I thought about taking my flags down, too; but I won’t lower Old Glory for any enemy.
America isn’t defeated; some of her is merely … occupied.
American territory has been occupied before, but that didn’t last.
I do like the flag-protest idea, though.
Therefore, mine are now displayed furled; but they will be free to fly proudly during holidays.
The rest of the year … they will still be there, furled in mute witness to our current occupation.
Furled, not forgotten, awaiting The Restoration™ of a constitutional republic.