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Thread: The Pledge of Allegiance

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    The Pledge of Allegiance

    As originally written in August, 1892:

    "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and (to*) the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." [ * 'to' added in October, 1892. ]

    http://oldtimeislands.org/pledge/pledge.htm

    Does anyone believe that this version infringes on their rights?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Husker in Spokane View Post
    As originally written in August, 1892:

    "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and (to*) the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." [ * 'to' added in October, 1892. ]

    http://oldtimeislands.org/pledge/pledge.htm

    Does anyone believe that this version infringes on their rights?
    No. But the emphasis on the flag is unnecessary.

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    Neither version infringes on anyone's rights.

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    I don't mind either version, but I see where this is going. Probably a matter of time before it gets changed. Maybe the ACLU and our current administration will make it a priority.
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    I am going to google this, but before I do I am asking this. Wasnt the Pledge of Allegiance a marketing thing to sell flags when it was conceived?


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    It was written by a Socialist. I don't think we should let our kids say it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by huskernut View Post
    It was written by a Socialist. I don't think we should let our kids say it.
    If it was suggested today it would be called indoctrination.

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    shouldn't be required to recite EVERY SINGLE DAY.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huskers57 View Post
    shouldn't be required to recite EVERY SINGLE DAY.
    So maybe M-T-Th-F for grade schoolers and just M-W-F for the older kids? (And I think we already give them all Saturday and Sunday off.)

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    I realize that I once again swin against the current on this issue but I see no need for the pledge of allegiance whatsoever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huskers57 View Post
    shouldn't be required to recite EVERY SINGLE DAY.

    Is it a requirement? Can kids just not say it? I don't recall a gun to anyone's head when reciting it. Just sayin
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ogahusker View Post
    Is it a requirement? Can kids just not say it? I don't recall a gun to anyone's head when reciting it. Just sayin
    In some areas yes, and there are people trying to make it a requirement in other areas. Nebraska is.

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    I recite it every time I drive by a chick in a red, white, and blue bikini.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Squatchsker View Post
    I recite it every time I drive by a chick in a red, white, and blue bikini.





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