All Blog Posts Tagged 'allegiance' (3)

One Nation Under Ignorance

I decided to do a survey on Facebook to see how people felt about 1) the phrase 'Under God' being removed from the Pledge, and 2) creationism being taught in schools. 

 

Here are the two questions I asked:

 

1. Should 'under God' be removed from the Pledge of Allegiance?

2. Should creationism be taught in public schools?

Both answers should include why or why not, not simply yes or no.

 

Here are some of the answers I…

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Added by Merlin Mercer on June 14, 2011 at 12:57am — 5 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

"Under God" and Compulsory Unity

[From Bloc Raisonneur]



Radley Balko at the Agitator and Jason Kuznicki at Positive Liberty wonder at the wisdom of Michael Newdow and other atheists' attempts to strike "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance. Their beef? Per Balko:

Seems to me that the real problem here—whether you’re atheist, agnostic, or devout—is the idea that we’re forcing school…
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Added by Paul Fidalgo on January 12, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

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