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Veteran Flies Flag Upside Down, Gets Harassed by Cops

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posted on Jul, 8 2009 @ 05:20 PM

I placed this in the New World Order category because this is an affront to Freedom of Speech and we all know TPTB aren't exactly fond of the First Amendment. I don't think anyone has a right to tell this guy how to fly a flag. The reason he decided to fly it upside down and the reason people have an issue with that are completely beside the point. If we're free to burn flags, why aren't we free to fly/display them upside down?


posted on Jul, 8 2009 @ 05:40 PM
Hey TA,
So where was he harassed by the Cops? All we have is his word that some cops tried steal his flag. Your video only shows a cop coming to his aid to tell a trespasser to leave. His battle with the city is a civil matter. He's miffed because he's 180,000 in debt and wants the city to come to his rescue. He should've known the risks before he decided to go into business. Now he hangs the flag upside down because he can't get a license, get a life!!!!

posted on Jul, 8 2009 @ 05:52 PM
reply to post by skyeyes

I just used the title from the youtube video. There was a cop and some random person in the video harassing him, if memory serves. I'll look again in a minute. Either way, the guy has the right to fly his flag however he pleases.


Edit: I can't tell if the one guy just before the other guy climbs the pole is a cop or not. Still, the reason he wants to fly his flag doesn't matter, what matters is his right to.

And yes, the cop toward the end did tell the other guy to leave.

[edit on 8-7-2009 by TheAssociate]

[edit on 8-7-2009 by TheAssociate]

posted on Jul, 9 2009 @ 03:56 AM
I bet they hired the pissed off pole climber, just to make it more interesting.

posted on Jul, 9 2009 @ 04:40 AM
reply to post by TheAssociate

We live in a republic, not a democracy.

It is a democratic republic, but never the less.

A lot of ppl think they have rights, but they quickly find the
government will selectively enforce them.

As I posted on another thread, what you are seeing is the
country becoming fascist in nature as Naomi Wolf has pointed
out in her writings and her videos on youtube.

I think if you watch them you will be amazed.

This is only going to get worse, and the country is becoming more
and more like pre-WW2 germany.

As the financial disaster gets MUCH worse for various reasons
so will the tyranny, the oppression, and general end of what was the US.

Prepare accordingly !

Good Luck to you all !

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