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Democrats refuse to stand for Pledge of Allegiance
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Posted on 06/30/2009 4:25:42 PM PDT by coachep95

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Democrats refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance! In this case, though, the context actually improves the story. This takes place in Albany, where the New York state Senate remains locked in a power struggle in an evenly divided chamber. Rather than an insult to American patriotism, the Democrats here engaged in an insult to the intelligence of New Yorkers:

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: albany; democrats; ny2009; pledge; pledgeofallegiance; refuse; stand

1 posted on 06/30/2009 4:25:42 PM PDT by coachep95
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To: coachep95
I don't say the Pledge of Allegiance. It was created by a socialist who wanted to condition people into believing the federal government is all powerful and that states who refused its power grabs had no right to secede. Pledge of Allegiance.
2 posted on 06/30/2009 4:30:20 PM PDT by Rodebrecht (What are you and who do you want?)
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To: coachep95

Welcome to the Idiocracy.


3 posted on 06/30/2009 4:30:56 PM PDT by TheClintons-STILLAnti-American (E)
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To: coachep95

What a bunch of nutless wonders. And the man being cowed by the woman who pulled him down. NY’rs be PO’d!


4 posted on 06/30/2009 4:32:27 PM PDT by vpintheak (Like a muddied spring or a polluted well is a righteous man who gives way to the wicked. Prov. 25:26)
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To: coachep95
I watched this yesterday. obamanation’s failure to put his hand on his heart for the flag (until it became politically necessary), makes more sense now when I see it done as a matter of course (meanwhile giggling and laughing at their cleverness........ obviously, these NY thugs are much like the Chicago thugs... who do not feel like they are not a part of America so they are tearing down what we have always known and creating a third world country.....
5 posted on 06/30/2009 4:34:21 PM PDT by bareford101 (the United States of Africa)
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To: Rodebrecht

I know that you’ve only been here a month, so we hardly know each other, but, you sir, are an idiot.

Good bye....


6 posted on 06/30/2009 4:36:20 PM PDT by Gator113 (I live in "one of the largest Muslim countries in the world." Imam Obama told me so.)
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To: Rodebrecht

The Bellemy salute is an interesting aside.


7 posted on 06/30/2009 4:40:31 PM PDT by patton (Obama has replaced "Res Publica" with "Quod licet Jovi non licet bovi.")
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To: coachep95
"an insult to the intelligence of New Yorkers"

Sorry, but if more New Yorkers HAD intelligence there wouldn't be so many Democratic legislators.

8 posted on 06/30/2009 4:43:46 PM PDT by hometoroost (Torture? Would you rather do 5 years at Gitmo or 5 hours with the Muslims?)
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To: patton
Naturally, they got rid of it double quick when Hitler came around. I prefer the American's Creed.
9 posted on 06/30/2009 4:44:07 PM PDT by Rodebrecht (What are you and who do you want?)
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To: Rodebrecht

Not for me - “indivisible”, “Inseperable”, BS. Just a stylized forced Union oath.


10 posted on 06/30/2009 4:47:30 PM PDT by patton (Obama has replaced "Res Publica" with "Quod licet Jovi non licet bovi.")
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To: patton

Oh, I missed the inseparable. Never mind.


11 posted on 06/30/2009 4:54:02 PM PDT by Rodebrecht (What are you and who do you want?)
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To: Rodebrecht

Would like to say it was nice knowing you , but I don’t know you.


12 posted on 06/30/2009 5:07:11 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: coachep95

I know it’s a little different, but our family got a LOT of stares from people at our recent town annual parade, when we stood for each and every one of the flags that went by (bands, cars, trucks, floats, horses, etc.) We stood for most of the three hour parade, because of the flags. Every time we did, others around us and across the street did the same. So many veterans marching in the parade smiled over at my children, as they carried their large flags with such pride. I told my children to watch their faces — that sometimes, that is the only thanks they ever get for the sacrifices they made.

Parents are not teaching and passing on the respect of standing when the flag passes by. We have already had a class in “flag etiquette” (I homeschool, so I make everything a teaching opportunity).


13 posted on 06/30/2009 5:13:18 PM PDT by adopt4Christ (The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.)
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To: Rodebrecht
"I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all"

It was created by a socialist who wanted to condition people into believing the federal government is all powerful and that states who refused its power grabs had no right to secede.

