Marine offers to ‘teach Obama respect’ after flags aren’t flown at half-staff to honor slain service members

Marine offers to ‘teach Obama respect’ after flags aren’t flown at half-staff to honor slain service members
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A Marine is challenging America to “teach Obama respect” by flying all U.S. flags at half-staff in honor of the five service members killed in the deadly Chattanooga attack, an order the president had yet to give on Monday.

President Barack Obama is facing strong criticism for declining to immediately order that U.S. flags at the White House and other public buildings be flown at half-staff, which he has done following other tragedies.

Mike Shepard, who says he served in the U.S. Marine Corps for nine years, issued his challenge on the website DCGazette.com:

Most are fully aware of the president not showing support for our fallen and flags continue flying high in the sky. He invited the family of a traitor named Berghdal to the rose garden to celebrate the release of our enemy. He has yet to call out the terrorist who shot up two recruiting stations in Chattanooga. Well, we don’t need permission to show our respect for those five lives lost. I am reaching out to you America in hopes that we teach Obama about respect.

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