Photos: MIT’s Green Building honors Boston Marathon bombing victims with American flag light display

Searing. And soaring. Stay strong, our fellow Americans.

  • GoSellCrazySomeplaceElse

    I’m sure the left hates all these signs of patriotism. Every American flag flying high makes them seethe a little bit more. It’s too bad we don’t show our love of God and Country every day of the week.

    • ByondPolitics

      Let it go. Please.

      • GoSellCrazySomeplaceElse

        Let what go, exactly? I’m tired of hearing how the American flag is disrespectful to people from other countries. After 9/11, firetrucks and police cars across the country were prohibitted from displaying an American flag. There are also public schools teaching students that the American flag is a symbol of suppression. So, I don’t believe I’ll let it go…it’s too bad that some people find it way too easy to ‘let it go’.

        • agroulx

          excellent point.

        • agroulx

          excellent point.

        • http://www.vatican.va/ Rulz

          Some undocumented worker or liberal college student who thinks lowly of America might be offended by seeing that.

        • http://www.vatican.va/ Rulz

          Some undocumented worker or liberal college student who thinks lowly of America might be offended by seeing that.

      • beebop1952

        Why? Because the guilt hurts? When those who have served in uniform so that the left can whine are denied their RIGHT to fly the flag it eventually comes back to bite. Suck it up and STFU or go to Huffington Post where they LOVE when Americans “get theirs.”

        • Janice

          No one is being denied the right to fly the flag! You are twisted.

          • beebop1952

            You need to do a little research. You are NAIVE beyond measure.

      • http://www.vatican.va/ Rulz

        Sorry, but we didn’t start the fight. It was the left who once again is trying to blame us for this and in one case thinks it’s a BPD conspiracy.

        You see, liberals rush to exploit a tragedy faster than the roadrunner on a flat Texas road.

        • Janice

          Where did you see that liberals are rushing to exploit this tragedy and that it’s a BPD conspiracy? Who’s blaming those on the right?

          • raz0r1

            How’s this?

            “MARK POTOK (Senior fellow, Southern Poverty Law Center): That attack was specifically designed as payback for the government’s role in Waco two years earlier.”

            From an ABC interview this morning. SPLC is pretty left, so it’s probably safe to say he isn’t pointing the finger at say….Greenpeace or ALF or PeTA.

            Then Wolf Blitzer had air time to fill last night and he rambled on with speculation, though not, IMHO, to the extent that Potok did.

      • http://www.vatican.va/ Rulz

        Sorry, but we didn’t start the fight. It was the left who once again is trying to blame us for this and in one case thinks it’s a BPD conspiracy.

        You see, liberals rush to exploit a tragedy faster than the roadrunner on a flat Texas road.

    • Olga

      Please do NOT let it go

    • Janice

      Not true! Signs of patriotism is not a right or left thing. It is an American thing. The left loves America no less than the right!

      • pureabsolute

        Perhaps it depends on your definition of America. I suppose if you believe America would exist without capitalist or federalist or constitutional values, then you could love the left’s America..

  • mike

    quick to leave honors and memorials, but nothing to be done about proper investigations and actions to prevent it in the future.

  • agroulx

    It is a nice sight to see, but too bad the liberals in charge have the flag backwards.

    • William J. Miller

      The “stars” are on the upper left. I thought that was correct.

      • Lady_Penguin

        I think it depends on the view. Looking at it that way, it does seem like it is backwards, But a hanging flag has it that way from the view on one side. Still, they meant well…

        • agroulx

          I know they meant well. But it seems to me that the blue should be on the right side of a flag hanging down, not the left.

          • SpinMeNot

            Collection, flag, banner, hang flag correctly, add banner.

    • William J. Miller

      The “stars” are on the upper left. I thought that was correct.

    • Mark Stephens

      The flag is displayed correctly. According to the US Flag Code (US Code Title 36 Chapter 10 Section 175): (i) When displayed either horizontally or vertically against a wall, the union should be uppermost and to the flag’s own right, that is, to the observer’s left. When displayed in a window, the flag should be displayed in the same way, with the union or blue field to the left of the observer in the street.

      Yes, my friends, the our friends on the left got it right and demonstrated they can be every bit as patriotic as we are.

      • agroulx

        Good to know. I stand corrected – but I disagree with the second thing you said. Patriotism is not about wanting to transform America into something it was never meant to be. Liberals are disguised as Americans… but definitely not real Americans.

  • agroulx

    It is a nice sight to see, but too bad the liberals in charge have the flag backwards.

  • http://www.vatican.va/ Rulz

    On any other day, it would probably be imperialistic, racist and bigoted.

    • SpinMeNot

      Technically, its not the American Flag and a violation of the flag code. Why not take up a collection and actually get a flag to fly on the building.

      My pet peeve … sorry.

      EDIT: Its not the flag because somebody in at least one of the pictures has a light off on the left most (as you look at it stripe). It can only be a proper “representation” of the flag if all the windows are appropriately illuminated all the time.

  • http://www.vatican.va/ Rulz

    On any other day, it would probably be imperialistic, racist and bigoted.

  • JR48

    Students who care.

    • SpinMeNot

      I’ll give you that.