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    Gadsden Flag Now Officially "Offensive" In America
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    'Tea Party' flag rankles some 

    Flag, one of nation's oldest, causes stir after being raised over Town Common

    EastBayRI.com

    May 27, 2010

    WARREN, RI — The Warren Fire Department drew fire Friday morning when members raised one of the nation’s oldest - but these days, controversial - flags from one of three flagpoles they maintain at the Warren Town Common.

    Their flying of the Gadsden Flag, a Revolutionary War-era flag depicting a coiled rattlesnake with the slogan "Don’t Tread On Me" below it, angered some residents because though it was originally created to protest the British government prior to and during the American Revolution, it has become a symbol to some of the American Tea Party movement. That conservative movement questions many of the policies, particularly fiscal, of the federal government.

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    Posted 2010-05-30 11:47 AM (#38486) By: Editor


    Gadsden_flag.png image by Kerry111
    Posted 2010-05-30 11:49 AM (#38487 - in reply to #38486) By: Editor


    Looks like the 'leaders' in Warren, RI have back bones the color of the flags' background and just as limp.
    Posted 2010-05-30 12:10 PM (#38488 - in reply to #38486) By: Geronimo


    Fire Chief, hear your words:

    "Flying the flag does not mean we’re supporting any political party or movement."

    Now hear mine:

    BALONEY! Yes you are supporting a movement, a point of view, a narrow, controversial, offensive and dangerous point of view! The men of the Revolution had the guts to fly that flag in the face of tyrants.

    If you cannot identify their 21st century counterparts, you need to re-read the Declaration, soon.

    And your last claim is baloney too. You hope people are not offended.

    If that is the case, you will take the Stars and Stripes down too. Because it is offensive to the same people who hate the Gadsden flag, and for the same reason.

    It's offense time, baby!
    Posted 2010-05-30 8:51 PM (#38504 - in reply to #38486) By: Roundhead

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