Thursday, January 27, 2011

Roundhouse Flies Turkish Flag

The familiar yellow flag with the red Zia symbol was missing from the state Capitol for the past two days, replaced by the flag of Turkey.

No, we're not trying to help the state budget problem by renting out  our flagpoles to other countries. Seven Turkish Congressmen are in town to meet with the governor, legislators and other state officials.

There was a "Turkish-New Mexican Friendship Reception" at La Fonda Wednesday. The hosting committee included several state officers and legislators.

So in the spirit of Turkish-American friendship, here's a great song from the 1950s: