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'ONE NATION UNDER ALLAH': COLORADO HIGH SCHOOL CLUB RECITES PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE IN ARABIC
Breitbart ^ | 02/13/2013 | AWR Hawkins

Posted on 06/15/2013 7:52:08 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

A "multicultural student group" at Rocky Mountain High School recited the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic on Monday, replacing "one nation under God" with "one nation under Allah."

School principal Tom Lopez supported the decision to have the pledge recited in this manner, and even after an outraged public contacted the school to complain Lopez stood his ground.

Lopez claims the kids weren't trying to be "un-American," but to "[accentuate] the meaning of the words as regularly spoken in English."

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: aclumia; antiamericanism; arabic; colorado; islamicinamerica; mosqueandstate; pledge

1 posted on 06/15/2013 7:52:08 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind
but to "[accentuate] the meaning of the words as regularly spoken in English."

In other words they are trying to brainwash the kids into thinking Allah and God are the same thing

2 posted on 06/15/2013 7:55:16 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

How do Arabic speaking Christians say ‘God’?


3 posted on 06/15/2013 7:56:14 AM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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To: SeekAndFind
This is America you dunces not Muslim territory..We praise God here not a child molester and murderer..The people that condone this should be send out of this country..
4 posted on 06/15/2013 7:56:55 AM PDT by PLD (Muzzy)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Lopez claims the kids weren’t trying to be “un-American,” but to “[accentuate] the meaning of the words as regularly spoken in English.”

Oh I guess that makes it OK then. Substituting Allah for God. Yeh that makes sense. I’m just wondering if next week Lopez is planning to have them recite the pledge in Jewish, or French, or Italian, or Portugese, or Russian. No?


5 posted on 06/15/2013 7:57:44 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: jjotto

RE: How do Arabic speaking Christians say ‘God’?

From Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allah

Allah is the Arabic word for God (literally ‘the God’, as the initial “Al-” is the definite article).

It is used mainly by Muslims to refer to God in Islam, Arab Christians, and often, albeit not exclusively, by Bahá’ís, Arabic-speakers, Indonesian, Malaysian and Maltese Christians, and Mizrahi Jews.


6 posted on 06/15/2013 7:58:57 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

God = God
Allah = devil

There is a 180 degree difference Lopez you nincompoop


7 posted on 06/15/2013 7:59:47 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: SeekAndFind

This misleads the students to be blinded to the enemy The teachers should leave our American anthem and pledge of allegiance alone. They are as short simple straightforward and easily understandable as is possible. They don’t become any clearer for American children when recited in foreign languages. (Did American schools recite the pledge inGerman or Japanese during WW2?)


8 posted on 06/15/2013 8:02:36 AM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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To: SeekAndFind
Yep, here is an Earlier post

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3031642/posts

:-)

9 posted on 06/15/2013 8:02:59 AM PDT by EXCH54FE (Hurricane 416,Feisty Old Vet !!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I mean, this is really outrageous.


10 posted on 06/15/2013 8:04:17 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Georgia Girl 2

How about one nation under Yahweh? I wonder if they’ll allow that.


11 posted on 06/15/2013 8:06:55 AM PDT by FamiliarFace
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To: SeekAndFind

I believe the language of the US is ENGLISH.

There is the old story of Congress not making GERMAN the official language by one vote.

I believe it was that the German speakers in the US wanted the Congressional Record printed in German so they could read it, but it was voted down.


12 posted on 06/15/2013 8:07:41 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Allah is an Arab moon god that mohamid combined 100 local gods into “allah”.
13 posted on 06/15/2013 8:08:35 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: lonevoice

OMG!


14 posted on 06/15/2013 8:09:04 AM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: SeekAndFind
Next week can they say it in Hebrew? How about Tagalog, Spanish, french or one of the Native American languages?

This public school teacher would be asking that question at the next board meeting.

15 posted on 06/15/2013 8:10:36 AM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: PLD

Actually, we ARE now muslim territory. Muslim president. Muslim national political advisors. Muslim accomodations in our public schools. Muslim exemption from Obamacare. We are muslim territory. Nothing we can do about it now.


16 posted on 06/15/2013 8:10:45 AM PDT by abclily
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To: Georgia Girl 2
“Lopez claims the kids weren’t trying to be “un-American,” but to “[accentuate] the meaning of the words as regularly spoken in English.”

Then play them Red Skelton's line by line reading and analysis. They may not know who he was but his message is clear and the words are in English which is a language many of the students in the class should recognize and understand.

http://www.redskelton.com/PLEDGE.htm

On January 14, 1969, I presented "The Little Old Man" as a teacher. The time was 1923.The students had finished reciting the Pledge of Allegiance which at the time was but 10 years old. The old sage called the children together and said--

"Boys and girls, I have been listening to you recite the Pledge of Allegiance all semester and it appears that it has become monotonous to you or could it be you do not know the meaning of those words. If I may, I would like to recite the Pledge and give to you a definition of the words.

I----meaning me, an individual, a committee of one.
Pledge----dedicate all of my worldly goods to give without self pity.
Allegiance----my love and my devotion.
To the Flag----our standard, Old Glory, a symbol of freedom. Wherever she waves, there is respect because your loyalty has given her a dignity that shouts freedom is everybody's job.
Of the United----that means that we have all come together.
States----individual communities that have united into 48 great states. 48 individual communities with pride and dignity and purpose, all divided with imaginary boundaries, yet united to a common cause, and that's love of country.
Of America.
And to the Republic
----a republic, a state in which sovereign power is invested in representatives chosen by the people to govern. And government is the people and it's from the people to the leaders, not from the leaders to the people.
For which it stands!
One nation----meaning, so blessed by God.
Indivisible----incapable of being divided.
With Liberty----which is freedom and the right of power to live one's life without threats or fear or any sort of retaliation.
And justice----The principle and quality of dealing fairly with others.
For all.----which means, boys and girls, it's as much your country as it is mine."

