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Neighbor who flies Palestinian flag. What's up with that?

Old 01-13-15, 12:40 PM
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Neighbor who flies Palestinian flag. What's up with that?

Not my neighbor. My parents live in San Diego. Small residential suburban neighborhood. A couple blocks away there is a house with a flag poll in front and the guy flies the Palestinian flag every day. I don't know what the guy's deal is, if he is Palestinian or if it's some kind of political statement.

My folks have said it's been stolen a couple of times, but the guy keeps putting up new ones.

To me it seems like a pretty extreme statement. Any thoughts?
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Re: Neighbor who flies Palestinian flag. What's up with that?

If you can put up your USA flag then he can put up his flag, too.
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Re: Neighbor who flies Palestinian flag. What's up with that?

Israel and Palestine? I hear there's two sides to the story. Don't know why it would be an "extreme statement".

Crazy, I know!

Seems tacky and pretentious, unless he has some personal involvement.
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I thought they only did that in Oregon?
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Boy! those tourist and their non-US flag flying.
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Re: Neighbor who flies Palestinian flag. What's up with that?

I'd recommend approaching him, and saying, "Fuck fucking Palestine. Go bag to Palestine, you Palestinian loving fuck. Have the whole fucking continent of fucking Asia for yourself! Fucking mouth breather!"

Then walk away.
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Let him fly his fucking flag.
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Waiting for the flag poll poll.
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Re: Neighbor who flies Palestinian flag. What's up with that?

Originally Posted by Troy Stiffler View Post
Don't know why it would be an "extreme statement"
Would you have the balls to fly one in front of your house? I know I wouldn't. I would feel (1) like I'm putting a target on my head or (2) like I'm looking to provoke a conflict.
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Re: Neighbor who flies Palestinian flag. What's up with that?

Is the fellow swarthy looking? If so, here's some advice.
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Would you have the balls to fly one in front of your house? I know I wouldn't. I would feel (1) like I'm putting a target on my head or (2) like I'm looking to provoke a conflict.
This guy has even more balls:



And this guy even bigger than both!
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This guy knows the score.
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I feel like Mabuse uses this forum to work through material that will eventually comprise a terrible stand up comedy set.
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Originally Posted by Mabuse View Post
Would you have the balls to fly one in front of your house? I know I wouldn't. I would feel (1) like I'm putting a target on my head or (2) like I'm looking to provoke a conflict.
If I had a personal connection with Palestine then yes, I would fly the flag.

The bigger assholes are the ones stealing his flag.
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I feel like Mabuse uses this forum to work through material that will eventually comprise a terrible stand up comedy set.
The Israel-Palestine conflict is a good lead into airplane peanut jokes. Don't forget the props!
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A Palestinian, a Jew and an Oregonian walk into a bar....
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Re: Neighbor who flies Palestinian flag. What's up with that?

If people can fly the treasonous flag of the Confederacy which caused the deaths of over a half million Americans, why not?

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Originally Posted by Mabuse View Post
A couple blocks away there is a house with a flag poll in front

Any thoughts?
Can't comment until I see the poll results.
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Can't comment until I see the poll results.
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Unrelated, I just noticed the "title" under my username.
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He can have his flag.We get to have a country.
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Re: Neighbor who flies Palestinian flag. What's up with that?

Originally Posted by Jaymole View Post
I thought they only did that in Oregon?
Speaking of Oregon, I visited the Goonies house last year in Astoria an the owner was flying an Isreali flag. Maybe we should try to arrange a meeting with them and Mabuse's neighbor.
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Not sure if OP serious...
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Definitely serious. I'm going down over MLK weekend. I'll get a picture. Maybe it's on google street view I'll go check.
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Re: Neighbor who flies Palestinian flag. What's up with that?

This is a thing? Really?

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