"We have staked the whole of all our political institutions upon the capacity of mankind for self-government, upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern ourselves, to control ourselves, to sustain ourselves according to the Ten Commandments of God." James Madison

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Flag Abuse, Freedom Abuse

The First Amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

ART- produced as an artistic effort or for decorative purposes

This is neither. This is adolescent and childish behavior run amuck. A complete disrespect for the Men and Women of our military who served and fought for the freedom this symbol holds, and everyone who holds the flag close to our hearts.

I'd like to take this opportunity to direct your attention on the adjacent link in my side bar called The Greatest Play in Baseball. Watch it and be filled with pride.