Why the U.S. Flag is Red, White and Blue
“Our heritage does come from Great Britain, and that was some of the thought process that went about in coming up with our flag,” Buss says of the American flag’s red, white and blue. “They come from the three colors that the Founding Fathers had ...
The Ninth Circuit Departs From Tinker in Upholding Ban on American Flag T-Shirts in School
Des Moines Independent School District (1969 ... The court invented a most unusual rule: if hecklers threaten students who do nothing but wear colors that reflect the American flag, the school authorities should restrict the students, not the hecklers.
Flag on the Moon
and they should be able to resolve objects as small as the flags on the Moon. Does the flag mean that the US claims the Moon? Nope, the Moon can’t be owned by anyone. NASA had the astronauts plant the flag to commemorate the journey made by American ...
The American flag: 'a threat'?
Elliot said she’ll move out before she takes down her American flag. She added, “It’s very important to have up there. … I’m not taking that flag down.” Am I missing something? Do you remember ... our troops hoist the colors to its peak ...
Five myths about the American flag
Betsy Ross made the first American flag. The Betsy Ross story is the most ... President Ronald Reagan marking 1986 as the “Year of the Flag” — have echoed that reasoning. But the colors do not have, nor have they ever had, any official imprimatur.