[Project_owners] US flag theme

Nick Stallman 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.


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