TIGARD, Ore—An American flag was trashed by vandals in front of the home of Mark Scholls in Tigard. He found it ripped down and torn up on Memorial Day Morning. he always raised the flag in honor of both of his grandfathers and hi s Dad . They all served in the armed forces. Nasty messages were written on the street and his mailbox calling him a Capitalist Swine. Scholls says to avoid anymore problems he’s planning to move the flag and put it on a tall pole behind a secured fence. Tigard police are investigating. They would appreciate any tips.