49er Speakeasy - January 20,2011

Full story: The Paradise Post
Why no flags? Today is Monday, January 17, Martin Luther King Day. A drive through Paradise revealed no flags flying, not even one. Full Story
Martin Luther King

Chico, CA

#1 Jan 23, 2011
I do not feel the need to pay tripute to Martin Luther King we do not even give our Founding Fatheres any days of recognition Why this is a paid holiday is beyond me
agree

United States

#2 Jan 24, 2011
I agree with you.
Jaime

Chico, CA

#3 Jan 24, 2011
Ok, the racists are peeking out from behind their masks. For those of us who remember the days before the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and who knew segregated schools and lunch counters and other affronts to human dignity, there is ample reason to celebrate the contribution Martin Luther King Jr. made to this country, and the courage he displayed in doing so, and the life he sacrificed.
And btw, George Washington was a Founding Father, and he is recognized with a holiday. And all the Founders are recognized on the 4th of July.
Herman Yost

Chico, CA

#4 Jan 25, 2011
Ad added expense for the city. If you want the flags out, perhaps you should volunteer to pick them up. set them out, pick them up again and get them stored away for the next momentous occasion.

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