If you really want to know what goes on in this countries government, you'll have to go find it yourself. YOu have to put down the Weekly World News and USA Today papers, turn off the television sets, and look at the gov't text. No one likely has the time to read them all, but man, are they worth reading!
"If they are destroying a flag that belongs to someone else, that's a prosecutable crime. If it is a flag they own, I really don't want to amend the Constitution to prosecute someone for foolishly desecrating their own property. We should condemn them and pity them instead. "
(Exerpt from a letter from General Colin Powell to Senator Patrick Leahy, May 18, 1999.
Source - Committee Report 7 of 11 - Senate Rpt.106-246 - S.J. RES. 14--PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES AUTHORIZING CONGRESS TO PROHIBIT THE PHYSICAL DESECRATION OF THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES)