[Project_owners] US flag theme
nick at nickstallman.net
Sun Sep 12 01:58:55 EDT 2004
John Dobbins wrote:
> The part that irks me is the double standard. If the tri-color were
> displayed for Bastille Day there would be no complaints. If Irish
> symbols were displayed for St. Patricks day there would be no
> complants. The same holds true for a Maple Leaf on Canada day, or any
> other nation's emblems being displayed on some day that has a special
> meaning, but if Americans do exactly the same thing we get a bunch of
> moaning and groaning. I can't help but feel that double standard is
> the direct result of an anti-American bias.
Since when was 9/11 a national holiday?
I agree with Karsten. Mozdev should not make political statements.
Changing the theme for a national holiday is one thing - Putting up the
US flag for 9/11 is another.
More information about the Project_owners