Flag Day is annually held on June 14 to honor the United States and commemorate the flag's adoption. President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation in 1916 that officially established June 14 as Flag Day. In August 1949, National Flag Day was established by an Act of Congress. See The History of Flag Day site.
In 2001, Russ Feingold ( the only U.S. Senator to vote against the Patriot Act) warned us of what could happen as a result of the Patriot Act.
Utilizing one-way communication via its website, newsletters, and press releases, etc., the School District of New Berlin spreads its crafted message. Whether called propaganda, spin or public relations, the goal is to create a favorable public image. Information, which has been manipulated to influence public opinion, is presented. The positive elements are emphasized, negative ones are ignored or down-played.
In 2007, the Milwaukee area was picked to host the National Veterans Wheelchair Games. In anticipation of this annual event, the motorcycle “Ride for the National Veterans Wheelchair Games” was developed in 2006 to help raise awareness of the games and raise funds to offset the cost to send Wisconsin paralyzed vets to the Games. This year’s Games will be in Tampa, Florida.