The following editorial is written by a retired Chief of Police and current staff writer for Law Enforcement Today.
HOLLYWOOD, CA- Macy Gray? Never heard of it. But on behalf of tens of millions of patriotic Americans, go to hell, whoever you are.
Gray, who is apparently an award-winning singer wrote an op-ed Friday for MarketWatch in which she bashed the American flag, calling it “tattered, dated, divisive and incorrect,” saying it’s time for a “new flag” that “represents ALL of us.”
She further claimed the Stars and Stripes “no longer represents democracy and freedom,” Breitbart reported.
Rich Entertainment Elite Macy Gray bashed the American flag as “tattered, dated, divisive, and incorrect.” https://t.co/Hy391UUaLD
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) June 18, 2021
Where to start. First of all, the fact that this moron gets to spout this garbage is BECAUSE of that flag and those who died defending what it represents.
That flag led the Union troops into battle during the Civil War just so Gray, a black American can have the right to spout her stupidity for all to see.
That flag was carried into places like Yorktown and Valley Forge during the American Revolution, carried into battle in Gettysburg and Bull Run during the war between the states which led to the emancipation of slaves, at the Battle of the Bulge and Normandy during the Second World War and numerous wars afterward.
The flag was raised by firefighters on the rubble of the World Trade Center after America was attacked on September 11, a sign of resiliency, determination and hope.
And finally, that flag has draped the coffins of soldiers who gave their lives so Macy Gray could put her poison pen to paper so everyone could read what an abject lunatic she is.
Gray’s unhinged diatribe came the day before the brand-new federal holiday [also known as another day off for federal employees] called Juneteenth. The thing about liberals like Gray is they are never satisfied. Up until a year or so ago, nobody had ever heard of Juneteenth.
Now all of a sudden, it’s a holiday, put in place to attempt to appease the leftist mob in the country. Of course, the left is never satisfied, nor will they be until they completely overrun the country we’ve come to know and love.
As much as it would probably be a good idea to ignore Gray’s insane rant, it’s instructive to be able to see where these crazies are coming from.
“God bless those believers, they can have it,” she said of people whom she said have “hijacked” the American flag “as code for a specific belief.”
“Like the Confederate, it is tattered, dated, divisive and incorrect. It no longer represents democracy and freedom. It no longer represents ALL of us. It’s not fair to be forced to honor it. It’s time for a new flag,” Gray said who then launched into a screed about all she found wrong with OUR flag.
You see, the thing about the flag is because of the country it represents, the United States of America, Gray is not “forced” to honor it. She has the choice to do so or not. But the left in this country is never satisfied.
While Gray claims she wants a flag that “represents ALL of us,” she wants a flag that represents HER version of America. An America that is not color-blind as Dr. Martin Luther King beseeched us but an America where EVERYTHING is about race.
Gray’s diatribe included her belief that there should be 52 stars on the flag representing 52 states, which she believes should include Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico.
If Gray had been paying attention in history class, she would have known that statehood for the District of Columbia is expressly forbidden by the Constitution.
As far as Puerto Rico is concerned, they have had the option several times in the past to gain statehood, and the residents of that island have voted it down. Of course, Gray says the lack of either DC or Puerto Rico being acceptance at states is because of…wait for it…racism.
“Assuming D.C. reps would be African-Americans and Puerto Rican reps would be Hispanic, the ultimate assumption is that these elected officials would be Democratic. That alone is racist,” she wrote.
Because don’t you know, anything leftists don’t get their own way on is of course, racist.
What else does the irrational Gray have an issue with on the American flag? Why the stripes of course. According to the Smithsonian she says, the white stripes are supposed to represent purity and innocent (innocence?). “Pure it ain’t. It is broken and in pieces.”
“What if the stripes were OFF-white? What if there were 52 stars to include D.C. and Puerto Rico? What if the stars were the colors of ALL of us—your skin tone and mine—like the melanin scale?” she asked.
Because to the far-left neo-Marxists, EVERYTHING is about color.