Since I was a small boy, two states have been added to our nation, and two words have been added to the Pledge of Allegiance "under God." Wouldn't it be a pity if someone said, "That's a prayer" and that would be eliminated from schools, too?

17 posted on 06/15/2013 8:12:15 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar
I believe the language of the US is ENGLISH.Actually we don't have an official language, that idea was voted down during the Clinton years.
18 posted on 06/15/2013 8:12:26 AM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wonder if they would have done something similar after Pearl Harbor - used Japanese cultural phrases and stuff in schools?


19 posted on 06/15/2013 8:16:10 AM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Juro fidelidad a la bandera
de Los Estados Unidos de America,
y a la republica que representa,
una nacion,
baja Dios,
con libertad y justicia para todos.

I was in a bilingual program in elementary school. We said the Pledge in Spanish every day. Not sure what impression it had on the Spanish speaking kids who were supposed to be learning English, but I guess it was better than not saying the Pledge at all.


20 posted on 06/15/2013 8:17:01 AM PDT by married21
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To: SeekAndFind

“Allah” is Satan, look it up. In the Koran he calls himself “the great deceiver.” Now WHO else could be the “great deceiver” but Satan himself?


21 posted on 06/15/2013 8:27:37 AM PDT by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: SeekAndFind

If they just translated the Pledge and recited it in Arabic, they have committed heresay and are subject to being beheaded.

Such a pledge would be outside ‘Islam’.

It may not matter much to the students, but lesser crimes against ‘Islam’ have resulted in uprisings.


22 posted on 06/15/2013 8:31:04 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

I thought the vote was to have the official language Greek.


23 posted on 06/15/2013 8:48:58 AM PDT by nikos1121
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To: SeekAndFind
True, so it make no sense to use the word "Allah" in English when you can use the word "God" instead. It only make sense when you are speaking Arabic.

One further point, "Allah", at least in post-Hijric usage has an implied singularity, meaning "The [One and Only] God", in that there can be only one God.

24 posted on 06/15/2013 8:50:00 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: PLD
Contrary to popular belief, Muslims DO NOT WORSHIP Muhammad. Muslims worship "The One God" which in Arabic is Allah.

When Muhammad died in 632, Abu-Bakr (The First Muslim Caliph) is quoted as saying

"O ye men, whoever amongst you worshipped Muhammad, let him know that Muhammad is dead, and whoever amongst you worshipped Allah, let him know that Allah is Living, there is no death for Him."

25 posted on 06/15/2013 9:04:58 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class.)
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To: verga

When this story originally broke back in January, it was reported that this was part of some ‘multicultural’ program, where students periodically recited the edge in different languages. French and Spanish were mentioned, and maybe one or two others.


26 posted on 06/15/2013 9:13:24 AM PDT by Conscience of a Conservative
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To: SeekAndFind
A "multicultural student group" at Rocky Mountain High School recited the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic on Monday, replacing "one nation under God" with "one nation under Allah.

But don't DARE say it in English, cuz that's offensive to worshippers of the moon god and therefore illegal.

27 posted on 06/15/2013 9:13:33 AM PDT by pigsmith (Now I understand why America is not mentioned in the end times.)
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To: a fool in paradise

You beat me to it... I was looking for the Red Skelton recitation and then diverted to other related hits... Tears welled up as I recalled The United States of America as it was not too long ago...

At any rate here is the link to the Red Skelton version:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZBTyTWOZCM

and then here is the link to the Charlie Daniels tribute to Red’s version...

http://newsbusters.org/blogs/nb-staff/2012/09/11/nb-special-charlie-daniels-recites-red-skeltons-pledge-allegiance


28 posted on 06/15/2013 9:26:29 AM PDT by CenTex (November 6, 2012... A day that will live in infamy!!!)
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To: reg45

Maybe next week the kids can recite the Lords Prayer in Arabic,
these idiots that are hired cannot stick with curriculam but have to change the idealism of American values to suit their fancy! This is not an Arabic Nation and never will be.
Stick to education, not to relinquish a Nation to ones that want to bring her down! Pink Slip deserved!


29 posted on 06/15/2013 9:28:41 AM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters
OMG, indeed.

Galatians 6:7 Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap.

30 posted on 06/15/2013 9:32:07 AM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: a fool in paradise

Allah does not believe in liberty and justice for all. Muslims believe in poverty and oppression under sharia and communism for all those in the peasant class.


31 posted on 06/15/2013 9:43:32 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson

This lopez fool is an “educator”? More like a child abuser and an anti-American dingbat loser. I’d bet he’s an illegal alien him self.


32 posted on 06/15/2013 9:47:23 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: TomGuy

Ditto. It’s not a different language, same meaning in this case. I was always told a true Muslim would never swear or pledge to anything invoking the name Allah.


33 posted on 06/15/2013 9:51:26 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I find it utterly absurd the way this country has coddled Islam after all the attacks they have made on our countrymen and especially after 9/11.


34 posted on 06/15/2013 9:54:47 AM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: FamiliarFace

“How about one nation under Yahweh?”

Good thing they didn’t say “gee hove ah.”


35 posted on 06/15/2013 11:00:46 AM PDT by Zuse
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To: al_c

I always roll my eyes at any idiot woman I see wearing that burka get up in America. She doesn’t have to play that game here.


36 posted on 06/15/2013 11:46:51 AM PDT by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Pride in the USA
OMG!

Obsolete. Try "OMA".

37 posted on 06/15/2013 11:50:39 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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