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Man Burning American Flag Blanket Starts Wildfire

A man in the state of Washington who burned an American flag blanket over the Memorial Day weekend ended up starting a five-acre wildfire, according to local authorities.

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Barney Frank: Scalia Was ‘The Leading Advocate of Fag-Burning’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Hardball,” former Representative Barney Frank (D-MA) quipped that Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia “was actually the leading advocate of fag-burning, not flag burning,” which caused confusion for President-Elect Donald Trump. Frank, after noting that Justice

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GOP Leader McCarthy on Trump Flag-Burning Tweet: ‘We’ll Protect Our First Amendment’

Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reacted to a tweet put out by President-elect Donald Trump calling for “consequences” for those that engage in burning the American flag. https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/803567993036754944 McCarthy told “Morning Joe” co-host Willie

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Protests Rock Philly During Obama Speech At DNC

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania – Protesters launched a rowdy demonstration that led to arrests Wednesday night outside the Democratic National Convention as President Obama endorsed Hillary Clinton for president inside the convention hall.

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Man Arrested for Burning American Flag Will Not Be Charged

While millions of Americans celebrated Independence Day, police arrested, and later released, Bryton Mellott, 22, after neighbors called to complain about a photo Mellott posted on Facebook, which showed him burning an American flag.

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‘Black Lives Matter’ Protest Burns Flag in Hollywood

Demonstrators who joined the “after-party” of the “Millions March” in Los Angeles on Saturday burned a flag in the heart of Hollywood on Saturday evening as a protest against the death of black suspects at the hands of police.