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59 years ago Today "Under God" was ADDED to the US pledge of allegiance.

The schoolroom staple didn't originally include "under God," even though it was created by an ordained minister

By Jeffrey Owen Jones Smithsonian magazine, November 2003, 

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Added by Dan on June 14, 2013 at 3:52pm — 12 Comments

I Pledge Allegiance...

I caught this on NPR today.




Not only did I learn a new term, "Hapax Legomenon" (which means a word or phrase used only once in a written record or language) but about how the pledge of allegiance was meant as, according to the 9th circuit court of appeals, a


"Proud…
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Added by Jake W. Andrews on March 30, 2010 at 9:11pm — 5 Comments

The Pledge and Our Money

I just got done answering a poll about whether the US should omit "Under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance, and naturally I said that it should be omitted. To me it isn't just the fact that I don't believe and God or religious figure has a place in the US government but the fact that the general population feels that the current pledge is the original. After proving to the many other people that answered this poll that "Under God" was in fact added in 1954 and showing them what the original… Continue

Added by Corey Lord on August 27, 2009 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

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