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Originally posted by Jessicamsa
Apparently FOX News considers the American Flag the “least incendiary” item to ban in order to “protect the children.” They just released a poll debating the merits of banning the American Flag in public schools in order to quell potential race fights.
What country is this? The fact that FOX News would even OFFER “Banning the American Flag…” as a poll choice is beyond logic and reason. But the worst part?
67% are in FAVOR of banning the flag.
What is going on that people can be in favor of banning the flag?
No. This is a lame decision. Teach the kids what the flag means, instead of banning it.
Yes. The safety of students comes first.
Not sure, but of all things to ban, the American flag would seem the least 'incendiary.'
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Those were the choices given to those taking the poll. What do they mean, "teach the kids what the flag means, instead of banning it"? That's like a totally weird thing to say, as though the flag means something bad.
Originally posted by ebombstheworld
I'm newer here, but I think you guys are making a perfect case as to why the flag should be banned. The amount of times violence against "flag banners" has been hinted at in this thread is scary.
This is the exact reason that the flag SHOULD be banned. Calling for violence against someone because of an insult to a flag is ridiculous.
Ok if any of you thought it was odd that Fox viewers and people who frequent fox's site would think this then you are RIGHT.
This whole ordeal was perpetrated a group of basically internet hooligans who enjoy the art of trolling, which all of you who reacted to and believed this (even the Kevin Haden at Truthisreason.net) were all trolled.
Calm down fox news and its viewers do not think this and it was basically the joke perpetrated by around 200-500 (estimated) people who knew how to skew the results. All of this was started by some hispanic who took offense to some white people showing their American pride during a time where they feel they are being racially profiled.
Originally posted by poedxsoldiervet
reply to post by Jessicamsa
Ban the flag and we riot.
And I suppose you think the American flag is just a piece of cloth.
Originally posted by Doc Velocity
It's that RIGHT to choose that is our most valuable possession in America, it's what the Flag stands for, and it's worth spilling blood to retain that right.
— Doc Velocity
Originally posted by David Davidson
Actually libertygal I believe it was ebaumsworld.com who perpetrated this hoax.
Staying strong at 53% for the ban
the freepers are #&^%@## clueless
Yes. The safety of students comes first. 52.3%
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&^@#&^$ stupid idiot teabaggers
if they vote for banning tampering, then they can't "freep this poll" anymore
they skew polls much more than DU or /b/