Founding Fathers Forum: My Thoughts On The U.S. Flag
Posted by: Canadian () on 13 Sep 2003 at 3:55:01 PM
In-Reply-To: flag burning posted by Larry Drebing on 9:54:23 PM 11 Dec 2002
First off it is way cool. Stars and stripes and red, white and blue. It's a lot more than just a red maple leaf although that doesn't detract from the latter. I always appreciate the attention to history in the American flag. 13 stripes, 50 stars. I always look at period movies whenever they show a U.S. flag to see if there are only 48 stars. You know WWII movies, etc. I've always liked the British Union Jack too. I remember seeing a petition in Washington, DC in 1990 about getting a prohibition against burning the flag into the Constitution.
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