What the heck? And why would I care? Here's the scoop:
Today I was listening to my BFF Glenn Beck, when someone on the show mentioned that on the Laredo, Texas website, the Mexican flag is posted above the US flag. Which really irked me.
So I went to the site, and sure enough, there it was.
I would love to show it to you, but I can't get it to download big enough that you can see it.
Anyway if you squint your eyes, it's there. Or go here.
So I wrote the City Secretary a polite letter asking if he was aware of the protocol. He sent a form letter to all those who wrote in, describing the coat of arms, and the history of the flags that have flown over Laredo at one time or another.
But as I followed his chronology, I noted that the flags were out of order. So my opinion would be to either put them in order, or put the US flag at the top.
This is the email I got back.
They are ( in order) , even though there is a question on Republic of the
dates 1840 which is between the
You are right, there is an error, the US Flag should go after the Republic of the
We’ll have to call the artist to redo it.
Gus Guevara, Jr.
So, wow!? Right?
I'm sort of feeling like a US senator tonight. I can say I corrected an injustice for millions of people... When in reality, nobody will notice a dang thing.