March 26, 2014

Move That ‘Colored Drape’

You mean the flag?

“An Oregon woman who was threatened with eviction if she did not remove the American flag from her front window has now been asked to place the ‘colored drape’ on a flag pole,” reports CBS News. Far from a “colored drape,” the U.S. means so much more to her. She says she flies it in support of all of the service members in her family: “They fought for our freedoms and this is a freedom I should have. My grandfather, aunts and uncles served. My ex-husband served in Desert Storm and his entire family are military folks.” Now that the story is national news, we hope the apartment complex landlord may soon see reason.

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