75-Year-Old Facing Eviction for Displaying American Flags (Yes, IN America)

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    I've heard some silly neighborhood rules in my day, but the one that could get a 75-year-old woman evicted from her home in a New Jersey senior complex is a doozy! It sees the three itty bitty American flags that Dawn Paulus hung from her balcony as a serious safety hazard. Just imagine if Old Glory fell and floated onto someone's head.

    Oh geez. They might get ... I don't know, a light tap on the noggin? If that?

    And just wait until you get a load of who made up this silly rule which I can only guess is made to ward off lawsuits. This isn't just any senior complex that Paulus is living in (and facing eviction from).

    The facility is government run. Which means a municipal authority has put the kibosh on flags on balconies in the senior complex. In America.

    That sounds pretty darn silly, doesn't it? But you know, the rule is the rule.

    And we are a country that works because (most) people abide by the laws. I'm pretty much a "rules are rules" kind of gal myself. So I was actually going to give the folks at the Housing Authority a bit of a break here. That is until I saw the justification they have for telling an elderly patriot that the flags she put up to show her gratitude to the troops during her town's Memorial Day parade were an evictable offense. Here's what the executive director told the media:

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    I work at an assisted living, and right now we have about 20 thousand American Flags hanging up. In my opinion it is overkill, but no one has died yet.
     
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    Elderly Woman Told She Can

     
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    overkill??? i wish they had 100 thousand American flags for your leftist ass to gawk at !!
     

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