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Claudia Decker and her husband found a patriotic solution to their ugly brown lawn by painting an American flag on it. (CBS)

Couple Paints American Flag On Brown Lawn As San Jose Forces Water Cutbacks During Drought

San Jose is forcing its residents to cut back on water use during the drought, so one couple found a patriotic solution to their ugly brown lawn by painting an American flag on it.

06/15/2015

President Barack Obama addressed the nation about a possible military strike on Syria on September 10, 2013. (CBS)

‘President Of California,’ Death To Gays, Ban On Eating Shellfish Among Ballot Initiatives Awaiting Official Processing From Attorney General

In the land of direct democracy, anyone with $200 can get just about anything approved for signature gathering, and anyone with enough signatures can get their idea on the ballot for a vote, and this year, one of those items would declare a “president of California.”

05/21/2015

A student wears one of the shirts disallowed at Live Oak High School (CBS)

Morgan Hill School Drops American Flag Ban Despite Federal Court Victory

For the second year in a row, American flag waving protesters camped out in front of a Morgan Hill High School Tuesday, this despite a decision by school officials to lift the ban on flag clothing.

05/05/2015

A student wears one of the shirts disallowed at Live Oak High School (CBS)

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Challenge To Morgan Hill School’s American Flag Ban

The United States Supreme Court has denied an appeal from former Morgan Hill high school students who were ordered to turn their American flag tee-shirts inside out during Cinco de Mayo celebration at their school in 2010.

03/30/2015

An American flag. (CBS)

Neighborhood Flag Stolen From Patriotic Morgan Hill Community

Residents of a Morgan Hill community that oozes patriotism were fuming after their neighborhood flag was stolen overnight.

03/12/2015

A man who calls himself an American and told CBS13 “God bless America” tore down the swastika displayed on a Sacramento house.

Protester Tears Down Swastika Displayed On Sacramento House

The house in Sacramento’s River Park neighborhood has drawn national headlines with its display of an Israeli flag with a swastika on it, among other symbols.

03/11/2015

Flag of the People's Republic of China (Daderot/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Flies Chinese Flag At City Hall As Thousands Protest In Hong Kong

The city of San Francisco, which has always been known to support human rights causes worldwide, was flying the flag of the People’s Republic of China at City Hall just as tens of thousands of people in Hong Kong were protesting against the Chinese government.

10/02/2014

The brand logo on the Banh Shop website (Banh Shop)

Vietnamese Community Angered By Communist Star Likeness On Taco Bell Company’s New Banh Mi Shop

The operator of Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut is hoping that a Vietnamese sandwich shop will be its next big brand. And while the food at Banh Shop is getting some favorable reviews online, the chain’s logo is not.

09/17/2014

A student wears one of the shirts disallowed at Live Oak High School (CBS)

Court Won’t Reconsider Morgan Hill School’s US Flag Shirt Ban During Cinco De Mayo

A federal appeals court won’t reconsider a ruling that upholds a Morgan Hill high school’s decision to order students to turn American flag T-shirts inside out.

09/17/2014

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Flag-Flying Marin Residents Attacked By Anonymous Letter Writer For ‘Confused’ Patriotism

The Marin Independent Journal reports that a number of people received poorly-written photocopied letters addressed to “resident” that assumed the homeowners were Conservative and did not support the “black president.” The letter claims that flying the flag makes people no more patriotic than anyone else and is appears to be a “moronic statement” which is “not cute.”

08/15/2014

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