The American Flag and the 2012 Olympics

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The last time the Olympics were held in London, England an international issue arose because the American flag was not dipped to the Queen. You can read about it here. Before this incident, national flags were practically laid on the ground due to a certain individual. Since the incident, the American flag code was changed to read that the American …

Dipping the American Flag

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I read this short article that was sent to me by a retired Marine friend of mine: The 1908 Summer Olympics were held in London, England were extremely controversial. Many of the medals were won by Irish and Irish-American athletes who were not only members of the Irish American Athletic Club of Celtic Park in Sunnyside, Queens, but also members …