WNPR: A Discussion Of The Gadsden Flag

A group of protestors wants to fly the Gadsden flag over the state capitol in Hartford, Connecticut, during a protest event. At first, lawmen told then flying the flag was all right. Later, law enforcement got cold feet. The flag cannot be flown atop the capitol.

"Don't Treat On Me" has not been a symbol of sedition since Revolutionary War era. Why are lawmen running scared now?

Listen to Colin McEnroe and I, and, I hope, some Tea Partying folks, disuss this issue on Wednesday afternoon at 1 p.m. on Connecticut Public Radio. Click here to listen live.

What's so dangerous about this flag?

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Posted on April 20, 2010 at 4:11 pm by Norm Pattis


Posted on April 20, 2010 at 3:54 pm by W.C.Camp
Nothing is dangerous about the flag. I'm glad peop...
Nothing is dangerous about the flag. I'm glad people are fired up enough to remember why this flag first found popularity during revolutionary times. Read more at my blog on the history. Nice post. W.C.C.

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