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Raising Your Holiday Game

Teresa Carlton | Posted 04.19.2016 | Parents
Teresa Carlton

How are my children supposed to have a childhood filled with magic and wonder if they are to go over a month without a holiday that is celebrated with a stranger breaking into our home and leaving them gifts and high fructose corn syrup?

Standing Up for Our Heritage on Flag Day

Garett Reppenhagen | Posted 06.15.2016 | Green
Garett Reppenhagen

Our national parks, monuments and public lands reflect our national identity. These are the very best scenic, historic, cultural and wildlife areas in our country. These are the national treasures we agreed as a nation to protect for the next generation -- for my kids and yours.

How to Celebrate Flag Day, Through the Years

Nancy Davis Kho | Posted 06.14.2016 | Parents
Nancy Davis Kho

Invite a couple friends over for a Flag Day barbecue and center the poster on the fireplace mantle. Flag Day may not be a major holiday, but by this point you consider it your own. And you're pretty happy about it.

How Progressives Should Celebrate Flag Day

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.14.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Most Americans are unaware that much of our patriotic culture -- including many of the leading symbols and songs -- was created by people with decidedly progressive sympathies. Progressives understand that people can disagree with their government and still love their country and its ideals.

A People's Holiday of the United States

John K. Herr | Posted 12.15.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

President Obama today thanked the American people for "standing up to oppression" by protesting the Columbus Day holiday. He vowed to take aggressive action to "right the wrongs of our current outmoded holiday calendar" as we "embark on a new era of fairness and equality."

Flag Day, June 14: Does It Still Have Meaning?

Leona Foxx | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics
Leona Foxx

This Flag Day, June 14th, I will think of my grandpa Tesch as I do every year, and remember him in his later years, a bit shaky, but determined to raise the flag. "It is a day when we revere our flag," he would say. "Because our flag represents our country, and what our country stands for."

What Not To Do With An American Flag

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 06.14.2013 | HuffPost Home

Yikes, HGTV, this was a fail.

Making Flag Day 'Liberty and Justice for All' Day

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

Happy Flag Day, everybody. And -- with one eye on the Supreme Court -- let justice roll down like waters and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream!

Flag Day 2013 and the Star Spangled Banner: Manuscript and Author to be Reunited in Frederick, MD

Kate Kelly | Posted 06.12.2013 | Travel
Kate Kelly

On Flag Day (June 14), the townspeople of Frederick, Maryland will host a big celebration to kick off the year leading up to the 200th anniversary of the composition of The Star Spangled Banner.

RABBIT RUCKUS: This Statue Has War Veterans Hopping Man

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.17.2012 | Weird News

War veterans in Dedham, Mass., are up in arms over a giant bunny statue. The large fiberglass bunny -- which was originally named "Leroy" before it...

More than Stars and Stripes

Zach Veach | Posted 08.14.2012 | Teen
Zach Veach

When I first encountered the story behind how National Flag Day came to be, I was immediately inspired by the passion of one young man.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.14.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey comes within an infield single of throwing the second no-hitter this month for the Mets after none were thrown in half a century.

The 21 Worst Uses Of The American Flag On Flag Day

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.14.2012 | Comedy

Worry not, patriotic Americans. June 14th is here, so you can finally get started on your Flag Day celebrations. Just in case you've been slacking on ...

Rising from Tragedy

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 06.14.2012 | Home

1 World Trade Center rendering © SOM / dbox studio National Building Museum and Metropolis Magazine contributor Andrew Caruso takes you “insid...

He's Back

Posted 06.11.2012 | Home


INFOGRAPHIC: Which Star Is Your State?

The Huffington Post | Chris Spurlock | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

June 14 is known around the country as Flag Day, a celebration of the Second Continental Congress' adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official f...

PHOTOS: How We're Celebrating Flag Day

Posted 08.14.2011 | Comedy

On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress adopted the official flag of the United States, but it wasn't until 1949 that congress passed an act...

Flag Day Food Photos: You Are What You Eat

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Happy Flag Day: American Flag Food Photos To Feast Your Eyes

American Flag Protocol: Stars and Stripes Forever

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Does anyone look at the American flag in the same way since September 11? Now, it's even more important not to take the stars and stripes for granted.

NATIONAL FLAG WEEKObama Honors Flag Day, Designates National Flag Week

Post Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

National Flag Week - President Barack Obama, in a proclamation issued to observe Flag Day Sunday, called upon all U.S. citizens to display their flags...