Flying State Flag

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Paul3144, Jul 9, 2012.

  1. Paul3144

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    I recently decided to fly a flag outside my home. However, I noticed that, in my neighborhood, there are over ten U.S. flags and only one Florida flag. So, I decided to make that two. I also have a U.S. flag that I'm going to fly on major national holidays instead of my Florida flag. In your area, what is the ratio of U.S. to state flags? Why do you think you don't see more state flags?

    Here's an interesting trivia fact: Florida's flag is almost exactly the same as Alabama's. Both flags feature a red St. Andrew's cross on a white field, but Florida's has the Great Seal of the State of Florida superimposed on the center.
     
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    I don't know why, but you rarely see a Montana State flag in front of people's homes out here.

    At my house, we do not fly a flag every day, but when we do, we fly it over the U.S. Navy flag.
     
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    Likewise I dont think I have ever seen a State flag being flown by an individual.

    Interesting thread
     
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    I know you see a lot more state flags in South Carolina, which is the only other place I've ever lived. Also, I think Texans tend to fly their flag a lot. In Florida, I do on occasion see it flown by private individuals, but not all that often.
     
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    Perhaps when people in certain states have an awareness of history and that there were pressures in their state against federal tyranny, they tend to lean more toward their state flag than the national flag.

    I have a feeling that in states that may try to resist Obamacare, you will see more state flags. ;)

    Flag waving can be good, but not all flag waving is truly for patriotism. Some, I would surmise, wave the national flag like a nationalist zealot because they believe their benefits are protected (even if at the expense of others).
     

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