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Roofers in Maine stop work
to respect national anthem, flag

Fox News, by Madeline Farber

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 10/16/2017 3:56:06 PM

Three Maine roofers put their hammers down and stood up to show respect for the national anthem on Saturday, in the process unknowingly posing for a photo that´s been used to symbolize one side of the contentious nationwide debate about "The Star-Spangled Banner." The roofers, who were working near Waterville High School’s football field, stood for the national anthem “even though they didn’t have to,” Michelle Lyons Cossar, the Old Town resident who snapped the photo, told Fox News on Monday. While Cossar was standing for the anthem prior to the start of Saturday’s game, she said she heard someone

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Reply 1 - Posted by: grahamcracker, 10/16/2017 4:00:35 PM     (No. 11419197)

These are the real Americans.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: citizen, 10/16/2017 4:06:55 PM     (No. 11419205)

Live about 20 miles of there and I could not be more proud of these guys. Real Americans.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: excalgalcg, 10/16/2017 4:09:48 PM     (No. 11419213)

These guys are real Maine-Ahs! Proud of you guys!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: greggojo, 10/16/2017 4:23:06 PM     (No. 11419227)

Splendid.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: AGGW, 10/16/2017 4:23:59 PM     (No. 11419229)

Good for them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lancelink1, 10/16/2017 4:24:30 PM     (No. 11419230)

Working on a Saturday, stopping to stand, face the flag and place their hands over their hearts while the anthem plays.

What a great way to drive a liberal more nuts

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Maggie2u, 10/16/2017 4:53:02 PM     (No. 11419271)

Oh no! More deplorables.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: uno, 10/16/2017 5:31:19 PM     (No. 11419296)

Meanwhile one Black NFL football player, making more in one year than all three of these real men will ever see in a lifetime, somehow feels "oppressed"!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: hpmatt, 10/16/2017 5:31:24 PM     (No. 11419297)

Easy for them - they don´t make $2 million a year for 20 days of ´play´.

Susan Collins is their Senator?

OSHA inspector (a democrat) is probably going to find these guys...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: clayusmcret, 10/16/2017 6:18:48 PM     (No. 11419359)

The real surprise is that the link is NOT a FOX news link, but a MSN.com link. Whodathunkit?! First time I´ve ever forwarded a MSN.com link - ever!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: dvc, 10/16/2017 9:53:15 PM     (No. 11419584)

Unfortunately, it would be unlikely to happen around here. All roofers are Mexicans, prob illegals.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 10/17/2017 1:42:16 AM     (No. 11419721)

We have to stop and remember most Americans are patriotic law abiding citizens. It´s only a small percentage who get all the attention and make all the noise.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Tianne, 10/17/2017 8:59:58 AM     (No. 11420035)

Exactly what #12 wrote.

"...one side of the contentious nationwide debate about the ´Star Spangled Banner´"? No, Ms. Farber, it´s not "one side" at all - as #12 wrote, it´s only a small percentage making all of the noise - there aren´t enough of them to form a "side".

Thank you from our hearts, Dwayne Harrison, Danny Thyng, and James Scruggs - you stood and respectfully represented the proud and patriotic majority of us.

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