Veteran Sees American Flag Burning, What He Does Gets Million Views

The progressive liberal militants across America came out in force on President Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day. Portland, Oregon was no exception with protesters gathering in the city’s Pioneer Courthouse Square for a disgusting flag burning of their own. However, military veteran Eric Post was not about to sit by and just let these delinquents burn our country’s flag without a doing something about it.

The Clackamas resident’s viral response would soon find 2 million views on Facebook and over 57 thousand shares. According to an interview with KATU, Post was compelled to go down and talk to the protesters face to face when he saw disturbing images of a Facebook event called the “Flag Burning Extravaganza.”

After some careful thought, he decided to drive up to the Willamette National Cemetery instead of confronting the flag burners in person. This is where Post decided to record his emotional and inspiring response to the protesters which has taken Facebook by storm:

After seeing the images of the burning flags in Portland, I had to come here and pay respects. I apologize for getting emotional but I remain unapologetic in my stance that flag burning is unacceptable.

Posted by Eric Post on Friday, January 20, 2017
“I knew that if, actually, I was going to create change, I wasn’t going to fight hate with hate,” Post told KATU. “It was going to be collecting my thoughts and sharing a message and speaking for people who couldn’t speak themselves, and those are the people buried here.”

Post added that he believes burning the American flag is disrespectful and offensive. He went on to urge protesters to find another way to make their message heard.

Just watching Post’s demeanor in the video, changing from calm and collected to visibly distraught, is genuinely provocative and compelling. His tearful message has deeply touched millions of people in just a couple of days. It isn’t difficult to see why the veteran’s video response to the flag burning protests has spread like wildfire on social media sites like Facebook and Gab.

Over 7,800 people have left comments on his Facebook video. The majority of them are written in appreciation. One Facebook user wrote:

“First, Thank you for your service and sacrifice! 2nd. I am so very sorry for the lack of respect those people have. I can only guess it is out of complete ignorance! They must have been coddled and sheltered all their lives. I don’t understand what they are thinking. But I’m sure they are the very small percentage of Americans. FREEDOM IS NOT FREE! God bless you and all that serve our country to keep us free!”

Social media has undoubtedly harnessed a power never before seen in any culture at any time. The ability for one person to reach out and have such a powerful positive impact is astonishing.

Eric Post is a genuine patriot and is doing his part to make America great again. Thank you, Eric.

Woman Approaches Parked Cop & Makes Demands, Then He Sees Behind Her

While on her way to work an early morning shift, an African-American woman saw a cop parked off on the side of the road and decided to approach him. When she got close enough, she cracked her window. That’s when the stunned copped looked over her shoulder and immediately noticed what else was there.

The Georgia State Trooper wasn’t looking for any action when it came to him. He was cleaning the windows of his patrol car while awaiting his next call when he was approached by Kendra Powell who seemed overly interested in what he was doing. She was insistent on getting his attention as she pulled up alongside him “at a snail’s pace,” and he reluctantly came around the side of his car to where she was, despite heightened tensions with all of the recent cop killings.

Powell said that she noticed his trunk was open and thought it was odd, so she felt compelled to stop and see if he was okay. She was surprised to see that the white cop was all alone, but even more taken aback with what he did after she demanded several times to know if all was well with him at that moment, considering the negative cop coverage and attacks she’s seen on the news.

“I said good morning and asked if he was okay and needed help,” Powell wrote in a post on social media. “He smiled a brilliant smile and replied no ma’am that he was cleaning his windows. He showed the bottle and towels to me and I told him he had the good stuff.”

The unnamed officer then looked behind her and her smudged car windows and asked if he could clean them for her while he was at it. After first refusing his offer, he insisted and started cleaning. She said it was the highlight of her day knowing that he didn’t have to do this, but he wanted to do it. Then, another car pulled over with a question for the cop.
“Every passerby had a stunned expression on their faces,” Powell said as they were along a busy road and people couldn’t believe what this white cop was doing for a black woman for no reason other than to be kind. An elderly couple stopped behind Powell and the officer so he could clean their windows as well. Without hesitation, the cop cleaned theirs too, and when the woman offered to pay him, he said he wanted something else instead.

The cop didn’t want any cash for his good deed, he asked for prayers for protection, which Powell and the elderly couple were quick to oblige. Everyone got out of their cars and came together, holding hands to pray for this man’s safety. “White hands, black hands, officer hands, young hands, and old hands…gave glory like never before,” Powell wrote of the incredible moment.

The moment made Powell late for work, but she didn’t mind since this instance changed the course of her day and provided her with the much-needed hope that there are good people in this very troubled world. This cop didn’t see her skin color, he saw her dirty windows and cleaned them for her when he didn’t have to. He didn’t pull his gun out when she approached him, he reached his hands out and held hers, accepting her prayer for him after he served her.

h/t: [LoveWhatMatters]