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Old Glory

My Fear IS White Privilege

Kimberly Krautter | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics
Kimberly Krautter

I just can't take it anymore. The morning news is just too awful, especially as I now wake up every morning in my new home at Green Acre to the view o...

Confederate History Month: An Embarrassing Abomination

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Virginia all participate in this misguided paean to a troubling past. No, this is not the continuation of some long-standing tradition, but amazingly a creature of modern politics starting in 1994.

Oh Mercy Me, I Do Declare, I Have the Vapors

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

Certainly one can rightly honor the bravery of fallen soldiers no matter whether they wore blue or grey. But honoring the man's bravery or military insights is not equivalent to honoring the cause for which he fought. The cause championed by the South should cover every American with shame.

Baltimore, MD: 10 Patriotic And Peculiar Places You Probably Missed On Your First Visit

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Here are 10 quirky, unsung places in Baltimore you may have missed on your first visit.

The Plan For A 'New' Old Glory

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.03.2013 | Small Business

If the Maryland Historical Society has its way, the nation will soon have a new "Old Glory." The group and a small army of other volunteers have te...

A Piece of Cloth

James Moore | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics
James Moore

The founding promises have not exactly been kept but they still could be honored with actions. That is what that flag represents. It still moves dreams and starts hearts. It always will.

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.

Election Night With Old Glory

Robert D. Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert D. Patterson

"Face each other, each holding one end. Fold it lengthwise with the blue field under, then again lengthwise to show the blue field on top. Now Robert...

The Party of Big (and tiny) Flags

Paul Peete | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Paul Peete

The Republicans have had their share of problems this week: their convention opening was delayed by Hurricane Gustav, Congressmen were avoiding St. Pa...

What So Proudly We Hail (video)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Gregory

Times may change but he American Flag remains undaunted, ready to solicit a tear of joy, surge of pride, or a blast of an anthem at her spot-lit presence.