About Adrian Cronauer:
Adrian Cronauer is a former United States Air Force sergeant and radio personality whose experiences as an innovative disc jockey in Vietnam inspired the 1987 film Good Morning, Vietnam (starring Robin Williams as Cronauer).
Worrying that banning flag desecration would inhibit free speech reveals a misunderstanding of the flag's fundamental nature.
Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't carry just a piece of cloth to symbolize his belief in racial equality; he carried the American flag.
The concept that you cannot own the airwaves has caused far more harm than good.
Giving people what they want isn't just good radio; it's also the right way to run a country.
I was faced more with apathy than opposition.
It is the will of the American people that we have a right to protect our flag and this can only be accomplished by passing a Constitutional amendment.
Without amendments we would never even have had the Bill of Rights.
Our flag is not just one of many political points of view. Rather, the flag is a symbol of our national unity.
The American flag represents all of us and all the values we hold sacred.
One of the things I learned in law school is that there's nothing wrong or undesirable or dishonorable or destructive about amending the Constitution.
The electronic spectrum is the only natural resource in which there's no such thing as private property rights. You can't own a piece of the spectrum.
It's not written in the Constitution or anything else.... Congress, just out of the clear blue sky, said the airwaves belong to the people, which means, in essence, that it belongs to Congress.
A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people, those laws can and should be changed - from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land, our federal Constitution.