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Flag at half mast?

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by jim97701, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. jim97701

    jim97701 Bend Well-Known Member

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  2. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    You silly goose.
    She's a democrat and it's a well known fact that democrats can do whatever they darn well please because laws and rules don't apply to them.

    Authority, authority you say . . . she don't need no steeeenkin' authority!!!!
    Sheldon
     
  3. oknow

    oknow amboy wa. Well-Known Member

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    They did it at the post office in battleground today also.
     
  4. freestoneangler

    freestoneangler wa Well-Known Member

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    At the pace this administration is going they might just was well bury it.
     
  5. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    " you mean Obama hasn't ordered flags to fly at half mast?"

    ISIS has caught Obama with his pants around his knees so often, that by now I'm positive that there's nobody in the White House who would dare to say, "half mast" anywhere near him.
    Kinda like how hearing the phrases...
    "radical Islamic terrorist" or "mom jeans" or "but that's illegal!" will set him off.
     
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  6. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    Well seeing as how ALL flags were ordered to be at half mast until Thursday for support of Paris/France it would seem logical that they were.
     
  7. Hybrid Slave

    Hybrid Slave Medford Member

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    There are specific guide lines regulating when and where the flag is to be flown at half mast, and who is has the authority to order it done.

    Unfortunately, these days it seems that many public officials are completely ignorant of these guide lines, as is, apparently, Governor Brown.

    But the truth of the matter is that a state governor does in deed have the authority under certain circumstances, BUT THIS ISN'T ONE OF THEM.
     
  8. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    She did not order the flags to be lowered, the feds did.

    https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-pres...lamation-honoring-victims-attack-paris-france
     
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    jim97701 Bend Well-Known Member

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    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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  11. IheartSig

    IheartSig Beaverton Diamond Supporter Diamond Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    It is referred to as a "Good faith Misunderstanding" and is covered in the Flag Code.

    The Governor CAN, in the event of the death a present or former official of the government of any State, territory, or possession of the United State for example, proclaim that the National flag shall be flown at half-staff.

    Fun fact; According to a lot of sources, the flag is lowered to make room for an "invisible flag of death" flying above.
     
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  12. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Where can you buy one of those invisible flags of death?:cool:
     
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  13. IheartSig

    IheartSig Beaverton Diamond Supporter Diamond Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    I have one I can sell you Sarge, but its a special limited edition one, so its expensive.
     
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    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    The liberals are adept at coopting language and symbols. Perhaps we should do the same and adopt the Gadsden flag as the "Flag of Death!"

    Sheldon
     
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  15. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Let them co-op a full mag-dump in the face, I'll happily donate. o_O
     
  16. PaulB47

    PaulB47 Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    The obvious remedy is to ignore the order...
     
  17. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    The governorette needed to suck up to the emperor to have any hope of getting a crack at michelle!?!?!?!?

    Sheldon
     
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