"Displaying the Flag: Proper American Flag Etiquette". Americans take pride in being the strong fearless people they are and want it to show. Also because only America has rights and wrongs to hanging their flag.
"Si supiese de algo que beneficiase a mi nación pero pudiese arruinar a otra, no se lo propondría a mi príncipe, porque soy primero un hombre y después francés. Porque soy necesariamente humano y sólo accidentalmente francés". Charles De Montesquieu
I acknowledge that history is full of religious wars: but we must distinguish; it is not the multiplicity of religions which has produced wars; it is the intolerant spirit animating that which believed itself in the ascendant.
It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, and medication somehow think that we can afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, medication and a government bureaucracy to administer it ––Thomas Sowell