes was based on the coat of arms of George Washington. "We, and not he—it was unknown to him," Franklin says, "took up his coat of arms, and multiplied and magnified it every way to this, our glorious national banner."


now in this sentence the yellow is pertinent information. this says why the idea happened.In it, Benjamin Franklin proclaims that the design of the Stars and Stripes was based on the coat of arms of George Washington.

you do under stand that this was a play right, done for entertainment not for historical accuracy. there is no other reference to his coat of arms being used before this play.

and no i don't think it is a more than a coincidence, i think it more likely that it was a copy of the east india flag company.
i base this on the quote below from the second set of quotes qoriganly posted.



In any case, both the stripes (barry) and the stars (mullets) have precedents in classical heraldry. Mullets were comparatively rare in early modern heraldry, but an example of mullets representing territorial divisions predating the US flag are those in the coat of arms of Valais of 1618, where seven mullets stood for seven districts.

seeing how that most of the founders or their families were Great Britain i would believe that this knowledge would have been known to them.

but hey that's fine, if you want to believe that it was done on his coat of arms go ahead, you can lead a horse to water, but.....

that's all i have to say on the matter.






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posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:33 PM
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Here are the flags of Native American Indian Tribes:-

commons.wikimedia.org...

These flags should be "At The Top" of the various flagpoles in The U.S.

The U.S. Flag should be below.



posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:34 PM
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alldaylong
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Here are the flags of Native American Indian Tribes:-

commons.wikimedia.org...

These flags should be "At The Top" of the various flagpoles in The U.S.

The U.S. Flag should be below.



Now you do have a point there.

That should be the only exception but certainly one



posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:38 PM
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alldaylong
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Here are the flags of Native American Indian Tribes:-

commons.wikimedia.org...

These flags should be "At The Top" of the various flagpoles in The U.S.

The U.S. Flag should be below.



The Native Americans were treated horribly by everybody.

To try to excuse what happened to these beautiful people would be dishonest.


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posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:38 PM
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Shall i point out were you have a great failing?

You believe that everything written about history is true.

Where you in the mind of the people who designed the flag? Don't bother to answer, because i know the answer already.


(post by gunshooter removed for a manners violation)

posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:44 PM
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Worry not my friends, for when we switch over to the Amero, I'm sure there will be a new flag for all to cut down, or be cut down ourselves.



posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:46 PM
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Embarrassing, close-minded, jingoistic nonsense.

Seriously...all this over a flag? So that guy's a veteran? Well that doesn't give him the right to cut down a flag just because he feels like it. People can fly whatever flags they want. All this shows to me is the xenophobic side of Americans. Although would that guy be doing the same thing if it was a British flag or a Canadian flag? I seriously doubt it...



posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:47 PM
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well believing scholarly research over rumor, gossip and hearsay, seems to be more intelligent.
and i dare say most here on this site, might think the same.

tell you what if you can find one source that says that the flag was based on his coat of arms before 1876.
i will consider it. until then i'll stick to what is published.


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posted on Mar, 8 2014 @ 02:47 PM
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In other news, veteran beats up group of Mexicans for no reason. Americans applaud.



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