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Flag Courtesy

The United States Postal Service is an independent agency of the United States government responsible for providing postal service in the United States. One would think that its administrators would understand flag courtesy. 111 more words


a burning question...

I would like to share a little sentence i have come across and some pertinent thoughts on it.

“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. 625 more words

My Flag Is Burning

My grandfather worked with his hands. His two hands carried a rifle through the Pacific during World War II. His two hands could tear down the engine of an American-made car and rebuild it from memory. 561 more words


What Would Betsy Ross Do?

This post is drafted from a letter that I recently sent out to artists that I know. Although many of our readers are from outside the United States, I hope that it will still be something in which everyone can find commonality and perhaps participate. 312 more words

Children's Book Critique Group Blog

Red Flags and Dog Whistles

Let us not cower from confrontation: The flag is a rag.

Notice that I say “confrontation,” rather than “controversy.” There is no real controversy in my phrase above. 1,267 more words

Critical Thinking

The State of Politics in Austria

Re-votes, recounts and general unhappiness with outcomes of referendums and elections seem to be a theme that is repeating across the world. After Brexit, many in the UK signed a petition for another referendum to decide whether Britain should remain in the EU. 802 more words

Foreign News

Mike Pence's Neighbors Hang Rainbow Flags as Protest

In the Chevy Chase neighborhood, where Vice President-elect Mike Pence recently rented an in-between house is being decorated with rainbow flags, the traditional gay pride symbol. 64 more words