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That was not a decision made by the president. A decision to fly flags at half staff for prominent residents of specific states is made by the governor of the state. The flags were half staff only in New Jersey for Whitney Houston's death, a decision made by Chris Christie. GOV. PERRY, of Texas did not make the decision to so honor Chris Kyle. You can read about this in Title 4 of the united States Code Chapter 1 Section 7

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US Flag Etiquette A refresher for whomever needs it on how to properly and respectfully treat the US Flag!

A new flag is being worn by police, it's against the US flag code, and it has some ominous historical implications.

America, the Beautiful: Flag Day in the United States of America, June 14th, hanging a vertical flag properly, US flag codes and Betsy Ross flag of interest on pinterest.

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You don't demonstrate your patriotism by WEARING the flag.You demonstrate your patriotism by RESPECTING the US flag code ---Very True.---

6/17/2013 - Kadena Honor Guard salute the flag during Flag Day ceremony on Kadena Air Base,Japan, June 14,2013.Included decommissioning of American Flag by honor guard personnel & retired,with other flags toward end of event.Retired flags then destroyed according to the US Flag Code which states, "The flag,when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display,should be destroyed in a dignified way,preferably by burning."(USAF photo by Airman 1st Class Hailey R. Davis)

What America has taught me about marketing -

i am serious about this because i love what our flag stands for...Red: Hardiness and Valor; White: Innocence and Purity; Blue: Vigilance, Perseverance, and Justice. When I look at the flag, i think of all those who bled and died for my freedom and i hate to see the flag disrespected. in my mind, Disrespect to the flag = Disrespect to those who died for our freedom (ok, i'm putting my soapbox away now) :)

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