CITGO Lowers United States, Texas Flags To Honor Hugo Chavez, Americans Protest [VIDEO]

There are 2 comments on the NewsOne story from Mar 8, 2013, titled CITGO Lowers United States, Texas Flags To Honor Hugo Chavez, Americans Protest [VIDEO]. In it, NewsOne reports that:

CITGO , a Venezuelan owned company with corporate headquarters in Houston, Texas, caused wide-spread anger in the city when it lowered all flags, U.S., Texas and Venezuela, to have half-mast to honor the untimely death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez , reports United States flags are normally only lowered to half-mast on ... (more)

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Pete Moss

Bethpage, NY

#1 Mar 8, 2013
By order of the President, the flag shall be flown at half-staff upon the death of principal figures of the United States Government and the Governor of a State, territory, or possession, as a mark of respect to their memory. In the event of the death of other officials or foreign dignitaries, the flag is to be displayed at half-staff according to Presidential instructions or orders, or in accordance with recognized customs or practices not inconsistent with law. US Code Title 36, Chapter 10, paragraph 175.

Grand Junction, MI

#2 Mar 8, 2013
people please boycott citgo oil.that bastard would have waged war on america if he could have and they have the nerve to lower the flag for that commie bastard.screw citgo.

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