Wow, you got ALL that from the above pledge?

There must be some serious between the line meaning I fail to see as well as 99.9 % of us

14 posted on 06/30/2009 5:28:04 PM PDT by Popman (Joe Biden REALLY can't be Vice President, can he ?)
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To: adopt4Christ

I am teaching an etiquette “Manners and More” camp for girls next week. Never though about it, but your post inspired me. I am adding “Flag Etiquette” to my curriculum! Thanks for the inspiration!


15 posted on 06/30/2009 5:28:16 PM PDT by HomeschoolMomma (Packing for re-education camp as we speak!)
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To: Popman
Francis Bellamy
16 posted on 06/30/2009 5:30:14 PM PDT by Rodebrecht (What are you and who do you want?)
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To: Rodebrecht
I read the link @ WIki (not the best source) and the worst I find is he had a cousin who was a socialist utopian (Edward Bellamy)and made some money off selling flags. I have a cousin who is flaming moonbat uber liberal, so I guess that makes me flaming moonbat uber liberal?

Please point me to the source where it is documented "It (Pledge) was created by a socialist who wanted to condition people into believing the federal government is all powerful and that states who refused its power grabs had no right to secede.

Sorry, I don't see it. My tin hat has gotten very dull and in need of a shine to believe this pablum

17 posted on 06/30/2009 5:41:23 PM PDT by Popman (Joe Biden REALLY can't be Vice President, can he ?)
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To: coachep95
Two of the most populous states in our country (both solidly Blue) are fast becoming banana republics.

I mean New York and California.

18 posted on 06/30/2009 5:47:26 PM PDT by chs68
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To: Rodebrecht
"I don't say the Pledge of Allegiance. It was created by a socialist who wanted to condition people into believing the federal government is all powerful and that states who refused its power grabs had no right to secede."

Well, if you are correct about the socialist and his desire to condition people and so on, then I have to tell you that his evil plan was not quite successful.

I said the Pledge of Allegiance every day when I was in elementary and high school.

I do NOT believe the Federal Government is all powerful. In fact, I work hard to do what I can to rein in the power of the Federal Government.

19 posted on 06/30/2009 5:50:57 PM PDT by chs68
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To: Popman

First it says he was a Christian socialist with a socialist utopian cousin. Second, it can be inferred that, as a socialist he would like people to believe the central government is all powerful in order for his wealth redistributionist policies to work. Finally, aluminum works better.


20 posted on 06/30/2009 5:52:00 PM PDT by Rodebrecht (What are you and who do you want?)
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To: coachep95

Pledging your allegiance to the Republic is pledging allegiance to the idea that our Republic is one nation under God never divided with liberty & justice for all its citizenry unlike the tyrannical monarchy.


21 posted on 06/30/2009 5:56:07 PM PDT by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: Rodebrecht
True, he was a Christian socialist.

So because he wrote the Pledge as a Christian socialist, that makes the "Pledge" a "Pledge" for central government that is all powerful in order to have wealth redistributionist policies enacted, even thought there is nothing in the "Pledge" implying so ?

I'm a conservative and I pledge "Prosperity, Love and Peace for all Mankind" Oh' No. I'm a moonbat !!!

22 posted on 06/30/2009 6:03:15 PM PDT by Popman (Joe Biden REALLY can't be Vice President, can he ?)
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To: Rodebrecht
I don't say the Pledge of Allegiance

Where do you stand on burning the flag, desecrating national monuments, and spitting on soldiers?

23 posted on 07/01/2009 6:53:49 AM PDT by laotzu
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To: laotzu

As long as the flag is your own and doing so doesn’t risk injury to others, who am I to stand in your way of making an a$$ of yourself? While I am opposed to the creation of monuments to the state, they are public property and are subject to the same laws as private property. Finally, spitting on another person can be construed as assault, and should be prosecuted as such. Of course I don’t sympathize with such people, as a soldier and somebody whose father experienced the same thing.


24 posted on 07/01/2009 12:52:58 PM PDT by Rodebrecht (What are you and who do you want?)
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To: Rodebrecht
Thank you for the honest response, and even more so for your service to our country.


All consider this a monument to our heroic soldiers; not a monument to the state.

Well, almost all.

25 posted on 07/06/2009 7:33:56 AM PDT by laotzu
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