Salute: Journalists, politicians and citizens honor Flag Day

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Happy Flag Day is trending on Twitter this morning as users patriotically honor the day.

Ann Romney tweets out a link to her husband’s site, where people can share what Flag Day means to them.

Our flag symbolizes our American spirit & perseverance. Share what #FlagDay means to you http://t.co/q2Eq5xii

— Ann Romney (@AnnDRomney) June 14, 2012

Journalist Diane Sawyer tweets a photo in celebration.

Happy Flag Day everyone. Love my Made in America flag and case. pic.twitter.com/lD68pJp2

— Diane Sawyer (@DianeSawyer) June 14, 2012

The Heritage Foundation’s Rory Cooper also gets in on the flag picture action.

Happy Flag Day! pic.twitter.com/szWtDbKQ

— Rory Cooper (@rorycooper) June 14, 2012

Journalist Shannon Bream asks her followers to send her their own flag pictures.

Happy Flag Day! Send me a pic of your favorite: http://t.co/kuJXrBXr #FlagDay

— Shannon Bream (@ShannonBream) June 14, 2012

The Smithsonian offers a great history lesson.

Happy Flag Day! Spend some time learning about the flag that inspired our National Anthem http://t.co/mWryC10M

— Smithsonian (@smithsonian) June 14, 2012

Other journalists, along with politicians, join in honoring this day.

Happy 237th Birthday to US Army! Happy Flag Day!

— Governor Walker (@GovWalker) June 14, 2012

Happy Flag Day from Fox Nation. God Bless the USA.

— Fox Nation (@foxnation) June 14, 2012

Happy Flag Day! We live in the greatest country in the world and I'm proud to wave the American Flag. #ncgov #ncpol pic.twitter.com/521q9b71

— Pat McCrory (@PatMcCroryNC) June 14, 2012

The @USArmy celebrates its 237th birthday today! Happy Birthday! And happy Flag Day! #ForAmerica

— Monica Crowley (@MonicaCrowley) June 14, 2012

Happy Flag Day and wishing a very happy 237th birthday to the @USArmy !

— Reince Priebus (@Reince) June 14, 2012

Happy Flag Day! Continental Congress resolved #starsandstripes 235 years ago today.#flagday

— Mark Norris (@senatornorris) June 14, 2012

Happy Flag Day! Request a flag be flown over the [email protected]: http://t.co/RxFR7e12 – Go to Serving You>Request A Flag

— Morgan Griffith (@RepMGriffith) June 14, 2012

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Flags and Big Macs!

Happy Flag Day! Do you have anything patriotic planned for the day?

— Utah McDonald's (@McDonalds_Utah) June 14, 2012

Twitter users from around the nation also honor this day.

Happy Flag Day everyone! Hope you look at our flag and feel proud to be an #American. I sure do! #GodBlessAmerica

— Amy Kremer (@AmyKremer) June 14, 2012

Happy Flag Day everyone! I'd just like to send a s/o to Betsy Ross- good job with the sewin' girl! 😉 #starsandstripesforever

— Kayla Marcum (@KaylaLynnMarcum) June 14, 2012

Ha! Indeed. Kudos, Betsy Ross.

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What a wonderful tradition.

Happy Flag Day! Celebrate in #Brookline Sun. w/ Flag Day parade, 5k race, kids' road race, and carnival. pic.twitter.com/W0QKGQ52

— Jesse Mermell (@jessemermell) June 14, 2012

And a classic; nothing beats Johnny Cash. Must-see video.

I always love this: “@mqsullivan: Happy Flag Day! Johnny Cash explains the pride we have in Old Glory: http://t.co/pnSL6sEo

— Raz Shafer (@razshafer) June 14, 2012

Happy Flag Day, everyone! Forever may she wave.

Update: Trending!

#WhyILoveTheAmericanFlag: because evil people fear it, and honest people welcome it.

— el Sooper (@SooperMexican) June 14, 2012

#WhyILoveTheAmericanFlag Our Constitution may be hanging by weak thread.. but our flag still hangs by strong thread..

— Mom (@Lady_grrrr) June 14, 2012

#WhyILovetheAmericanFlag It will never die or wither away. Its image will only become more timeless

— Gabriella Hoffman (@Gabby_Hoffman) June 14, 2012

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