Monthly Archives: May 2017

  1. Patriotic Gifts for Father’s Day

    Father’s Day is the day we get to show Dad how much he means to us. The day hadn’t been proclaimed officially during World War II, but it became popular nationwide as a day to celebrate and show support for so many fathers serving in the war effort. Throughout the 1950s and 1960s, Americans celebrated Fathers Day in June regularly just as they did Mother’s Day in May. President Nixon finally signed the proclamation in 1972, creating the official Father’s Day we know today. This year, get your Dad the perfect gift that celebrates his unique and special status.

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  2. Come and Take Them! The Defiant History of the Molon Labe Flag

    Molon Labe FlagThe phrase “come and take them” is a popular slogan today among American second amendment activists. In a way, the slogan is a reminder of how much American citizens value their right to bear arms. In modern American culture, the slogan is not so much a warning or battle cry as it is a symbol of patriotism. It serves to remind the citizens how lucky they are to live in a country where freedom, independence, and choice are still something meaningful and valuable.
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  3. Saluting First Responders – Why We Fly the Firefighter Flag

    First responders are among the bravest people in the workforce. They put their lives on the line to rescue and save the lives of others. Firefighters are among the many other first responders who risk their lives every day they are on the job. They work 24-hour shifts and, sometimes, take up to ten calls a day to protect their communities and the people who live in them. We fly the firefighter flag in tribute to these brave men and women who help keep us safe. Benjamin Franklin in fireman uniform

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  4. From Sea to Shining Sea: Thirteen of America's Most Patriotic Boats and Yachts

    Thirteen of America's Most Patriotic Boats and YachtsAmerica is a strong nation founded upon the principles of liberty and freedom. Naturally, Americans exhibit the same fundamental spirit of patriotism that this great nation was founded upon, whether it’s demonstrated through the actions of brave men and women who fight every day for our freedom overseas, or by simple gestures and actions that show support for our country at home. This can be as simple as dressing up your boat or yacht with boat flags on Memorial Day and proudly waving the
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  5. Outdoor Flags for Flag Day – Our Recommendations

    American Flag on flagpole We celebrate Flag Day in the United States on June 14th every year to honor the flag of our country. People throughout the country proudly fly their flags to demonstrate their patriotism and love of country. If you have never flown a flag outdoors, start a family tradition this year and do so. Before you do, you need to decide what type of flag to fly and on what sort of flagpole you need to properly display it.
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  6. Chicago Flag: A Fascinating City’s History on Display

    Chicago city flags waving Nothing symbolizes pride quite like a flag. Every American smiles to see our nation’s banner flying in front of a house or a school. Sports fans spot their fellow fanatics by the banners in windows and yards. There is a flag for everyone—flags for causes, countries, and even cities. One of the oldest city flags in the United States is in the City of Chicago. The Chicago flag is a rich example of everything a flag should be—exemplifying the history and pride a city’s residents feel regarding their home.
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