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    Flag Vandalism Mars Memorial Day in Several States

    FOXNews.com - Flag Vandalism Mars Memorial Day in Several States

    From Oregon to Minnesota to Ohio, vandals trampled on Old Glory over the Memorial Day weekend. In one Ohio town alone, approximately 25 American flags were found set ablaze on Monday.
    At least one national veterans group called for those responsible for the "shocking and reprehensible" acts of vandalism to be quickly arrested and prosecuted.
    Police in Wooster, Ohio, were going door-to-door early Tuesday in search of the people who torched roughly 25 flags and flagpoles along Saunders Drive and Morgan Street, Capt. John Quicci said.
    "They were set on fire," Quicci told FoxNews.com, adding that an investigation is ongoing.
    No suspects or motives had been identified, according to Quicci, who was unable to estimate damages to the 3-by-5-foot flags and the 10-foot metal poles placed outside of residents' homes by the annual Wooster Rotary Parade of Flags project.


    The people who torched the flags face charges of criminal damaging and arson, Quicci said.
    "We're treating this very seriously," he said.
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    ^^^^^^^Has wood chipper, will travel.

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    Wait a sec, what happened to all the loony lefties who said it was "cool to fly the flag again" now that Barry was in office?
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    I second your and raise you a String 'em up and send them to Siberia.


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    I wonder...teenagers who thought it would be "cool" or "funny" (and thus will post incriminating videos on youtube) or people who are truly anti-USA. Either way, its despicable. To bad we can't light them on fire.
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    IIRC a few years or so back, a couple of teens in my hometown burned a flag while it was posted on a Fire Truck while parked at the American Legion for a function of some sort and got caught. The mayor and many others were NOT amused. They and their parents were made to pay restitution for damages incurred to the flag AND the Fire Truck.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
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    Deport them to Iraqi.
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    While Iím gone you take care of the love
    And Iíll deal with the hate.

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    Just care for your children and sleep tight
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