If you’ve read my blog at all, you’ve probably noticed I blog more about fun and semi-meaningless things (except maybe to me) than anything serious like politics or world issues. Not that I’m not interested in those things (though I admit I do prefer reading People magazine to listening to NPR).However, after all the confederate flag drama going on I felt compelled to write my thoughts and even though I will probably regret I deviated from my normal funness (yes I know that’s not a word), I just couldn’t help myself....more
In the flurry of excitement and emotion on this historic day, I did something I haven't done in years. I searched around the house to see if I had an American flag to hang out. I didn't find one and that shocked me.
Ok. This is a two pronged blog about things that have been annoying me. First off, lapel pins. Old hat news, but I keep hearing about it every day from right wing jackboots, so here I go: my take on lapel pins.
The idea of lapel pins is utterly, blindly unpatriotic, and also utterly, blindly unamerican. Th following two things are listed under things never to do wit the flag in Public Law 94-344, known as the Federal Flag Code (taken from www1.va.gov)