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Broussard said he had no idea a TV camera would be there until he arrived on the scene.
About a dozen Hispanic men came pouring out of the building when he showed up, according to Broussard.
The men said, Broussard recounted, “What do you think you’re doing?”
“I said, well, watch me.”
Broussard said he talked to local police after the incident, and they have not taken any action. But Hispanic leaders, he said, “are trying to coerce the bar owner to file charges against me.”
Mexican flag displayed illegally at Reno business
The veteran affirmed to Gallagher there are many Hispanics who are equally upset about illegal immigration and the resistance to assimilation.
“We have many cultures who’ve come here, and they’ve learned our language, and they respect our culture, because they know America is a great country, and they simply want to be a part of it,” he said.
KRNV said it sent a cameraman to the scene after a viewer called to say “a business near downtown Reno was flying a Mexican flag above an American flag … which is, in fact, illegal.”
reply to post by crazyewok
I wasn't making a case that it is legal.
I am making the case it is awesome.
I seeyour point.
But law is law
Flying a Mexican flag above the US flag is actually breaking Federal law.
So tresspasing and property damage,
Two wrongs dont make a right,
The vet should have notified the revelent authoritys.
reply to post by csulli456
I for one do not agree with so much of what goes on these days in regards to politics and all the bs, but I for one along with many others see our American flag as a symbol of freedom and liberty. I respect the flag as this is what it represents to me regardless of whatever sh!# ain't right within our borders at this current time.
Im former enlisted myself and the flag still means a lot to me........
The big reason?
Ive seen this country fall SO far, from where it was, I cannot comprehend just how disheartened the older generations are seeing where this country has fallen to....
That flag, is one of the last vestages we have, to remember what this grand place America use to be and what it stood for, what our hopes and dreams were........That we once had a back bone, that we once held strong to our beliefs, that even tho we were different we still TRIED to have civility and decorum with each other as a people, and AS a people, worked to do the RIGHT things.......
Freedom means we sometimes dont get a long..........but that symbol........that last glimmer of hope united us......united our cause as a country, to try and do what was good, and decent......
Its a reminder of those whose blood was shed from 1776 on wards, and how we laid generations into hollowed ground....
A symbol of sacrifice and honor, when honor was something that still remained in people, and sacrifice was something men of character were willing to do, for the good of the man next to him, even if he didnt agree with him....
We have fallen so far.......That piece of cloth reminds me of what we one day could be again.........
reply to post by hounddoghowlie
No, a girl beat you Just teasing.
Most Americans don't know how to fly our flag - football tailgate a lot in the fall (pro & college) & probably 75% to 80% of the tailgate flags are wrong.
They always have the team flag on top with the American flag underneath - they have no clue it's wrong...yeesh
reply to post by OccamsRazor04
Still doesnt excuse the Vet tresspassing and destroying ones property.
Being a vet does not excuse you from tresspasing and property laws.
What a jerk. I don't care what any proper "etiquette" is for flags being flown, if I had flags of multiple countries and wanted to string 'em up, I'd do it alphabetically top to bottom because I'm OCD like that. If that blowhard had touched mine, I'd have put him in the hospital for destruction of MY property. And sent him the bill to pay for new ones.