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Looking at the words of the Pledge

Skip ended his recent piece about the Pledge of Allegiance by saying:  ‘Words have meanings but when you don’t know and understand what those words mean…’ So let’s take a closer look at those words, shall we?

Blogline of the Day – This is not, as the Progressives would have you believe, “jingoism”.

Preamble: Yesterday, President Trump addressed the graduating class at the U.S. Naval Academy. He told the incoming naval officers, “you are winners, you are warriors.” Trump praised the resolve of the U.S. armed forces and America’s achievements, stating: Our ancestors trounced an empire, tamed a continent and triumphed over the worst evils in history. We are not going …

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I bet that the Libs are all bent out of shape due to the Bruins, the Celtics, and the Red Sox

Jingoism: Jingoism is fanatical, over-the-top patriotism. For what seems to be forEVAH, we Conservatives hear from Libs that our feelings towards our country are jingoistic – over the top because we DO like this country and many of us love this country.  We love its traditions, we love the flag waving, we love singing one …

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The kids are all right….

Just because you’re young, doesn’t mean that you have to be dumb. These kids may be young, but they’re not stupid. They know.