This is a discussion on Local man making a 'statement' within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by atctimmy This is America friend. If he wants to protest the actions of his government with an upside down flag then I ...
acttimmy nailed it.
To the OP - I'm a veteran - there is a long list of things that bother me - this doesn't make the list by a long shot. If someone does/doesn't do something because they're concerned how "the veterans" will perceive it - that makes the list.
+1... It is in no way disrespectful; I have done it in the past and will probably do it again in the (near) future.Originally Posted by Jeanlouise;2541717[B
There are a lot worse ways to express ones self!
"Better to keep your mouth shut and be thought a fool than to open it and remove all doubt" ~ Mark Twain
In defense of the OP I don't think he realized that flying the flag upside down wasn't being disrespectful of the flag.
With all the rules for flag flying and disposal, it would be easy to miss the "extreme distress" rule.
It may be that your sole purpose in life is simply to serve as a warning to others.
IMO everything that involves our current government should be a heated debate. we have let them take to many of our rights we have let this happen doing NOTHING its time WE THE PEOPLE DO SOMETHING