We couldn't make this up....

We couldn't make this up....

There are 4 comments on the Holmes County Times Advertiser story from Jan 7, 2011, titled We couldn't make this up..... In it, Holmes County Times Advertiser reports that:

A Marine Corps veteran is being sued by his Cypress, Texas-area homeowners association because the flagpole on which he flies the United States and Marine Corps flags does not meet his subdivision's design guidelines.

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John Spahr

Georgetown, TX

#1 Jan 8, 2011
This is particularly alarming - an instance where a United States military veteran is being sued by a homeowners association because his flag pole is too high. This man is proud of his flag and proud of his service to our nation. Apparently some of the Board members of the association don't share that pride. In fact, I would imagine that a majority of the Board never served their nation like this Marine did. To every rule, there can be exceptions. In this case, one is warranted. As a State Officer with the Veterans of Foreign Wars, I commend this Marine and urge him to stand tall and not give in to this ridiculous suit.

Houston, TX

#2 Jan 10, 2011
Obviously, these board members feel the need to feel a sense of power over others.... to the point of being un-grateful and rather snotty.

Houston, TX

#3 Jan 14, 2011
This is crazy, He served his country to protect liberty and freedom . In my opinion the Hoa board and their lawyers should move to North Korea , For a real education . Im sure its about the money not the flag. Way to milk our veterans . They should be ashamed

Houston, TX

#4 Jan 14, 2011
Disgusting leave the man alone let him fly his flag with pride!

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