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Connecticut Marines Fight for 'Don't Tread on Me' Flag Display

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posted on Jun, 29 2010 @ 03:16 AM
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Connecticut Marines Fight for 'Don't Tread on Me' Flag Display


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A group of retired Marines is asking Connecticut's attorney general to allow the "Don't Tread on Me" Gadsden flag to fly over the state Capitol on July 4 after Capitol Police refused the request saying it doesn’t fall within the state’s flag flying parameters.

The group says the yellow banner, which sports a coiled rattlesnake and its trademark motto, is the original flag of the U.S. Marine Corps and clearly fits into the section of the policy which states that the Connecticut State Capitol
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posted on Jun, 29 2010 @ 03:16 AM
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Jeez, what's the big deal? Are they really so caught up in subduing the American people that they are afraid of a flag flying over the state capital for a day? I don't see what the big deal is, other than a liberal state trying to deny a symbol of America, only because the Tea Party happened to adopt the same flag.

Connecticut calls itself the "Constitution State", yet fails to recognize the significance of the Gadsden flag to the founding of our country which ultimately lead to the adoption of the very Constitution mentioned in the state motto.

This is clearly a political move by the State of Connecticut to object to liberty focused activism, even at the expense of recognizing a significant American tradition. They should be shamed of themselves. Let the flag fly already!

--airspoon


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posted on Jun, 29 2010 @ 03:22 AM
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Connecticut calls itself the "Constitution State", yet fails to recognize the significance of the Gadsden flag to the founding of our country which ultimately lead to the adoption of the very Constitution mentioned in the state motto.
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I live in connecticut atm moving up to vermont permenantly this fall.(Fall cant come soon enough for me )


i cannot agree more with your sentiments and as proud as i am of these marines i am utterly disgusted by connecticuts stance on this.

and i also agree with you on my states motives..
you really are one insightful fellow spoon,

Respectfully,

~Meathead


ETA- i know you dont do this for the flags or stars ...but you get mine anyway..

[edit on 29-6-2010 by Mike Stivic]



 
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