Hello I'm a photojournalist based in New York City and I've just published a book on flag etiquette that I've been working on since 1994. It looks at flag etiquette in New York, both good and bad examples. It addresses many of the issues discussed in this forum. (I'm new here and I'll be back.) Below is an excerpt from the introductory text, should anyone be interested. First and foremost, I'm a street photographer. Much of the work I make on the streets is while I'm on my way to an assignment, or to the grocery store, or to pick up my youngsters from school. All the while I have a camera. I cannot leave home without one. Many of the images in this book were made while undertaking such everyday errands. Over the years many themes have emerged from my street photography and this project is one of them. I come from a country where the flag, the Irish tri-color, is, for the most part, treated with upmost respect. Given our troubled history it's no surprise. When I arrived in New York City, I was immediately taken aback at the ubiquity of the Stars & Stripes. Many of the ways it was flown and otherwise displayed I felt were rather odd. I began to wonder about the extent to which people are aware of the protocol. This project observes both good and bad examples of US flag etiquette. Thank you for your interest. Paul Treacy For more details and to see a preview of the book, please visit; PHOTOHUMORIST.COM Thank you for your time. Email me if you like.