Skip to comments.Pledge of Allegiance 'rooted in ... white supremacy': Dreamer immigrant activist
Posted on 01/22/2019 12:32:53 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
A prominent immigrant-rights activist launched a drive Tuesday to rewrite the American Pledge of Allegiance, saying as it stands now its a symbol of rooted in nativism and white supremacy.
Cesar Vargas, a Dreamer who came to the country illegally with his mother and now runs the Dream Action Coalition, says the pledge speaks to fear, while he wants to see a version imbued with optimism.
The upgraded version should read: I pledge allegiance and love to our indigenous and immigrant heritage, rooted in the United States of America, to our civil rights for which we strive, one voice, one nation, for equality and justice for all, Mr. Vargas wrote in a commentary piece for The Hill, a newspaper covering Congress and Washington.
He said incidents like white teenagers harassing a Native American elder or chanting build the wall at Mexican immigrants cry out for a rethink of the way the country views itself.
Mr. Vargas also said the pledge should be taken with people facing each other, not just forward facing a flag at the front of a room, as a symbol of the diversity of those who make up America.
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So many idiots...so little time
Why should I care what an illegal alien has to say about the Pledge of Allegiance?
Go back there Mr Vargas, and institute your ideas in the country of your birth.
Liberty and justice for all? I’m triggered!
Because this country is importing idiots like this by the thousands
END ALL IMMIGRATION
Note that he replaced “liberty” with “equality.” Not just an illegal immigrant, but a hostile one as well.
Another brainwashed mofo puffed up and demanding citizenship from a country he loathes... this is the group our pols bumped to the front of the line
Deport all illegal immigrants and seize all their belongings as restitution for the costs of their illegal use and abuse of our services while they were here. They are not Americans, and they do not belong here.
And plenty of freepers are cool letting these leeches stay
I don’t think so. And Cesar needs to go home.
Can’t wait to see this and other ILLEGAL ALIENS booted from MY country.
Actually it has its roots in socialism, which is why I never participate in the pledge. I don’t owe allegiance to a flag. I only owe allegiance to my countrymen.
His pledge sounds like “Ask Not What You Can Do For Your Country, Ask What Your Country Can Do For You.”
he can go back to the sh*thole where he cane from if he hates this country so much..bet he’s collecting welfare and food stamps on OUR DIME
There is a reason they say “it takes three generations to become an American”.
How would he know? His mother wasn’t here yet when it was written.
...and if America sucks so bad, how come we have to build a wall to keep people *out*?
Question: Why do people that think such as this guy even stay in a country that they hate so much?????
Perfect. Deport him.
Why is this idiot in the U. S. then?
This is the poster child of this generation’s illegal immigrant. He hates the U. S.
This guy should be in transport within hours.
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