“The blue square represents vigilance and perseverance; and the red stripes stand for valor. America is all of those things. So, what if those elements on the flag remained? What if the flag looked like this?” she asked.
She then showed her version of an “American” flag design which featured gray stripes and 52 stars in multiple skin tone colors.
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Fittingly, Gray was slammed on social media:
Republican congressional candidate from Florida Lavern Spicer:
.@MacyGraysLife had one hit song about 20 years ago and hasn’t done anything since.
Now she wants to come out from the dark and say that she hates our flag.
Your world would crumble if you weren’t in America. https://t.co/g5S8zaykDn
— Lavern Spicer (@lavern_spicer) June 18, 2021
Trump attorney Jenna Ellis:
I don’t like to brag, but we’re kinda proud of that ragged old flag. https://t.co/ykHc7Ek7pW
— Jenna Ellis (@JennaEllisEsq) June 18, 2021
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem:
A new flag?! No thanks. Old Glory still waves as a symbol of liberty and justice for all.https://t.co/Rfrn5M3exz
— Governor Kristi Noem (@govkristinoem) June 19, 2021
Our favorite Congressional representative, Lauren Boebert (R-CO):
There are 195 countries in the world.
194 of them don’t have the American flag.
— Lauren Boebert (@laurenboebert) June 19, 2021
Finally, Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ):
If you don’t like the American flag, feel free to leave. https://t.co/i62saDBYaJ
— Rep Andy Biggs (@RepAndyBiggsAZ) June 19, 2021
Gray of course isn’t the only Hollywood wackjob who wakes up in the morning looking at what they can be offended by that day. Another washed up actor John Cusack launched into an anti-American diatribe on Twitter earlier last week, in which he referred to the United States as “fucking awful.”
Let’s call the USA what it is – decadent on the fast track to autocracy – living on the atavistic fumes of ww 2 greatest generation Tver actually took on fascism and beat it down –
We can’t even arrest open criminals in gop- nor a mentally ill white supremacist lawless thug https://t.co/8lkdKOp6wF
— John Cusack (@johncusack) June 15, 2021
Cusack went on rants about “insurrectionist coups,” taking away “black and brown Americans right to vote,” and complained about not being able to “arrest open criminals in gop—nor a mentally ill white supremacist lawless thug.” Assuming that last comment was attributed to former President Trump, however if anyone appears to be suffering from a mental illness (Alzheimer’s) it’s Joe Biden.
We aren’t great – we aren’t even mediocre – we’re fucking awful – full of cowards and corporate whores – Boeing gets to take out tax dollars – parade our soldiers – wrap themselves in the flag – while financially backing fascists ?
We have no leaders – no soul –
Just greed – https://t.co/AxYRvPTNtP
— John Cusack (@johncusack) June 15, 2021
Not sure about all of you, but for me, I am sick and tired of being preached to by a bunch of deranged, cop-hating, America-hating lunatics. I realize it is trite to say to these people “if you don’t like it, leave” but if these people lived in the type of country they want America to be, a socialist-Marxist “utopia,” they would likely be imprisoned, if not shot for the honor of making stupid statements like those of Gray and Cusack.
Macy Gray and John Cusack have become millionaires using the freedom and opportunity they are given in the United States of America to contribute nothing meaningful…putting melody to words takes no skill whatsoever and playing pretend for a living as Cusack does also takes no skill and provides nothing of substantial value to the country.
Yet these two hacks, and many more like them piss on the opportunity this country provides to anyone who wants to avail themselves of it. If someone is a failure in this country, it is 99 times out of 100 their own fault.
There are innumerable success stories of people who were in the throes of poverty, addiction, disease, and other maladies who took advantage to the innumerable opportunities our country provides, and which allowed them to turn their lives around and become successful.
In virtually no other country in the world is this possible. The poorest American would be among the richest in a majority of other nations in the world.
So to Macy Gray, we like our flag just the way it is. We have had the stars and stripes for over 245 years and we’re not going to let whining, pathetic crybabies like you, Cusack and the other Hollywood losers dictate OUR flag.
To repeat, take your “new flag” and stick it where the sun doesn’t shine.
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