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Old 11-06-2012, 01:46 PM
 
Location: Sango, TN
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You have no clue what it's like out here. You would be considered a raging conservative. Glad you got your dog poop vote in. LOL
Better to vote for someone who cleans it up, then someone who's full of it
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Old 11-06-2012, 01:48 PM
 
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Better to vote for someone who cleans it up, then someone who's full of it
LOL good one!!!
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:14 PM
 
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The US flag is very offensive to immigrants who have allegiances elsewhere so we need to do everything we can to be tolerant and all inclusive of other cultures.
Sad but true.
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:44 PM
 
Location: Old Mother Idaho
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Many flags on the outside, more flags on the inside here.
Lots of bunting, lots of balloons, and one merry old lady dressed up as Aunt Sammie handing out cookies.

I always really enjoy election day! Win or lose, I always come out feeling very proud to be an American on this day, and I'm always happy.
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:45 PM
 
Location: CHicago, United States
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My my entire voting life... my polling place, a public school, has always had an American Flag curbside and one in the polling area.

This morning, a warm and sunny day, there were no flags to be seen... even on the school flagpole.

I commented to the election worker and she said we don't do that anymore

Found it strange and wonder if it is like this at other polling places?
I'm in Chicago, and the U.S. Flag is a required adornment at the entry to each polling place.
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:06 PM
 
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I'm in Chicago, and the U.S. Flag is a required adornment at the entry to each polling place.
From what I can tell... it seems to be an Alameda County thing...

Called the American Legion and was told lack of polling place flags is the result of budget cuts...

No response from the school district yet...

Apparently polling and schools are these are two separate issues.
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:10 PM
 
Location: DFW - Coppell / Las Colinas
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From what I can tell... it seems to be an Alameda County thing....
Oakland never ceases to amaze at some of the crap that happens in that city.
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:13 PM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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My my entire voting life... my polling place, a public school, has always had an American Flag curbside and one in the polling area.

This morning, a warm and sunny day, there were no flags to be seen... even on the school flagpole.

I commented to the election worker and she said we don't do that anymore

Found it strange and wonder if it is like this at other polling places?


They lined the driveway at the school this morning, and the cub scouts raise the colors every morning.

... and I live in Liberalville, in a sea of red, Austin.

Only in Texas, I guess?
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:13 PM
 
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I ignore it.
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Old 11-06-2012, 03:15 PM
 
Location: Vermont
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For a bunch of guys who love to think of themselves as rugged, you guys sure seem to be on the lookout for petty things to get your panties in a twist!

For a bunch of conservatives who are constantly complaining about the pushy, intrusive federal government, you sure seem to be unduly interested in whining about what the federal government says a state or local unit of government should be doing!

Are you able to comprehend the fact that a statutory provision that says the flag "should" be displayed does not actually require anything?
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