The “Occupy Wall Street” protesters like to claim they represent 99 percent of the American people. But do they, really?
A new video has surfaced showing the level of respect some of these protesters have for the American flag.
The video, taken at OWS San Diego, CA, Monday night, shows protesters using the flag as a dog chew toy.
The title of the video? “USA Flag Dog Chew Toy: Best Use of Old Glory to date!”
The short video clearly shows the flag being used as a chew toy for the dog’s amusement.
These are the people that Barack Obama and Joe Biden support. These are also the people Nancy Pelosi praised for their spontaneity.
These are also the people who have earned the full support of the American Nazi Party and foreign dictatorships.
Other photos have surfaced showing protesters disrespecting and trampling on the flag, while one shows a protester defecating on a burning U.S. flag.
All of these actions are in violation of the U.S. Flag code, which specifically states no disrespect shall be shown to the flag. The code reads:
No disrespect should be shown to the flag of the United States of America; the flag should not be dipped to any person or thing. Regimental colors, State flags, and organization or institutional flags are to be dipped as a mark of honor.
(a) The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property.
(b) The flag should never touch anything beneath it, such as the ground, the floor, water, or merchandise.
(c) The flag should never be carried flat or horizontally, but always aloft and free.
(d) The flag should never be used as wearing apparel, bedding, or drapery. It should never be festooned, drawn back, nor up, in folds, but always allowed to fall free. Bunting of blue, white, and red, always arranged with the blue above, the white in the middle, and the red below, should be used for covering a speaker’s desk, draping the front of the platform, and for decoration in general.
(e) The flag should never be fastened, displayed, used, or stored in such a manner as to permit it to be easily torn, soiled, or damaged in any way.
(f) The flag should never be used as a covering for a ceiling.
(g) The flag should never have placed upon it, nor on any part of it, nor attached to it any mark, insignia, letter, word, figure, design, picture, or drawing of any nature.
(h) The flag should never be used as a receptacle for receiving, holding, carrying, or delivering anything.
(i) The flag should never be used for advertising purposes in any manner whatsoever. It should not be embroidered on such articles as cushions or handkerchiefs and the like, printed or otherwise impressed on paper napkins or boxes or anything that is designed for temporary use and discard. Advertising signs should not be fastened to a staff or halyard from which the flag is flown.
(j) No part of the flag should ever be used as a costume or athletic uniform. However, a flag patch may be affixed to the uniform of military personnel, firemen, policemen, and members of patriotic organizations. The flag represents a living country and is itself considered a living thing. Therefore, the lapel flag pin being a replica, should be worn on the left lapel near the heart.
(k) The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning.
On Sunday, user gibsone76m wrote at the Occupy Wall Street web site:
I saw a picture of a protester standing on an American Flag. I have also seen many images of people holding the Flag upside down. While I respect the right to protest, I found that image so terrible that it bordered on treason.
You are lucky that you are protesting without being gassed or worse, and remember that next time you decide to desecrate the Flag.
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