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A Better Pledge

I have a friend, an immigrant from Israel, who recently moved to a new state, and put his kids in a new school, where they are being required to recite the Pledge of Allegiance every day.

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Nashua Aldermen Disrespecting Residents

Mayor, I was listening to the Board of Aldermen meeting last evening, and I was dismayed that Aldermen Skip Cleaver took it upon himself to omit words to the Pledge of Allegiance.  Aldermen Cleaver decided to drop the words UNDER GOD.

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?

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NH Democrat Rep Sherry Frost – Irked By Pledge of Allegiance ‘Every Time.’

A sitting New Hampshire House Rep tweeted, regarding the Pledge of Allegiance, that the “Liberty and Justice for All’ line irks her every time. Would it work better for you if we put the word ‘Social’ before Justice? We’d have to take out the ‘liberty’ and ‘for all’ parts because social justice is for a select few …

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If there’s a Flag, there’s gotta be a Pledge, yes?

With the now “down the Memory Hole” Obama Flag (as observed by Grokster Tim), there has to be words for that Flag, right?  OK, a 15 second off-the-top-of-my-head one-off (and I really don’t want to think about it any longer than that – the whole idea is just plain cultish-creepy) along with this campaign’s Pledgers …

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Ingrates in America

At a bar last night my friend Bill and I overheard a secret conversation. A man at the next table told his friend that the “Under God” enforcement arm, sort of a SWAT team unit, of the “Pledge of Allegiance” police have become aware of Professor Sandy’s position on the Pledge of Allegiance.  They are …

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