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Old Glory: A beacon of freedom
By Byron McNutt

OLD GLORY IS something special — the living symbol of our great land. At a time when radical Muslims riot and kill after reports of the Koran being abused, where’s the outrage when the American flag is being burned and when suicide bombers kill innocent men, women and children while holding the Koran?

While Americans justify our intervention in world squabbles as “defending the defenseless and working toward peace,” our enemies see our diplomatic and military action as unwelcome intervention.

With Friday, June 14, being Flag Day, I’d like to repeat for you this essay titled, “I Am Your Flag.” We need to remind people around the world what the American flag stands for and then it is our obligation to make sure that what our country does remains worthy of the respect.

“I was born on June 14, 1777. I am more than just cloth shaped

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 3:03 PM
 

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