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Flag Is Not A Decoration


June 24, 2019

When is the flag only a decoration?

I am speaking of course of the American flag, the one that inspired our national anthem because it did not fall during the fierce fighting at Ft. McHenry. So, was our flag just decoration that night with the rockets red glare and the bombs bursting in air? As Sir Francis Scott Key watched the dawn break and our flag was still there, was it decoration then?

Maybe when it drapes the caskets of the brave fallen on their final trip home or perhaps the ones in the tiny hands that wave them along that fallen one’s drive back to their resting place, are th...

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