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Court Backs School Ban Of American Flag Shirts On Cinco De Mayo

Posted 11.14.2011 | Latino Voices

The dress code at Live Oak High School in northern California explicitly prohibits "any clothing or decoration which detracts from the learning enviro...

High School Cinco de Mayo T-Shirt Debate Raises Interesting Questions

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Phil Bronstein

On Cinco de Mayo, five high school students were sent home for wearing American flag shirts. Everyone from Fox News to Roger Ebert dug in with opinions. But the revealing action took place in the audience portion of the show.

Pinheads or Patriots?

Ian Squires | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ian Squires

This is contemporary America. Wrapping yourself in an American flag gives you carte blanche to do just about anything, from waging trillion-dollar wars to casually disregarding other cultures.