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The flag that was the symbol of slavery on the high
by Alan Keyes

The flag that was the symbol of slavery on the high
seas for a long time was not the Confederate battle flag,
it was sadly the Stars and Stripes.
- Alan Keyes

Christ would not vote for Barack Obama,
because Barack Obama has voted to behave in a way that
it is inconceivable for Christ to have behaved.
- Alan Keyes

Our first responsibility is not to ourselves.
Our first responsibility is to our country and to our God.
- Alan Keyes

One individual doesn't really accept the pro-life position of the party,
and the other...
says he supports it and takes a position that is logically inconsistent.
- Alan Keyes

 

I don't think that has to be our choice...
This party was born in principle.
This party will die if it doesn't stand by its decision of principle.
- Alan Keyes

We need to get rid of the 16th amendment,
and return to the original system that funds government
with a variety of tariffs and duties.
- Alan Keyes

We must take away the government's credit card.
With limits on both tax revenue and borrowing,
the Federal government would finally be forced to get
serious about spending cuts.
- Alan Keyes

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Bureaucracies are inherently antidemocratic.
Bureaucrats derive their power from their position in the structure,
not from their relations with the people they are supposed to serve.
The people are not masters of the bureaucracy,
but its clients.
- Alan Keyes

I frankly don't care if you agree with my stand on abortion.
I take that stand because no other stand is consistent with decent principles,
and no other standard is consistent with the will of God.
- Alan Keyes

When we, through our educational culture,
through the media, through the entertainment culture,
give our children the impression that human beings
cannot control their passions,
we are telling them, in effect, that human beings cannot be trusted with freedom.
- Alan Keyes

It's about time we all faced up to the truth.
If we accept the radical homosexual agenda,
be it in the military or in marriage or in other areas of our lives,
we are utterly destroying the concept of family.
- Alan Keyes

The income tax is a twentieth-century socialist experiment that has failed.
Before the income tax was imposed on us just 80 years ago,
government had no claim to our income.
Only sales, excise, and tariff taxes were allowed.
- Alan Keyes

I stand fearlessly for small dogs, the American Flag,
motherhood and the Bible.
That's why people love me.
- Art Linkletter

Patriotism consists not in waving the flag,
but in striving that our country shall be righteous as well as strong.
- James Bryce

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country,
one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry

For you are the makers of the flag and it is well that you glory in the making.
- Franklin Knight Lane

On a royal birthday every house must fly a flag,
or the owner would be dragged to a police station and
be fined twenty-five rubles.
- Mary Antin

This is said to us, even as this counterfeit president
has legalized the Confederate Flag in Mississippi.
- Amiri Baraka

I pledged California to a Northern Republic and to
a flag that should have no treacherous threads of cotton in its warp,
and the audience came down in thunder.
- Thomas Starr King

Our flag is not just one of many political points of view.
Rather, the flag is a symbol of our national unity.
- Adrian Cronauer

We cannot forget that our flag received its first foreign
salute from a Dutch officer,
nor that the Province of Friesland gave to our independence
its first formal recognition.
- Seth Low

I believe that movements to suppress wrongs can be
carried out under the protection of our flag.
- Mary Harris Jones

What I'm trying to do is to at least raise a flag to
the blinding light of technology.
- Godfrey Reggio

White collar conservative flashin down the street,
pointing that plastic finger at me, they all assume
my kind will drop and die,
but I'm gonna wave my freak flag high.
- Jimi Hendrix

Our moneyed men have ruled us for the past thirty years.
Under the flag of the slaveholder they hoped to destroy our liberty.
- Denis Kearney

We shall meet again.
I have believed in God.
I obeyed the laws of war and was loyal to my flag.
- Adolf Eichmann

I can't fly a flag for monogamy or whatever the opposite is;
it depends on the person and on the situation.
- Sting

Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow -
red,
yellow, brown, black and white - and we're all precious in God's sight.
- Jesse Brown

I believe in America.
I'm one of those silly flag wavers.
- Paul Prudhomme

The headline is the 'ticket on the meat.'
Use it to flag down readers who are prospects for the
kind of product you are advertising.
- David Ogilvy

I prefer a man who will burn the flag and then wrap
himself in the Constitution to a man who will burn
the Constitution and then wrap himself in the flag.
- Craig Washington

