Senator Edward Kennedy - U.S. Senate Speech - Visualmyth

The spirit of Senator Edward Kennedy confronts his fellow lawmakers as he navigates his Trabant P-70 around the U.S. Capitol. "When does the greed stop?!" Excerpts from his Senate speech on January 26, 2007.   Images and audio Public Domain. Powered by ONADIME. Visualmyth © Patrick Burke.
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* Flying the American flag upside down is an officially recognized signal of distress.
Here is the relevant part of the US Code of Laws regarding how to fly the flag when in distress:
Title 4, Chapter 1
§ 8(a)The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property.