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Flying American flag should be supported

I am appalled once again (one year later) to see the article in The Union regarding the story of Caltrans vs. the American flag flying over the overpasses. Articles written, court summaries, American rights discussed, and on and on … so many involved to simply have our flag displayed. To Caltrans: Be supportive in offering a solution, not dismissing an issue you care not to solve. We are, as taxpayers, keeping you employed. Work with us, not against us.

To Mr. Dave Miles: Hanging a flag over a fence is not proper for the American flag, although I understand your desire for all traffic to readily view it. I would love to see “Old Glory” fly proud and free as we are as Americans.



Convert an existing light pole over the overpass to properly mount and display for all to see our American flag. Please don’t continue to waste time, money and the hearts of freedom making this a no-win situation.

To Caltrans: Get off the highway and work with someone to resolve this quickly and simple. To those who want to see this happen: Be supportive and just make it happen.




John Doty

Grass Valley


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