If a jerk burns the flag, America is not threatened,
democracy is not under siege, freedom is not at risk.
- Gary Ackerman

I long to be in the Field again, doing my part to keep the old flag up,
with all its stars.
- Joshua Chamberlain

There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen
than reciting the pledge or raising a flag.
- Jesse Ventura

The victory march will continue until the Palestinian
flag flies in Jerusalem and in all of Palestine.
- Yasser Arafat

If you want a symbolic gesture, don't burn the flag;
wash it.
- Norman Thomas

The flag represents all the values and the liberties
Americans have and enjoy everyday.
- Bill Shuster

There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people.
- Howard Zinn

On no further occasion present a flag or medal to an Indian.
- Zebulon Pike

I don't judge others.
I say if you feel good with what you're doing,
let your freak flag fly.
- Sarah Jessica Parker

We do not consecrate the flag by punishing its desecration,
for in doing so, we dilute the freedom this cherished emblem represents.
- William J. Brennan

To survive in peace and harmony, united and strong,
we must have one people, one nation,
one flag.
- Pauline Hanson

Note to secessionist Texans: now is the time to wave the Confederate Flag.
- Melissa Harris-Lacewell

I can't tell people what flag to fly.
- Lesley Stahl

Black Flag was formed in 1977.
We first recorded in 1978.
- Greg Ginn

When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league.
The girls were extremely aggressive.
- Lynn Swann

Our flag represents every American and it should not
be hidden away as a result of property agreements.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

Worrying that banning flag desecration would inhibit
free speech reveals a misunderstanding of the flag's fundamental nature.
- Adrian Cronauer

I was there during the first elections in South Africa.
I watched them take down the apartheid flag and raise the new flag.
- Al Sharpton

It is the will of the American people that we have
a right to protect our flag and this can only be accomplished
by passing a Constitutional amendment.
- Adrian Cronauer

When facism comes to America it will be wrapped in
the flag and carrying a cross.
- Sinclair Lewis

Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of
cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality;
he carried the American flag.
- Adrian Cronauer

The American flag is the most recognized symbol of
freedom and democracy in the world.
- Virginia Foxx

Let it be borne on the flag under which we rally in every exigency,
that we have one country, one constitution,
one destiny.
- Daniel Webster

The Minutemen were seen as more of an art thing than Black Flag,
although I didn't see them that way.
It confused people when we put out Saccharine Trust,
too.
- Greg Ginn

Many a bum show has been saved by the flag.
- George M. Cohan

There's a certain elitism that has crept into the attitudes of some in journalism,
and it played out perfectly over the issue of these
little American flag lapel pins.
- Brit Hume

Every normal man must be tempted, at times,
to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag,
and begin slitting throats.
- H. L. Mencken

I have loved but one flag and I can not share that
devotion and give affection to the mongrel banner invented
for the League of Nations.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

I am not the flag: not at all.
I am but its shadow.
- Franklin Knight Lane

The most censored speech in America today is not flag-burning,
pornography, or the press.
- Phyllis Schlafly

I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag,
and to the Savior, for whose Kingdom it stands,
one Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again,
with life and liberty for all who believe.
- Dan Quayle

Among various demands and charges I gave them,
was, that the said flag should be delivered to me,
and one of the United States' flags be received and hoisted in its place.
- Zebulon Pike

Give immediate instruction to all your posts in said territory,
under your direction, at no time and on no pretence to hoist,
or suffer be hoisted, the English flag.
- Zebulon Pike

Can you imagine what Bush would say if someone like
Hugo Chavez asked him for a little piece of land to install a military base,
and he only wanted to plant a Venezuelan flag there?
- Jose Saramago

Unfortunately a Constitutional amendment that would
have empowered Congress to make desecration of the
United States flag illegal failed to pass by one vote.
- Kenny Marchant

Ostentation is the signal flag of hypocrisy.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

Nowhere else in history has there ever been a flag
that stands for the right to burn itself.
This is the fractal of our flag.
It stands for the right to destroy itself.
- Ken Kesey

Flag desecration is not a constitutional issue for the courts.
It is a political one that belongs to the people.
- Larry Craig

If I fall, pick up the flag, kiss it,
and keep on going.
- Omar Torrijos Herrera

You cannot have companies where many of the largest
ones lose money indefinitely without someone finally waving the white flag,
and IBM is the most recent example of that.
- Kevin Rollins


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