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Old 06-19-2011, 06:14 PM   #1
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NBC dumps 'under God' from Pledge at U.S. Open

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NBC's opening of the U.S. Open Golf Championship today included two readings of the Pledge of Allegiance, but omitted the phrase "under God" both times.

The program commenced with children standing in a classroom setting, as they recited the "abbreviated" version of the Pledge, saying: "I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, with liberty and justice for all."
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Old 06-19-2011, 06:52 PM   #2
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Old 06-19-2011, 08:33 PM   #3
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Where's the "DISLIKE" button..?
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Old 06-19-2011, 11:40 PM   #4
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I agree with you guys, but if I'm not mistaken, I believe the original wording of the Pledge didn't contain the words "under God." They were added later. I'll do some leg work (sorry, Rich).
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Old 06-20-2011, 12:01 AM   #5
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As I thought. "Under God" was added in 1954.

The Pledge of Allegiance - The U.S. Constitution Online - USConstitution.net

Shame on NBC though. This just confirms that they're a bunch of godless commies.
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I'm an atheist, but as far as I'm concerned, if you feel like you have to change it, don't put in the program in the first place. Everyone knows it's "supposed" to be there, so taking it out is making it into even more of an issue than it would have been otherwise.
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Politics and religion aside, it is "our" pledge and I think if we don't like it, or a part of it. there are better ways of handling it than to throw a tantrum on national TV. There are many things I am not pleased about, but there are proper and dignified ways to express my displeasure.

The hypocrisy in all this is that if certain god-loving religious groups in this country demanded "God" (or whatever) inclusion in something, NBC would run like lap dogs to appease them.
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Old 06-24-2011, 11:18 AM   #8
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It's all part of the Luciferian/Illuminati agenda.
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That is absolutely terrible, its a complete shame that they did that.
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