Today is Flag Day, June 14th. A day to show respect for the symbol of our country: the "Stars and Stripes", "Old Glory". Our flag is more than a unique design – America was the first nation to use a five-pointed star as early as 1777 – it is a representation of those who fly it.
Thursday is Flag Day, a time to pay special tribute to the American flag and to the ideals and freedoms it symbolizes. While most Americans can freely display Old Glory, a few still run into small-minded opponents who don't understand what our banner is all about.
Why yes, President Obama has three private fundraisers in New York City on Monday alone, but perhaps none can compare to the most hoity-toity of all his Manhattan money moments, this one scheduled June 14, which is Flag Day, incidentally.
Flag Day was probably just another Tuesday for most Americans, but for Mia Alfonso it was once-in-a-lifetime special: the day she became a U.S. citizen.
It was inevitable. There's talk that Rep. Anthony D. Weiner's constantly mutating photo scandal could provide ample fodder for a big fat Hollywood movie.
Dear Sgt Shaft: I divorced my husband after 22 years. I was awarded 40 percent of his retirement pay. My question to you is: Will this stop if I remarry? I do not get any other military benefits.
A call for more mosques with minarets in Austria gave rise Sunday to heated criticism from right-wing politicians, some going as far as demanding a ban on all immigrants from Muslim countries.