For the last month, I have been flying my American flag upside down, showing my protest towards the federal government and how they are stomping on our rights. It seems to have bruised someone's ego because for the second straight day, I have had t.v. news channels at my door wanting the story. This simple, quiet protest has turned into a circus. Here is the statement I have given the media: <CENTER>[SIZE=+2]Why is the US Flag diplayed Upside Down?[/SIZE] </CENTER> The upside down U.S. flag is an official signal of distress. It is not meant to be, and is not officially recognized as any type of disrespect when so displayed for the right reasons. To the contrary, here is the relevant part of the US Code of Laws regarding how to fly the flag when in distress: <CENTER>THE FLAG CODE Title 36, U.S.C., Chapter 10 As amended by P.L. 344, 94th Congress Approved July 7, 1976</CENTER> § 176. Respect for flag: No disrespect should be shown to the flag of the United States of America; the flag should not be dipped to any person or thing. Regimental colors, State flags, and organization or institutional flags are to be dipped as a mark of honor. (a) The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property. Most individuals who have served in the military service of our nation will (or should) recognize this signal. As a result of the many traitors and enemies we as a free people have, both foreign and domestic, as a result of the many unconstitutional acts, legislation and atrocities passed and/or committed against US citizens and their life, liberty and property, and as a result of policies that have allowed (and continue to allow) enemies of this nation to enter in large numbers through a porous border policy, I believe the life, liberty and property of US Citizens are in dire danger and distress. The missing picture is an upside down flag. Don't know why it didn't show up here.