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      The  following  is a narrative taken from a Sunday Morning's
    televised "Meet The  Press'. The  author is employed by none other than the Washington Post!!

    >From  Sunday's 07 Sept. 2008 11:48:04 EST, Televised "Meet the Press" THE THEN Senator Obama was asked about his stance on  the American Flag.

    General Bill Ginn' USAF (ret.) asked Obama to explain WHY he doesn't follow protocol when the National  Anthem is played.

    The General also stated to Obama that according  to the United States Code, Title 36, Chapter 10, Sec. 171...

    During rendition  of the national anthem, when the flag is  displayed, all present (except those  in uniform) are expected to stand at attention facing the flag with the right  hand over the heart. Or, at the very least, "Stand and  Face  It".

    Senator Obama replied:

    "As I've said  about the flag pin, I don't want to be  perceived as taking sides".  "There are  a lot of people in the  world to whom the American flag is a symbol of  oppression."

    "The anthem  itself conveys a war-like message. You know,

    the bombs  bursting in air and all that sort of thing."


    Obama said:   "The National Anthem should be 'swapped' for something less parochial and less bellicose. I like the  song 'I'd Like To Teach the World To  Sing'. If that were our anthem,  then, I might salute it. In my opinion, we should consider reinventing our National  Anthem as well as 'redesign' our Flag to better offer our enemies hopeand love.   It's my intention, if elected, to disarm America to the level of  acceptance  to our Middle East Brethren. If we, as a Nation  of waring people, conduct ourselves as the nations  of Islam where peace prevails - - - perhaps a state or period  of mutual accord could exist between our governments  ."

    When I become  President, I will seek a pact or agreement to end hostilities between those who  have been at war or in a state of enmity, and a freedom from  disquieting oppressive thoughts. We as a Nation have  placed upon the nations of Islam an unfair injustice which is WHY my  Wife disrespects the Flag and she and I have attended several flag burning  ceremonies in the past".

    "Of course now, I have found myself about to become the   President of the United States and I have put my hatred  aside. I will  use my power to bring CHANGE to this Nation, and offer the  people a new path. My wife and I  look forward to becoming our Country's First black Family. Indeed,

    CHANGE is about to overwhelm the United States of America "

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