Daily Archives: March 29, 2006

Our Flag

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(image via Michelle Malkin)
[tag]US Flag Code[/tag] (4 US Code 1)

Section 7: Position and Manner of Display

(c) No other flag or pennant should be placed above or, if on the same level, to the right of the flag of the United States of America, except during church services conducted by naval chaplains at sea, when the church pennant may be flown above the flag during church services for the personnel of the Navy. No person shall display the flag of the United Nations or any other national or international flag equal, above, or in a position of superior prominence or honor to, or in place of, the flag of the United States at any place within the United States or any Territory or possession thereof: Provided, That nothing in this section shall make unlawful the continuance of the practice heretofore followed of displaying the flag of the United Nations in a position of superior prominence or honor, and other national flags in positions of equal prominence or honor, with that of the flag of the United States at the headquarters of the United Nations.

and

(g) When flags of two or more nations are displayed, they are to be flown from separate staffs of the same height. The flags should be of approximately equal size. International usage forbids the display of the flag of one nation above that of another nation in time of peace.

And before anyone says we are in a war, we are not at war with Mexico…

Section 8 – Respect for the Flag

(a) The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property.

As Michelle says, you won’t see this picture on the front page of The New York Times.

This country is in distress, the “protesters” didn’t know how right they were…
[tags]illegal immigration, protests, Stars & Stripes[/tags]

GeoTrax

My five-year-old and I created some train tracks this morning with [tag]GeoTrax[/tag]. We used the Clock tower and ramps and built a really neat track.

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You can see the triple-levels in this side-view picture…

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