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Political Flags of the Times – Trump Flags

Political promotion has come in many styles, lawn signs, bumper stickers, endorsements, TV and radio advertisements, Tweets, Facebook, all forms of social media etc. Although flags have always been apart of the political landscape, with American flags being the predominant backdrop for the candidates, subliminally saying how patriotic they are. There are also political party flags, Independent, Republican and Democrat which have never received to much attention. However, I foresee advertising with flags having a big upsurge due to one political candidate.

Flags being used as a backdrop.

Donald Trump has created many one line phrases which work great on flags. “Make America Great Again” with bars and stars is a simple, crisp and clear message displayed on a white background. It is readable and instantly recognizable as a Trump flag. That design then works with almost any phrase such as “No More Bullshit” a line from one of Mr. Trumps speech “rally”.

A Line From a Rally/Speech

With this basic design People can be reminded of his accomplishments, his beliefs, and the attacks from his opposition as with the phrase “Promises Made Promises Kept” “God Family Country”, “No Collusion” All appealing to different members of his base supporters.

With the newest phrase “2020 Keep America Great” winning as his new slogan for this election cycle, I foresee many new slogan/flags in the near future.

2020 Slogan

Flag-Works as your flag supplier, will make sure we have all the political flags as they become available. Please consider that we will only promote American made flags. All the above flags are made in America on high quality 200 denier nylon.

Letter to the NFL from Marine Colonel Jeffrey Powers USMC ( Retired)

3′ x 5′ American Flag, 6′ Spinning flagpole and Ultimate bracket
This letter has been circulating around the internet and we thought we would reproduce it here.

Flag-Works believes that the American flag stands for earned freedom.  If freedom isn’t earned it holds little value. Our flag has over 200 years of value.  Stand up for Freedom

PS  Protesting is positive, please use a different flag.  We have many for sale.

Friends and family if you don’t read anything else read this by Colonel Jeffrey Powers USMC ( Retired). Colonel Powers is a friend and brother to all of the Witcher brothers for many years, a magnificent warrior and a hell of a mans man:
I just sent this letter to the commissioner of the NFL:
Commissioner
I’ve been a season pass holder at Yankee Stadium, Yale Bowl and Giants Stadium.
I missed the ’90-’91 season because I was with a battalion of Marines in Desert Storm. 14 of my wonderful Marines returned home with the American Flag draped across their lifeless bodies. My last conversation with one of them, Sgt Garrett Mongrella, was about how our Giants were going to the Super Bowl. He never got to see it.
Many friends, Marines, and Special Forces Soldiers who worked with or for me through the years returned home with the American Flag draped over their coffins.
Now I watch multi millionaire athletes who never did anything in their lives but play a game, disrespect what brave Americans fought and died for. They are essentially spitting in the faces and on the graves of real men, men who have actually done something for this country beside playing with a ball and believing they’re something special! They’re not! My Marines and Soldiers were!
You are complicit in this!
You’ll fine players for large and small infractions but you lack the morale courage and respect for our nation and the fallen to put an immediate stop to this.
Yes, I know, it’s their 1st Amendment right to behave in such a despicable manner. What would happen if they came out and disrespected you or the refs publicly?
I observed a player getting a personal foul for twerking in the end zone after scoring. I guess that’s much worse than disrespecting the flag and our National Anthem. Hmmmmm, isn’t it his 1st Amendment right to express himself like an idiot in the end zone? Why is taunting not allowed yet taunting America is ok? You fine players for wearing 9-11 commemorative shoes yet you allow scum on the sidelines to sit, kneel or pump their pathetic fist in the air. They are so deprived with their multimillion dollar contracts for playing a freaking game! You condone it all by your refusal to act. You’re just as bad and disgusting as they are. I hope Americans boycott any sponsor who supports that rabble you call the NFL. I hope they turn off the TV when any team that allowed this disrespect to occur, without consequence, on the sidelines. I applause those who have not.
Legends and heroes do NOT wear shoulder pads. They wear body armor and carry rifles.
They make minimum wage and spend months and years away from their families. They don’t do it for an hour on Sunday. They do 24/7 often with lead,not footballs, coming in their direction. They watch their brothers carted off in pieces not on a gurney to get their knee iced. They don’t even have ice! Many do t have legs or arms. Some wear blue and risk their lives daily on the streets of America. They wear fire helmets and go upstairs into the fire rather than down to safety. On 9-11, hundreds vanished. They are the heroes.
I hope that your high paid protesting pretty boys and you look in that mirror when you shave tomorrow and see what you really are, legends in your own minds. You need to hit the road and take those worms with you!
Time to change the channel.
Col Jeffrey A Powers USMC(ret)

 

 Some previous comments:

 

AMEN to that!  Thanks for sending it out

Karen

OUTSTANDING MARINE… SEMPER FIDELIS!

Dear Flag Works:
Thank you for sharing Colonel Powers’ poignant, powerful letter!
I am a proud U.S. Army veteran, and like Col. Powers, I am disgusted by the NFL players’ protests!
While our First Amendment guarantees them the right to protest, their choice to do so during our National Anthem desecrates everything that America stands for.
I am 78 years of age, but if the NFL players insist on “taking a knee”, I would happily give each of them one, applied forcefully to their groins!
God Bless America!
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Meredith, NH
Excellent. Well said. Usaf ret msgt
Dear Flag Works,
 
Your email regarding an opinion from “A Retired Marine”, Col Jeffrey A Powers USMC is abhorrent and distasteful. I am surprised that you are willing to alienate your customer base by taking such a divisive stance on by sending an opinion piece based on political rhetoric.
 
My father was also a USMC veteran. A private second class who served in WW2.  Unlike the Colonel, he stood by his service oath: He put the US Constitution, the American people and their civil rights ahead of all else. The flag and the anthem are only symbols and are worthless without them.  It’s apparent you don’t want any of my future business so I am unsubscribing from your email list and taking it elsewhere.
 
Sincerely,
*****  ******

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