Flag, Nationalism, And Respect

Anything that happens in the United States resonates across the world.  A very heated debate is currently ongoing involving the National Football League (NFL) and the comments made by the US President Donald J. Trump criticizing athletes from the league that he claims are disrespecting the flag. The athletes from different teams who are protesting the deaths of black people on the hands of the police knelt during the singing of the US national anthem before games. The POTUS did not respond too kindly to the kneeling gesture. He went as far as to say that those athletes should be fired by the team owners. The league and its athletes did not respond nicely to his criticisms. Other athletes from other sports jumped in on the discussion.

Being a self-proclaimed nationalist and patriot, it is easy to see why the off-the-cuff POTUS said what he said. And while this incident has brought out some negative emotions amongst many and even if people will continue to have different sides regarding the matter, the issue has brought up the seldom talked about subjects of respect for flag and the what nationalism means.

The national flag is more than just a piece of fabric stuck on top of a flagpole. It is also more than a representation of a country. It represents not only the country as a territory but of its people and their entire history. The flag represents the camaraderie and sacrifices, both in the form of sweat and blood, that led to the existence and persistence of the country. It represents both the past struggles and future aspirations of the people.

Nationalists are people who cherish the entirety of what the national flag represents. They see themselves as having the responsibility to protect what previous generations have struggled for. That is why when they see the flag being disrespected, they cannot help but feel hurt. To them, it is like having your loved one insulted and disrespected because that is how they feel for the country.

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Promotional Flags For Stores

Promotional Flags For Stores

One of the best ways for stores to attract customers is by holding promotional events.

There are many kinds of promotional events.

Sale and discount promotions top the list when it comes to creating a crowd.

In order to maximize the amount of people that can be gathered by a promotion, a significant amount of effort must put into informing the populace of the promotional event.

One of the most effective methods of getting the attention and arousing the curiosity of people is with the use of promotional flags.

 

There two main types of promotion flags: banners and pole flags.

A banners is a flag secured on two or more ends.

It is set up in such a way that maximizes the visibility of the flag.

Banners are ideal for containing information about the event.

It can include the name of the event, date, location, contact, and other types of information.

In the case of a discount promotion, the banner can contain the information on how much exactly products or services are being discounted for.

 

Pole flags, as the name implies, are affixed and flown on poles.

The flag flying through the air is very eye-catching.

It can arouse the curiosity of passersby, encouraging them to check out the event.

It also gives the event a more festive feel which makes it more attractive.

 

Banners and pole flags are ideally used together.

The banners are placed at locations farther from the event and should help direct people towards the event location.

The pole flags are placed inside or the vicinity of the even.