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    Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    Apparently Gov. Christie has asked for flags in New Jersey to be flown at half staff on Saturday in honor of Whitney Houston.
    I'm not sure how he considers a celebrity who slowly killed her self through years of substance abuse deserving of this recognition.
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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    “This is a disease that some people struggle with and conquer on a day-to-day basis, and some people succumb to it. And I don't believe that that should diminish the other contributions they've made in their life,” Christie said.
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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    :facepalm:
    Agreed. I was out ingesting way too much alkyhol most of the time I was in Ames. But now I know it's a disease. Yeah, you're right...my dad didn't believe it either.


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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    Dumb. Dumb. Dumb.



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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    Email JP.



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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    If you're going to do it, at least say it's because of her phenomenal talent, not her drug use problems.





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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclones_R_GR8 View Post
    Apparently Gov. Christie has asked for flags in New Jersey to be flown at half staff on Saturday in honor of Whitney Houston.
    I'm not sure how he considers a celebrity who slowly killed her self through years of substance abuse deserving of this recognition.
    Christie defends decision to lower flags for Whitney Houston | Courier-Post | courierpostonline.com
    He's trying to set a precedent, seeing as how he is a politician who is slowly killing himself through the years of Pizza Roll abuse.


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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    And they wanted this guy to run for President? I've kind of liked the guy, but this is dumb move.


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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?


    are these guys in office yet? Because I would expect them to have the flags at half for Whitney



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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISpyCy View Post
    If you're going to do it, at least say it's because of her phenomenal talent, not her drug use problems.


    He did
    Christie defends decision to lower flags for Whitney Houston | Courier-Post | courierpostonline.com



    “This is a disease that some people struggle with and conquer on a day-to-day basis, and some people succumb to it. And I don't believe that that should diminish the other contributions they've made in their life,” Christie said.

    “I'm not saying that Whitney Houston is a role model. She's not a role model in that respect, in every aspect of her life. But what she is is a cultural icon in the history of this state,” he said. “I'm disturbed by people who believe ... because of her history of substance abuse, that somehow she's forfeited the good things that she did in her life. I just reject that on a human level.”



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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    I wouldn't have a problem with Illinois lowering their flags if Obama died and he was a drug user. Same for Bush.



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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    Wow. Just wow.



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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    I wouldn't have a problem with Illinois lowering their flags if Obama died and he was a drug user. Same for Bush.
    Good to see we've progressed to the part of the conversation where we compare apples to Volkswagens.



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    Re: Flags at half staff for Whitney Houston ?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Good to see we've progressed to the part of the conversation where we compare apples to Volkswagens.
    I'm a bit tired today - are you trying to tell me that Whitney isn't as important as a President



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