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    Thumbs up Love it when plan comes together...or not

    Things got out of hand quickly at this afternoon’s flag-burning protest on the campus of Louisiana State University. And while counter-protesters are claiming victory, that victory didn’t come without controversy.
    communication studies graduate student Benjamin Haas had planned an event to protest the recent arrest of a student who stole a university American flag and burned it. He planned on burning his own American flag. But students, led by student government President Cody Wells, planned a counter-protest. Now, first-hand reports say that the flag-burning never happened. Instead, as pictures and video show, the protest got heated as counter protesters mobbed Haas, who then had to be whisked away in a police cruiser for his safety.
    More, including raw video at link.

    Update: Graphic Vid Captures Contentious LSU Flag-Burning Protest as Planner Whisked Away to Safety | The Blaze

    I personally enjoyed this pic the most.

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    Free speech works both ways , Mr. Haas. The officers on scene did a good job of keeping the peace.
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    Mr Haas has won a free trip to the middle east.

    He will be dropped off with a half burnt Quran.
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    What a douche.
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    Someone please tell me again why anyone has the right to burn any flag. ???

    Ok, well maybe a Nazi or Imperial Japanese flag...
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    good job LSUPD and BRPD keeping everyone safe - I heard that was one volatile situation...

    guess Mr. Haas realized not everyone agreed with his point of view... guess that sucks...
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    Pretty bad when the counter protest has more people show up than the original protesters. Kind of lets you know that you are alone!
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    Quote Originally Posted by iso607 View Post
    I personally enjoyed this pic the most.

    You can ALMOST see his azz puckering when this soldier got in his face.

    LOVE it!


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    LSU folks are not know for being quiet when it's something they are passionate about (football and patriotism).

    Tiger Stadium was the site of the legendary "Earthquake Game" against Auburn in 1988. LSU won the game, 7-6, when quarterback Tommy Hodson completed a game-winning touchdown pass to running back Eddie Fuller in the waning seconds of the game. The crowd reaction registered as a legitimate earthquake on the seismograph in the Louisiana Geological Survey office on campus.

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    I'd have paid real money to see that in person.


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    here's Haas' speech (for those interested in reading)

    it's a transcript through the school newspaper

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    (I don't know why it's got the funny looking link - but the link works just fine - should send you to LSU's Daily Reveille)
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