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College Lowers Flag Over Trump, Then Removes It

One critic says move is 'baseless, cowardly, a disgrace'

(Newser) - After a week of controversy surrounding its US flag, Hampshire College opted to do away with it—only to invite more controversy. In a move that first generated anger, students at the Massachusetts liberal arts school lowered the school flag to half-mast a day after Donald Trump became president-elect, reports... More »

Vets Rip Flag With Obama's Face

Removed flag available for purchase online

(Newser) - O say can you see ... Barack Obama? A local Florida Democratic Party office has removed an American flag that replaced Old Glory's stars with President Obama's face after a handful of angry veterans turned up to call it disrespectful. “What really upsets me is that the flag... More »

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