• June 13, 2024

American Flags Fly Again On Poughkeepsie Fire Trucks After Citizen Outcry

A flag flying on a fire truck is considered a safety risk? People responding to a fire at a high rate of speed, then entering a dwelling with the heat of an inferno to save lives at the risk of their own, but an American flag flown on the back of the truck is the risk. What happens to people, who in one way or another get elected and dictate law at the local level? It seems to me the only time the American Flag is noticed or defended is when a college communist burns it on campus. But this comes from the top down. We have leadership who does not care a bit about this country, and has never in 8 years has he gone out of his way to honor it. No pride at any level, but from the citizens.

According to Fox News:

Once described as a liability risk, American flags will be reinstalled on some firetrucks in a New York community after an outcry followed the local fire commissioners’ orders to take them down.Fire commissioners in the Arlington Fire District in the town of Poughkeepsie had ordered the large flags removed from the back of three fire engines earlier this month.The flags were taken off the trucks in a formal ceremony Aug. 16.The order to remove the flags by the five-person Board of Fire Commissioners was based on concerns about possible U.S. flag code violations and potential safety risks to firefighters and motorists.

Once again it took the American people to strike fear into the elected officials to do the right thing. I can only assume the tax payer provided checks weighed heavily on the board, because I believe heartily it is not public service they are there for. What do you think?

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