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  •  actually socialist propaganda (4+ / 0-)

    per Wikipedia: "The Pledge of Allegiance was written in 1892 by Francis Bellamy (1855–1931), who was a Baptist minister, a Christian socialist,[3] and the cousin of socialist utopian novelist Edward Bellamy (1850–1898)." He considered adding equality and fraternity to it but decided that wouldn't fly politically.

    It was written for the 400-year celebration (sic) of Columbus's landing, so jingoistic patriotism, however left-wing, is baked into its DNA.

    I won't say the Pledge and haven't for more than 30 years. I decided the Jehovah's Witnesses were right -- it's idolatry.

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