(FOX 13) - At first glance, it may appear Bradenton homeowner Brent Greer is filled with patriotism, but there is much more behind the red, white and blue paint job on his home.

"[I] decided to paint the American flag in order to show this is still America" Greer explained.

He added that he did to show he won't just lie down in the face of what he feels is unfair treatment by his local government.

"They're threatening me and my family," he said.

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