July 4, 2009

Happy Fourth Of July


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If I didn't follow your Twi... (Below threshold)

July 4, 2009 9:30 AM | Posted by Jimmy Johnson: | Reply

If I didn't follow your Twitter account I wouldn't know what the hell this was supposed to mean. Obama should take a cue from the old days and take the zero-sum route. Globalization's just a fad anyways.

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Sorry if it's obvious, but ... (Below threshold)

July 6, 2009 4:07 AM | Posted by Andrey Fedorov: | Reply

Sorry if it's obvious, but could you explain, por favor?

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It's the current US flag in... (Below threshold)

July 6, 2009 5:52 AM | Posted by fraise: | Reply

It's the current US flag in the corner of the East India Trading Company flag, the same corner where the Union Jack was on the EITC's flag.

voilà: East India Trading Company - Flags
looks familiar, eh?

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Does this mean I can celebr... (Below threshold)

July 7, 2009 2:50 AM | Posted by Dave Johnson: | Reply

Does this mean I can celebrate the end of the counterproductive and imbecilic reign of Eisenhower's bête noire in the US? No? Thought not.

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The American flag makes a n... (Below threshold)

July 18, 2009 11:00 PM | Posted by Jen: | Reply

The American flag makes a nice optical illusion (allusion?) The smaller flag gets larger in relation to the larger flag the longer you stare at it. Trippy. Maybe the illusion is part of the inherent symbolism...

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It's the Metaflag! It's a f... (Below threshold)

July 21, 2009 5:07 AM | Posted by Anonymous: | Reply

It's the Metaflag! It's a flag inside the flag! A flag referencing the flag. Simulacra and Simulation kind of thing.

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Read the history of the ... (Below threshold)

July 22, 2009 5:10 PM | Posted by Alone: | Reply

Read the history of the flag of the East India Company. Extrapolate.

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