This is something that's really been bugging me. You see, the way I was raised I was always taught if you're going to do a thing, you might as well do it right. (that is not to discourage people from displaying the Flag, but just saying do it right gah!)
First, It's a day time thing. Take it down at night or be ready for my crazy ass to place a spot light in your front yard.
Second, It's a fair weather thing. Take it down when it's raining, snowing or in the middle of a terrential down pour.
Third, It's a suspended in the air thing. Seriously, don't let it touch the ground. Bad juju peeps, bad juju.
These are a few of the easiest rules but there are others. I don't know about you and maybe it's easily credited to my military upbringing but when I heard the National Anthem, I found the nearest flag, I squared off to it, placed my hand over my heart and sang along. National Anthem and flag are same/same right? Well, if not they definitely go hand-in-hand.
In my old neighborhood I would always see people leaving their flags out all night or in the rain it really, really irritated me. Maybe it's irrational or something.... but really I'd prefer people just know the regs and do it right. Doing it "wrong" could be disrespectful... never know. Just saying. Do your due diligence.
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