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by | Aug 11, 2022

The Fargo School Board voted 7-2 on August 9 to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before its meetings. The b0ard had previously passed a motion on March 22 to start each meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance. Board member…

by | Jun 15, 2022

On Monday, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered approximately 140 51-star American flags to be flown along Pennsylvania Avenue for Flag Day in support of statehood for the District of Columbia. Bowser’s directive is a violation of the U.S. Flag…

by | Apr 27, 2021

“Flying Apart,” editorial cartoon by Patrick Cross for The American Spectator, April 27, 2021.

by | Jul 15, 2020

 Jody Rosen, contributor to the New York Times Magazine, wrote an article yesterday in the Los Angeles Times calling Americans to abandon the “Star-Spangled Banner” for a less-offensive national anthem. Rosen said the poem by Francis Scott Key, who wrote…

by | Jun 26, 2020

In the aftermath of the protests that have swept the nation in the past month, President Trump has once again said that the government should prohibit the desecration of the American flag. He tweeted Tuesday, “It is ashame [sic] that…

by | Jul 2, 2019

Sneakerheads woke up this morning to the news that the corporate war on America’s social ills has claimed a new victim: flag-emblazoned shoes.  The Wall Street Journal reports that Nike has pulled sneakers intended to commemorate the Fourth of July….

by | Oct 26, 2017

A week shy of the midway point of the football season, the two winless NFL teams are no surprise. They are the Cleveland Browns and Colin Kaepernick’s former team, the once-storied San Francisco 49ers. As the Browns have never even…

by | Sep 27, 2017

In our modern era of internet connectivity and 24-hour news cycles, for better or worse, celebrity is an instant megaphone for gaining national attention. Especially for the controversial, or in former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick’s case,…

by | Mar 3, 2017

The federal government is prosecuting a Vietnam-era vet for displaying two four-by-six-inch American flags outside a Veterans Affairs (VA) fence in Los Angeles on Memorial Day, May 30, 2016. Robert L. Rosebrock, 74, is facing up to six months in…

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